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!
- Fargo (FX, 2014) is an American black comedy drama anthology television series created by Noah Hawley, and inspired by the 1996 film. Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and wrong doings in and around frozen Minnesota -yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND. ...more
- True Detective (HBO, 2014) is an American anthology drama television series created by Nic Pizzolatto. Each season focuses on detectives investigating violent offences. ...more
- The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles slacker and avid bowler. After he becomes the victim in a case of mistaken identity, The Dude finds a millionaire also named Jeffrey Lebowski who was the intended victim. When the millionaire Lebowski's trophy wife is taken, he commissions The Dude to deliver the ransom to secure her release. The plan goes awry when the Dude's friend Walter Sobchak schemes to keep the full ransom. ...more
- When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst (John Malkovich) falls into the hands of Linda Litzke (Frances McDormand) and Chad Feldheimer (Brad Pitt), the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo doofuses and those in their orbit. ...more