Best Drama Movies of 2016

1.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

6.6
8.2/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in 1890s London in this holiday special.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves, Mark Gatiss, Andrew Scott, Louise Brealey, Amanda Abbington, Jonathan Aris, Yasmine Akram ..
Directed by: Douglas Mackinnon
Release date: 2016-01-01
2.

Sing Street

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor, Kelly Thornton, Ben Carolan, Mark McKenna, Percy Chamburuka, Conor Hamilton ..
Directed by: John Carney
Release date: 2016-03-11
3.

Captain Fantastic

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton, Shree Crooks, Charlie Shotwell, Trin Miller, Kathryn Hahn, Steve Zahn ..
Directed by: Matt Ross
Release date: 2016-07-02
4.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House, Rhys Darby, Oscar Kightley, Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne, Troy Kingi, Cohen Holloway, Stan Walker ..
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Release date: 2016-03-31
5.

The Jungle Book

6.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken, Lupita Nyong'o, Giancarlo Esposito, Garry Shandling, Jon Favreau ..
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2016-04-07
6.

Moonlight

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Starring: Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Alex Hibbert, Jaden Piner, Patrick Decile ..
Directed by: Barry Jenkins
Release date: 2016-10-21
7.

Eddie the Eagle

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Ania Sowinski, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, Iris Berben, Jim Broadbent, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Dickon Tolson ..
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Release date: 2016-02-26
8.

Colonia

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Starring: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey, Vicky Krieps, Jeanne Werner, Julian Ovenden, August Zirner, Martin Wuttke, Nicolás Barsoff ..
Directed by: Florian Gallenberger
Release date: 2016-02-12
9.

The Edge of Seventeen

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.

Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick, Hayden Szeto, Alexander Calvert, Eric Keenleyside, Nesta Cooper, Meredith Monroe ..
Directed by: Kelly Fremon Craig
Release date: 2016-11-18
10.

Snowden

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Scott Eastwood, Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schnetzer, Lakeith Stanfield, Rhys Ifans ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 2016-09-15

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