Best Drama 2023 Movies

American Fiction American Fiction 7.5 1h 57min
American Fiction
IMDb: 7.5
1h 57min

Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Monk, a writer and English professor, writes a satirical novel under a pseudonym, aiming to expose the publishing world’s hypocrisies. The book’s immediate success forces him to get deeper enmeshed in his assumed identity and challenges his closely-held worldviews.

The Iron Claw The Iron Claw 7.6 2h 12min
The Iron Claw
IMDb: 7.6
2h 12min

The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Through tragedy and triumph, under the shadow of their domineering father and coach, the brothers seek larger-than-life immortality on the biggest stage in sports.

Poor Things Poor Things 7.9 2h 22min
Poor Things
IMDb: 7.9
2h 22min

Brought back to life by an unorthodox scientist, a young woman runs off with a lawyer on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, she grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.

The Color Purple The Color Purple 6.8 2h 21min
The Color Purple
IMDb: 6.8
2h 21min

A decades-spanning tale of love and resilience and of one woman’s journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.

Next Goal Wins Next Goal Wins 6.5 1h 44min
Next Goal Wins
IMDb: 6.5
1h 44min

Dutch coach Thomas Rongen attempts the nearly impossible task of turning the American Samoa soccer team from perennial losers into winners.

May December May December 6.8 1h 57min
May December
IMDb: 6.8
1h 57min

Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under the pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film about their past.

The Holdovers The Holdovers 7.9 2h 13min
The Holdovers
IMDb: 7.9
2h 13min

A curmudgeonly instructor at a New England prep school is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually, he forms an unlikely bond with one of them — a damaged, brainy troublemaker — and with the school’s head cook, who has just lost a son in Vietnam.

Society of the Snow Society of the Snow 7.8 2h 24min
Society of the Snow
IMDb: 7.8
2h 24min

On October 13, 1972, Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, chartered to take a rugby team to Chile, crashes into a glacier in the heart of the Andes.

Killers of the Flower Moon Killers of the Flower Moon 7.6 3h 26min
Killers of the Flower Moon
IMDb: 7.6
3h 26min

When oil is discovered in 1920s Oklahoma under Osage Nation land, the Osage people are murdered one by one—until the FBI steps in to unravel the mystery.

Maestro Maestro 6.5 2h 9min
Maestro
IMDb: 6.5
2h 9min

This fearless love story chronicles the complicated lifelong relationship between music legend Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein.

Perfect Days Perfect Days 7.9 2h 4min
Perfect Days
IMDb: 7.9
2h 4min

Hirayama is content with his life as a toilet cleaner in Tokyo. Outside of his structured routine, he cherishes music on cassette tapes, books, and taking photos of trees. Through…

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The Zone of Interest The Zone of Interest 7.4 1h 45min
The Zone of Interest
IMDb: 7.4
1h 45min

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

Godzilla Minus One Godzilla Minus One 7.9 2h 5min
Godzilla Minus One
IMDb: 7.9
2h 5min

In postwar Japan, a new terror rises. Will the devastated people be able to survive… let alone fight back?

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The Creator The Creator 6.7 2h 14min
The Creator
IMDb: 6.7
2h 14min

Amid a future war between the human race and the forces of artificial intelligence, a hardened ex-special forces agent grieving the disappearance of his wife, is recruited to hunt down and kill the Creator, the elusive architect of advanced AI who has developed a mysterious weapon with the power to end the war—and mankind itself.

Priscilla Priscilla 6.5 1h 50min
Priscilla
IMDb: 6.5
1h 50min

When teenage Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis Presley at a party, the man who is already a meteoric rock-and-roll superstar becomes someone entirely unexpected in private moments: a thrilling crush, an ally in loneliness, a vulnerable best friend.

NYAD NYAD 7.1 2h 1min
NYAD
IMDb: 7.1
2h 1min

The remarkable true story of athlete Diana Nyad who, at the age of 60 and with the help of her best friend and coach, commits to achieving her life-long dream: a 110-mile open ocean swim from Cuba to Florida.

