Golden Globe Best Drama winner

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1. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:In this darkly comic drama, a mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder, when they fail to catch the culprit.
Director: Martin McDonagh
Stars: Abbie Cornish , Peter Dinklage , Samara Weaving , Woody Harrelson
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Female Protagonist Police Brutality Disaster Racism Heartbreak Revenge Reference To William Shakespeare
8.20    91%    86%  

2. Moonlight(2016)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Director: Barry Jenkins
Stars: Mahershala Ali , Shariff Earp , Duan Sanderson , Alex R. Hibbert
Tags: Coming Of Age Lgbt Based On Play Revenge Bullying
7.40    98%    79%  

3. The Revenant(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Western|Thriller|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: USA| Hong Kong| Taiwan| Canada Languages:English | Pawnee | French Rating:R
Description: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.
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Tom Hardy , Domhnall Gleeson , Will Poulter
Tags: Survival Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Based On True Story Based On Novel Breaking The Fourth Wall Mixed Martial Arts Friendship Blockbuster
8.00    79%    84%  

4. Boyhood(2014)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description: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 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Ellar Coltrane , Patricia Arquette , Elijah Smith , Lorelei Linklater
Tags: Coming Of Age Coming Of Age Film Violence High School Family Relationships Road Trip
7.90    97%    80%  

5. 12 Years a Slave(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Director: Steve McQueen
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor , Dwight Henry , Dickie Gravois , Bryan Batt
Tags: Based On True Story Based On Novel Slavery Racism Social Injustice Motivational Friendship
8.10    95%    90%  

6. Argo(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Thriller|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Persian Rating:R
Description:As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Director: Ben Affleck
Stars: Ben Affleck , Bryan Cranston , Alan Arkin , John Goodman
Tags: Based On True Story Rescue Mission
7.70    96%    90%  

7. The Descendants(2011)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: George Clooney , Shailene Woodley , Amara Miller , Nick Krause
Tags: Based On Novel Family Relationships
7.30    89%    79%  

8. The Social Network(2010)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:PG-13
Description:Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg , Rooney Mara , Bryan Barter , Dustin Fitzsimons
Tags: Dialogue Driven Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Revenge Betrayal Friendship
7.70    95%    86%  

9. Avatar(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Adventure|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Spanish Rating:PG-13
Description:In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Director: James Cameron
Stars: Sam Worthington , Zoe Saldana , Sigourney Weaver , Stephen Lang
Tags: Self Discovery Space Travel Survival Violence Alien Surprise Ending Monster Psychopath Racism Revenge Martial Arts Betrayal Insanity Good Versus Evil Friendship
7.80    83%    82%  

10. Slumdog Millionaire(2008)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Hindi | French Rating:R
Description:The story of the life of an impoverished Indian teen Jamal Malik, who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of "Who Wants to be A Millionaire?", wins, and is then suspected of cheating.
Directors: Danny Boyle , Loveleen Tandan
Stars: Dev Patel , Saurabh Shukla , Anil Kapoor , Rajendranath Zutshi
Tags: Coming Of Age Cult Film Gangster Nonlinear Timeline Police Brutality Based On Novel Motivational Trapped Childhood Blockbuster
8.00    91%    90%  

11. Atonement(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Mystery Release Date:
Countries: UK| France| USA Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.
Director: Joe Wright
Stars: Saoirse Ronan , Ailidh Mackay , Brenda Blethyn , Julia West
Tags: Surprise Ending World War Two Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Family Relationships Betrayal Reference To William Shakespeare
7.80    83%    80%  

12. Babel(2006)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: France| USA| Mexico Languages:English | Arabic | Spanish | Japanese | Berber languages | French | Russian | Japanese Sign Language Rating:R
Description:Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Stars: Brad Pitt , Cate Blanchett , Mohamed Akhzam , Peter Wight
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Police Brutality Detective Family Relationships Multiple Perspectives Friendship Compassion
7.50    69%    77%  

13. Brokeback Mountain(2005)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:Brokeback Mountain is an Ang Lee film about two modern day cowboys who meet on a shepherding job in the summer of ’63. The two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a life long relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Director: Ang Lee
Stars: Heath Ledger , Jake Gyllenhaal , Randy Quaid , Valerie Planche
Tags: Friendship Between Men Violence Courtroom Cowboy Breaking The Fourth Wall Family Relationships Tragedy Friendship
7.70    87%    82%  

14. The Aviator(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Cate Blanchett , Kate Beckinsale , John C. Reilly
Tags: World War Two Based On True Story Family Relationships Rise And Fall Politics Compassion
7.50    87%    79%  

15. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Drama|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: USA| New Zealand Languages:English | Quenya | Old English | Sindarin Rating:PG-13
Description:Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Noel Appleby , Ali Astin , Sean Astin , David Aston
Tags: Survival Violence Monster Based On Novel Tragedy Betrayal Insanity Good Versus Evil Friendship
8.90    93%    86%  

16. The Hours(2002)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.
Director: Stephen Daldry
Stars: Nicole Kidman , Julianne Moore , Meryl Streep , Stephen Dillane
Tags: Female Protagonist Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Tragedy True Love Friendship F Rated
7.60    80%    84%  

17. A Beautiful Mind(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Russell Crowe , Ed Harris , Jennifer Connelly , Christopher Plummer
Tags: Based On Book Creativity Cult Film Based On True Story Motivational Friendship Blockbuster
8.20    75%    93%  

18. Gladiator(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Russell Crowe , Joaquin Phoenix , Connie Nielsen , Oliver Reed
Tags: Survival Violence Family Relationships Slavery Revenge Martial Arts Betrayal Politics
8.50    77%    87%  

19. American Beauty(1999)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Director: Sam Mendes
Stars: Kevin Spacey , Annette Bening , Thora Birch , Wes Bentley
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Self Discovery Violence Cult Film High School Satire Falling In Love Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
8.40    88%    93%  

20. Saving Private Ryan(1998)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|War|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French | German | Czech Rating:R
Description:As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Tom Hanks , Tom Sizemore , Edward Burns , Barry Pepper
Tags: War Crime Violence World War Two Dark Humor Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline U.S. Military Prisoner Of War U.S. Army Rescue Mission Friendship Blockbuster
8.60    92%    95%  

21. Titanic(1997)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Director: James Cameron
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Kate Winslet , Billy Zane , Kathy Bates
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Survival Violence Cult Film Disaster Submarine Tragedy Revenge Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
7.80    88%    69%  

22. The English Patient(1996)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|War Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | German | Arabic | Italian Rating:R
Description:At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
Director: Anthony Minghella
Stars: Ralph Fiennes , Juliette Binoche , Willem Dafoe , Kristin Scott Thomas
Tags: Courtroom World War Two Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Tragedy Christmas Revenge Betrayal Friendship Compassion Blockbuster
7.40    84%    83%  

23. Sense and Sensibility(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:French | English Rating:PG
Description:Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Director: Ang Lee
Stars: James Fleet , Tom Wilkinson , Harriet Walter , Kate Winslet
Tags: 1800S Female Protagonist Based On Novel Heartbreak Reference To William Shakespeare F Rated
7.70    98%    90%  

24. Forrest Gump(1994)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Tom Hanks , Rebecca Williams , Sally Field , Michael Conner Humphreys
Tags: Based On Book Friendship Between Men Cult Film Vietnam War Racism Friendship Innocence Blockbuster
8.80    72%    95%  

25. Schindler's List(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | German | Polish | Hebrew Rating:R
Description:Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Liam Neeson , Ben Kingsley , Ralph Fiennes , Caroline Goodall
Tags: Concentration Camp Based On Book Friendship Between Men Violence World War Two Based On True Story Racism Holocaust Good Versus Evil Friendship Compassion Blockbuster
8.90    97%    97%  

26. Scent of a Woman(1992)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.
Director: Martin Brest
Stars: Al Pacino , Chris O'Donnell , James Rebhorn , Gabrielle Anwar
8.00    88%    92%  

27. Bugsy(1991)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:The story of how Bugsy Siegel started Las Vegas.
Director: Barry Levinson
Stars: Warren Beatty , Annette Bening , Harvey Keitel , Ben Kingsley
6.80    85%    69%  

28. Dances with Wolves(1990)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|Western Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Sioux | Pawnee Rating:PG-13
Description:Wounded Civil War soldier John Dunbar tries to commit suicide -- and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Director: Kevin Costner
Stars: Kevin Costner , Mary McDonnell , Graham Greene , Rodney A. Grant
Tags: Self Discovery Violence Tough Guy Based On Novel Prisoner Of War Cowboy Tough Girl Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
8.00    82%    87%  

29. Born on the Fourth of July(1989)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Tom Cruise , Raymond J. Barry , Caroline Kava , Josh Evans
Tags: High School Vietnam War Friendship Politics Childhood Blockbuster
7.20    90%    76%  

