Best Drama Movies of 2016

1.

Hacksaw Ridge

6.7
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
2.

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, Ayden Stallings
Release date: 2016-11-29
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: 2016-01-20
4.

Hidden Figures

6.6
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
5.

Sing Street

6.5
7.9/10 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.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

6.4
8.0/10 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
7.

Captain Fantastic

6.4
7.8/10 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: 2016-07-08
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
9.

I, Daniel Blake

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

Starring: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Dylan McKiernan, Briana Shann, Kate Rutter, Sharon Percy, Kema Sikazwe, Natalie Ann Jamieson, Micky McGregor, Colin Coombs ..
Directed by: Ken Loach
Release date: 2016-10-21
10.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

6.3
7.8/10 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
11.

Me Before You

6.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.

Starring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance, Brendan Coyle, Jenna Coleman, Matthew Lewis, Samantha Spiro, Stephen Peacocke, Vanessa Kirby ..
Directed by: Thea Sharrock
Release date: 2016-06-01
12.

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
13.

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
14.

A Street Cat Named Bob

6.2
7.3/10 IMDB

James Bowen, a homeless busker and recovering drug addict, has his life transformed when he meets a stray ginger cat.

Starring: Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Stewart Head, Caroline Goodall, Bob the Cat, Beth Goddard, Darren Evans, Ruth Sheen, Nina Wadia ..
Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
Release date: 2016-11-04
15.

Nocturnal Animals

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Ellie Bamber, Armie Hammer, Zawe Ashton, Karl Glusman, Robert Aramayo ..
Directed by: Tom Ford
Release date: 2016-11-04
16.

Miss Sloane

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, John Lithgow, Sam Waterston, David Wilson Barnes, Jack Murray ..
Directed by: John Madden
Release date: 2016-11-25
17.

Hell or High Water

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Marin Ireland, Katy Mixon, Dale Dickey, Kevin Rankin, Melanie Papalia, John-Paul Howard ..
Directed by: David Mackenzie
Release date: 2016-08-11
18.

The Winds of Winter

6.1
9.9/10 IMDB

Cersei and Loras Tyrell stand trial by the gods. Daenerys prepares to set sail for Westeros. Davos confronts Melisandre. Sam and Gilly arrive in the Citadel. Bran discovers a long-kept secret. Lord Frey has an uninvited guest.

Starring: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer, Liam Cunningham, Sophie Turner, Aidan Gillen, Carice van Houten ..
Directed by: Miguel Sapochnik
Release date: 2016-06-26
19.

Sully

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 souls aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Anna Gunn, Autumn Reeser, Holt McCallany, Mike O'Malley, Jamey Sheridan, Jerry Ferrara, Molly Hagan ..
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2016-09-07
20.

Sing

6.1
7.1/10 IMDB

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Rhea Perlman, Nick Kroll, Nick Offerman ..
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Release date: 2016-11-23
21.

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
22.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Starring: James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini, Pablo Schreiber, Toby Stephens, Dominic Fumusa, Matt Letscher, David Denman, Alexia Barlier, Freddie Stroma ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2016-01-14
23.

A Monster Calls

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Liam Neeson, Geraldine Chaplin, Jennifer Lim, James Melville, Lily-Rose Aslandogdu, Dominic Boyle ..
Directed by: J. A. Bayona
Release date: 2016-10-07
24.

Miracles from Heaven

6.0
7.1/10 IMDB

When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family restored and their community inspired.

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, Martin Henderson, John Carroll Lynch, Eugenio Derbez, Queen Latifah, Brighton Sharbino, Courtney Fansler, Wayne Pére, Kelly Collins Lintz ..
Directed by: Patricia Riggen
Release date: 2016-03-17
25.

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
26.

Eddie the Eagle

5.9
7.3/10 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: 2016-02-25
27.

The Fundamentals of Caring

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the western states. The folks they collect along the way will help them test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence. Together, they come to understand the importance of hope and the necessity of true friendship.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Ehle, Bobby Cannavale, Megan Ferguson, Frederick Weller, Julia Denton, Alex Huff, Samantha Huskey ..
Directed by: Rob Burnett
Release date: 2016-06-16
28.

The Man Who Knew Infinity

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.

Starring: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Toby Jones, Stephen Fry, Jeremy Northam, Devika Bhise, Kevin McNally, Shazad Latif, Malcolm Sinclair, Elaine Caulfield ..
Directed by: Matthew Brown
Release date: 2016-04-08
29.

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
30.

Paterson

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A week in the life of Paterson, a poet bus driver, and his wife Laura, a very creative artist, who live in Paterson, New Jersey, hometown of many famous poets and artists.

Starring: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie, Barry Shabaka Henley, Method Man, Chasten Harmon, William Jackson Harper, Masatoshi Nagase, Kara Hayward, Jared Gilman ..
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 2016-11-17
31.

