2003 Drama Movies

Lost In Translation (2003)

Lost In Translation

  • 95%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Drama

After a washed up TV star goes to Tokyo for a whiskey commercial. While in the city for the commercial the star meets a young photographer and together they end up spending the weekend on a soul-searching mission.

Monster (2003)

Monster

    • R
    • 111 min
    • Biography

    Theron stars as Aileen Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed in Florida for killing seven men during the 1980s; Christina Ricci plays her girlfriend, Selby Wall; and Bruce Dern is cast as her friend Thomas, who tries to protect her in the end.

    Love Actually (2003)

    Love Actually

    • 63%
    • R
    • 135 min
    • Comedy

    Set in contemporary London in the weeks before Christmas, "Love Actually" tells one story which weaves together a spectacular number of love stories-sometimes romantic, sometimes sad, sometimes stupid-all funny in their own way. Everywhere you look, love is causing chaos. From the new bachelor Prime Minister who falls in love 30 seconds after entering Downing Street to a loser sandwich delivery guy who doesn't have a hope with the girls in the UK, so heads for Wisconsin; from a jilted writer...

    Oldboy (2003)

    Oldboy

    • 81%
    • R
    • 120 min
    • Drama

    A man is inexplicably kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years and his wife is brutally murdered. On his release, he is given a wallet full of money and a mobile phone. A stranger calls and asks him to try and figure out why he was imprisoned. A girl appears and promises to help him solve the enigma and seek vengeance for his cruel fate. As the search progresses, the man finally comes face to face with his kidnapper, who proposes a game: if the man discovers the reason for his imprisonment, his...

    The Dreamers (2003)

    The Dreamers

    • 60%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Drama

    Left alone in Paris whilst their parents are on holiday, Isabelle (Green) and her brother Theo (Garrel) invite Matthew (Pitt), a young American student, to stay at their apartment. Here they make their own rules as they experiment with their emotions and sexuality while playing a series of increasingly demanding mind games. Set against the turbulent political backdrop of France in the spring of 1968 when the voice of youth was reverberating around Europe, "The Dreamers" is a story of...

    The Room (2003)

    The Room

    • 35%
    • R
    • 99 min
    • Drama

    "The Room" is an American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies. It has five major characters. Johnny is a successful banker with great respect for and dedication to the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa. Johnny can also be a little too trusting at times which haunts him later on. Lisa is a beautiful blonde fiancé of Johnny. She has always gotten her way and will manipulate to get what she wants. She is a taker, with a double personality, and her deadly schemes...

    Thirteen (2003)

    Thirteen

    • 82%
    • NONE
    • 100 min
    • Biography

    A young straight-A student befriends a schoolmate who eventually turns her on to sex, drugs, and self-mutilation, in addition to convincing her to ditch studying. Holly Hunter plays the girl's mom and is powerless to stop her daughter's descent.

    Mystic River (2003)

    Mystic River

    • 87%
    • R
    • 138 min
    • Crime

    When they were kids growing up together in a rough section of Boston, Jimmy Markum (Sean Penn), Dave Boyle (Tim Robbins) and Sean Devine (Kevin Bacon) spent their days playing stickball on the street, the way most boys did in their blue-collar neighborhood of East Buckingham. Nothing much out of the ordinary ever happened, until a moment's decision drastically altered the course of each of their lives forever.

    Twenty-five years later, the three find themselves thrust back together by...

    Big Fish (2003)

    Big Fish

    • 77%
    • PG-13
    • 125 min
    • Adventure

    In the heartwarming film "Big Fish," director Tim Burton ("Batman," 'Edward Scissorhands") brings his inimitable imagination on a journey that delves deep into a fabled relationship between a father and his son. Edward Bloom (Finney) has always been a teller of tall-tales about his oversized life as a young man (McGregor), when his wanderlust led him on an unlikely journey from a small-town in Alabama, around the world, and back again. His mythic exploits dart from the delightful to the...

