Best Drama 2021 Movies

Don’t Look Up Don’t Look Up 7.2 2h 18min
Don’t Look Up
IMDb: 7.2
2h 18min

Two astronomers go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth. The response from a distracted world: Meh.

West Side Story West Side Story 7.1 2h 36min
West Side Story
IMDb: 7.1
2h 36min

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

The Unforgivable The Unforgivable 7.1 1h 52min
The Unforgivable
IMDb: 7.1
1h 52min

Released from prison into a society that won’t forgive her past, a woman seeks redemption by searching for the sister she left behind.

The Tragedy of Macbeth The Tragedy of Macbeth 7.1 1h 45min
The Tragedy of Macbeth
IMDb: 7.1
1h 45min

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

The Lost Daughter The Lost Daughter 6.7 2h 1min
The Lost Daughter
IMDb: 6.7
2h 1min

A woman’s seaside vacation takes a dark turn when her obsession with a young mother forces her to confront secrets from her past.

Last Night in Soho Last Night in Soho 7.0 1h 56min
Last Night in Soho
IMDb: 7
1h 56min

A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to be falling apart with shady consequences.

Licorice Pizza Licorice Pizza 7.1 2h 13min
Licorice Pizza
IMDb: 7.1
2h 13min

The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and going through the treacherous navigation of first love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973.

Dune Dune 8.0 2h 35min
IMDb: 8
2h 35min

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

The French Dispatch The French Dispatch 7.1 1h 48min
The French Dispatch
IMDb: 7.1
1h 48min

The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.

The Last Duel The Last Duel 7.4 2h 33min
The Last Duel
IMDb: 7.4
2h 33min

King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Tick, Tick… BOOM! Tick, Tick… BOOM! 7.5 1h 55min
Tick, Tick… BOOM!
IMDb: 7.5
1h 55min

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathon Larson, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.

Belfast Belfast 7.2 1h 38min
IMDb: 7.2
1h 38min

Buddy is a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the conflict will pass or leave everything they know behind for a new life.

Nightmare Alley Nightmare Alley 7.0 2h 30min
Nightmare Alley
IMDb: 7
2h 30min

An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

King Richard King Richard 7.5 2h 24min
King Richard
IMDb: 7.5
2h 24min

Richard Williams serves as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.

Spencer Spencer 6.6 1h 57min
IMDb: 6.6
1h 57min

During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.

The Worst Person in the World The Worst Person in the World 7.7 2h 8min
The Worst Person in the World
IMDb: 7.7
2h 8min

The chronicles of four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.

The Power of the Dog The Power of the Dog 6.8 2h 6min
The Power of the Dog
IMDb: 6.8
2h 6min

Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.

Drive My Car Drive My Car 7.5 2h 59min
Drive My Car
IMDb: 7.5
2h 59min

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, still unable, after two years, to cope with the loss of his beloved wife, accepts to direct Uncle Vanja at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to drive his car. In between rides, secrets from the past and heartfelt confessions will be unveiled.

CODA CODA 8.0 1h 52min
IMDb: 8
1h 52min

As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.

In The Heights In The Heights 7.3 2h 23min
In The Heights
IMDb: 7.3
2h 23min

The story of Usnavi, a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic or staying in Washington Heights.

Minamata Minamata 7.2 1h 55min
IMDb: 7.2
1h 55min

War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

Cruella Cruella 7.3 2h 14min
IMDb: 7.3
2h 14min

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the…

Nobody Nobody 7.4 1h 32min
IMDb: 7.4
1h 32min

Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a “nobody.” When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch’s unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark secrets he fought to leave behind.

The Mauritanian The Mauritanian 7.5 2h 9min
The Mauritanian
IMDb: 7.5
2h 9min

A detainee at the U.S military’s Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.

Judas and the Black Messiah Judas and the Black Messiah 7.4 2h 6min
Judas and the Black Messiah
IMDb: 7.4
2h 6min

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

The White Tiger The White Tiger 7.1 2h 5min
The White Tiger
IMDb: 7.1
2h 5min

An ambitious Indian driver uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and rise to the top. An epic journey based on the New York Times bestseller.

To All the Boys: Always and Forever To All the Boys: Always and Forever 6.3 1h 55min
To All the Boys: Always and Forever
IMDb: 6.3
1h 55min

Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.

The Dig The Dig 7.1 1h 52min
The Dig
IMDb: 7.1
1h 52min

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate…