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Favorite Drama Films: 2008-2009

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People who added this item 164 Average listal rating (121 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
Swing Vote (2008)


Directed by: Joshua Michael Stern
Produced by: Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner, Terry Dougas, Ted Field, Robin Jonas, and Kevin Costner
Written by: Jason Richman, Joshua Michael Stern, and David Giammarco
Cinematography: Shane Hurblut
Edited by: Jeff McEvoy
Music by: John Debney

Distributed by: Touchstone Pictures
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People who added this item 2937 Average listal rating (2078 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Star Trek (2009)


Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Produced by: J.J. Abrams, David Baronoff, Bryan Burk, Jeffrey Chernov, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci, and David Witz
Written by: Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
Based on charecters created by: Gene Roddenbarry
Cinematography: Dan Mindel
Edited by: Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey
Music by: Michael Giacchino

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Produced by: Samuel Hadida, Amy Gilliam, William Vince, and Terry Gilliam
Written by: Charles McKeown and Terry Gilliam
Cinematography: Nicola Pecorini
Edited by: Mick Audsley
Music by: Jeff Danna and Mychael Danna
Songs by: Ray Cooper, Mick Audsley, and Terry Gilliam

Distributed by: Lionsgate Films and Sony Pictures Classic
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People who added this item 79 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Big Fan (2009)


Directed by: Robert D. Siegel
Produced by: Elan Bogarín, Jean Kouremetis, and Jen Cohn
Written by: Robert D. Siegel
Cinematography: Michael Simmonds
Edited by: Josh Trank
Music by: Philip Nashel Watts

Released by: First Independent Pictures
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People who added this item 2161 Average listal rating (1428 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5


Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
Produced by: Kathryn Bigelow, Tony Mark, Greg Shapiro, Mark Boal, and Nicolas Chartier
Written by: Mark Boal
Cinematography: Newton Thomas Siegel and Barry Ackroyd
Edited by: Bob Murawski and Chris Innes
Music by: Marco Beltrami and Buck Saunders

Distributed by: Summit Entertainment
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People who added this item 7706 Average listal rating (5549 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9


Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Produced by: Larry Franco, Benjamin Melnicker, Michael E. Uslan, Charles Roven, and Emma Thomas
Written by: Christopher Nolan
Based on characters created by: Bob Kane and Bill Finger
Cinematography: Wally Pfister
Edited by: Lee Smith
Music by: James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 3993 Average listal rating (2641 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8


Directed by: Danny Boyle
Produced by: Christian Colson, Paul Smith, and Loveleen Tandan
Written by: Simon Beaufoy
Based on the novel by: Vikas Swarup
Cinematography: Anthony Dod Mantle
Edited by: Chris Dickens
Music by: A. R. Rahman

Distributed by: Fox Searchlight
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People who added this item 2250 Average listal rating (1496 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Wrestler (2009)


Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Produced by: Darren Aronofsky, Vincent Maraval, Jennifer, Roth Agnès Mentre, and Scott Franklin
Written by: Robert D. Siegel
Cinematography: Maryse Alberti
Edited by: Andrew Weisblum
Music by: Clint Mansell

Distributed by: Fox Searchlight
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People who added this item 225 Average listal rating (125 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Stop-Loss (2008)


Directed by: Kimberly Pierce
Produced by: Kimberly Peirce, Scott Rudin, and Mark Roybal
Written by: Kimberly Pierce and Mark Richard
Cinematography: Chris Menges
Edited by: Claire Simpson
Music by: John Powell

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
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People who added this item 408 Average listal rating (227 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4


Directed by: Michael Moore
Produced by: Michael Moore, Bob Weinstein, and Harvey Weinstien
Written by: Michael Moore
Cinematography: Daniel Marracino and Jayme Roy
Edited by: John T. Walker
Music by: Jeff Gibbs

Distributed by: The Weinstein Company
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2640 Average listal rating (1592 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7


