Best Drama Movies of 2016

1.

La La Land

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons, Amiée Conn, Terry Walters, Thom Shelton, Cinda Adams, Callie Hernandez ..
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Release date: 2016-11-29
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2.

Hacksaw Ridge

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Vince Vaughn, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Ryan Corr, Richard Roxburgh, Luke Pegler ..
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Release date: 2016-10-07
3.

Lion

6.6
8.0/10 IMDB

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Starring: Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman, Abhishek Bharate, Divian Ladwa, Priyanka Bose, Deepti Naval, Tannishtha Chatterjee ..
Directed by: Garth Davis
Release date: 2016-11-24
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4.

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
5.

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
6.

Hidden Figures

6.5
7.8/10 IMDB

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Kirsten Dunst, Glen Powell, Ariana Neal, Saniyya Sidney ..
Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Release date: 2016-12-10
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7.

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
8.

Arrival

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma, Mark O'Brien, Julia Scarlett Dan, Abigail Pniowsky, Jadyn Malone, Carmela Nozza Guizzo ..
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Release date: 2016-11-10
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9.

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
10.

Manchester by the Sea

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Gretchen Mol, C.J. Wilson, Tate Donovan, Kara Hayward, Anna Baryshnikov, Matthew Broderick ..
Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
Release date: 2016-11-18

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