Best English Drama Movies

  • Bolstered by a devoted mentor, 9-year-old Ugandan girl Phiona Mutesi takes aim at becoming a chess champion in this drama based on a true story.

    Queen of Katwe

      Biography, Drama, Family
      Movies
    7.4
    93%
    73
    10 Mn
  • A Denmark native shares a marriage of convenience with a womanizing baron. But when they move to Nairobi, she falls for a free-spirited hunter.

    Out of Africa

      Drama, Romance
      Movies
    7.2
    57%
    0
    227 Mn
  • This Oscar-winning treatise on absolute power and its human toll sees fledgling queen Elizabeth I sacrificing happiness for her own safety.

    Elizabeth

      Biography, Drama, History
      Movies
    7.5
    82%
    75
    82 Mn
  • Ryan Bingham flies around the country firing employees on behalf of companies, but he faces losing the job he savors to recent college grad Natalie.

    Up in the Air

      Drama, Romance
      Movies
    7.4
    91%
    83
    166 Mn
  • Ready-to-retire safecracker Nick, flamboyant fence Max and talented but volatile thief Jackie team up to rob the Montreal Customs House.

    The Score

      Crime, Drama
      Movies
    6.8
    73%
    71
    113 Mn
  • A 12-year-old orphan takes up residence behind the walls of a Parisian train station, where he meets a girl who holds the key to his destiny.

    Hugo

      Adventure, Drama, Family
      Movies
    7.5
    94%
    83
    186 Mn
  • In 1920s Denmark, married artists embark on a journey of unconditional love when the husband announces his intentions to live life as a woman.

    The Danish Girl

      Drama, History, Romance
      Movies
    7.1
    64%
    66
    64 Mn
  • In Jane Austen's tale of 19th-century England, Mrs. Bennet hopes to marry her daughters to prosperous gentlemen, including new arrival Mr. Darcy.

    Pride and Prejudice

      Drama, Romance
      Movies
    7.8
    86%
    82
    121 Mn
  • A narcotics detective on his honeymoon locks horns with a shady sheriff as he investigates the explosion of a car crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Touch of Evil

      Crime, Drama
      Movies
    8.1
    96%
    0
    2 Mn
  • Two U.S. soldiers in the first Gulf War are programmed to rebel once they return home. Several years later, one becomes a vice presidential candidate.

    The Manchurian Candidate

      Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
      Movies
    6.6
    80%
    76
    96 Mn
  • Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.

    The Ides of March

      Drama, Politics
      Movies
    7.1
    84%
    67
    76 Mn
  • When a Harvard Law School grad joins a prestigious firm, he ignores the warning of his wife, who fears the lucrative deal sounds too good to be true.

    The Firm

      Crime, Drama, Mystery
      Movies
    6.8
    76%
    58
    270 Mn
  • A young man gives up everything including his trust fund and ties to a seemingly stable family to lead a solitary life in the wild.

    Into the Wild

      Adventure, Biography, Drama
      Movies
    8.1
    82%
    73
    56 Mn
  • This dramatic rendering of a real-life tragedy recounts the final hours of Oscar Grant, shot by San Francisco transit police on New Year's Day, 2009.

    Fruitvale Station

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.5
    94%
    85
    17 Mn
  • When a boy trades boxing school for ballet lessons, he may take his newfound talent all the way to the top and win over his disapproving father.

    Billy Elliot

      Drama, Music, Romance
      Movies
    7.7
    85%
    74
    73 Mn
  • After his amazing safe landing of a damaged passenger plane, an airline pilot is praised for the feat, but has private questions about what happened.

    Flight

      Drama, Thriller
      Movies
    7.3
    78%
    76
    161 Mn
  • This suspenseful drama follows a battle of wits and wills between renowned Russian sharpshooter Vassili Zaitsev and top German sniper Maj. Konig.

    Enemy at the Gates

      Drama, History, War
      Movies
    7.6
    54%
    53
    97 Mn
  • Shortly after takeoff, an Airbus 320 crash-lands on the Hudson River. There are no fatalities, but the captain faces scrutiny and the glare of fame.