Directed by: Michael Mann
Produced by: Michael Mann, Robert DeNiro, Jane Rosenthal, and G. Mac Brown
Written by: Michael Mann, Ann Biderman, Bryan Burrough, and Ronan Bennett
Cinematography: Dante Spinetti
Edited by: Paul Hubell and Jeffrey Ford
Music by: Elliot Goldenthal

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 1372 Average listal rating (820 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6
Australia (2008)


Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
Produced by: Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Catherine Knapman, G. Mac Brown, and Paul Watters
Written by: Stuart Beattie, Ronald Harwood, Baz Laurmann, and Richard Flanagan
Cinematography: Mandy Walker
Edited by: Michael McCusker and Dody Dorn
Music by: David Hirschfelder

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 3077 Average listal rating (2068 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Gran Torino (2009)


Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Produced by: Clint Eastwood, Bruce Berman, Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber Tim Moore, Jennete Kahn, and Adam Richman
Written by: Dave Johannson and Nick Schrenk
Cinematography: Tom Stern
Edited by: Gary D. Roach and Joel Cox
Music by: Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2095 Average listal rating (1214 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Reader (2009)


Directed by: Stephen Daldry
Produced by: Sydney Pollack, Anthony Minghella, Redmond Morris, Bob Weinstein, and Harvey Weinstein
Written by: David Hare
Cinematography: Chris Menges and Roger Deakins
Edited by: Claire Simpson
Music by: Nico Muhly

Distributed by: The Weinstein Company
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People who added this item 2224 Average listal rating (1433 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9


Directed by: Tomas Alfredson
Produced by: Carl Molinder and John Nordling
Written by: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Based on the novel by: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Cinematography: Hoyte van Hoytema
Edited by: Tomas Alfredson and Daniel Jonsäter
Music by: Johan Soderqvist

Distributed by: Sandrew Metronome
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 723 Average listal rating (470 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
Defiance (2009)


Directed by: Edward Zwick
Produced by: Edward Zwick and Pieter Jan Brugge
Written by: Edward Zwick and Clayton Frohman
Cinematograph: Eduardo Serra
Edited by: Steven Rosenbaum
Music by: James Newton Howard

Distributed by: Paramount Vantage
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Directed by: David Yates
Produced by: David Barron, David Heyman, and Lionel Wigram
Written by: Steve Kloves
Based on the novel by: J.K. Rowlings
Cinematography: Bruno Delbonnel
Edited by: Mark Day
Music by: Nicholas Hopper

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1719 Average listal rating (1070 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Road (2009)


Directed by: John Hillcoat
Produced by: Nick Wechsler, Steve Schwartz, and Paula Mae Schwartz
Written by: Joe Penhall
Based on the novel by: Cormac McCarthy
Cinematography: Javier Aguirresarobe
Edited by: Jon Gregory
Music by: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

Disfributed by: Dimension Films
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 783 Average listal rating (500 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2


Directed by: Daniel Alfredson
Produced by: Ole Sondberg, Mikael Wallen, Soren Staermose, and Lone Korslund
Written by: Jonas Frykbetg
Based on the novel by: Stieg Larsson
Cinematography: Peter Mokrosinski
Edited by: Mattias Morheden
Music by: Jacob Groth

Distributed by: Nordisk Film
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Directed by: Daniel Alfreson
Produced by: Ole Sondberg, Mikael Wallen, Soren Staermose, and Lone Korslund
Written by: Ulf Ryberg
Based on the novel by: Steig Larsson
Cinematography: Peter Mokrosinski
Edited by: Hakan Karlsson
Music by: Jacob Groth

Distributed by: Nordisk Films
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1072 Average listal rating (647 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
Whip It (2009)


Directed by: Drew Barrymore
Produced by: Drew Barrymore, Barry Mendel, Nancy Juvonen, Kirsten Smith, Chris Miller, Peter Douglas, and Joseph Drake
Written by: Shauna Cross
Based on the novel, "Derby Girl" by: Shauna Cross
Cinematography: Robert Yeoman
Edited by: Dylan Tichenor
Music by: The Section Quartet

