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My Top 50 Dramas of All Time

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A beautiful and tragic story, the kind that is better to watch with some tissues. The casting in this movie is just incredible, it was what made it so unforgeable and powerful to me, the amazing performances of everyone present.
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The first time I saw it, it felt just like a very good story. The second time I did it, it had a greater impact on me, and I realized just how powerful and unforgettable is the amazing journey of the main character. Not the "wild" journey mind you, but the personal journey of self-discovery. If not for the amazing soundtrack which has become my favorite of all time, watch it for the amazing scenarios and dialogue.
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People who added this item 2307 Average listal rating (1422 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 8.9
One of the most amazingly well-crafted and most interesting movies I have ever had the pleasure to watch. A simple story with thrilling developments and groundbreaking performances from the entire cast. And Lumet's direction is simply phenomenal, never is the film boring in its entire run.
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People who added this item 3430 Average listal rating (2250 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
I've only heard good things about this movie and it was the only one from Clive Own's most popular movies I hadn't watched yet, and I must say... it completely caught me by surprise, especially when the story started picking up.

If there's a word to describe this movie (and it's hard to find a better movie to fit with that same word) it's breathtaking... this movie literally takes your breath away in some of its emotion-injecting scenes. The atmosphere is frightening real, it will immerse you into the movie and keep you on the edge of your seat in the final moments. A story with an incredibly real feeling of what could happen to humanity if it lost its innocence.
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People who added this item 6488 Average listal rating (4399 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.5
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People who added this item 4730 Average listal rating (3105 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4
There's no denying the genius of Mel Gibson, he is one of my all-time favorite actors, but also a capable director. He knows how to make movies with heart, and this movie is so freaking powerful.
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An incredible movie with superb gun-action in the inicial scene and final act. An incredibly powerful story with great, great performances by Jean Reno, young Natalie Portman and Gary Oldman. A character development trip, emotional through the ride.
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People who added this item 3741 Average listal rating (2204 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
Most complete and disturbing movie about the Vietnam which brings feelings of insanity and unpredictability not seen anywhere else. A difficult journey accompanied by an unforgettable soundtrack.
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People who added this item 3021 Average listal rating (1980 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Eastwood's most human story. Only him to make an old american patriot bastard likable and a very sympathetic character. The circumstances of life can really tell a lot about a person.
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One of those movies that make you think "why is life so unjust?" Unforgettable characters.
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People who added this item 298 Average listal rating (148 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
A heart-wrenching tale of a man who has long stopped living and just survives doing what he can for his family, that is until the arrival of someone special starts causing drastic changes to this man's life. Phenomenal story.
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People who added this item 3121 Average listal rating (1927 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.6
An incredible life story in a place where living can be a real trial. The characters are fantastically well done, the tragic moments painfully hard to watch and the entertainment value is aided by the surprising humour at times. A lesson of life.
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People who added this item 901 Average listal rating (611 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Warrior (2011)
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People who added this item 2118 Average listal rating (1295 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
One of the most powerful performances of all time by the legend himself. The direction is perfect, Jake La Motta is one hell of a character, and together, De Niro and Scorsese deliver a kind of movie hardly seen now-a-days. Intense, real and scary, this film can really get to you.
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People who added this item 2056 Average listal rating (1213 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
2008 must be Eastwood's greatest year. Changeling and Gran Torino, very emotional and engaging stories.
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The greatest war movie that isn't about war. It's about people, and the story is heart-shattering.
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People who added this item 1473 Average listal rating (928 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
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People who added this item 1150 Average listal rating (696 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Insider (1999)
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People who added this item 2157 Average listal rating (1347 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Greatest cast I've seen in the 40's. The characters are flawed, but incredibly likable and the actors make them come to life with a contagious energy. In all honesty, there's no romantic comedy like this.

This movie was definitely the trigger for my passion for Jimmy Stewart.
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Best vampire movie ever, and it's much more than a simple vampire story.
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People who added this item 1052 Average listal rating (651 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
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Speecheless...words cannot describe this movie, it's just too powerful. No doubt, an amazing story, one to be remembered.
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Atticus Finch is a great character, you know everything will be fine when he's around.
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People who added this item 2233 Average listal rating (1452 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Great Story, very emotional, and certainly Rourke's most spectacular performance.
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People who added this item 1867 Average listal rating (1240 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
Both Tony Scott and Denzel Washington most amazing movie. I must say the direction was perfect and the characters felt real. I cried in this one.
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People who added this item 1903 Average listal rating (1123 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
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People who added this item 755 Average listal rating (454 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
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Anyone who has someone in their family or someone close who suffers from alcoholism or even if you are an alcoholic yourself, I can't help but highly recommend this movie to you. Taking into account when it was made, the story is still very modern and incredibly powerful. I can strongly relate with this movie.
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People who added this item 5303 Average listal rating (3490 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
When I re-watched Amélie, I rediscovered the beauty in it and why so many of my closest female friends regarded it so highly. This is a very special character.
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People who added this item 2249 Average listal rating (1408 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
127 Hours (2010)
James Franco superb performance and the intensity of the whole thing did catch me off guard. I was not expecting the movie to be so graphic, and together with the realism of the story and strong emotions, it became the most memorable movie of a good year for movies.
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The hardest movie I ever watched. It's that violent and graphic..
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People who added this item 4550 Average listal rating (2983 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
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Inspiring and very enjoyable movie, it just didn't touch me as much as I thought it would, I had such high expectations. It still managed to be a wonderful ride.


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People who added this item 1964 Average listal rating (1224 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
If there's one thing about this movie that separates it from other war movies is that it has a 2-part story. On the one had, the first half explores the lives of the characters, their families and their habits. On the other hand, the second half shows the horrors of war, the changes within the character and how Vietnam destroyed their pre-war lives as they were.
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People who added this item 3208 Average listal rating (2077 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 1707 Average listal rating (1062 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 1569 Average listal rating (1004 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
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People who added this item 4010 Average listal rating (2351 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
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People who added this item 684 Average listal rating (373 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.3
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People who added this item 6561 Average listal rating (4243 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
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