List of Belgian films of the 2000s

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A list of films produced in Belgium ordered by year of release. For an alphabetical list of Belgian films see Category:Belgian films

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
2000
La Captive Chantal Akerman Olivia Bonamy, Sylvie Testud Drama
Iedereen beroemd! (Everybody's Famous!) Dominique Deruddere Marc Didden Comedy-drama Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film nominee
2001
Haunted Castle Ben Stassen Animation IMAX film
Lijmen/Het been Robbe De Hert Willeke van Ammelrooy, Sylvia Kristel, Jan Decleir Based on the short stories by Willem Elsschot
No Man's Land Danis Tanović Branko Đurić, Filip Šovagović War film Belgian-Bosnia-Herzegovina-Slovenian-Italian-French-British co-production; Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film winner (representing Bosnia-Herzegovina); Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film winner (representing Bosnia-Herzegovina); winner of Best Screenplay Award (Cannes Film Festival)
Pauline & Paulette Lieven Debrauwer Ann Petersen, Dora Van Der Groen Belgian-Dutch-French co-production; Belgium's official entry for the 74th Academy Awards
2002
Le fils (The Son) Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne Olivier Gourmet Social drama Palme d'Or nominee at Cannes; Belgium's official entry for the 75th Academy Awards
2003
Any Way the Wind Blows Tom Barman Ensemble film
Après la vie (Three: After Life) Lucas Belvaux Dominique Blanc, Gilbert Melki Melodrama Belgian-French co-production; part three of Lucas Belvaux' "Trilogy"
Cavale (One: On the Run) Lucas Belvaux Lucas Belvaux, Catherine Frot Thriller Belgian-French co-production; part one of Lucas Belvaux' "Trilogy"
Jeux d'enfants Yann Samuell Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard Comedy / Drama / Romance 3 wins & 2 nominations
Misadventures in 3D Ben Stassen Stuart Pankin Science fiction film IMAX film; sequel to Encounter in the Third Dimension
Un couple épatant (Two: An Amazing Couple) Lucas Belvaux Ornella Muti, François Morel Comedy Belgian-French co-production; part two of Lucas Belvaux' "Trilogy"
Les triplettes de Belleville (The Triplets of Belleville) Sylvain Chomet Animation French-Belgian-Canadian co-production; Academy Award for Best Animated Feature nominee
Verder dan de maan (Sea of Silence) Stijn Coninx Huub Stapel Drama Belgian-Danish-Dutch-German co-production; Belgium's official entry for the 76th Academy Awards
De Zaak Alzheimer (The Memory of a Killer) Erik Van Looy Jan Decleir Thriller Belgium's official entry for the 77th Academy Awards; based on the novel by Jef Geeraerts
2004
Ae Fond Kiss... Ken Loach Atta Yaqub, Eva Birthistle Drama Belgian-British-German-Italian-Spanish co-production
Calvaire (The Ordeal) Fabrice Du Welz Horror
Confituur (Sweet Jam) Lieven Debrauwer Belgian-Swiss co-production
Le cou de la girafe Safy Nebbou Sandrine Bonnaire, Darry Cowl Drama Belgian-French co-production
Steve + Sky Felix Van Groeningen Titus De Voogdt
2005
El abrazo de la tierra José Luis Peñafuerte Documentary Belgian-Spanish co-production
Le couperet (The Ax) Costa-Gavras José Garcia, Olivier Gourmet Comedy Belgian-French-Spanish co-production
Een ander zijn geluk (Someone Else's Happiness) Fien Troch Johanna ter Steege, Josse De Pauw, Jan Decleir Drama Belgian-Dutch co-production; Belgium's official entry for the 79th Academy Awards
L'enfant (The Child) Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne Olivier Gourmet Social drama Palme d'Or winner; Belgium's official entry for the 78th Academy Awards
Free Zone Amos Gitai Natalie Portman Drama Israeli-Belgian-French-Spanish co-production; Palme d'Or nominee
Hell (L'Enfer) Danis Tanović Emmanuelle Béart, Marie Gillain, Carole Bouquet Drama Belgian-French-Italian-Japanese co-production; the second of the Heaven-Hell-Purgatory trilogy written by Krzysztof Kieslowski