30. Rain Man(1988)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Italian Rating:R
Description:Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Director: Barry Levinson
Stars: Dustin Hoffman , Tom Cruise , Valeria Golino , Gerald R. Molen
Tags: Road Movie Road Trip Blockbuster
8.00    89%    90%  

31. The Last Emperor(1987)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: China| Italy| UK| France Languages:English | Mandarin | Japanese | Russian Rating:PG-13
Description:The story of the final Emperor of China.
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Stars: John Lone , Joan Chen , Peter O'Toole , Ruocheng Ying
Tags: World War Two Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline Drug Addiction
7.80    92%    88%  

32. Platoon(1986)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|War Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Vietnamese Rating:R
Description:Chris Taylor, a young, naive recruit in Vietnam, faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Tom Berenger , Keith David , Willem Dafoe , Forest Whitaker
Tags: War Crime Violence Tough Guy Vietnam War U.S. Army Afi Revenge Betrayal
8.10    89%    93%  

33. Out of Africa(1985)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Languages:English | Swahili Rating:PG
Description:Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Director: Sydney Pollack
Stars: Meryl Streep , Robert Redford , Klaus Maria Brandauer , Michael Kitchen
Tags: Based On Book Female Protagonist World War One Based On True Story Friendship Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
7.20    59%    83%  

34. Amadeus(1984)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Music|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: USA| France Languages:English | Italian | Latin | German Rating:R
Description:The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.
Director: Milos Forman
Stars: F. Murray Abraham , Tom Hulce , Elizabeth Berridge , Roy Dotrice
Tags: 1800S Lgbt Based On Play Tragedy Afi Serial Killer First Person Narration Politics
8.30    94%    95%  

35. Terms of Endearment(1983)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems.
Director: James L. Brooks
Stars: Shirley MacLaine , Debra Winger , Jack Nicholson , Danny DeVito
Tags: Based On Novel Family Relationships Friendship Compassion Blockbuster
7.40    88%    84%  

36. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial(1982)

Runtime: Genres:Fantasy|Sci-Fi|Family|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:A science fiction fairytale about an extra-terrestrial who is left behind on Earth and is found by a young boy who befriends him. This heart-warming fantasy from Director Steven Spielberg became one of the most commercially successful films of all time.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Dee Wallace , Henry Thomas , Peter Coyote , Robert MacNaughton
Tags: Space Travel Alien Family Relationships Friendship Innocence Blockbuster
7.90    98%    72%  

37. On Golden Pond(1981)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.
Director: Mark Rydell
Stars: Katharine Hepburn , Henry Fonda , Jane Fonda , Doug McKeon
Tags: Self Discovery Based On Play Blockbuster
7.70    92%    87%  

38. Ordinary People(1980)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
Director: Robert Redford
Stars: Donald Sutherland , Mary Tyler Moore , Judd Hirsch , Timothy Hutton
Tags: Coming Of Age Based On Novel High School Family Relationships Falling In Love Psychological
7.80    90%    88%  

39. Kramer vs. Kramer(1979)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Director: Robert Benton
Stars: Dustin Hoffman , Meryl Streep , Jane Alexander , Justin Henry
Tags: Courtroom Based On Novel Family Relationships Christmas Afi Friendship Blockbuster
7.80    88%    89%  

40. Midnight Express(1978)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|Crime Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Maltese | French | Turkish Rating:R
Description:The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
Director: Alan Parker
Stars: Brad Davis , Irene Miracle , Bo Hopkins , Paolo Bonacelli
Tags: Based On Book Violence Courtroom Cult Film Based On True Story Family Relationships Racism Prison Escape Escape Plan Revenge Friendship
7.60    96%    89%  

41. The Turning Point(1977)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:French | English Rating:PG
Description:When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Director: Herbert Ross
Stars: Anne Bancroft , Shirley MacLaine , Tom Skerritt , Mikhail Baryshnikov
7.00    58%    69%  

42. Rocky(1976)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sport Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:When world heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers pick palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark.
Director: John G. Avildsen
Stars: Sylvester Stallone , Talia Shire , Burt Young , Carl Weathers
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Tough Guy Cult Film Christmas Afi Boxing Friendship Compassion Blockbuster
8.10    93%    69%  

43. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest(1975)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Mildred Ratched.
Director: Milos Forman
Stars: Michael Berryman , Peter Brocco , Dean R. Brooks , Alonzo Brown
Tags: Cult Film Based On Novel Based On Play Motivational Afi Insanity Good Versus Evil Compassion Blockbuster
8.70    94%    96%  

