| Robert Altman | I won't lie, I'm not the biggest fan of Oldman, but the story looks riveting enough to give all the actors time to shine. Hugh Bonneville, They're traveling across Europe in their RV, visiting the people and places that matter to them. | 22,043 | Based on the trailers, it's typical brain-bending, time-warping madness. Release date: September 3, 2020, now streaming, Starring: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Caine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Himesh Patel. $50.08M, PG It's a celebration of Black motherhood and simultaneously a smart, revealing look at the challenges of being Black in America. | Starring: Kate Lyn Sheil, Jane Adams, Katie Aselton, Chris Messina, Tunde Adebimpe, Michelle Rodriguez, Josh Lucas. | Stars: Trauma survivor Cassandra (Mulligan) is hell-bent on vengeance against men who take advantage of drunk women sexually. | I love both these actors. who attempts to stop a man-made apocalypse. She cannot resist finding suitors ... See full summary », Stars: Our favorite Aussie plays a low-level southern drug dealer named Kyle, who plays by the rules of an insane drug kingpin named Frog (Vaughn). Joanna Vanderham, | Marie Claire participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. $21.21M, PG-13 Director: | | 19 Unmissable Horror Movies Coming Out This Year, 12 of Netflix's Most Dramatic Movies Ever. | Gross: Randall Wallace Drama, Romance. While they never met, he and his buddy Swin (Duke) have no plans on ever doing so since they've been doing some pretty illegal things behind their bosses' back. | Gross: Frances O'Connor, I know, I know, I'm behind the times.). | Julian Sands, Votes: Release date: Originally September 25, 2020, now March 12, 2021, Starring: Michael Gandolfini, Vera Farmiga, Jon Bernthal, Ray Liotta, Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen. Stars: | Stars: | Stars: 2) Truth is stranger than fiction—this is actually based on a real story (Drunk History did a fabulous segment on it, if you're not familiar). Stars: A group of Irish noblemen kidnap girls in order to marry into their fortune and avoid becoming priests or soldiers. Release date: Orginally October 9, 2020, now TBD, Starring: Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Kenneth Branagh, Rose Leslie, Annette Bening, Emma Mackey. I'm hopeful that this may have Easter eggs for die-hard fans and enough good drama for the uninitiated (this will give me a good excuse to finish the series. Colin Firth, | 117 min Michael York, 136 min $0.67M, R Ruth Wilson, Based on true events and the book Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery by Robert Kolker, Lost Girls, brings to light the serial killings of five sex workers, whose bodies were found on the same Long Island beach in 2010 and the race to catch the Long Island, serial killer before he strikes again. Judy Parfitt, TV-14 45 min Drama (45) Romance (33) Comedy (7) Action (6) History (6) Mystery (6) Thriller (5) Adventure (4) Biography (4) War (4) Fantasy (3) Family (2) Crime (1) Sci-Fi (1) Feature Film (24) TV Mini-Series (9) Hopefully, this is the one that'll make her a movie star. Tomas Alfredson Lucy Boynton, Joseph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Julia Sawalha, Not Rated If you're into cat and mouse sort of films with crazy endings, this film's for you. This is a sweet and beautifully acted take on a traditional story: What happens when your dreams conflict with your family's expectations? The Gentlemen. Aidan McArdle, Not Rated Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 47. Winona Ryder, Jon Jones Starring: Tom Pelphrey, Lily Collins, Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Charles Dance, Tom Burke. Comedy, Drama, Mystery. Starring: Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver. Emily Blunt, Ed Stoppard, 1. | Drama, Romance, In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. Diana Rigg, $43.18M, TV-PG Stars: They've now hit hard times and rent out their mansion to his brother-in-law. | Stars: 88 min | Actually, there are a couple similarities to The Photograph here. Antoine Fuqua I've said it before: Drama, when done well, can elevate any movie genre. 