Het paard van Sinterklaas (Winky's Horse) Mischa Kamp Jan Decleir Children's film Belgian-Dutch co-production
2006
Azur et Asmar Michel Ocelot Animated film Belgian-French-Italian-Spanish co-production
Dennis Van Rita (Love Belongs to Everyone) Hilde Van Mieghem Els Dottermans, Matthias Schoenaerts Drama
De hel van Tanger Frank van Mechelen Drama
Kruistocht in Spijkerbroek (Crusade in Jeans) Ben Sombogaart Emily Watson, Jan Decleir, Josse De Pauw Adventure Belgian-Dutch-German co-production; based on the novel by Thea Beckman
La Raison du plus faible Lucas Belvaux Entered into the 2006 Cannes Film Festival
Mr. Average Pierre-Paul Renders Entered into the 28th Moscow International Film Festival
Sounds of Sand Marion Hänsel Drama Belgian-French co-production
2007
Ben X Nic Balthazar Drama Belgium's official entry for the 80th Academy Awards; based on the novel by Nic Balthazar
Ex Drummer Koen Mortier Drama Based on the novel by Herman Brusselmans
Dagen zonder Lief Felix Van Groeningen
Man Zkt Vrouw (A Perfect Match) Miel Van Hoogenbemt Jan Decleir Comedy
2008
Aanrijding in Moscou (Moscow, Belgium) Christophe Van Rompaey Barbara Sarafian Romantic comedy
Eldorado Bouli Lanners Bouli Lanners, Philippe Nahon Road movie Belgian-French co-production; Belgium's official entry for the 81st Academy Awards
Fly Me to the Moon Ben Stassen Nicollette Sheridan, Tim Curry, Christopher Lloyd, Robert Patrick, Kelly Ripa, Adrienne Barbeau, Ed Begley, Jr., Buzz Aldrin Animation First Belgian feature-length CGI-animated film; Europe's first digital 3D film; only picture to date to receive an exclusively digital 3D release in the U.S.; also released as an IMAX film
JCVD Mabrouk El Mechri Jean-Claude Van Damme Crime Belgian-French-Luxembourgian co-production
Largo Winch Jérôme Salle Tomer Sisley, Mélanie Thierry, Bojana Panic, Karel Roden, Kristin Scott Thomas, Miki Manojlovic Thriller Belgian-French co-production; based on the comic book series by Philippe Francq and Jean Van Hamme
Loft Erik Van Looy Jan Decleir Thriller
Max & Co Samuel Guillaume, Frédéric Guillaume Animated film Stop-motion animated; Belgian-British-French-Swiss co-production
Le silence de Lorna (Lorna's Silence) Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne Arta Dobroshi Social drama Belgian-British-French co-production; Palme d'Or nominee; winner of Best Screenplay Award (Cannes Film Festival)
Vinyan Fabrice Du Welz Rufus Sewell, Emmanuelle Béart, Julie Dreyfus Horror Belgian-British-French co-production
2009
Amer Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani
Dossier K. Jan Verheyen Based on the novel by Jef Geeraerts
De helaasheid der dingen (The Misfortunates) Felix Van Groeningen Belgium's official entry for the 82nd Academy Awards; based on the novel by Dimitri Verhulst
Mr. Nobody Jaco Van Dormael Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham Science fiction film Belgian-Canadian-French-German co-production; most expensive Belgian film to date; Golden Lion nominee; winner of Golden Osella
Panique au village (A Town Called Panic) Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar Animated film Stop-motion animated; Belgian-French-Luxembourigan co-production
The Secret of Kells Tomm Moore Animation Belgian-French-Irish co-production; nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature
Soeur Sourire Stijn Coninx Cecile De France, Sandrine Blancke, Jan Decleir Drama Belgian-French co-production; based on the life of Jeanine Deckers aka The Singing Nun
Suske en Wiske: De Texas-Rakkers (Luke and Lucy: The Texas Rangers) Mark Mertens, Wim Bien Animation Belgian-Dutch-Luxembourgian co-production; most expensive Flemish film to date; based on the comic book series by Willy Vandersteen

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