Best Drama 2015 Movies

Anomalisa

Anomalisa

Anomalisa
IMDb: 7.3
90 min

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

The Revenant

The Revenant

The Revenant
IMDb: 8.0
156 min

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Joy

Joy

Joy
IMDb: 6.6
124 min

A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs.

The Big Short

The Big Short

The Big Short
IMDb: 7.8
131 min

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl
IMDb: 7.1
120 min

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she’s meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe….

Creed

Creed

Creed
IMDb: 7.6
133 min

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

Carol

Carol

Carol
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human…

Spotlight

Spotlight

Spotlight
IMDb: 8.1
129 min

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys….

Trumbo

Trumbo

Trumbo
IMDb: 7.5
124 min

The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.

I Smile Back

I Smile Back

I Smile Back
IMDb: 6.1
85 min

Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine…

Brooklyn

Brooklyn

Brooklyn
IMDb: 7.5
111 min

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

Room

Room

Room
IMDb: 8.1
117 min

Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the…

Suffragette

Suffragette

Suffragette
IMDb: 6.9
106 min

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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Truth

Truth

Truth
IMDb: 6.8
121 min

As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service….

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies
IMDb: 7.6
141 min

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers’ only hope is…

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
IMDb: 7.2
122 min

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint…

Burnt

Burnt

Burnt
IMDb: 6.6
100 min

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant…

The Martian

The Martian

The Martian
IMDb: 8.0
141 min

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded…

The Walk

The Walk

The Walk
IMDb: 7.3
123 min

The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

Stonewall

Stonewall

Stonewall
IMDb: 5.2
129 min

”Stonewall” is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay…

Sicario

Sicario

Sicario
IMDb: 7.6
122 min

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation
IMDb: 7.7
137 min

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who…

Everest

Everest

Everest
IMDb: 7.1
121 min

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, ”Everest” documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their…

Legend

Legend

Legend
IMDb: 6.9
131 min

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they…

Black Mass

Black Mass

Black Mass
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to…

We Are Your Friends

We Are Your Friends

We Are Your Friends
IMDb: 6.2
96 min

Young Cole Carter dreams of hitting the big time as a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights hanging with buddies and working on the one track that will…

Macbeth

Macbeth

Macbeth
IMDb: 6.6
113 min

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting…

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton
IMDb: 7.8
147 min

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful…

The End of the Tour

The End of the Tour

The End of the Tour
IMDb: 7.3
106 min

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic…

The Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social…

Mr. Holmes

Mr. Holmes

Mr. Holmes
IMDb: 6.9
103 min

The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an…

Dope

Dope

Dope
IMDb: 7.2
103 min

Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him…

Paper Towns

Paper Towns

Paper Towns
IMDb: 6.3
109 min

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a…

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend….

Son of Saul

Son of Saul

Son of Saul
IMDb: 7.5
107 min

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a…

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Youth

Youth

Youth
IMDb: 7.3
118 min

YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite…

The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline
IMDb: 7.2
112 min

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets…

Ex Machina

Ex Machina

Ex Machina
IMDb: 7.7
108 min

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO…

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Kilo Two Bravo

Kilo Two Bravo

Kilo Two Bravo
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

British soldiers guarding the Kajaki Dam set out to rescue a three-man team after one of them loses a leg to a landmine.

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