Best Drama Movies of 2015

1.

Inside Out

6.9
8.1/10 IMDB

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life and tries to keep things positive, but the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

Starring: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, Kyle MacLachlan, Paula Poundstone ..
Directed by: Pete Docter
Release date: 2015-06-09
2.

Room

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.

Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, Sean Bridgers, Tom McCamus, Amanda Brugel, Joe Pingue, Cas Anvar, Wendy Crewson ..
Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson
Release date: 2015-10-16
3.

The Revenant

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson, Paul Anderson, Brad Carter, Kristoffer Joner, Lukas Haas, Brendan Fletcher, Joshua Burge ..
Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Release date: 2015-12-25
4.

Spotlight

6.5
8.1/10 IMDB

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, Brian d'Arcy James, Gene Amoroso, Billy Crudup, Maureen Keiller ..
Directed by: Tom McCarthy
Release date: 2015-11-06
5.

Straight Outta Compton

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

Starring: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr., Aldis Hodge, Marlon Yates Jr., R. Marcos Taylor, Carra Patterson, Alexandra Shipp, Paul Giamatti ..
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Release date: 2015-08-13
6.

Beasts of No Nation

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child fighting in the civil war of an unnamed, fictional West African country. Follows the journey of Agu as he's forced to join a group of soldiers. While Agu fears his commander and many of the men around him, his fledgling childhood has been brutally shattered by the war raging through his country, and he is at first torn between conflicting revulsion and fascination. Depicts the mechanics of war and does not shy away from explicit, visceral detail, painting a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.

Starring: Idris Elba, Opeyemi Fagbohungbe, Abraham Attah, Richard Pepple, Ama K. Abebrese, Kobina Amissah-Sam, Emmanuel Affadzi, John Arthur, Kurt Egyiawan, Jude Akuwudike ..
Directed by: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Release date: 2015-09-11
7.

Ex Machina

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno, Corey Johnson, Claire Selby, Symara A. Templeman, Gana Bayarsaikhan, Tiffany Pisani, Elina Alminas ..
Directed by: Alex Garland
Release date: 2015-01-16
8.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to unravel when his mother forces him to befriend a classmate with leukemia.

Starring: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Connie Britton, Nick Offerman, Molly Shannon, Jon Bernthal, Katherine Hughes, Matt Bennett, Masam Holden ..
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Release date: 2015-06-12
9.

The Big Short

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Finn Wittrock ..
Directed by: Adam McKay
Release date: 2015-12-11
10.

Creed

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rash?d, Tony Bellew, Alex Henderson, Graham McTavish, Wood Harris, Ritchie Coster, Tone Trump ..
Directed by: Ryan Coogler
Release date: 2015-11-25

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