Best Drama Movies of 2018

1.

Bohemian Rhapsody

7.5

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.

A Star Is Born

6.7

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: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Sam Elliott
Directed by: Bradley Cooper
Release date: 2018-10-03
3.

Love, Simon

6.5

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.

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

6.4

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
5.

A Quiet Place

6.2

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
6.

BlacKkKlansman

6.2

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, Topher Grace, Alec Baldwin, Jasper Pääkkönen
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2018-07-30
7.

Bird Box

6.2

When a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, only one thing is certain: if you see it, you take your life. Facing the unknown, Malorie finds love, hope and a new beginning only for it to unravel. Now she must flee with her two children down a treacherous river to the one place left that may offer sanctuary. But to survive, they'll have to undertake the perilous two-day journey blindfolded.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, Jacki Weaver
Directed by: Susanne Bier
Release date: 2018-12-13
8.

First Man

6.1

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
9.

Green Book

6.0

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, Don Stark, Sebastian Maniscalco
Directed by: Peter Farrelly
Release date: 2018-11-16
10.

Midnight Sun

5.9

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
11.

The Favourite

5.7

In 18th century England, 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: 2018-11-20
12.

Searching

5.6

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
13.

Eighth Grade

5.6

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

Starring: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan, Daniel Zolghadri
Directed by: Bo Burnham
Release date: 2018-01-19
14.

Creed II

5.5

Follows Adonis Creed's life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family, and his continuing quest to become a champion.

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Wood Harris, Phylicia Rashād
Directed by: Steven Caple Jr.
Release date: 2018-11-21
15.

A Simple Favor

5.5

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Emily undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Ian Ho, Joshua Satine
Directed by: Paul Feig
Release date: 2018-08-29
16.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

5.4

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.

Starring: Lily James, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson
Directed by: Mike Newell
Release date: 2018-04-19
17.

Vice

5.4

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
18.

Blindspotting

5.4

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

Starring: Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Janina Gavankar, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Ethan Embry
Directed by: Carlos López Estrada
Release date: 2018-07-20
19.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

5.4

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, Liam Neeson, Tom Waits, Zoe Kazan
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 2018-11-09
20.

Beautiful Boy

5.3

After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

Starring: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Christian Convery
Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen
Release date: 2018-10-12

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