Best Drama Movies

Best drama movies
Drama movies are mainly based on showcasing realistic characters amidst conflicts that surface from various circumstances or backgrounds. This article enlists some of the best drama movies of all time.
Drama movies present an analogy to different spheres of life; the best and the worst, specifically. Themes or issues which are taken up in such movies encompass subjects like racial prejudice, religious intolerance, drug addiction, poverty, political upheavals, corruption at the hands of power, alcoholism, class divisions, sexual inequality, war heroes, mental illness, conflicts in romance, corrupt societal institutions and violence toward women, to name a few.

The genre of drama movies presents an actor with a whole new platform where he/she is expected to be buried into the character to be portrayed to the audience. As understandable it is, drama movies stand on higher grounds when compared to most other genres, simply because such movies try to showcase the deeper meanings of life and every factor associated with it.

Top Drama Movies

Following are some movies that you definitely should watch. In no particular order, the list is as follows:

• Titus (1999)
• Se7en (1995)
• Titanic (1997)
• Vertigo (1958)
• Rebecca (1940)
• Oliver! (1968)
• Memento (2000)
• Persona (1966)
• Ben-Hur (1959)
• Napoleon (1927)
• Rashômon (1950)
• Amarcord (1973)
• Manhattan (1979)
• United 93 (2006)
• Kings Row (1942)
• Spartacus (1960)
• Spanglish (2004)
• Cast Away (2000)
• Morometii (1988)
• Chinatown (1974)
• Apollo 13 (1995)
• Notorious (1946)
• The Queen (2006)
• Braveheart (1995)
• Taxi Driver (1976)
• Straw Dogs (1971)
• Compulsion (1959)
• Casablanca (1942)
• Muhsin Bey (1987)
• Le Divorce (2003)
• Zügürt Aga (1985)
• Goodfellas (1990)
• Unforgiven (1992)
• Fever Pitch (2005)
• Wonder Boys (2000)
• City Lights (1931)
• Raging Bull (1980)
• The Pianist (2002)
• The Verdict (1982)
• Kibar Feyzo (1978)
• Kibar Feyzo (1978)
• Modern Times (1936)
• Sunset Blvd. (1945)
• Working Girl (1988)
• The Exorcist (1973)
• Citizen Kane (1941)
• Gosford Park (2001)
• Mrs. Miniver (1942)
• Pulp Fiction (1994)
• Philadelphia (1993)
• The Notebook (2004)
• The Departed (2006)
• Forrest Gump (1994)
• The Graduate (1967)
• The Majestic (2001)
• The Godfather (1972)
• Touch of Evil (1958)
• The Red Shoes (1945)
• The Candidate (1972)
• Before Sunset (2004)
• The Searchers (1956)
• All About Eve (1945)
• The Third Man (1945)
• The Snake Pit (1945)
• Apocalypse Now (1979)
• Cidade de Deus (2002)
• Hell's Highway (1932)
• Cool Hand Luke (1967)
• Cinderella Man (2005)
• Paths of Glory (1957)
• Breaker Morant (1980)
• Reservoir Dogs (1992)
• Boys Don't Cry (1999)
• The Wild Bunch (1969)
• Life As a House (2001)
• Wings of Desire (1987)
• The Right Stuff (1983)
• The Dark Knight (2008)
• American Beauty (1999)
• The Truman Show (1998)
• Each Dawn I Die (1939)
• Mulholland Drive (2001)
• Punch Drunk Love (2002)
• Schindler's List (1993)
• Inherit the Wind (1960)
• The Lost Weekend (1945)
• The Seventh Seal (1957)
• Romeo and Juliet (1968)
• Scent of a Woman (1992)
• The Human Comedy (1943)
• The Country Girl (1954)
• The Caine Mutiny (1954)
• Double Indemnity (1944)
• Fritz Lang's Fury (1936)
• Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
• I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
• Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
• American Splendor (2003)
• The Third Miracle (1999)
• Home of the Brave (1945)
• On the Waterfront (1954)
• American Graffiti (1973)
• Living Dangerously (1962)
• North by Northwest (1959)
• American History X (1998)
• Gone with the Wind (1939)
• Dances With Wolves (1990)
• Do the Right Thing (1989)
• Advise and Consent (1962)
• A Clockwork Orange (1971)
• The Maltese Falcon (1941)
• Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
• All the King's Men (1945)
• Planet of the Apes (1968)
• Since You Went Away (1944)
• Requiem for a Dream (2000)
• Lost in Translation (2003)
• Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
• Million Dollar Baby (2004)
• A Face in the Crowd (1957)
• The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
• Ladri di biciclette (1945)
• The Guns of Navarone (1961)
• Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
• Strangers on a Train (1951)
• Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
• Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)
• Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
• To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
• Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
• Wild Boys of the Road (1933)
• Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
• Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
• It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
• Das Leben der Anderen (2006)
• The Godfather: Part II (1974)
• French Connection, The (1971)
• Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
• The Night of the Hunter (1955)
• All the President's Men (1976)
• In the Heat of the Night (1967)
• The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
• Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
• Nibelungen: Siegfried, Die (1924)
• Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
• The World According to Garp (1982)
• The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
• The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
• Searching For Bobby Fischer (1993)
• Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
• The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
• All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
• One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
• The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1945)
• I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)

That would be it for a long list of drama movies which were applauded, appreciated, admired and watched for multiple of times by many. So, get some of these DVDs, get lost in the drama, and feel it taking over your thoughts.
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