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If you’re looking for other movies like Fargo, you’ve come to the right place. When it comes to the best black comedy movies ever, Fargo is way up there. Never fear: These are some of the best TV shows and movies like Fargo.

The most obvious choice when mentioning TV shows like Fargo would be…the Fargo TV show. Debuting in 2014, nearly two decades after the film first hit theaters, the Fargo television show echoes the movie, with witty writing and a quirky, memorable cast of characters. For Fargo fans, the TV show version is a way to recapture some of the love for the original.

Not surprisingly, plenty of Coen brothers’ classics are included on this list of movies and TV shows like Fargo, including Burn After Reading, The Hudsucker Proxy, The Big Lebowski and O Brother, Where Art Thou? Many of these films, like Fargo, aren’t afraid to be funny and violent or serious. Coen brothers movies are a mixed bag, after all. 

If you’re trying to decide what to watch after Fargo, consider some Fargo similar shows – while nothing can ever duplicate the Fargo movie, several shows offer up intelligent, interesting plot lines that will keep you entertained. Among them: True Detective, Twin Peaks, Breaking Bad, and Broadchurch.

Are you among the many Fargo fans? If so, feel free to make some Fargo recommendations here, and help fellow fans out if they’re wondering what to watch next!

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Fargo (FX, 2014) is an American black comedy–crime drama anthology television series created by Noah Hawley, and inspired by the 1996 film. Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota -yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND. ...more

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a 2017 film directed by Martin McDonagh. A woman (Frances McDormand) takes a stand against the police, using three billboards, in her Missouri town after her daughter is murdered and months later no arrests have been made. ...more

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Burn After Reading

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Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and Brad Pitt. The film had its premiere on August 27, 2008, when it opened the 2008 Venice Film Festival. It was released in the United States on September 12, 2008, and in the United Kingdom on October 17, 2008. ...more

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Breaking Bad

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Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September 29, 2013. It tells the story of Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, who, together with his former student Jesse Pinkman, turns to a life of crime, producing and selling crystallized methamphetamine to secure his family's financial future before he dies. The title is from a Southern colloquialism meaning to "raise hell". Breaking Bad is set and was filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Walter's family consists of his wife Skyler and children, ...more

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