Best Drama 2016 Movies

Jackie

Jackie

Jackie
IMDb: 6.7
100 min

An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963.

La La Land

La La Land

La La Land
IMDb: 8.0
129 min

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts…

Lion

Lion

Lion
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years…

Rules Don’t Apply

Rules Don’t Apply

Rules Don’t Apply
IMDb: 5.7
127 min

It’s Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her…

Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea
IMDb: 7.8
135 min

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that…

Arrival

Arrival

Arrival
IMDb: 7.9
116 min

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Loving

Loving

Loving
IMDb: 7.0
123 min

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at…

Moonlight

Moonlight

Moonlight
IMDb: 7.4
111 min

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling…

Christine

Christine

Christine
IMDb: 6.9
123 min

Christine is an ambitious 29-year-old news reporter, in Sarasota, FL, circa 1974. Relentlessly motivated to succeed, she knows she has talent, but being a driven career woman in the 1970s…

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge
IMDb: 8.1
140 min

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the…

Goat

Goat

Goat
IMDb: 5.7
102 min

Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of ’brotherhood,’ tests him…

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation
IMDb: 6.4
120 min

Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virginia that results in a violent retaliation from whites.

Sully

Sully

Sully
IMDb: 7.4
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ’Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ’Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the…

Hell or High Water

Hell or High Water

Hell or High Water
IMDb: 7.6
102 min

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s farm in West Texas.

Don’t Think Twice

Don’t Think Twice

Don’t Think Twice
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.

Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic
IMDb: 7.9
119 min

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Into the Forest

Into the Forest

Into the Forest
IMDb: 5.8
101 min

In the not too distant future, two young women who live in a remote ancient forest discover the world around them is on the brink of an apocalypse. Informed only…

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Love and Friendship

Love and Friendship

Love and Friendship
IMDb: 6.4
94 min

From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for…

Cafe Society

Cafe Society

Cafe Society
IMDb: 6.6
96 min

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the…

Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins
IMDb: 6.8
110 min

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Midnight Special

Midnight Special

Midnight Special
IMDb: 6.6
112 min

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

Hello, My Name Is Doris

Hello, My Name Is Doris

Hello, My Name Is Doris
IMDb: 6.6
95 min

A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker.

A Bigger Splash

A Bigger Splash

A Bigger Splash
IMDb: 6.4
125 min

An American couple, Paul and Marianne, spend their vacation in Italy and experiences trouble when the wife invites a former lover and his teenage daughter to visit, which leads to…

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Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead
IMDb: 6.4
100 min

An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.

The Lobster

The Lobster

The Lobster
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five…