Best Dramas Movies

Fighting with My Family

Fighting with My Family

Fighting with My Family
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
IMDb: 9.0
152 min

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others
IMDb: 8.4
137 min

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
IMDb: 8.3
108 min

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King
IMDb: 8.9
201 min

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron\'s forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord\'s realm.

The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers
IMDb: 8.7
179 min

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

The Pianist

The Pianist

The Pianist
IMDb: 8.5
150 min

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman\'s experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

City of God

City of God

City of God
IMDb: 8.6
130 min

Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

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The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings the Fellowship of the Ring
IMDb: 8.8
178 min

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

Memento

Memento

Memento
IMDb: 8.4
113 min

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife\'s killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he\'s going, or why.

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream
IMDb: 8.3
102 min

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

Fight Club

Fight Club

Fight Club
IMDb: 8.8
139 min

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground \"fight clubs\" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

American Beauty

American Beauty

American Beauty
IMDb: 8.3
122 min

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter\'s attractive friend.

American History X

American History X

American History X
IMDb: 8.5
119 min

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard\'s narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan
IMDb: 8.6
169 min

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful
IMDb: 8.6
116 min

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

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se7en

se7en

se7en
IMDb: 8.6
127 min

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the \"seven deadly sins\" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer\'s mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption
IMDb: 9.3
142 min

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Leon: The Professional

Leon: The Professional

Leon: The Professional
IMDb: 8.5
110 min

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective \"cleaner\". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda\'s thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon\'s footsteps.

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump
IMDb: 8.8
142 min

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.

Satantango

Satantango

Satantango
IMDb: 8.4
432

Inhabitants of a small village in Hungary deal with the effects of the fall of Communism. The town's source of revenue, a factory, has closed, and the locals, who include a doctor and three couples, await a cash payment offered in the wake of the shuttering. Irimias, a villager thought to be dead, returns and, unbeknownst to the locals, is a police informant. In a scheme, he persuades the villagers to form a commune with him.

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List
IMDb: 8.9
195 min

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Goodfellas
IMDb: 8.7
145 min

The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso
IMDb: 8.5
124 min

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village\'s theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater\'s projectionist.

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The Boat

The Boat

The Boat
IMDb: 8.3
150 min

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

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The Shining

The Shining

The Shining
IMDb: 8.4
144 min

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren\'t prepared for the madness that lurks within.

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now
IMDb: 8.4
147 min

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, \"does not exist, nor will it ever exist.\" His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver
IMDb: 8.3
114 min

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
IMDb: 8.7
133 min

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.

The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II
IMDb: 9.0
200 min

In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.

Chinatown

Chinatown

Chinatown
IMDb: 8.2
130 min

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband\'s extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

The Godfather

The Godfather

The Godfather
IMDb: 9.2
175 min

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
IMDb: 8.3
136 min

Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of \"droogs\". But he\'s a boy who also likes Beethoven\'s Ninth and a bit of \"the old in-out, in-out\". He later finds himself at the mercy of the state and its brainwashing experiment designed to take violence off the streets.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
IMDb: 8.4
95 min

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
IMDb: 8.2
129 min

Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

Lawrence Of Arabia

Lawrence Of Arabia

Lawrence Of Arabia
IMDb: 8.3
216 min

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence\'s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.

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North by Northwest

North by Northwest

North by Northwest
IMDb: 8.3
136 min

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
IMDb: 8.5
206

A Japanese pacifist and socialist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan.

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory
IMDb: 8.4
88 min

During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard orders his subordinate, General Mireau, to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy to the point of suicide, Mireau commands his own subordinate, Colonel Dax, to plan the attack. When it ends in disaster, General Mireau demands the court-martial of three random soldiers in order to save face.

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men
IMDb: 8.9
97 min

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors\' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
IMDb: 8.6
207 min

A samurai answers a village\'s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

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Rashomon

Rashomon

Rashomon
IMDb: 8.2
88 min

Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, \"Rashomon\" is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as four people recount different versions of the story of a man\'s murder and the rape of his wife.

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All About Eve

All About Eve

All About Eve
IMDb: 8.2
139 min

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo\'s Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo\'s director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard
IMDb: 8.4
110 min

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Bicycle Thieves

Bicycle Thieves

Bicycle Thieves
IMDb: 8.3
89 min

Antonio, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, at last finds a good job hanging up posters, the only requirement for which is that he must have his own bicycle. When Antonio’s bicycle is stolen, he and his son are forced to walk the streets of Rome in search of it, or else face ruin.

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
IMDb: 8.2
126 min

Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him in search of gold in the wilds of central Mexico. Through enormous difficulties, they eventually succeed in finding gold, but bandits, the elements, and most especially greed threaten to turn their success into disaster.

It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life
IMDb: 8.6
130 min

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George\'s modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business\'s $8,000 is lost and George\'s troubles begin.

Casablanca

Casablanca

Casablanca
IMDb: 8.5
102 min

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane
IMDb: 8.3
119 min

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move he makes for the rest of his life appears in some way to be a reaction to that deeply wounding event.

Modern Times

Modern Times

Modern Times
IMDb: 8.5
87 min

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

City Lights

City Lights

City Lights
IMDb: 8.5
87 min

City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in love with a flower girl. The film was a great success and today is deemed a cult classic.