10 best movies like Brüno (2009)

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Brüno 2009
Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.

List of the best movies like Brüno (2009): Dear White People, Defendor, Matterhorn, Hollywood Shuffle, Welcome to Me, Becoming Bond, Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde, Filth, Night on Earth, Pride.

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Dear White People (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African-American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America while weaving a story about forging one's unique path in the world.

Defendor (2009)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41

A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and doesn't belong in, but is committed to fighting when he changes into a vigilante super-hero of his own making, Defendor. With no power other than courage Defendor takes to the streets to protect the city's innocents.

Matterhorn (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:27

Fred lives on his own. His wife is dead, his son has left. He leans on the church, busses, meat-and-two-veg. Then Leo appears. Leo is a tramp. Fred lets Leo move in with him. An absurdist feature debut with a laugh and a tear in stuffy Netherlands.

Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the title role, he has a series of conflicted dreams satirizing African-American stereotypes in Hollywood, and must reconcile his career goals with his desire to remain a positive role model for his little brother.

Welcome to Me (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.

Becoming Bond (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, documentary, biography, history
CountryUSA

The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond despite having never acted a day in his life.

Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:30

In New York in 1995 Dr. Richard Jacks is a creator of perfumes. Thus he spends his days inventing new colorful and well smelling potions and certainly caring for his girlfriend Sarah Carver. But when he discovers that his greatgrandfather, called Dr. Jekyll, was a scientist with revoluntionary discoveries, he tries to follow the footsteps of his ancestor and creates more and more delicate potions until one of them converts him into a spectacular superwoman: Helen Hyde. Knowing that Richard has no clue of her existence Helen enforces a professional career at the back of her "creator".

Filth (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration01:33

A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

Night on Earth (1991)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration02:09

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Pride (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:00

Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem - the union seems embarrassed to receive their support. However the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village of Onllwyn, in the Dulais Valley in Wales, and later set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

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Dirty Grandpa (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:04

Jason Kelly is one week away from marrying his boss's uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick, to Daytona for spring break, his pending nuptials are suddenly in jeopardy. Between riotous frat parties, bar fights, and an epic night of karaoke, Dick is on a quest to live his life to the fullest and bring Jason along for the ride.

A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico, Spain

One morning, California wakes up to find that one-third of its population -- the Hispanic third -- has disappeared. A strange pink fog envelops the state, and communication outside its boundaries is completely cut off. The economic, political and social implications of this disaster threaten California's way of life, and for a group of disparate people (all white, except for one Latina), the cracks in their private lives are forced wide open.

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37

A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:36

Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, most of all her now-married old flame Denton Webb and troubled teen Dinky Bossetti. An orphan with few friends, Dinky is convinced that Carmichael is her birth mother, and that the actress will reclaim her when she returns.

Polyester (1981)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's feet.

C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2005)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Paris or Perish (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:35

Maya is living the ultimate fashionistas dream: she is working as a stylist for one of the French trend setters, in the capital of haute-couture: Paris. One of the IT girls of fashion, shes following her dreams until one night, when her life takes a sudden turn: shes being deported back to Morocco, after being stopped for over speeding, because her Visa expired some time ago. So in no more than 24 hours, shes deported back to her family and original country. The strong cultural shock and the judgmental differences are pushing the woman to obtain back her place in the city of dreams and her dreams, no matter the costs. But that doesn't mean she will have to return alone, as she finds other things also among her way back to the city.

Ghost Writer (2007)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA

John Vandermark (Cumming) has taken in a struggling writer, Sebastian St. Germain (Boreanaz), who overstays his welcome. When John discovers that Sebastian has simply been using him, he turns the tables on his young tenant in an effort to make him work off his rent debt. When Sebastian dies accidentally in the process, John tries to make it up to him by helping him get his book published posthumously. When the book is published, John can't help but take credit for the work of genius... and Sebastian comes back to haunt him.

Burnt (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Eddie Murphy delights, shocks and entertains with dead-on celebrity impersonations, observations on '80s love, sex and marriage, a remembrance of Mom's hamburgers and much more.

Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42

An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.

True Stories (1986)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.

Soul Plane (2004)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Following a ridiculously awful flight that leads to his pet's death, Nashawn Wade files a lawsuit against the airline, and wins a multimillion-dollar settlement. Determined to create a better flying experience, Nashawn starts his own airline, one that caters to an African-American clientele. Going into business with a tricked-out plane piloted by the smooth Capt. Mack, the airline hits a snag when it has to deal with the family of Elvis Hunkee.

The Guru (2002)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:14

Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are made. He is encouraged when his American-based close friend, Vijay Rao, comes for visit, and brags about driving a Mercedes and living in a penthouse.

The D Train (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:27

With his 20th reunion looming, Dan can’t shake his high school insecurities. In a misguided mission to prove he’s changed, Dan rekindles a friendship with the popular guy from his class and is left scrambling to protect more than just his reputation when a wild night takes an unexpected turn.

King of California (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda to quit her job at McDonald's and instead work at the wholesale store, he is able to obtain a key. Although Miranda is skeptical, she helps her father with his irrational quest.

Global Heresy (2002)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration03:25

A rock band bursts onto the scene and then their frontman disappears on the eve of a European tour.

Fighting with My Family (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Mexico
Duration02:28

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney presents The Adventures of Huck Finn, starring Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings). Directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns), it's the unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave

Salome's Last Dance (1987)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:29

London, England, November 5th, 1892, Guy Fawkes Night. The famous playwright Oscar Wilde and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas discreetly go to a luxury brothel where the owner, Alfred Taylor, has prepared a surprise for the renowned author: a private and very special performance of his play Salome, banned by the authorities, in which Taylor himself and the peculiar inhabitants of the exclusive establishment will participate.




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