Best Drama Movies of 2018

1.

Bohemian Rhapsody

7.0
8.0/10

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.

Starring: Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Lucy Boynton
Directed by: Bryan Singer, Dexter Fletcher
Release date: 2018-10-24
2.

Green Book

6.9
8.2/10

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Dimiter D. Marinov, Mike Hatton
Directed by: Peter Farrelly
Release date: 2018-11-16
3.

Love, Simon

6.5
7.6/10

Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.

Starring: Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Garner, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp
Directed by: Greg Berlanti
Release date: 2018-02-16
4.

A Star Is Born

6.4
7.7/10

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Rafi Gavron
Directed by: Bradley Cooper
Release date: 2018-10-03
5.

Searching

6.3
7.7/10

After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop.

Starring: John Cho, Michelle La, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Sara Sohn
Directed by: Aneesh Chaganty
Release date: 2018-08-24
6.

A Quiet Place

6.2
7.6/10

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward
Directed by: John Krasinski
Release date: 2018-04-03
7.

The Favourite

6.2
7.6/10

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Release date: 2018-11-23
8.

BlacKkKlansman

6.2
7.5/10

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2018-07-30
9.

First Man

6.0
7.3/10

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Release date: 2018-10-11
10.

Vice

5.9
7.2/10

George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Tyler Perry
Directed by: Adam McKay
Release date: 2018-12-25
11.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

5.9
7.3/10

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Starring: Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco, Zoe Kazan, Liam Neeson, Tom Waits
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 2018-11-09
12.

Midnight Sun

5.9
6.6/10

Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.

Starring: Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rob Riggle, Quinn Shephard, Ken Tremblett
Directed by: Scott Speer
Release date: 2018-03-22
13.

Crazy Rich Asians

5.8
7.0/10

An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.

Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu
Directed by: Jon M. Chu
Release date: 2018-08-15
14.

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

5.8
7.2/10

In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.

Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Craig Parkinson, Alice Lowe, Will Poulter, Craig Parker
Directed by: David Slade
Release date: 2018-12-28
15.

Creed II

5.8
7.2/10

Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight against an opponent with ties to his family's past, Adonis Creed is up against the challenge of his life.

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Florian Munteanu, Tessa Thompson
Directed by: Steven Caple Jr.
Release date: 2018-11-21
16.

Bad Times at the El Royale

5.7
7.1/10

Lake Tahoe, 1969. Seven strangers, each one with a secret to bury, meet at El Royale, a decadent motel with a dark past. In the course of a fateful night, everyone will have one last shot at redemption.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth
Directed by: Drew Goddard
Release date: 2018-10-04
17.

The Mule

5.7
7.1/10

Earl Stone, a man in his 80s, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Release date: 2018-12-14
18.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

5.7
7.1/10

Agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the United States border.

Starring: Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan, Catherine Keener
Directed by: Stefano Sollima
Release date: 2018-06-27
19.

The Hate U Give

5.6
7.3/10

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, K.J. Apa, Common
Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.
Release date: 2018-10-19
20.

Bird Box

5.6
6.6/10

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, Jacki Weaver
Directed by: Susanne Bier
Release date: 2018-12-13

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