Eye in the Sky

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” As American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute reaching the highest levels of US and British government over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.

Starring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi, Jeremy Northam, Phoebe Fox, Armaan Haggio, Aisha Takow, Monica Dolan, Richard McCabe ..
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Release date: 2016-03-10
32.

Patriots Day

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the Boston Marathon bombers before they strike again.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan, Alex Wolff, Themo Melikidze, Michael Beach, Vincent Curatola, James Colby ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2016-12-12
33.

Race

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the story of Jesse Owens, the athlete whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

Starring: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Carice van Houten, Jeremy Irons, Amanda Crew, William Hurt, David Kross, Eli Goree, Giacomo Gianniotti, Jonathan Aris ..
Directed by: Stephen Hopkins
Release date: 2016-02-19
34.

The Accountant

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, John Lithgow, Jeffrey Tambor, Jean Smart, Andy Umberger, Alison Wright ..
Directed by: Gavin O'Connor
Release date: 2016-10-13
35.

The Founder

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B.J. Novak, Laura Dern, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, Wilbur Fitzgerald ..
Directed by: John Lee Hancock
Release date: 2016-09-13
36.

The Light Between Oceans

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson, Caren Pistorius, Florence Clery, Anthony Hayes, Emily Barclay, Leon Ford ..
Directed by: Derek Cianfrance
Release date: 2016-09-02
37.

Silence

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds, Liam Neeson, Shinya Tsukamoto, Issey Ogata, Yoshi Oida, Yosuke Kubozuka, Nana Komatsu ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2016-12-22
38.

Passengers

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy García, Aurora Perrineau, Julee Cerda, Kristin Brock, Vince Foster, Kara Flowers ..
Directed by: Morten Tyldum
Release date: 2016-12-21
39.

10 Cloverfield Lane

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr., Bradley Cooper, Douglas M. Griffin, Suzanne Cryer, Maya Erskine, Mat Vairo, Ryan Martin Dwyer, Britton Frost ..
Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg
Release date: 2016-03-10
40.

Deepwater Horizon

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O'Brien, Kate Hudson, David Maldonado, Ethan Suplee, Henry Frost, Jeremy Sande ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2016-09-28
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41.

11.22.63

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.

Release date: 2016-02-15
42.

Allied

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Simon McBurney, Lizzy Caplan, Matthew Goode, Anton Lesser, August Diehl, Camille Cottin, Charlotte Hope ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 2016-11-17
43.

Fences

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney, Lesley Boone, Christopher Mele, Jason Silvis ..
Directed by: Denzel Washington
Release date: 2016-12-16
44.

Collateral Beauty

5.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Starring: Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley, Naomie Harris, Jacob Latimore, Ann Dowd, Enrique Murciano ..
Directed by: David Frankel
Release date: 2016-12-06
45.

War Dogs

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Starring: Miles Teller, Jonah Hill, Ana de Armas, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Pollak, Patrick St. Esprit, Shaun Toub, JB Blanc, Gabriel Spahiu, Julian Sergi ..
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Release date: 2016-08-17
46.

Swiss Army Man

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new “friend” and an unusual bag of tricks, the duo go on an epic adventure to bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Starring: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Timothy Eulich, Shane Carruth, Richard Gross, Marika Casteel, Antonia Ribero, Andy Hull, Aaron Marshall ..
Directed by: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Release date: 2016-06-24
47.

Demolition

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, Judah Lewis, C.J. Wilson, Heather Lind, Polly Draper, Debra Monk, Wass Stevens, Blaire Brooks ..
Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée
Release date: 2016-04-06
48.

Free State of Jones

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell, Jacob Lofland, Sean Bridgers, Brad Carter, Jane McNeill, Gary Grubbs, Christopher Berry ..
Directed by: Gary Ross
Release date: 2016-06-24
49.

Boyka: Undisputed IV

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In the fourth installment of the fighting franchise, Boyka is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for. When he finds out the wife of the man he accidentally killed is in trouble, Boyka offers to fight in a series of impossible battles to free her from a life of servitude.

Starring: Scott Adkins, Teodora Duhovnikova, Alon Abutbul, Julian Vergov, Martyn Ford, Brahim Achabbakhe, Paul Chahidi, Petio Petkov, Valentin Ganev, Vlado Mihailov ..
Directed by: Todor Chapkanov, Isaac Florentine
Release date: 2016-08-01
50.

The Choice

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.

Starring: Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Maggie Grace, Alexandra Daddario, Tom Welling, Tom Wilkinson, Jesse C. Boyd, Brad James, Noree Victoria, Anna Enger Ritch ..
Directed by: Ross Katz
Release date: 2016-02-04

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