2007 Drama Movies

The Kingdom (2007)

The Kingdom

  • 51%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Action

Director Peter Berg, who blisteringly reinterpreted the high-school sports drama with the celebrated "Friday Night Lights," producer Michael Mann, who has defined the high-tension crime genre for more than a decade, ("Heat," "Collateral," "Miami Vice") and producer Scott Stuber ("You, Me and Dupree," "The Break-Up") join Oscar winner Jamie Foxx in a timely thriller about the explosive clash that happens when Middle East meets West: "The Kingdom."

Hannibal Rising (2007)

Hannibal Rising

  • 15%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Crime

Based on the new Hannibal Lecter prequel novel from author Thomas Harris, which will center on how Hannibal watched his young sister get killed and eaten by hungry soldiers in war-ravaged Lithuania during WWII. The movie will take place at three pivotal moments of Hannibal's life. It is the fourth book dealing with the Doctor, who first appeared in "Red Dragon," and subsequently in "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Hannibal".

Gong Li will play Lady Murasaki, Lecter's teacher after he escapes...

Shattered (2007)

Shattered

    • R
    • 95 min
    • Crime

    A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.

    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.

    The Bucket List (2007)

    The Bucket List

    • 40%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Adventure

    Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

    Michael Clayton (2007)

    Michael Clayton

    • 90%
    • R
    • 119 min
    • Crime

    Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder Marty Bach (Sydney Pollack). Though burned out and hardly content with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen...

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    • 88%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Crime

    "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" is about brothers who try to rob their parents' jewelry store, only to botch the job.

    Freedom Writers (2007)

    Freedom Writers

    • 69%
    • PG-13
    • 123 min
    • Biography

    The project is based on "The Freedom Writer's Diaries: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them," written by high school teacher Erin Gruwell and her students.

    The Number 23 (2007)

    The Number 23

    • 8%
    • R
    • 101 min
    • Drama

    The psychological thriller "The Number 23" stars Jim Carrey as a man whose life unravels after he comes into contact with an obscure book titled The Number 23. As he reads the book, he becomes increasingly convinced that it is based on his own life. His obsession with the number 23 starts to consume him, and he begins to realize the book forecasts far graver consequences for his life than he could have ever imagined.

    We Own the Night (2007)

    We Own the Night

    • 57%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Crime

    New York, 1988: A new breed of narcotics has swept the great city, bringing with it a ferocious crime wave more terrifying than any in recent memory. Outmanned and outgunned by the new criminal order, the police find themselves burying one of their own at the rate of two a month. An all-out war rages, threatening to engulf guilty and innocent alike.

    Dan in Real Life (2007)

    Dan in Real Life

    • 64%
    • PG-13
    • 98 min
    • Comedy

    Advice columnist Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent in this heartfelt comedy from director Peter Hedges ("Pieces Of April").

    La Vie en Rose (2007)

    La Vie en Rose

      • PG-13
      • 140 min
      • Biography

      An un-chronological look at the life of the Little Sparrow, Édith Piaf (1915-1963). Her mother is an alcoholic street singer, her father a circus performer, her paternal grandmother a madam. During childhood she lives with each of them. At 20, she's a street singer discovered by a club owner who's soon murdered, coached by a musician who brings her to concert halls, and then quickly famous. Constant companions are alcohol and heartache. The tragedies of her love affair with Marcel Cerdan and...

      Once (2007)

      Once

      • 97%
      • R
      • 88 min
      • Drama

      The Guy works part-time helping his father, who runs a small, vacuum cleaner repair business, but dreams of having his songs recorded and landing a record deal. His girlfriend has recently left him and gone to London, and he is still coming to grips with that loss and is emotionally vulnerable.

      One day while busking on Dublin's Grafton Street, he meets the Girl, an East European immigrant who has moved to Dublin to start a new life for herself and currently works as a house cleaner in an...

      Perfect Stranger (2007)

      Perfect Stranger

      • 11%
      • R
      • 109 min
      • Crime

      "Perfect Stranger" focuses on Rowena Price (Halle Berry), a reporter for a major New York City newspaper who goes undercover to investigate the unsolved murder of one of her childhood friends. The path leads her directly into the office and the personal life of multi-millionaire Harrison Hill (Bruce Willis), CEO of a powerful advertising agency. Investigating him from all angles, Rowena assumes new identities in life and on line. She then harnesses the devastatingly effective tools of...

      Control (2007)

      Control

      • 87%
      • R
      • 121 min
      • Biography

      CONTROL centers on Ian Curtis, the enigmatic lead singer of influential British band Joy Division. The award-winning drama marks the feature film directorial debut of acclaimed photographer and visual artist Anton Corbijn and stars Sam Riley (Ian Curtis), Academy Award nominee Samantha Morton (Deborah Curtist) and Alexandra Maria Lara (Annik Honore).

      Ian Curtis has aspirations beyond the trappings of small town life in 1970's England. Wanting to emulate his musical heroes, such as David Bowie...

      Premonition (2007)

      Premonition

      • 8%
      • PG-13
      • 97 min
      • Drama

      A housewife (Sandra Bullock) finds out that her husband was in a car crash, but when she sees him the next day, she realizes that she saw a premonition and will do anything she can to keep it from coming true.

      Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru (2007)

      Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru

        • PG
        • 63 min
        • Animation

        Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their friendship alive, as time and distance slowly pulls them apart. When Takaki finds out that he is moving further away, he decides to visit Akari one last time.

        The Brave One (2007)

        The Brave One

        • 43%
        • R
        • 122 min
        • Crime

        A woman (Jodie Foster), who was brutally attacked, tries to recover by going on a mission to get revenge.

        In the Valley of Elah (2007)

        In the Valley of Elah

        • 73%
        • R
        • 125 min
        • Crime

        Tommy Lee Jones plays a career soldier whose son mysteriously goes AWOL, shortly after returning to the U.S. from the front lines in Iraq. Charlize Theron will play a local police detective who helps him get to the bottom of the soldier's disappearance.

        Becoming Jane (2007)

        Becoming Jane

        • 57%
        • PG-13
        • 113 min
        • Biography

        "Becoming Jane" centers on a love affair British novelist Jane Austen (Hathaway) began as a 20-year-old -- with brilliant, roguish Irishman Tom Lefroy -- that inspired her career as one of the world's great romantic writers. The movie also looks at how the writer's relationship with Lefroy helped create the male characters in "Pride & Prejudice."