Distributed by: Fox Searchlight
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People who added this item 1140 Average listal rating (709 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Invictus (2009)


Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Produced by: Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Mace Neufeld, Roger Birnbaum. Gary Barber, Robert Lorenz, Lori McCreary, Tim Moore, and Genevieve Hofmeyr
Written by: Anthony Peckham
Based on the book, "Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation" by: John Carlin
Cinematography: Tom Stern
Edited by: Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach
Music by: Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1288 Average listal rating (816 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
Adventureland (2009)


Directed by: Greg Mattola
Produced by: Ted Hope, William Horberg, Anne Carey, Sidney Kimmel, and Bruce Toll
Written by: Greg Mattola
Cinematography: Terry Stacy
Edited by: Anne McCabe
Music by: Yo La Tango

Distributed by: Miramax Pictures
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People who added this item 1777 Average listal rating (1090 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8


Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev
Produced by: Lone Korslund, Ole Sondberg, Mikael Wallen, and Soren Staermose
Written by: Nikolai Arcel and Rasmus Heisterberg
Based on the novel by: Stieg Larson
Cinematography: Eric Kress
Edited by: Anne Osterud
Music by: Jacob Groth

Distributed by: Nordicdisk Films
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2079 Average listal rating (1377 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Moon (2009)


Directed by; Duncan Jones
Produced by: Trevor Beattie, Bi!! Bungay, Stuart Fenegan, Michael Henry, and Trudie Styler
Written by: Duncan Jones and Nathan Parker
Cinemstography: Gary Shaw
Edited by: Nicho!as Gaster
Music by: Clint Mansell

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Classic
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1240 Average listal rating (768 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
Julie & Julia (2009)


Directed by: Nora Ephron
Produced by: Amy Robinson, Scott Rudin, Nora Ephron, Laurence Mark Dana Stevens, and Eric Steel
Based on the books, "My Life in France" by: Alex Prud'homme and Julia Childs and "Julie & Julia" by: Julie Powell
Written by: Nora Ephron
Cinematography: Stephen Goldblatt
Edited by: Richard Marks
Music by: Alexandre Desplat

Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
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People who added this item 4705 Average listal rating (3259 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Up (2009)


Directed by: Bob Peterson and Peter Docter
Produced by: John Lassetter, Andrew Stznton, and Jonas Rivera
Written by: Tom McCarthy, Pete Docter, and Bob Peterson
Cinematography: Parick Lim
Edited by: Kevin Nolting
Music by: Michael Giacchio

Distributed by: Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1733 Average listal rating (1039 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7


Directed by: Spike Jonez
Produced by: Maurice Sendak, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzmsn, John Carls, and Vincent Landsy
Written by: David Eggers and Spike Jonez
Based on the story by: Maurice Sendak
Cinematogrsphy: Lance Acord
Edited by: Eric Zumbrunnen and James Haygood
Music by: Carter Burwell and Karen Lee Orzolek

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 3523 Average listal rating (2435 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Watchmen (2009)


Directed by: Zack Snyder
Produced by: Wesley Coller, Herb Gains, Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Deborah Snyder, and Thomas Till
Written by: David Hayter and Alex Tse
Based on the graphic novel by: Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
Cinematography: Larry Fong
Edited by: William Hoy
Music by: Tyler Bates

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 686 Average listal rating (398 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4


Directed by: Stephen Soderbergh
Produced by: George Clooney, Michael London, Kurt Eichenwald, Jennifer Fox, Gregory Jacobs, and Michael Jaffe
Written by: Scott Z. Burns
Cinematography: Stephen Soderbergh
Edited by: Stephen Mirrione
Music by: Marvin Hamlisch

Distributed by: Warner Bros.
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People who added this item 5388 Average listal rating (3732 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3


Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Produced by: Lawerence Bender, Erica Steinberg, Lloyd Phillips, Bob Weinstein, and Harvey Weinstein
Written by: Quentin Tarantino
Cinematography: Robert Richardson
Edited by: Sally Menke