44. Chinatown(1974)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Cantonese | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Jack Nicholson , Faye Dunaway , John Huston , Perry Lopez
Tags: National Film Registry Investigation Neo Noir Family Relationships Afi Betrayal
8.20    98%    93%  

45. The Exorcist(1973)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Latin | Greek | French | German | Arabic Rating:R
Description:When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Director: William Friedkin
Stars: Ellen Burstyn , Max von Sydow , Lee J. Cobb , Kitty Winn
8.00    86%    87%  

46. The Godfather(1972)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Italian | Latin Rating:R
Description:The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Marlon Brando , Al Pacino , James Caan , Richard S. Castellano
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Rise To Power Police Brutality Based On Novel Family Relationships Mafia Organized Crime Christmas Revenge Hitman Betrayal
9.20    98%    98%  

47. The French Connection(1971)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
Director: William Friedkin
Stars: Gene Hackman , Fernando Rey , Roy Scheider , Tony Lo Bianco
Tags: National Film Registry Tough Guy Gangster Based On True Story Neo Noir Based On Novel Police Partner Detective Mafia Organized Crime Racism Christmas Afi Hitman
7.80    98%    87%  

48. Love Story(1970)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.
Director: Arthur Hiller
Stars: Ali MacGraw , Ryan O'Neal , John Marley , Ray Milland
6.90    57%    75%  

49. Anne of the Thousand Days(1969)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|History Release Date:
Country: UK Language:English Rating:M
Description:Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Director: Charles Jarrott
Stars: Richard Burton , Geneviève Bujold , Irene Papas , Anthony Quayle
7.60    42%    84%  

50. The Lion in Winter(1968)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Director: Anthony Harvey
Stars: Peter O'Toole , Katharine Hepburn , Anthony Hopkins , John Castle
Tags: Family Relationships Medieval Times
8.10    91%    90%  

51. In the Heat of the Night(1967)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:AP
Description:An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
Director: Norman Jewison
Stars: Sidney Poitier , Rod Steiger , Warren Oates , Lee Grant
Tags: National Film Registry Investigation Based On Novel Detective Racism
8.00    96%    92%  

52. A Man for All Seasons(1966)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | Latin | Spanish | French Rating:AP
Description:The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Stars: Paul Scofield , Wendy Hiller , Leo McKern , Robert Shaw
Tags: Courtroom Courtroom Drama Based On Play Friendship Politics Period Piece
7.90    82%    87%  

53. Doctor Zhivago(1965)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|War Release Date:
Countries: USA| Italy| UK Languages:English | Russian | French Rating:PG-13
Description:The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
Director: David Lean
Stars: Omar Sharif , Julie Christie , Geraldine Chaplin , Rod Steiger
Tags: World War One Based On Novel Afi Revenge Blockbuster
8.00    82%    88%  

54. Becket(1964)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Latin | Welsh Rating:PG-13
Description:King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas à Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's.
Director: Peter Glenville
Stars: Richard Burton , Peter O'Toole , John Gielgud , Gino Cervi
Tags: Friendship Between Men Nonlinear Timeline Based On Play Betrayal Friendship
8.00    76%    88%  

55. Lawrence of Arabia(1962)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Adventure|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | Arabic | Turkish Rating:PG
Description:An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.
Director: David Lean
Stars: Peter O'Toole , Alec Guinness , Anthony Quinn , Jack Hawkins
Tags: National Film Registry Violence World War One Based On True Story Nonlinear Timeline British Military Afi Insanity Politics Blockbuster
8.30    98%    93%  

56. The Guns of Navarone(1961)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|War Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Greek | German Rating:NA
Description:A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Gregory Peck , David Niven , Anthony Quinn , Stanley Baker
Tags: World War Two Betrayal Mixed Martial Arts
7.60    95%    86%  

57. Spartacus(1960)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Biography|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Stars: Kirk Douglas , Laurence Olivier , Jean Simmons , Charles Laughton
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Based On Novel Slavery Tragedy Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Romantic Rivalry Compassion Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
7.90    96%    87%  

58. Ben-Hur(1959)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Adventure|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:G
Description:When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Director: William Wyler
Stars: Charlton Heston , Jack Hawkins , Haya Harareet , Stephen Boyd
Tags: Slavery Afi Friendship
8.10    87%    89%  

59. The Defiant Ones(1958)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:AP
Description:Two convicts, a white racist and an angry black, escape while chained to each other.
Director: Stanley Kramer
Stars: Tony Curtis , Sidney Poitier , Theodore Bikel , Charles McGraw
Tags: Escape From Prison Racism Prison Escape Betrayal
7.70    80%    88%  

