What to Watch If You Love Fargo

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Vote up the films and shows perfect for fans of Fargo.

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
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    A new case and characters are followed each season in this anthology series set in the Midwest.
  • No Country for Old Men
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    While out hunting, Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) finds the grisly aftermath of a drug deal. Though he knows better, he cannot resist the cash left behind and takes it with him. The hunter becomes the hunted when a merciless killer named Chigurh (Javier Bardem) picks up his trail. Also looking for Moss is Sheriff Bell (Tommy Lee Jones), an aging lawman who reflects on a changing world and a dark secret of his own, as he tries to find and protect Moss.
  • Breaking Bad
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    A high-school chemistry teacher has a midlife crisis.
  • In Bruges
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    After a particularly difficult job, hit men Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson) head to Belgium to hide out until things cool down. Ray hates the medieval city they land in, but Ken finds its beauty and peacefulness enchanting. Their experiences become increasingly surreal and possibly life-changing as they encounter tourists, locals, an American dwarf and a potential romance for Ray.