Best Drama Movies of 1993

1.

Schindler's List

7.2
8.9/10 IMDB

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz, Malgorzata Gebel, Shmuel Levy, Mark Ivanir, Béatrice Macola ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 1993-11-30
2.

In the Name of the Father

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave, Beatie Edney, John Benfield, Paterson Joseph, Marie Jones, Gerard McSorley ..
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Release date: 1993-12-12
3.

Carlito's Way

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him, and lead a better life outside NYC.

Starring: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo, Ingrid Rogers, Luis Guzmán, Adrian Pasdar, Viggo Mortensen, James Rebhorn, Joseph Siravo ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1993-11-10
4.

Groundhog Day

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brian Doyle-Murray, Angela Paton, Rick Ducommun, Rick Overton, Robin Duke, Willie Garson ..
Directed by: Harold Ramis
Release date: 1993-02-11
5.

Philadelphia

6.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Obba Babatundé ..
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Release date: 1993-12-22
6.

The Fugitive

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to death, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find the real killer and clear his name.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, Jeroen Krabbé, Daniel Roebuck, L. Scott Caldwell, Ron Dean ..
Directed by: Andrew Davis
Release date: 1993-08-06
7.

A Bronx Tale

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato, Francis Capra, Taral Hicks, Kathrine Narducci, Clem Caserta, Alfred Sauchelli Jr., Frank Pietrangolare, Joe Pesci ..
Directed by: Robert De Niro
Release date: 1993-09-14
8.

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, Darlene Cates, Laura Harrington, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Kevin Tighe, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover ..
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 1993-12-17
9.

A Perfect World

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther, Bradley Whitford, Keith Szarabajka, Leo Burmester, Paul Hewitt, Ray McKinnon, Jennifer Griffin ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 1993-11-24
10.

Dazed and Confused

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum when his football coach demands he sign a "no drugs" pledge.

Starring: Jason London, Rory Cochrane, Wiley Wiggins, Sasha Jenson, Michelle Burke, Adam Goldberg, Marissa Ribisi, Anthony Rapp, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 1993-09-24

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