Best Drama 2015 Movies

Demolition Demolition
IMDb: 7.0

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

Anomalisa Anomalisa
IMDb: 7.3

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

The Hateful Eight The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight
IMDb: 7.8

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

The Revenant The Revenant
The Revenant
IMDb: 8.0

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Joy Joy
IMDb: 6.6

A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs.

The Big Short The Big Short
The Big Short
IMDb: 7.8

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

The Danish Girl The Danish Girl
The Danish Girl
IMDb: 7.1

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she’s meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe….

Creed Creed
IMDb: 7.6

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

Carol Carol
IMDb: 7.2

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

In the Heart of the Sea In the Heart of the Sea
In the Heart of the Sea
IMDb: 6.9

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human…

Concussion Concussion
IMDb: 7.1

A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a…

Spotlight Spotlight
IMDb: 8.1

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys….

Trumbo Trumbo
IMDb: 7.4

The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.

I Smile Back I Smile Back
I Smile Back
IMDb: 6.2

Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine…

Brooklyn Brooklyn
IMDb: 7.5

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

Suffragette Suffragette
IMDb: 6.9

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

Truth Truth
IMDb: 6.8

As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service….

Room Room
IMDb: 8.1

Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the…

Steve Jobs Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
IMDb: 7.2

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint…

Burnt Burnt
IMDb: 6.6

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant…

The Walk The Walk
The Walk
IMDb: 7.3

The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

The Martian The Martian
The Martian
IMDb: 8.0

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded…

Stonewall Stonewall
IMDb: 5.3

”Stonewall” is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay…

Sicario Sicario
IMDb: 7.6

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Beasts of No Nation Beasts of No Nation
Beasts of No Nation
IMDb: 7.7

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who…

Everest Everest
IMDb: 7.1

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, ”Everest” documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their…

Legend Legend
IMDb: 6.9

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they…

Black Mass Black Mass
Black Mass
IMDb: 6.9

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to…

45 Years 45 Years
45 Years
IMDb: 7.1

There is just one week until Kate Mercer’s 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body…

We Are Your Friends We Are Your Friends
We Are Your Friends
IMDb: 6.2

Young Cole Carter dreams of hitting the big time as a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights hanging with buddies and working on the one track that will…

Macbeth Macbeth
IMDb: 6.6

Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting…

Straight Outta Compton Straight Outta Compton
Straight Outta Compton
IMDb: 7.8

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful…

The End of the Tour The End of the Tour
The End of the Tour
IMDb: 7.2

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic…

The Gift The Gift
The Gift
IMDb: 7.0

A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a ”friend” from the husband’s past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their…

The Stanford Prison Experiment The Stanford Prison Experiment
The Stanford Prison Experiment
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.

Dope Dope
IMDb: 7.2

Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him…

Mr. Holmes Mr. Holmes
Mr. Holmes
IMDb: 6.8

The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an…

Paper Towns Paper Towns
Paper Towns
IMDb: 6.2

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a…

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
IMDb: 7.7

Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend….

Son of Saul Son of Saul
Son of Saul
IMDb: 7.4

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a…

Youth Youth
IMDb: 7.3

YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite…

Far from the Madding Crowd Far from the Madding Crowd
Far from the Madding Crowd
IMDb: 7.1

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy. Bathsheba Everdene, attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and…

Little Boy Little Boy
Little Boy
IMDb: 7.3

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father…

The Age of Adaline The Age of Adaline
The Age of Adaline
IMDb: 7.2

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets…

The Longest Ride The Longest Ride
The Longest Ride
IMDb: 7.0

The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he’s trapped in an automobile crash.

Woman In Gold Woman In Gold
Woman In Gold
IMDb: 7.3

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes…

Chappie Chappie
IMDb: 6.8
120 min

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there’s one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

McFarland, USA McFarland, USA
McFarland, USA
IMDb: 7.4

A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

Ex Machina Ex Machina
Ex Machina
IMDb: 7.7

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO…

Spare Parts Spare Parts
Spare Parts
IMDb: 7.2

With the help of their high school’s newest teacher, four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the youths set their sights on a national robotics…

Kilo Two Bravo Kilo Two Bravo
Kilo Two Bravo
IMDb: 7.1

British soldiers guarding the Kajaki Dam set out to rescue a three-man team after one of them loses a leg to a landmine.

Gone Girl Gone Girl
Gone Girl
IMDb: 8.1

With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
IMDb: 7.7

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to…

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
IMDb: 7.6

A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his…

Boyhood Boyhood
IMDb: 7.9

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through…

Mommy Mommy
IMDb: 8.0

A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.

Foxcatcher Foxcatcher
IMDb: 7.0

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul – a union…