Movies in the Drama genre

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All the King's Men

With remakes the likes of Poseidon, The Pink Panther, and The Wicker Man already dotting 2006's cinematic landscape, why not provide a new take on the 1949 political thriller, All the King's Men? In actuality, writer/director Steven Zaillian claims...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2006-09-22
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Steven Zaillian
Cast: Sean Penn, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins, ...
All the Money in the World

In Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World, Christopher Plummer’s performance is by far the best thing and the scenes in which he appears are the most compelling. The irony of those statements is evident since Plummer wasn’t in the ori...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2017-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity, Drugs)
Genre: Thriller/Drama
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, ...
All the Real Girls

All the Real Girls is an anti-Hollywood romance; a tonic for all those weary of the usual cinematic overglamorization of love. Anchored deep in the bowels of reality, this movie proves that love can be just as affecting and effectively realized wh...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2003-02-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Situations, Profanity)
Genre: ROMANCE/DRAMA
Director: David Gordon Green
Cast: Zooey Deschanel, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson, ...
All These Small Moments

All These Small Moments is a coming-of-age drama exploring the life and times of teenager Howie Sheffield (Brendan Meyer). By using a collage approach to highlight various aspects of Howie’s day-to-day existence, first time director Melissa ...

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2019-01-18
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Melissa B. Miller
Cast: Brendan Meyer, Jemima Kirke, Molly Ringwald, ...
Allied

Allied is a World War II movie where all the action happens far from the front lines. Whether in the cafes and reception halls of Casablanca or the bombed-out streets of London, the characters face the tribulations that characterize life away from th...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2016-11-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller/Drama
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, ...
Allure

Spoilers ahoy!Allure is the psychological study of a disturbed thirtysomething woman and the unhealthy relationship she develops with a girl half her age. Despite a threadbare screenplay featuring overfamiliar motifs, the movie gains traction ...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2018-03-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Carlos Sanchez, Jason Sanchez
Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Julia Sarah Stone, Denis O’Hare
Almost Famous

One of the best reviewed movies of 2000, Almost Famous is sure to appear on many critics' end-of-the-year Top 10 lists. A number of respected voices have already declared this to be the best film of the year. However, although there's no doubt th...

Run Time: 2:05
U.S. Release Date: 2000-09-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Drugs, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Cameron Crowe
Cast: Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Billy Crudup, ...
Alpha Dog

It goes without saying that it's dangerous for a lamb to spend time in the den of wolves, but when that lamb lingers longer than is necessary, the result is guaranteed. Alpha Dog, the 2006 Sundance Closing Night film whose resemblance to a real-lif...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2007-01-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Drugs, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Cast: Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake, Anton Yelchin, ...
Amadeus

Most movies about artists (painters, composers, authors, etc.) tend to be dull and uninspired, rendering the subject of the film far less interesting than his or her work. Amadeus is an exception. In fact, it is arguably the best motion picture e...

Run Time: 3:00
U.S. Release Date: 1984-09-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Milos Forman
Cast: Simon Callow, Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham, ...
Amarcord

I have always felt that Fellini is an acquired taste, and it’s one for which I never developed a ravenous appetite. While I value the director’s flamboyancy, his work has never connected with me in the same way as the output of many of the...

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 1974-09-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Federico Fellini
Cast: Magali Noel, Chiccio Ingrassia, Bruno Zamin, ...