Best Drama Movies of 2010

1.

The King's Speech

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Michael Gambon, Jennifer Ehle, Derek Jacobi, Freya Wilson, Ramona Marquez ..
Directed by: Tom Hooper
Release date: 2010-09-06
2.

Black Swan

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

A journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder, Benjamin Millepied, Ksenia Solo, Kristina Anapau, Janet Montgomery, Sebastian Stan ..
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Release date: 2010-12-03
3.

Flipped

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.

Starring: Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards, John Mahoney, Penelope Ann Miller, Aidan Quinn, Kevin Weisman, Morgan Lily, Ryan Ketzner ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 2010-08-06
4.

The Fighter

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

Boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Mickey O'Keefe, Dendrie Taylor, Jack McGee, Bianca Hunter, Erica McDermott, Jenna Lamia ..
Directed by: David O. Russell
Release date: 2010-12-17
5.

True Grit

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, Domhnall Gleeson, Bruce Green, Ed Lee Corbin, Roy Lee Jones, Paul Rae ..
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Release date: 2010-12-22
6.

127 Hours

5.9
7.5/10 IMDB

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Starring: James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Clémence Poésy, Lizzy Caplan, Kate Burton, Treat Williams, Sean Bott, Koleman Stinger, Parker Hadley ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 2010-11-05
7.

The Pacific

5.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.

Release date: 2010-03-15
8.

The Next Three Days

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of murdering her boss. Her husband John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. When the strain of being separated from her husband and son gets to her, John decides to find a way to break her out.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Brian Dennehy, RZA, Moran Atias, Olivia Wilde, Jason Beghe, Nazanin Boniadi, Tyrone Giordano, Ty Simpkins ..
Directed by: Paul Haggis
Release date: 2010-11-18
9.

The Way Back

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag—to take a perilous and uncertain journey to freedom as they cross deserts, mountains and several nations.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Dejan Angelov, Drago? Bucur, Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Alexandru Potocean, Gustaf Skarsgård, Sebastian Urzendowsky ..
Directed by: Peter Weir
Release date: 2010-09-03
10.

Blue Valentine

5.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel, John Doman, Faith Wladyka, Marshall Johnson, Jen Jones, Maryann Plunkett, James Benatti, Barbara Troy ..
Directed by: Derek Cianfrance
Release date: 2010-12-16

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