    Holes (2003)

    Holes

    • 77%
    • PG
    • 117 min
    • Adventure

    Based on the award-winning children's book of the same name, Holes tells the story of Stanley Yelnats, a teen sent to a detention camp in Texas for a crime he didn't commit. The warden, a cruel woman who uses snake venom to paint her nails, forces the boys to dig holes as punishment and to build character. Her motives seem unusually sadistic, until the boys discover her secret �

    The Last Samurai (2003)

    The Last Samurai

    • 65%
    • R
    • 144 min
    • Action

    Set in Japan during the 1870s, The Last Samurai tells the story of Capt. Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise), an American military officer hired by the Emperor of Japan to train the country's first army in the art of modern warfare.? As the?government attempts to eradicate the ancient Samurai warrior class?in preparation for more Westernized and trade-friendly policies, Algren finds himself unexpectedly?affected by his encounters with the Samurai, which places him at the center of a struggle between two...

    Dogville (2003)

    Dogville

    • 70%
    • R
    • 178 min
    • Drama

    The beautiful fugitive, Grace (Kidman), arrives in the isolated township of Dogville on the run from a team of gangsters. With some encouragement from Tom (Bettany), the self-appointed town spokesman, the little community agrees to hide her and in return, Grace agrees to work for them. However, when a search sets in, the people of Dogville demand a better deal in exchange for the risk of harbouring poor Grace and she learns the hard way that in this town, goodness is relative. But Grace has a...

    Secondhand Lions (2003)

    Secondhand Lions

    • 59%
    • PG
    • 111 min
    • Comedy

    This story takes place in Texas in the 1960's and is about a boy that is forced to spend the summer with his two eccentric great-uncles. As the summer passes the boy learns a lot about his uncles as they tell him stories about their dangerous past.

    Bruce Almighty (2003)

    Bruce Almighty

    • 48%
    • PG-13
    • 101 min
    • Comedy

    Bruce is a whiny guy who questions once too often why God gives him so much grief. He is suddenly given almighty power for 24 hours to teach him how difficult it is to run the world and see if he can do a better job. If Bruce fails to do a better job then God will release an apocalyptic cataclysm that would hurtle mankind back to the Dark Ages.

    Cold Mountain (2003)

    Cold Mountain

    • 71%
    • R
    • 153 min
    • Drama

    Based on the well known novel by Charles Frazier the story follows Inman, played by Jude Law, a wounded confederate soldier who is on a perilous journey home to his mountain community, hoping to reunite with his prewar sweetheart, Ada, played by Nicole Kidman.

    Master and Commander: The Far Side Of The World (2003)

    Master and Commander: The Far Side Of The World

    • 85%
    • PG-13
    • 138 min
    • Action

    Based on the best-selling novels of Patrick O'Brian, the film stars Russell Crowe as "Lucky" Jack Aubrey, who pits his crew of the H.M.S. Surprise against a much better armed and ruthless privateer, in a chase that takes him all the way to the far side of the world. Rising newcomer Paul Bettany ("A Beautiful Mind") plays the ship's surgeon Dr. Stephen Maturin.

    Memories of Murder (2003)

    Memories of Murder

      • NONE
      • 129 min
      • Crime

      Based on a true story, "Memories of Murder" is a Korean suspense thriller offering an unusual fusion of death and laughter, while recollecting truly nightmarish events.

      Dreamcatcher (2003)

      Dreamcatcher

      • 30%
      • R
      • 136 min
      • Drama

      Dreamcatcher tells the story of four young friends who perform a heroic act - and are changed forever by the uncanny powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they are overtaken by a blizzard, a vicious storm in which something much more ominous moves. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante, then overcome a threat to the bond between them. In the end, they confront an...

      21 Grams (2003)

      21 Grams

      • 80%
      • R
      • 124 min
      • Crime

      Explores the emotionally and physically charged existences of three characters: Christina (Watts), Paul (Penn), and Jack (Del Toro). Initially not even acquainted, the trio and their destinies become irrevocably intertwined in a fusion of love, redemption, and obsession. 21 Grams is the weight we lose when we die, the weight carried by those who survive. 21 Grams: the gravity of life.

      The Station Agent (2003)

      The Station Agent

      • 95%
      • R
      • 88 min
      • Comedy

      Fin McBride can work up far more passion for trains than people. When Fin's train-store boss dies and leaves him an abandoned depot, Fin hopes solitude will at last be his. He arrives in town a man who does not want to be bothered. But his life unwittingly intersects with the tracks of two others: a grieving painter (Clarkson) who nearly runs Fin over and a lonely, motor-mouthed hot dog vendor (Bobby Cannavale) always hungry for conversation. In spite of himself, and entirely by surprise, Fin...