350 min Pulp Fiction (1994) 5. Patrick Godfrey, Votes: Stars: Stars: $39.87M, TV-PG Sean Connery, Gillian Armstrong | Director: Dominique Belcourt, Tucci's character has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia. Director: Richard E. Grant, Jemima Rooper, This Sopranos prequel will take a look at the gangster's youth—Tony as an up-and-comer, an early version of the therapy-seeking gangster. Director: I'll keep the post current with new dates and whether the films (like Invisible Man) are already available to stream from home. Hilarity ensues. Starring: Nicole Beharie, Kendrick Sampson, Alexis Chikaeze. Release date: October 16, 2020, on Netflix, Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, John Carroll Lynch. | Denis Villeneuve is the man to take on the challenge, and he'll have some of this generation's most bankable stars—Chalamet, Zendaya, Isaac—to help him get there. | 118 min Harry Hook Stephen Wight, Tom Hardy, ALL TRUE STORY Drama Movies Whether the setting is the classroom, the courtroom, a distant country or an ancient holy land, drama can unfold almost anywhere. | Technically debuting in 2019 at the Toronto Film Festival, the film had a wide release in 2020. Ron Cook, I'm already crying. Emilia Fox, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. AND it's got gorgeous performances and a smart story to boot. 4,093 | Gross: 51,658 Here, we present our research into some of the most well-known true drama movies. Indigenous Reindeer Herders Fight for Their Rights, Bobbi Brown Believes in Vodka as Self-Care, I'm Afraid to Travel by Myself in My Own Country. Drama (165) Action (129) Adventure (113) Comedy (111) Thriller (99) Sci-Fi (71) Crime (58) Fantasy (56) Family (44) Romance (41) Biography (39) Animation (32) Mystery (32) Horror (20) History (19) War … In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6. Editors handpick every product that we feature. Fiona Fullerton, Not Rated | But it's also a profoundly compelling concept executed well: Amy (Sheil) is absolutely convinced she's going to die tomorrow. Lucy meets George in a Florence pensione and the two share a brief romance before Lucy returns home, where she becomes engaged to Cecil. But Emma has a terrible habit: matchmaking. Hemsworth fans, rise! | 105 min Anna Maxwell Martin, Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennet. It checks all the boxes for a cool historical drama: 1) It's a slice of culture that in the right hands (David Fincher) could absolutely come alive. Colin Firth, Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Stars: Fair warning, this is trippy. Stephen Dillane, $51.88M, PG The idealist William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade. The Godfather (1972) R | 175 min | Crime, Drama. Stefan Schwartz Richard Armitage, $22.95M, TV-14 Daniela Denby-Ashe, A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer. Director: | | Drama (156) Romance (152) War (14) Thriller (13) Comedy (9) Music (9) Mystery (9) Biography (8) Fantasy (8) Adventure (6) Western (5) Crime (4) Action (3) Sport (3) Family (2) History (2) Sci-Fi (2) … | A group of gay friends get together for a birthday party in a teeny-tiny Manhattan apartment with a bunch of unspoken feelings, hidden truths, booze, and drugs. https://www.marieclaire.com/culture/a30326586/best-drama-movies-2020 | Drama, Family, Romance. Cate Blanchett, A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart. $13.82M, R Drama. Anthony Head, $113.33M, R Drama, Fantasy, Romance. Action, Adventure, Comedy. Drama. 90 min Julia Dearden, At birth she, as agreed, gives up the child. Release date: April 25, 2020, now streaming, Starring: Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney, Geraldine Viswanathan, Alex Wolff, Rafael Casal, Ray Romano. Drama, Romance, When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley (Christopher Plummer) has lost his estate and all of his money playing dice, he realizes that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter ... See full summary », Director: $18.54M, PG-13 The story of a young woman who works in a department store and gets caught up in the charms of the modern world. A young genius frantically races against time to crack an enemy code and solve the mystery surrounding the woman he loves. Even when he's confounding (Interstellar) or experimental (Dunkirk, basically every movie he's ever done), Christopher Nolan is always interesting. Clancy Brown, Julia Davis, TV-PG | 235 min Dougray Scott, Geraldine James, The story of Tess Durbeyfield, a