    Sully

      Biography, Drama
      Movies
    7.5
    86%
    74
    240 Mn
  • Helmed by Kathryn Bigelow, this gripping dramatization chronicles the 10-year hunt for Osama bin Laden in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

    Zero Dark Thirty

      Drama, Thriller
      Movies
    7.4
    91%
    95
    133 Mn
  • Love comes to a lonely writer in the sleekest of packages when he finds himself falling for the advanced operating system he bought to run his life.

    Her

      Drama, Romance
      Movies
    8
    94%
    90
    48 Mn
  • In this fictionalization of a true story, a con man and his lover assist an eccentric FBI agent in exposing corruption in Congress in the early 1980s.

    American Hustle

      Crime, Drama
      Movies
    7.3
    93%
    90
    251 Mn
  • A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup.

    12 Years a Slave

      Biography, Drama, History
      Movies
    8.1
    96%
    96
    188 Mn
  • After serving time for a crime he didn?t commit, a 38-year-old man forms a complicated, life-altering bond with the woman who advocated for his ear...

    Outside In

      Drama, Romance
      Movies
    6.4
    95%
    76
    0 Mn
  • In Brian De Palma's period crime drama, Eliot Ness will stop at nothing to take down legendary Al Capone even if it means bending some rules.

    The Untouchables

      Crime, Drama
      Movies
    7.9
    81%
    79
    106 Mn
  • A courageous 11-year-old Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy and takes on odd jobs to provide for her family when her father is arrested.

    The Breadwinner

      Animation, Drama
      Movies
    7.6
    95%
    76
    0 Mn
  • A Mossad agent leads an effort to track down the Palestinian terrorists who killed a group of Israeli athletes during the 1972 Summer Olympics.

    Munich

      Drama, History, Thriller
      Movies
    7.6
    77%
    74
    130 Mn
  • Sam is killed by a mugger, but his love for his girlfriend, Molly, endures beyond the grave as Sam's spirit tries to warn Molly that she is in danger.

    Ghost

      Drama, Fantasy, Romance
      Movies
    7
    74%
    52
    505 Mn
  • While a drone circles over Kenya, politicians and military brass in London clash over a strike that could kill a terrorist and an innocent girl.

    Eye in the Sky

      Drama
      Movies
    7.3
    95%
    73
    35 Mn
  • A 19-year-old wrestling with questions about his sexuality finds himself torn between his macho friends, his family and the older men he meets online.

    Beach Rats

      Drama
      Movies
    6.4
    85%
    78
    0 Mn
  • The friendship between two fighter pilots is tested when they become entangled in a love triangle with a nurse amid the attack on Pearl Harbor.

    Pearl Harbor

      Action, Drama, Romance
      Movies
    6.1
    25%
    44
    449 Mn
  • After some time living in civilized 19th-century London, the ape-raised Tarzan returns to wild Congo and faces off against abominable colonialists.

    The Legend of Tarzan

      Action, Adventure, Drama
      Movies
    6.3
    37%
    44
    356 Mn
  • In the shadow of the Great Depression, criminal minds are thriving, and it's up to J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI to bring them down.

    Public Enemies

      Biography, Crime, Drama
      Movies
    7
    68%
    70
    214 Mn
  • Technical troubles scuttle the Apollo 13 mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew in this chronicle of a true story.

    Apollo 13

      Adventure, Drama, History
      Movies
    7.6
    95%
    77
    355 Mn
  • She grew up in a tough New York neighborhood in the 80's and made history with "Roxanne's Revenge". The story of teen battle rap champ Roxanne Shante.

    Roxanne Roxanne

      Biography, Drama, Music
      Movies
    6.5
    74%
    77
    0 Mn
  • Jack Torrance descends into madness terrorizing his wife and young son after living at a deserted and eerie hotel during its off season.

    The Shining

      Drama, Horror
      Movies
    8.4
    86%
    61
    44 Mn
  • After moving to Beijing with his mother, Dre falls prey to a bully, so he takes lessons from a martial arts master in this remake of the 1984 classic.

    The Karate Kid

      Action, Drama
      Movies
    6.2
    65%
    61
    176 Mn
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