Drama Movies Genre

This Drama movies list includes films like Metropolis, The Night of the Hunter, Pan's Labyrinth, Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, The French Connection & It's a Wonderful Life. The first Drama movie on this page is Metropolis scoring 8.3/10 stars in our Drama weighted score. Starring in this film is Anny Hintze, Gottfried Huppertz, Alfred Abel, Georg John, Helen von Münchofen, Gustav Fröhlich, Walter Kuehle. The second Drama movie listed is The Night of the Hunter scoring 9.233/10 stars in our Drama weighted score. We hope you enjoy our list of Drama movies here with more upcoming movies coming soon.

1). Metropolis (1927)

Score: 9.33/10 IMDB: 8.3/10 Trailer
Sometime in the future, the city of Metropolis is home to a Utopian society where its wealthy residents live a…
Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Gottfried Huppertz, Alfred Abel, Anny Hintze, Helen von Münchofen, Gustav Fröhlich

2). The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Score: 9.23/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer
It's the Great Depression. In the process of robbing a bank of $10,000, Ben Harper kills two people. Before he…
Director: Charles Laughton
Stars: James Gleason, Peter Graves, Robert Mitchum, John Dennis, John Hamilton

3). Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

Score: 9.11/10 IMDB: 8.2/10 Trailer Review
In 1944 falangist Spain, a girl, fascinated with fairy-tales, is sent along with her pregnant mother to live with her…
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Doug Jones, Luke Burnyeat, Federico Luppi, Mario Zorrilla, Maribel Verdú

4). Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Score: 9.11/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer Review
Desirous of starting a family, the young Catholic housewife, Rosemary Woodhouse, and her struggling actor husband, Guy, move into the…
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Rutanya Alda, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Ralph Bellamy, Phil Leeds, Max Wagner

5). Chinatown (1974)

Score: 9.07/10 IMDB: 8.2/10 Trailer
In 1937 Los Angeles, private investigator Jake 'J.J.' Gittes specializes in cheating-spouse cases. His current target is Hollis Mulwray, high-profile…
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Rance Howard, Jack Nicholson, James Hong, Charles Knapp, Bob Harks

6). The French Connection (1971)

Score: 9.07/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming…
Director: William Friedkin
Stars: Roy Scheider, Doris McCarthy, Gene Hackman, Sarina C. Grant, Santos Morales

7). It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Score: 8.97/10 IMDB: 8.6/10 Trailer
George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed…
Director: Frank Capra
Stars: Max Wagner, Frank Albertson, Sam Flint, Charles Sullivan, Dick Gordon

8). Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000)

Score: 8.97/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer
In 19th century Qing Dynasty China, a warrior gives his sword, Green Destiny, to his lover to deliver to safe…
Director: Ang Lee
Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Zhen Xi Du, Cheng Lin Xu, Chen Chang, Feng Lin

9). Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Score: 8.93/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
Dr. Miles Bennell returns to his small town practice to find several of his patients suffering the paranoid delusion that…
Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Robert Osterloh, Dabbs Greer, Carolyn Jones, Beatrice Maude

10). The Dark Knight (2008)

Score: 8.93/10 IMDB: 9.0/10 Trailer
Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent…
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Luke Burnyeat, Joseph Oliveira, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, William Fichtner

11). Gravity (2013)

Score: 8.93/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski…
Directors: Alfonso Cuarón, Alfonso Cuarón
Stars: Ed Harris, George Clooney, Basher Savage, Sandra Bullock, Phaldut Sharma

12). The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Score: 8.91/10 IMDB: 8.6/10 Trailer Review
FBI trainee Clarice Starling works hard to advance her career, while trying to hide/put behind her West Virginia roots, of…
Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Frankie Faison, John W. Iwanonkiw, Ted Levine, Tracey Walter

13). Solaris (1971)

Score: 8.9/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the…
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Stars: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, V. Statsinskiy, Nikolay Grinko, Valentina Sumenova, Vladimir Zamanskiy

14). Jaws (1975)

