Top 100 Drama Movies List

Top 100 Drama Movies List

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest movie dvd

#20 Drama Movie

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) R

A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

Director:

Milos Forman

Writers:

Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman

Stars:

Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman

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There Will Be Blood dvd

#19 Drama Movie

There Will Be Blood (2007) R

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director:

Paul Thomas Anderson

Writers:

Paul Thomas Anderson, Upton Sinclair

Stars:

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas movie

#18 Drama Movie

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008) PG-13

Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

Director:

Mark Herman

Writers:

John Boyne (novel), Mark Herman

Stars:

Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button movie video dvd

#17 Drama Movie

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) PG-13

Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

Director:

David Fincher

Writers:

Eric Roth

Stars:

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

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This Boys Life video

#16 Drama Movie

This Boys Life (1993) R

The story about the relationship between a rebellious 50s teenager and his abusive father, based on the memoirs of writer and literature professor Tobias Wolff.

Director:

Michael Caton-Jones

Writers:

Tobias Wolff (book), Robert Getchell

Stars:

Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin

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12 Years a Slave dvd

#15 Drama Movie

12 Years a Slave (2013) R

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Director:

Steve McQueen

Writers:

John Ridley, Solomon Northup

Stars:

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender

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Mulholland Dr. dvd

#14 Drama Movie

Mulholland Dr. (2001) R

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Director:

David Lynch

Writers:

David Lynch

Stars:

Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux

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As Good As It Gets dvd video

#13 Drama Movie

As Good As It Gets (1997) PG-13

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.

Director:

James L. Brooks

Writers:

Mark Andrus

Stars:

Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

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Eyes Wide Shut dvd video

#12 Drama Movie

Eyes Wide Shut (1999) R

A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.

Director:

Stanley Kubrick

Writers:

Stanley Kubrick, Frederic Raphael

Stars:

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field

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TheRevenant video

#11 Drama Movie

The Revenant (2015) R

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director:

Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Writers:

Mark L. Smith, Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Stars:

Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter

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Million Dollar Baby movie

#10 Drama Movie

Million Dollar Baby (2004) PG-13

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Paul Haggis, F.X. Toole

Stars:

Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman

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Gran Torino dvd video

#9 Drama Movie

Gran Torino (2008) R

Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Nick Schenk, Dave Johannson

Stars:

Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley

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Braveheart dvd

#8 Drama Movie

Braveheart (1995) R

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

Director:

Mel Gibson

Writers:

Randall Wallace

Stars:

Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan

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The Green Mile movie

#7 Drama Movie

The Green Mile (1999) R

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Director:

Frank Darabont

Writers:

Stephen King, Frank Darabont

Stars:

Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse

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Black Swan video

#6 Drama Movie

Black Swan (2010) R

A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.

Director:

Darren Aronofsky

Writers:

Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz

Stars:

Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel

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Gladiator video

#5 Drama Movie

Gladiator (2000) R

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

David Franzoni, David Franzoni

Stars:

Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen

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Dances with Wolves movie

#4 Drama Movie

Dances with Wolves (1990) PG-13

Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

Director:

Kevin Costner

Writers:

Michael Blake

Stars:

Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

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The Shawshank Redemption movie

#3 Drama Movie

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) R

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director:

Frank Darabont

Writers:

Stephen King, Frank Darabont

Stars:

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton

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Titanic dvd

#2 Drama Movie

Titanic (1997) PG-13

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Director:

James Cameron

Writers:

James Cameron

Stars:

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

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Schindler's List dvd

#1 Drama Movie

Schindler's List (1993) R

In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Thomas Keneally, Steven Zaillian

Stars:

Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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