Fair Play Fair Play 6.4 1h 53min
Fair Play
IMDb: 6.4
1h 53min

An unexpected promotion at a cutthroat hedge fund pushes a young couple’s relationship to the brink, threatening to unravel not only their recent engagement but their lives.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar 7.4 39min
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar
IMDb: 7.4
39min

A rich man learns about a guru who can see without using his eyes. He sets out to master the skill in order to cheat at gambling.

One Life One Life 7.5 1h 49min
One Life
IMDb: 7.5
1h 49min

British stockbroker Nicholas Winton visits Czechoslovakia in the 1930s and forms plans to assist in the rescue of Jewish children before the onset of World War II, in an operation that came to be known as the Kindertransport.

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Gran Turismo Gran Turismo 7.1 2h 15min
Gran Turismo
IMDb: 7.1
2h 15min

The ultimate wish fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won him a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional racecar driver.

Anatomy of a Fall Anatomy of a Fall 7.7 2h 32min
Anatomy of a Fall
IMDb: 7.7
2h 32min

A woman is suspected of her husband’s murder, and their blind son faces a moral dilemma as the sole witness.

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Oppenheimer Oppenheimer 8.3 3h 1min
Oppenheimer
IMDb: 8.3
3h 1min

The story of J. Robert Oppenheimer’s role in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.

Sound of Freedom Sound of Freedom 7.6 2h 11min
Sound of Freedom
IMDb: 7.6
2h 11min

The story of Tim Ballard, a former US government agent, who quits his job in order to devote his life to rescuing children from global sex traffickers.

Beau Is Afraid Beau Is Afraid 6.7 2h 59min
Beau Is Afraid
IMDb: 6.7
2h 59min

A paranoid man embarks on an epic odyssey to get home to his mother.

The Boy and the Heron The Boy and the Heron 7.6 2h 4min
The Boy and the Heron
IMDb: 7.6
2h 4min

While the Second World War rages, the teenage Mahito, haunted by his mother’s tragic death, is relocated from Tokyo to the serene rural home of his new stepmother Natsuko, a woman who bears a striking resemblance to the boy’s mother. As he tries to adjust, this strange new world grows even stranger following the appearance of a persistent gray heron, who perplexes and bedevils Mahito, dubbing him the “long-awaited one.”

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Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant 7.5 2h 3min
Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant
IMDb: 7.5
2h 3min

After an ambush, Afghan interpreter Ahmed goes to Herculean lengths to save US Army Sergeant John Kinley’s life. When Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given safe passage to America as promised, he must repay his debt by returning to the war zone to retrieve them before the Taliban hunts them down.

Past Lives Past Lives 7.8 1h 46min
Past Lives
IMDb: 7.8
1h 46min

Two childhood friends are separated after one’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one week as they confront notions of destiny, love and the choices that make a life.

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. 7.3 1h 47min
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
IMDb: 7.3
1h 47min

When her family moves from the city to the suburbs, 11-year-old Margaret navigates new friends, feelings, and the beginning of adolescence.

Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World 6.6 2h 9min
Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World
IMDb: 6.6
2h 9min

Fueled by an impoverished childhood, George Foreman channeled his anger into becoming an Olympic Gold medalist and World Heavyweight Champion, followed by a near-death experience that took him from the boxing ring to the pulpit. But when he sees his community struggling spiritually and financially, Foreman returns to the ring and makes history by reclaiming his title, becoming the oldest and most improbable World Heavyweight Boxing Champion ever.

The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die 6.9 1h 51min
The Last Kingdom: Seven Kings Must Die
IMDb: 6.9
1h 51min

In the wake of King Edward’s death, Uhtred of Bebbanburg and his comrades adventure across a fractured kingdom in the hopes of uniting England at last.

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Air Air 7.4 1h 51min
Air
IMDb: 7.4
1h 51min

Discover the game-changing partnership between a then undiscovered Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and culture with the Air Jordan brand.