Score: 8.87/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer Review
It's a hot summer on Amity Island, a small community whose main business is its beaches. When new Sheriff Martin…
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Joseph Oliveira, Roy Scheider, Robin Eddins, Jeffrey Kramer, Fritzi Jane Courtney

15). Brazil (1985)

Score: 8.87/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer
Sam Lowry is a harried technocrat in a futuristic society that is needlessly convoluted and inefficient. He dreams of a…
Director: Terry Gilliam
Stars: Ian Holm, Robert De Niro, Sergio Kato, Fred Wood, Jonathan Pryce

16). Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Score: 8.87/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
After causing an accident that left his daughter Christiane severely disfigured, the brilliant surgeon Dr. Génessier works tirelessly to give…
Director: Georges Franju
Stars: Alida Valli, Edith Scob, Gabrielle Doulcet, Corrado Guarducci, Pierre Brasseur

17). No Country for Old Men (2007)

Score: 8.83/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
In rural Texas, welder and hunter Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) discovers the remains of several drug runners who have all…
Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Stephen Root, Josh Brolin, Caleb Landry Jones, Woody Harrelson, Beth Grant

18). The Truman Show (1998)

Score: 8.83/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
In this movie, Truman is a man whose life is a fake one... The place he lives is in fact…
Director: Peter Weir
Stars: Tony Todd, Marc Macaulay, Sergio Kato, Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney

19). The Lives of Others (2006)

Score: 8.83/10 IMDB: 8.4/10 Trailer
Gerd Wiesler is an officer with the Stasi, the East German secret police. The film begins in 1984 when Wiesler…
Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Stars: Thomas Arnold, Martin Brambach, Philipp Kewenig, Hubertus Hartmann, Jens Wassermann

20). Her (2013)

Score: 8.83/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer
Theodore is a lonely man in the final stages of his divorce. When he's not working as a letter writer,…
Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Brian Cox, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Pratt, Rooney Mara, Bill Hader

21). Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Score: 8.83/10 IMDB: 8.3/10 Trailer
A man, Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend Clementine underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to…
Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst, David Cross

22). Zodiac (2007)

Score: 8.81/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer Review
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. We follow the…
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Elias Koteas, Brian Cox, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Matt Winston

23). Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Score: 8.8/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue their quest of finding and destroying the Dark Lord's three remaining Horcruxes, the magical items…
Director: David Yates
Stars: John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Helena Bonham Carter, Spencer Wilding, Hrvoje Klecz

24). Diabolique (1955)

Score: 8.8/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
The wife and mistress of a sad**tic boarding school headmaster plot to kill him. They drown him in the bathtub…
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Stars: Pierre Larquey, Jacques Varennes, Jean Brochard, Georges Poujouly, Paul Meurisse

25). The Handmaiden (2016)

Score: 8.78/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer Review
1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese…
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Hae-suk Kim, Yong-nyeo Lee, Hae-sook Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Kim Si-eun

26). The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Score: 8.78/10 IMDB: 8.9/10 Trailer Review
The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil fighting for control of the future of Middle-earth. Hobbits: Frodo…
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Brad Dourif, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

27). The Seventh Seal (1957)

Score: 8.75/10 IMDB: 8.2/10 Trailer
A Knight and his squire are home from the crusades. Black Death is sweeping their country. As they approach home,…
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Max von Sydow, Marc Smith, Inga Landgré, Inga Landgré, Lars Lind

28). Faust (1926)

Score: 8.75/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful…
Director: F.W. Murnau
Stars: Emil Jannings, Hertha von Walther, Gösta Ekman, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

29). Being John Malkovich (1999)

Score: 8.7/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
Puppeteer Craig Schwartz and animal lover and pet store clerk Lotte Schwartz are just going through the motions of their…
Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Winona Ryder, Ned Bellamy, Brad Pitt, John Cusack, Richard Fancy

30). The Fugitive (1993)

Score: 8.7/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in…
Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Daniel Roebuck, Julianne Moore, Richard Riehle, Harrison Ford, Reese Foster

31). The Iron Giant (1999)

Score: 8.7/10 IMDB: 8.0/10 Trailer
This is the story of a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth Hughes who makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot…
Director: Brad Bird
Stars: Vin Diesel, Bob Bergen, Rodger Bumpass, Jack Angel, Robert Clotworthy

