Drama Movies Genre

This Drama movies list includes films like Metropolis, The Night of the Hunter, Pan's Labyrinth, Rosemary's Baby, The French Connection, Chinatown & 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 Alfred Abel, Anny Hintze, Gottfried Huppertz, Gustav Fröhlich, Georg John, Helen von Münchofen, Rudolf Klein-Rogge. 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.

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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: Alfred Abel, Anny Hintze, Gottfried Huppertz, Gustav Fröhlich, Georg John

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, Sebastián Haro

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). 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

6). 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

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, Chen Chang, Cheng Lin Xu, Yun-Fat Chow

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: V. Statsinskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Valentina Sumenova, Nikolay Grinko, Georgiy Teykh

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). 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, Brigitte Juslin

16). 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, Jonathan Pryce, Fred Wood

17). 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

18). 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

19). 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

20). 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

21). 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, Marie Gruber, Hubertus Hartmann

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). 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

24). 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, Hrvoje Klecz, Spencer Wilding

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: Yong-nyeo Lee, Hae-suk Kim, Hae-sook Kim, Kim Si-eun, Jung-woo Ha

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, Sten Ardenstam

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). 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

31). 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

32). 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

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 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

36). 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

37). 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

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, Ingrid P. Frehley, Ashley Barker, Dean Williamson, Jonathan Harston

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). 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

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). 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, Philip Baker Hall

47). 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

48). The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Score: 8.6/10 IMDB: 7.8/10 Trailer
An alien (Klaatu) with his mighty robot (Gort) land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth just after the end of…
Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Sam Harris, Robert Osterloh, Jim Doyle, John Rice, Dorothy Neumann

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