Best Drama Movies of 2003

1.

Big Fish

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Marion Cotillard, Robert Guillaume, Matthew McGrory, David Denman ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2003-12-25
2.

Mystic River

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney, Kevin Chapman, Tom Guiry, Emmy Rossum, Eli Wallach ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2003-10-07
3.

Love Actually

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.

Starring: Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Martine McCutcheon, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson ..
Directed by: Richard Curtis
Release date: 2003-09-07
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4.

Battlestar Galactica

6.0
8.6/10 IMDB

After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.

Release date: 2003-12-08
5.

The Dreamers

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Starring: Michael Pitt, Eva Green, Louis Garrel, Anna Chancellor, Robin Renucci, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Florian Cadiou, Pierre Hancisse, Valentin Merlet ..
Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
Release date: 2003-09-01
6.

The Life of David Gale

5.6
7.6/10 IMDB

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Rhona Mitra, Matt Craven, Melissa McCarthy, Cleo King, Lee Ritchey, Brandy Little ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 2003-02-21
7.

Bad Santa

5.5
7.0/10 IMDB

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Bernie Mac, John Ritter, Lauren Graham, Lauren Tom, Octavia Spencer, Cloris Leachman, Lorna Scott ..
Directed by: Terry Zwigoff
Release date: 2003-11-26
8.

The Station Agent

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Michelle Williams, Raven Goodwin, Josh Pais, John Slattery, Jayce Bartok, Joe Lo Truglio, Paul Benjamin ..
Directed by: Tom McCarthy
Release date: 2003-01-26
9.

American Splendor

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak, Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner, Daniel Tay, Donal Logue, Molly Shannon, Toby Radloff ..
Directed by: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Release date: 2003-08-15
10.

Seabiscuit

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, David McCullough, Chris Cooper, Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Banks, Gary L. Stevens, William H. Macy, Royce D. Applegate, Eddie Jones, Chris McCarron ..
Directed by: Gary Ross
Release date: 2003-07-22

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