8 of the Best Drama Movies of All Time


Directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Amy Adams, this thought-provoking sci-fi drama explores themes of language barriers and the complexities of human understanding.

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Benh Zeitlin's imaginative debut is a stirring tale set in the bayous of Louisiana, following the resilient Hushpuppy and her father as they navigate life in the aftermath of a hurricane.


Kenneth Branagh's personal drama captures the nostalgia of youth against the backdrop of Northern Ireland's 1969 riots. Shot in black and white and accompanied by a wistful Van Morrison soundtrack

City of God

Set in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, this intense crime drama follows a young boy named Rocket as he navigates the dangerous streets of the City of God. Despite the harsh realities depicted

Drive My Car

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi's Oscar-winning drama takes a contemplative approach to love and loss as it follows a stage director and his chauffeur through the streets of Hiroshima.


Directed by Céline Sciamma, this coming-of-age drama follows a teen girl's quest for identity and belonging in the suburbs of Paris. With Sciamma's deft touch, it transcends genre conventions

Little Women

Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel breathes new life into the timeless tale of the March sisters. With a stellar cast and Gerwig's unique vision, it's a fresh and vibrant

Malcolm X

Spike Lee's biographical drama offers a powerful portrayal of civil rights icon Malcolm X, with Denzel Washington delivering a monumental performance in the lead role.