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Top 10 Best Drama Movies

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People who added this item 1989 Average listal rating (1194 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
Hugo (2011)
Martin Scorsese makes great movies and this is no exception! Focusing on Hugo (Asa Butterfield) an orphan living in the attics of a train station who steals croissants to survive. He then meets a toy booth owner (Ben Kingsley) who is revealed to be George Melies who made hundreds of movies but 'A Trip To The Moon' is the last surviving one and a classic. 'Hugo' will remain a classic with great acting, script and telling of Melies.
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People who added this item 2521 Average listal rating (1489 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
1993 was a good year to be Leonardo DiCaprio as he gave his best performance at 19 years old in this classic movie. He stole the show from Johnny Depp and showed he was a great actor. The movie itself is an amazing drama about Gilbert Grape (Johnny Depp) who has to care for his disabled brother Arnie (DiCaprio) and his obese mother Bonnie (Darlene Cates) which gets in the way when he falls in love with young woman Becky (Juliette Lewis)
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People who added this item 2707 Average listal rating (1765 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
'The King's Speech' stars Colin Firth (in an Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe, SAG and Critics Choice Award winning performance) as King George VI, who to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), an Australian speech and language therapist played by Geoffrey Rush. The men become friends as they work together. What a performance by Colin Firth! He won over 30 awards and its thanks to him that the movie became b-b-b-brilliant!
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People who added this item 3326 Average listal rating (1996 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Aviator (2004)
This is the second time Martin Scorsese has appeared on this list and this movie features a strong performance from Leonardo DiCaprio whose best performance is 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' but this is his next best performance which won him a Golden Globe and earned him nominations for the Oscar and BAFTA! He plays Howard Hughes (in a marvellous telling of the story) who became the worlds wealthiest man and a successful movie producer. He is joined by actress Cate Blanchett who deserves her Oscar as she too is great! DiCaprio appeared in a modern version of the following...
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People who added this item 592 Average listal rating (334 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Although Baz Luhrmann re imagined this movie as a modernization, this version is far better and deserves to be a classic. Faithful to the original play and featuring charming lead actors Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey, this is a timeless perfect classic! And it seems more like a drama than Baz Luhrmann's version!
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People who added this item 2382 Average listal rating (1363 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Since this movie came out, people have been talking about it for over 70 years. This is the 75th anniversary and it seems to celebrate 'Gone With The Wind' as an amazing, heart warming classic with an amazing cast, stunning sets and a very interesting script!
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People who added this item 1601 Average listal rating (987 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
Downfall (2004)
This is (probably) the best movie about Adolf Hitler! This one focuses on Hitler (Bruno Ganz, in an amazing performance) and his downfall and his last ten days! Bruno Ganz steals the show from all the other actors in the movie. The movie itself has a large German cast and despite not well known actors joining the party, these actors are also very good, but Ganz is the one that deserves the universal praise! He is a great actor! The movie itself is an interesting, detailed telling of the last ten days of Nazi Germany and is very faithful!
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People who added this item 3923 Average listal rating (2527 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
10/10? It deserves 1,000,000/10! Amazing movie! Interesting and strongly acted!
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People who added this item 5609 Average listal rating (3371 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
This isn't far from being the best movie ever made but for now its the second best drama out there! Featuring great performances by Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes, 'Schindler's List' tells the story of Oskar Schindler and the Jews leaving the country very, very well!
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Before I reveal my favourite drama, here are some honourable mentions AKA Runners up!
People who added this item 4417 Average listal rating (2988 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.7
Cast Away (2000)
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People who added this item 14 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
Entrusted (2003)
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People who added this item 9069 Average listal rating (5694 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
Forrest Gump (1994)
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People who added this item 834 Average listal rating (438 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
Jane Eyre (2011)
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People who added this item 475 Average listal rating (243 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Nowhere Boy (2009)
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And the winner is...

People who added this item 5725 Average listal rating (3757 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 9.3
Not quite the best movie ever but the only movie better than 'The Shawshank Redemption' is Christopher Nolan's thriller 'Memento'. 'The Shawshank Redemption' has a story told very, very well and showcase performances from Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins! There's nothing bad about this movie except for one plot hole - why have a poster on the wall of his prison cell? He can easily use it to hide the fact that he's escaped! But asides from that, brilliant!
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