Pablo Larraín has directed the upcoming Chilean black comedy horror movie ‘El Conde’ which serves as a satire portraying Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet as a two-hundred-and-fifty-year-old vampire wishing to die.
Jaime Vadell has been cast in the lead role in the movie. El Conde is scheduled to premiere at the Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2023, and will be released on Netflix on 15 September this year.
Following is a list of other films that you might give a try if you are intrigued by the plot of ‘El Conde’.
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Top 10 Films Like Upcoming Black Comedy Horror Movie El Conde:
American Psycho (2000)-
Mary Harron directed this satirical horror movie that is adapted from Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 novel. The plot follows a wealthy investment banker named Patrick Bateman who has a hidden psychopathic ego that his friends do not know about.
The movie goes on to navigate how he eventually yields to his illogical fantasies leading him to submit to an uncontrollable bloodlust. English actor Christian Bale was cast in the role of Patrick Bateman in the movie. It premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2000.
Jennifer’s Body (2009)-
Karyn Kusama directed this horror comedy movie the plot of which is centered upon a high school student who has been possessed by demons and has begun killing her male classmates and devouring their flesh to survive as her childhood friend becomes determined to put an end to her killing spree.
American actress Megan Fox played the role of Jennifer Check in the movie. It premiered at Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2009.
Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)-
Halina Reijn directed this slasher film the plot of which finds a group of twenty-something students stuck at a remote mansion while a hurricane is going on outside.
As the party takes a bloody turn, they find a dead body on the ground with fake friends everywhere while they try to seek the real murderer among them. The movie was released in the United States on August 5, 2002.
Game Night (2018)-
Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley directed this action comedy movie the plot of which revolves around a bunch of friends including Annie, Max, and Max’s brother playing a harmless murder mystery game which, although seemed harmless at first, turns out to be an evil one when surprising twists and turns become to unfold.
The Addams Family (1991)-
The list of black comedy horror movies remains incomplete without the obvious inclusion of ‘The Addams Family’.
Based on the same named 1964 tv series both of which are based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the plot of this supernatural black comedy movie is centered upon the eccentric macabre household of the Addams consisting of the matriarch Morticia Addams (played by Anjelica Huston), the patriarch Gomez Addams (played by Raul Julia), their daughter and son Wednesday (played by Christina Ricci) and Pugsley (played by Jimmy Workman), the oversized butler Lurch (played by Carel Struycken), the disembodied hand Thing (played by Christopher Hart), Grandmama (played by Judith Malina), Cousin Itt (played by John Franklin) as con artists plot to dupe then with the look-alike of Uncle Fester Addams (played by Christopher Lloyd) who was long lost. The movie was released on November 22, 1991.
Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)-
Dan Gilroy directed this satirical black comedy horror movie the plot of which is centered upon a newly discovered mysterious painting as a supernatural force keeps on enacting revenge upon those whose greedy shelves want to get in the way of art. The movie premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2019.
Ready or Not (2019)-
Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin directed this black comedy horror movie that focuses upon a young bride being haunted by the wedding night ritual of the wealthy Satan-worshipping family of her spouse.
Australian model and actress Samara Weaving played the role of the bride Grace le Domas in the movie. It premiered at Fantasia International Film Festival on July 27, 2019.
The Babysitter (2017)-
McG directed this teen black comedy slasher film the plot of which follows the babysitter of a twelve-year-old boy who wants to kill him with the satanic cult of which she is the leader.
Australian actress Samara Weaving portrayed the babysitter Bee in the movie. It was released on Netflix on October 13, 2017.
The Art of Self-Defense (2019)-
Jesse Eisenberg starred in the lead role of Casey Davies in the Riley Stearns-directed black comedy martial arts film. It was released in the United States on July 12, 2019.
Life After Beth (2014)-
Jeff Baena directed this zombie comedy film the plot of which follows a girl returning from the dead and undergoing a horrible transformation. The movie premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2014.