low-born country girl whose family find they have noble connections. The Brothers Grimm arrive at the home of a wealthy Grande Dame who speaks of the many legends surrounding the fable of the cinder girl before telling the "true" story of her ancestor. | Claire Foy, Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Votes: Mel Gibson, Jackman dials it back from his OTT Greatest Showman style to portray a charismatic, well-meaning, profoundly ambivalent lead who watches his carefully crafted district fall apart around him. | 126 min Release date: March 13, 2020, now streaming, Starring: Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Théodore Pellerin. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out ... See full summary », Director: Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio) not only has to deal with the ups and downs of the family she works for, … The story of three orphan girls - Pauline (Emma Watson), Petrova (Yasmin Paige), and Posy (Lucy Boynton) - adopted by an eccentric explorer, Great Uncle Matthew (Richard Griffiths), and his niece Sylvia Brown (Emilia Fox), in 1930s London. Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Patrick Muldoon, Vince Vaughn, Clark Duke, John Malkovich. Drama. Action, Adventure, Drama. Centers on the real-life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's department store. Show creator David Chase is producing and also writing the screenplay, with Alan Taylor back as director, so it feels like this is in good hands. Washington is a reanimated(?) | 116 min $65.71M, TV-PG Helena Bonham Carter, While the verdict is out on whether it's based on real events, Moss as the acclaimed author who's set on finding inspiration for her next novel through a charming couple who moves into her home, no matter the cost, is crazy creepy and highly entertaining. Michael Apted | Gross: 212,966 Chris Noonan Stars: You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. Inspired by the famous 1968 Off-Broadway play of the same name by Mart Crowley, Ryan Murphy gives the classic story a reboot with a cast of exclusively openly-gay actors, which makes it even better. Jean-Marc Barr, Mark Strong, Votes: | This, I'd argue, has the better story: Linnet (Gadot) steals the boyfriend (Hammer) of her former BFF Louise (Mackey). 20,044 65,381 This one could definitely fall into "horror," too, so be wary if it's not your genre. Stars: | | Director: Release date: March 27, 2020, streaming on Netflix, Starring: Courtney B. Vance, Lashun Pollard, Michael Mobley, Robert Cox, Mamoudou Athie. But here's the thing—everyone she tells immediately starts believing the same thing. The Executioners Song 1982 Tommy Lee Jones Eli Wallach Full Length Movie Anthony Andrews, One part sci-fi, one part adventure, Dune could be 2020's most epic drama in the right hands (although some have said that it's too sprawling to ever be contained on film). | 57,517 | Starring: Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer, Alexxis Lemire, Collin Chou. Tom Burke (who also plays the titular Strike in the BBC series based on the Robert Galbraith/J.K. 186,165 Stars: In this case it's Pete Davidson, playing a role that's not too far afield: A stoner feels adrift after his father died when he was seven, but his mom's new firefighter boyfriend (Burr, constantly funny) forces him to reevaluate his life. Edward Fox, Katherine’s a Boston-based contributing editor at Marie Claire online who covers celebrity, fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle—from “The Bachelor” to Everlane to Meghan Markle. Anjelica Huston, The first movie (2019) was artsy and gorgeous—Honor Swinton Byrne plays alongside her mom, Tilda Swinton, as a young women in film school who falls into her first bad romance. | Barbara Flynn, Votes: Romance, Drama, In 1838, lovely governess Elisabeth agrees to bear a child of anonymous English landowner, and he will in return pay her father's debt. 69,087 Director: To watch both of them quietly love each other as they grieve this upcoming loss, while both of them are still present, feels like an honor. | Gross: Peter Vaughan, It's long—over two hours—but it flows so smoothly you won't even notice. | $2.98M, PG Leonardo DiCaprio, 31. Michael Judd, If you thought Cyrano de Bergerac couldn't be modernized, guess again. 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