Best Drama Movies of 2011

1.

Submarine

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar problems arise in his relationship with Jordana.

Starring: Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins, Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, Darren Evans, Gemma Chan, Osian Cai Dulais, Lily McCann, Otis Lloyd ..
Directed by: Richard Ayoade
Release date: 2011-03-18
2.

Take Shelter

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Starring: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Katy Mixon, Shea Whigham, Ray McKinnon, Tova Stewart, Natasha Randall, Ron Kennard, Scott Knisley, Robert Longstreet ..
Directed by: Jeff Nichols
Release date: 2011-09-30
3.

The Iron Lady

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head, Harry Lloyd, Jim Broadbent, Susan Brown, Alice da Cunha, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Iain Glen, Alexandra Roach, Victoria Bewick ..
Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
Release date: 2011-12-30
4.

J. Edgar

5.2
6.5/10 IMDB

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career, and his life.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Josh Hamilton, Geoff Pierson, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Gunner Wright, Kaitlyn Dever, Adam Driver, Ed Westwick ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2011-11-09
5.

Footloose

5.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s troubled daughter Ariel in the process.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Andie MacDowell, Miles Teller, Ray McKinnon, Patrick John Flueger, Kim Dickens, Ziah Colon, Ser'Darius Blain ..
Directed by: Craig Brewer
Release date: 2011-10-06
6.

God Bless America

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.

Starring: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith, Melinda Page Hamilton, Rich McDonald, Maddie Hasson, Larry Miller, Dorie Barton, Travis Wester, Lauren Benz Phillips ..
Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait
Release date: 2011-09-09
7.

Another Earth

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

Starring: William Mapother, Brit Marling, Matthew-Lee Erlbach, DJ Flava, Meggan Lennon, AJ Diana, Bruce Colbert, Paul S. Mezey, Ana Valle, Jeffrey Goldenberg ..
Directed by: Mike Cahill
Release date: 2011-07-22
8.

Love on a Leash

4.9
9.4/10 IMDB

A dog who strives to become a man seeks a woman who will love him enough for the transformation to take place.

Starring: Jana Camp, Aneese Khamo, Michaelina Lee, Femi Emiola, Ping Wu, Rob Lanza, Saundra Austin, Karen Teliha, Shane Ayon, Lisa K. Crosato ..
Directed by: Fen Tian
Release date: 2011-07-21
9.

Beastly

4.9
5.6/10 IMDB

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less attractive. When Kyle invites his misfit classmate Kendra to an environmental rally at their school, she questions his motivations but reluctantly accepts. Later, Kyle blows Kendra off, prompting the spurned goth girl to cast a dark spell on the swaggering egotist.

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, LisaGay Hamilton, Neil Patrick Harris, Dakota Johnson, Erik Knudsen, Peter Krause, David Francis, Gio Perez ..
Directed by: Daniel Barnz
Release date: 2011-01-21
10.

Like Crazy

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley, Alex Kingston, Oliver Muirhead, Finola Hughes, Chris Messina, Ben York Jones, Edy Ganem ..
Directed by: Drake Doremus
Release date: 2011-10-28

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