BlackBerry BlackBerry 7.4 1h 59min
BlackBerry
IMDb: 7.4
1h 59min

Two mismatched entrepreneurs – egghead innovator Mike Lazaridis and cut-throat businessman Jim Balsillie – joined forces in an endeavour that was to become a worldwide hit in little more than a decade. The story of the meteoric rise and catastrophic demise of the world’s first smartphone.

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Champions Champions 6.8 2h 4min
Champions
IMDb: 6.8
2h 4min

A stubborn and hotheaded minor league basketball coach is forced to train a Special Olympics team when he is sentenced to community service.

Luther: The Fallen Sun Luther: The Fallen Sun 6.4 2h 9min
Luther: The Fallen Sun
IMDb: 6.4
2h 9min

A gruesome serial killer is terrorizing London while brilliant but disgraced detective John Luther sits behind bars. Haunted by his failure to capture the cyber psychopath who now taunts him, Luther decides to break out of prison to finish the job by any means necessary.

Sharper Sharper 6.7 1h 55min
Sharper
IMDb: 6.7
1h 55min

A small, wealthy family in New York City gets progressively torn apart by secrets, lies, and the theft that orchestrates all of it.

A Good Person A Good Person 7.1 2h 8min
A Good Person
IMDb: 7.1
2h 8min

Allison’s life falls apart following her involvement in a fatal accident. The unlikely relationship she forms with her would-be father-in-law helps her live a life worth living.

Creed III Creed III 6.7 1h 56min
Creed III
IMDb: 6.7
1h 56min

After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damien Anderson, resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. The face-off between former friends is more than just a fight. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle Damien – a fighter who has nothing to lose.

Boston Strangler Boston Strangler 6.5 1h 52min
Boston Strangler
IMDb: 6.5
1h 52min

Reporters Loretta McLaughlin and Jean Cole bravely pursue the story of the Boston Strangler at great personal risk, putting their own lives on the line in their quest to uncover the truth.

Tetris Tetris 7.4 1h 58min
Tetris
IMDb: 7.4
1h 58min

In 1988, American video game salesman Henk Rogers discovers the video game Tetris. When he sets out to bring the game to the world, he enters a dangerous web of lies and corruption behind the Iron Curtain.

Inside Inside 5.5 1h 45min
Inside
IMDb: 5.5
1h 45min

An art thief becomes trapped in a New York penthouse after his heist goes awry. Imprisoned with nothing but priceless works of art, he must use all his cunning and invention to survive.

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True Spirit True Spirit 6.8 1h 49min
True Spirit
IMDb: 6.8
1h 49min

When the tenacious young sailor Jessica Watson sets out to be the youngest person to sail solo, nonstop and unassisted around the world, many expect her to fail. With the support of her sailing coach and mentor Ben Bryant and her parents, Jessica is determined to accomplish what was thought to be impossible, navigating some of the world’s most challenging stretches of ocean over the course of 210 days.

The Banshees of Inisherin The Banshees of Inisherin 7.7 1h 54min
The Banshees of Inisherin
IMDb: 7.7
1h 54min

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

The Whale The Whale 7.7 1h 57min
The Whale
IMDb: 7.7
1h 57min

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

Jesus Revolution Jesus Revolution 7.1 2h
Jesus Revolution
IMDb: 7.1
2h

In the 1970s, aimless teenager Greg Laurie searches for all the right things in all the wrong places until he meets Lonnie Frisbee, a charismatic hippie/street preacher. Together with local pastor Chuck Smith, they open the doors of a languishing church to an unexpected revival.

Aftersun Aftersun 7.6 1h 41min
Aftersun
IMDb: 7.6
1h 41min

Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined fill the gaps between miniDV footage…

Missing Missing 7.1 1h 51min
Missing
IMDb: 7.1
1h 51min

When her mother disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try and find her before it’s too late. But as she digs deeper, her digital sleuthing raises more questions than answers… and when June unravels secrets about her mom, she discovers that she never really knew her at all.

BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths 6.7 2h 39min
BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths
IMDb: 6.7
2h 39min

A renowned Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker living in Los Angeles, after being named the recipient of a prestigious international award, is compelled to return to his native country, unaware…

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