2007 Drama Movies

No Country for Old Men (2007)

No Country for Old Men

  • 94%
  • NONE
  • 122 min
  • Crime

The film follows Llewelyn Moss (Brolin), a husband out hunting near the Rio Grande who comes across a drug deal gone sour - leaving behind a cache of heroin, two million dollars and several bodies. When two more men end up murdered, the local Sheriff (Jones) realizes Moss and his wife need protection. Things turn dangerous when various men, ranging from ruthless freelancers to ex-Special Forces members, turn up to find out the truth and destroy all evidence.

"No Country for Old Men" is the...

Zodiac (2007)

Zodiac

  • 90%
  • R
  • 157 min
  • Crime

Based on the actual case files of one of the most intriguing unsolved crimes in the nation's history, "Zodiac" is a thriller from David Fincher, director of "Seven" and "Fight Club." As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

Atonement (2007)

Atonement

  • 83%
  • R
  • 123 min
  • Drama

On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment's flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy), the son of a servant and Cecilia's childhood friend. But Briony's incomplete grasp of adult motives-together with her precocious literary gifts-brings about a crime that will change all their lives.

There Will Be Blood (2007)

There Will Be Blood

  • 91%
  • R
  • 158 min
  • Drama

A sprawling epic about family, greed, corruption, and the pursuit of the American dream. Set in the booming West coast oil fields at the turn of the 20th century, "There Will Be Blood" follows the rise of rugged prospector Daniel Plainview (Day-Lewis) who becomes an independent oilman after hitting it rich with the strike of a lifetime. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film is inspired by Upton Sinclair's novel "Oil!"

Juno (2007)

Juno

  • 94%
  • PG-13
  • 92 min
  • Comedy

"Juno" stars Ellen Page as the title character, a whip-smart teen confronting an unplanned pregnancy by her classmate Bleeker (Cera). With the help of her hot best friend Leah (Thirlby), Juno finds her unborn child a "perfect" set of parents: an affluent suburban couple, Mark and Vanessa (Bateman and Garner), longing to adopt. Luckily, Juno has the total support of her parents (Simmons and Janney) as she faces some tough decisions, flirts with adulthood and ultimately figures out where she...

Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild

  • 82%
  • R
  • 150 min
  • Adventure

"Into the Wild" is based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless (Hirsch) abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Shooter (2007)

Shooter

  • 48%
  • R
  • 124 min
  • Action

Based on Stephen Hunter's novel "Point of Impact," Shooter centers on an ace marksman -- living in self-exile in the Arkansas wilderness after causing the death of an innocent person -- who is persuaded by his former associates that they need his help to prevent an assassination. Subsequently double-crossed and framed for the presidential assassination he was trying to prevent, he is forced to go on the run while trying to track down the real killer and discover the truth about who betrayed...

American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster

  • 80%
  • R
  • 157 min
  • Biography

"American Gangster" concerns Harlem drug kingpin Frank Lucas (Washington), who smuggled heroin in the body bags of U.S. soldiers slain in Vietnam. Brolin plays Det. Trupo, a crooked NYPD cop who piggybacks on the Lucas investigation conducted by Det. Ritchie Roberts (Crowe).

Sweeney Todd (2007)

Sweeney Todd

    • R
    • 116 min
    • Drama

    The story of "Sweeney Todd" is of a wrongfully imprisoned barber in Victorian England who sets out to seek revenge on the judge who imprisoned him. The plot is foreshadowed in the first lines of the opening number: "Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd./His skin was pale and his eye was odd./He shaved the faces of gentlemen/Who never thereafter were heard of again."

    Gone Baby Gone (2007)

    Gone Baby Gone

    • 94%
    • R
    • 114 min
    • Crime

    "Gone, Baby, Gone," Academy Award®-winner Ben Affleck's directorial debut, stars Casey Affleck ("Ocean's Eleven"), Michelle Monaghan ("Mission: Impossible III"), Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman and Academy Award®-nominee Ed Harris. Based on the novel by Dennis Lehane ("Mystic River") and adapted for the screen by Affleck and Aaron Stockard, the film tells the story of two private investigators hunting for an abducted 4-year-old girl in the seamiest side of Boston's underworld.

    I Am Legend (2007)

    I Am Legend

    • 70%
    • PG-13
    • 101 min
    • Drama

    Robert Neville (Will Smith) is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable... and manmade. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City... and maybe the world. But he is not alone. He is surrounded by "the Infected"-victims of the plague who have mutated into carnivorous beings who can only exist in the dark and who will devour or infect anyone or anything in their path. For three years,...

    The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

    The Jane Austen Book Club

    • 65%
    • PG-13
    • 103 min
    • Comedy

    Based on the Karen Joy Fowler novel, "The Jane Austen Book Club" is about five women and a man who gather to discuss Jane Austen's fiction and realize their lives are playing out in a 21st century version of one of her novels.

    Mr. Brooks (2007)

    Mr. Brooks

    • 55%
    • R
    • 120 min
    • Crime

    Consider MR. BROOKS. A successful businessman, a generous philanthropist, a loving father and devoted husband. Seemingly, he's perfect. But Mr. Brooks has a secret -- he is an insatiable serial killer, so lethally clever that no one has ever suspected him -- until now.

    Academy Award winner Kevin Costner stars as Earl Brooks, a man who has managed to keep his two incompatible worlds from intersecting by controlling his cunning, wicked alter ego Marshall (Academy Award winner William Hurt) whom...

    Knocked Up (2007)

    Knocked Up

    • 90%
    • R
    • 129 min
    • Comedy

    "Knocked Up" follows a twentysomething guy who finds out he impregnated his one-night stand.

    Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

    Bridge to Terabithia

    • 84%
    • PG
    • 96 min
    • Adventure

    Based on the popular Newbery Award-winning novel, BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA is a fantasy/adventure story of friendship, family and the power of imagination from the producers of "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Jess Aarons (JOSH HUTCHERSON) is an outsider at school and even in his own family. Jess has trained all summer to become the fastest kid in his middle school class, but his goal is unexpectedly thwarted by the new girl in school, Leslie Burke (ANNASOPHIA...

    P.S. I Love You (2007)

    P.S. I Love You

    • 24%
    • PG-13
    • 126 min
    • Drama

    An adaptation of the best-selling Cecelia Ahern novel about a grieving young widow who discovers her late husband has left her a list of tasks revealed in 10 monthly messages that are intended to ease her out of grief and transition her to a new life.

    Funny Games (2007)

    Funny Games

    • 52%
    • R
    • 108 min
    • Crime

    Michael Haneke (Caché) remakes his own 1997 horror-thriller about two psychopaths who kidnap a mother, father and son in their vacation cabin and make them play sadistic games with each other into English.

    Across the Universe (2007)

    Across the Universe

    • 53%
    • PG-13
    • 133 min
    • Drama

    The love story about a British boy and an American girl is set against the backdrop of the social upheaval of the 1960s. Although not about the Beatles, the musical will use their songs to drive the narrative, with the actors singing and dancing to the classic tunes.

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    • 75%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Comedy

    Singer Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

    3:10 to Yuma (2007)

    3:10 to Yuma

    • 89%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Adventure

    In Arizona in the late 1800's, infamous outlaw Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans (Christian Bale), struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn each other's respect. But with Wade's outfit on...