Best Drama Movies

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2011

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

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8 Mile

2002

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

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A Few Good Men

1992

Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders.

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(The) Accountant

2016

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

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American Sniper

2014

Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.

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(The) Blind Side

2009

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

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Cast Away

2000

A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island.

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Catch Me If You Can

2002

The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

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End of Watch

2012

Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.

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Fight Club

1999

An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

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Forever Strong

2008

A rugby player is put up in a juvenile detention center. There he plays for the Highland Rugby team and ultimately plays against his father in the National Championships.

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Forrest Gump

1994

Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.

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Gone Girl

2014

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

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Good Will Hunting

1997

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

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Gran Torino

2008

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.

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(The) Green Mile

1999

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.

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(The) Hurt Locker

2008

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

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I Am Legend

2007

Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.

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(The) Imitation Game

2008

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

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Interstellar

2014

 A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

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It's A Wonderful Life

1946

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

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Million Dollar Baby

2004

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

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Moneyball

2011

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

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Ocean's Eleven

2001

Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.

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(The) Shawshank Redemption

1994

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

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(The) Social Network

2010

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

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Southpaw

2015

Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Wills to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife in a tragic accident and his daughter to child protection services.

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Top Gun

1986

As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

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United 93

2006

A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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War Dogs

2016

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

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Wolf of Wall Street

2013

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

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