Distributed by: The Weinstein Company
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1347 Average listal rating (809 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Precious (2009)


Directed by: Lee Daniels
Produced by: Lee Daniels, Lisa Cortes, Sarah Siegel Magness, and Gary Magness
Based on the novel, "Push" by: Ramona "Sapphire" Lofton
Written by: Geoffrey Fletcher
Cinematography: Andrew Dunn
Edited by: Joe Klotz
Music by: Mario Grigorov

Distributed by: Smokewood Entertainment Group and Lionsgate Entertainment
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1380 Average listal rating (865 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
A Serious Man (2009)


Directed by: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Produced by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and Robert Graf
Written by: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Cinematography: Roger Deakins
Edited by: Joel Coen and Ethan Cohen
Music by: Carter Burwell

Distributed by: Focus Features, StudioCanel, and Working Title Films
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Directed by: David Fincher
Produced by: Cean Chaffin, Marc A. Hammer, Frank Marshall, and Kathleen Kennedy
Based on the book by: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Written by: Eric Roth
Cinematography: Claudio Miranda
Edited by: Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
Music by: Alexandre Desplat

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros.
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 5094 Average listal rating (3592 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Iron Man (2008)


Directed by: Jon Faverau
Produced by: Kevin Feige, Peter Bilingsley, Victoria Alonso, Bernd Eichinger, Avi Arad, Ari Arad, Jon Faverau, and Jeremy Latham
Written by: Mark Fergus, Hawk Otsby, Art Marcum, and Matt Holloway
Based on characters created by: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Don Heck, and Larry Lieber
Cinematography: Matthew Libatique
Edited by: Dan Lebental
Music by: Ramin Djawadi

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 2002 Average listal rating (1173 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Milk (2009)


Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Produced by: Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, William Horberg, Michael London, Barbara A. Hall, Bruna Papandrea, and Dustin Lance Black
Written by: Dustin Lance Black
Cinematography: Harris Savides
Edited by: Elliot Graham
Music by: Danny Elfman

Distributed by: Focus Features
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 918 Average listal rating (550 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Frost/Nixon (2008)


Directed by: Ron Howard
Produced by: Brian Grazer, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Karen Kehela Sherwood, Ron Howard, Todd Hallowell, Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin, Peter Morgan, David Bernardi, Michelle Brattson, and Matthew Byam Shaw
Based on the play by: Peter Morgan
Written by: Peter Morgan
Cinematography: Salvatore Totino
Edited by: David P. Hanley and Mike Hill
Music by: Hans Zimmer

Distributed by: Universal Pictures
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People who added this item 2561 Average listal rating (1697 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7


Directed by: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Produced by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Robert Graf, and Karen Ruth Getchell
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki
Edited b: Joel Coen and Ethan Cohen
Music by: Carter Burwell

Distributed by: Focus Features
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 1402 Average listal rating (891 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Valkyrie (2008)


Directed by: Bryan Singer
Produced by: Gilbert Adler, Bryan Singer, Christopher McQuarrie, and John Ottman
Cinematography: John Ottman
Edited by: Newton Thomas Siegel
Music by: John Ottman

Distributed by: MGM/UA
Agent Kermit D. Fonz's rating:
People who added this item 3477 Average listal rating (2393 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7


Directed by: Marc Webb
Produced by: Steven J. Wolfe, Mason Novick, Mark Waters, and Jessica Tuchinsky
Written by: Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
Cinematography: Eric Steelberg
Edited by: Alex Edward Bell
Music by: Rob Simonsen and Mychael Danna

Distributed by: Fox Searchlight Pictures
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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7


Directed by: Charles Biname
Produced by: Daniel Louis and Denise Robert
Written by: Ken Scott
Cinematography: Pierre Gill
Edited by: Michel Arcand
Music by: Michel Cusson

Distributed by: Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm and Palm Pictures
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