60. The Bridge on the River Kwai(1957)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|War|History Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Japanese | Thai Rating:PG
Description:After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Director: David Lean
Stars: William Holden , Alec Guinness , Jack Hawkins , Sessue Hayakawa
Tags: World War Two Prisoner Of War British Military Japanese Military
8.20    94%    93%  

61. Around the World in Eighty Days(1956)

Runtime: Genres:Romance|Fantasy|Comedy|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish | French Rating:G
Description:Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.
Directors: Michael Anderson , John Farrow
Stars: David Niven , Cantinflas , Finlay Currie , Robert Morley
Tags: Based On Novel U.S. Army
6.80    74%    57%  

62. East of Eden(1955)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
Director: Elia Kazan
Stars: Julie Harris , James Dean , Raymond Massey , Burl Ives
Tags: National Film Registry Violence World War One Based On Novel Blockbuster
8.00    86%    90%  

63. On the Waterfront(1954)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NR
Description:An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
Director: Elia Kazan
Stars: Marlon Brando , Karl Malden , Lee J. Cobb , Rod Steiger
Tags: Courtroom Gangster Investigation Family Relationships Mafia Organized Crime
8.20    98%    95%  

64. The Greatest Show on Earth(1952)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Romance|Family Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Russian Rating:NR
Description:To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground.
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Betty Hutton , Cornel Wilde , Charlton Heston , Dorothy Lamour
6.70    44%    55%  

65. A Place in the Sun(1951)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Film-Noir Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PA
Description:An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.
Director: George Stevens
Stars: Montgomery Clift , Elizabeth Taylor , Shelley Winters , Anne Revere
Tags: National Film Registry Investigation Family Relationships Afi
7.80    75%    84%  

66. Sunset Boulevard(1950)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Film-Noir Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NR
Description:A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: William Holden , Gloria Swanson , Erich von Stroheim , Nancy Olson
Tags: National Film Registry Cult Film Dark Humor Satire Afi F Rated Voice Over Narration
8.40    98%    95%  

67. All the King's Men(1949)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Film-Noir Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:AP
Description:All The King's Men is the story of the rise of politician Willie Stark from a rural county seat to the governor's mansion.
Director: Robert Rossen
Stars: Broderick Crawford , John Ireland , Joanne Dru , John Derek
Tags: National Film Registry Cult Film Rise To Power Great Depression Based On Novel Rise And Fall Politics
7.50    97%    78%  

68. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre(1948)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Western Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:NR
Description:Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Director: John Huston
Stars: Humphrey Bogart , Walter Huston , Tim Holt , Bruce Bennett
Tags: National Film Registry Friendship Between Men Violence Afi Friendship
8.30    100%    93%  

69. Johnny Belinda(1948)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | American Sign Language Rating:UR
Description:A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Jane Wyman , Lew Ayres , Charles Bickford , Agnes Moorehead
Tags: Courtroom Based On Play Friendship Innocence
7.80    89%    88%  

70. Gentleman's Agreement(1947)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:AP
Description:A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
Director: Elia Kazan
Stars: Gregory Peck , Dorothy McGuire , John Garfield , Celeste Holm
Tags: National Film Registry Friendship Between Men Investigation Based On Novel Racism Friendship
7.40    78%    77%  

71. The Best Years of Our Lives(1946)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|War|History Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NR
Description:The Best Years of Our Lives is a classic film from director Williams Wyler about three war veterans. The film earned seven Oscars in 1946.
Director: William Wyler
Stars: Myrna Loy , Fredric March , Dana Andrews , Teresa Wright
Tags: World War Two Family Relationships U.S. Army
8.10    96%    92%  

72. The Lost Weekend(1945)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Film-Noir Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NR
Description:Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.
Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: Ray Milland , Jane Wyman , Phillip Terry , Howard Da Silva
Tags: National Film Registry Based On Novel Rise And Fall Reference To William Shakespeare
8.00    100%    90%  

73. Going My Way(1944)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Music Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PA
Description:Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows ...
Director: Leo McCarey
Stars: Bing Crosby , Barry Fitzgerald , Frank McHugh , James Brown
Tags: National Film Registry World War Two Blockbuster
7.20    78%    76%  

74. The Song of Bernadette(1943)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:AP
Description:In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all ...
Director: Henry King
Stars: Jennifer Jones , Charles Bickford , Vincent Price , Lee J. Cobb
Tags: Courtroom Based On Novel Politics Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
7.70    82%    80%  

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