32). Hell or High Water (2016)

Score: 8.7/10 IMDB: 7.6/10 Trailer
In Texas, after the death of his mother, the unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch…
Director: David Mackenzie
Stars: Dale Dickey, Dylan Kenin, Michael E. Stogner, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges

33). Donnie Darko (2001)

Score: 8.68/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer Review
Donnie Darko doesn't get along too well with his family, his teachers, and his classmates; but he does manage to…
Director: Richard Kelly
Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Seth Rogen, Fran Kranz

34). The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Score: 8.67/10 IMDB: 8.8/10 Trailer Review
An ancient Ring thought lost for centuries has been found, and through a strange twist in fate has been given…
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Peter Jackson

35). The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Score: 8.67/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars,…
Director: Wes Anderson
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Adrien Brody, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Tilda Swinton

36). The Departed (2006)

Score: 8.67/10 IMDB: 8.5/10 Trailer
In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is…
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Mark Falvo, Joseph Oliveira, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Anthony Anderson

37). The Birds (1963)

Score: 8.67/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
Melanie Daniels is the modern rich socialite, part of the jet-set who always gets what she wants. When lawyer Mitch…
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Veronica Cartwright, Alfred Hitchcock, Dal McKennon, Tippi Hedren, Lonny Chapman

38). Arrival (2016)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer Review
Linguistics professor Louise Banks leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touchdown in 12 locations around the world.…
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Joe Cobden, John Moore, Forest Whitaker, Brent Skagford

39). The Ten Commandments (1956)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses I, condemning all newborn Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift…
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Tom Nolan, Robert Vaughn, Dehl Berti

40). Threads (1984)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the…
Director: Mick Jackson
Stars: Joe Belcher, Dean Williamson, Ingrid P. Frehley, Ashley Barker, Joe Holmes

41). Freaks (1932)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer
A circus trapeze artist, Cleopatra, takes an interest in Hans, a midget who works in the circus sideshow. Her interest…
Director: Tod Browning
Stars: Angelo Rossitto, Frances O'Connor, Roscoe Ates, Olga Roderick, Albert Conti

42). Kuroneko (1968)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
A woman and her daughter-in-law are raped and murdered by samurais during the time of civil war. Afterwards, a series…
Director: Kaneto Shindô
Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Chiyo Okada, Taiji Tonoyama, Harumi Hirota, Rokko Toura

43). Peeping Tom (1960)

Score: 8.65/10 IMDB: 7.7/10 Trailer
Mark Lewis, works as a focus puller in a British film studio. On his off hours, he supplies a local…
Director: Michael Powell
Stars: Paddi Edwards, Miles Malleson, John Chappell, John Dunbar, Frank Singuineau

44). The Insider (1999)

Score: 8.63/10 IMDB: 7.9/10 Trailer
Balls-out "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand,…
Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Colm Feore, Christopher Plummer, Willie C. Carpenter, Russell Crowe, Renee Olstead

45). The Salesman (2016)

Score: 8.63/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
Forced to leave their collapsing house, Ranaa and Emad, an Iranian couple who happen to be performers rehearsing for Arthur…
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini

46). Fargo (1996)

Score: 8.63/10 IMDB: 8.1/10 Trailer
Jerry works in his father-in-law's car dealership and has gotten himself in financial problems. He tries various schemes to come…
Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Peter Stormare, Bruce Campbell, Steve Buscemi, John Carroll Lynch, Bruce Bohne

47). Black Panther (2018)

Score: 8.63/10 IMDB: 7.3/10 Trailer
After the events of Captain America: Civil War, Prince T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of…
Director: Ryan Coogler
Stars: Stan Lee, Andy Serkis, Tahseen Ghauri, Martin Freeman, Sebastian Stan

48). The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Score: 8.63/10 IMDB: 8.7/10 Trailer Review
The continuing quest of Frodo and the Fellowship to destroy the One Ring. Frodo and Sam discover they are being…
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Brad Dourif, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

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