2009 Drama Movies

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Inglourious Basterds

  • 89%
  • R
  • 152 min
  • Adventure

Quentin Tarantino's war epic "Inglorious Basterds" - Tim Roth has been rumored to have a role in the film alongside Michael Madsen for a long time.

In "Inglorious Bastards," a band of U.S. soldiers facing death by firing squad for their misdeeds are given a chance to redeem themselves by heading into the perilous no-man's lands of Nazi-occupied France on a suicide mission for the Allies.

Observe and Report (2009)

Observe and Report

  • 50%
  • R
  • 106 min
  • Comedy

Bi-polar mall security guard Ronnie Barnhardt is called into action to stop a flasher from turning shopper's paradise into his personal peep show. But when Barnhardt can't bring the culprit to justice, a surly police detective, is recruited to close the case.

Watchmen (2009)

Watchmen

  • 64%
  • R
  • 163 min
  • Action

It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach. But is Rorschach really insane or has he in fact uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians? On the run from the law, Rorschach reunites with his former teammates in a desperate attempt to save the world and their lives, but what they uncover will shock them to their very core and change the face of the planet! Following two generations of masked superheroes from the...

The Lovely Bones (2009)

The Lovely Bones

  • 31%
  • PG-13
  • 135 min
  • Drama

Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, and directed by Oscar® winner Peter Jackson from a screenplay by Jackson & Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens, "The Lovely Bones" centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. Oscar® nominee Mark Wahlberg and Oscar® winners Rachel Weisz and Susan Sarandon star along with Stanley Tucci,...

The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side

  • 66%
  • PG-13
  • 129 min
  • Biography

A poor, undereducated 344-pound African-American teenager in Memphis, whose father was murdered and whose mother was a crack addict, is shuffled through the public school system, despite his low grade point average and absenteeism. But his tremendous size and quickness attracts the interest of a wealthy white couple who take him in and groom him both athletically and academically to become one of the top high school football prospects in the country.

He's Just Not That Into You (2009)

He's Just Not That Into You

  • 40%
  • PG-13
  • 129 min
  • Comedy

An all-star cast is featured in the stories of a group of interconnected, Baltimore-based twenty- and thirtysomethings as they navigate their various relationships from the shallow end of the dating pool through the deep, murky waters of married life. Trying to read the signs of the opposite sex, each hopes to be the exception to the "no exceptions" rule.

Up (2009)

Up

  • 98%
  • PG
  • 96 min
  • Animation

From the Academy Award®-nominated team of director Pete Docter (“Monsters, Inc.”) and co-director Bob Peterson comes "Up", a comedic adventure taking off (and lifting spirits) in summer 2009. Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Junior Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life. "Up" takes audiences...

Terminator Salvation (2009)

Terminator Salvation

  • 33%
  • PG-13
  • 130 min
  • Action

In the highly anticipated new installment of "The Terminator" film franchise, set in post-apocalyptic 2018, Christian Bale stars as John Connor, the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators. But the future Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of Marcus Wright (Sam Worthington), a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past....

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Law Abiding Citizen

  • 25%
  • R
  • 108 min
  • Crime

"Law Abiding Citizen" follows a successful assistant D.A. (Butler) who finds himself at the center of a vigilante plot hatched by a traumatized victim of the legal system (Foxx). Foxx's character is devastated to learn that, because of a plea bargain, one of his wife and daughter's murderers will be set free. So he unleashes revenge on the killers and those who made the deal.

3 Idiots (2009)

3 Idiots

    • PG
    • 170 min
    • Comedy

    In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like "Rancho." From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down—along with the lives of his two newfound best friends. Together, they make life miserable for "Virus," the school’s uptight and...

    Dogtooth (2009)

    Dogtooth

      • NONE
      • 94 min
      • Drama

      Focusing on three teenagers confined to an isolated country estate, "Dogtooth" tells the story of a nuclear family tightly run by über-controlling parents.

      While the trio is being educated, entertained and exercised in the manner that their parents deem appropriate (i.e. without any influence from the outside world), the trio spends their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any outside word is instantly assigned a new meaning, so "the sea" refers...

      Public Enemies (2009)

      Public Enemies

      • 68%
      • R
      • 143 min
      • Biography

      In the action-thriller "Public Enemies," acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann directs Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in the story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger (Depp)—the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover’s fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis (Bale), and a folk hero to much of the downtrodden public.

      Obsessed (2009)

      Obsessed

      • 19%
      • PG-13
      • 91 min
      • Drama

      A successful, happily married executive (Idris Elba) becomes the object of unwanted affection from a temp worker (Ali Larter) at his company.

      (500) Days of Summer (2009)

      (500) Days of Summer

      • 86%
      • PG-13
      • 95 min
      • Comedy

      The film is an offbeat romantic comedy about a woman (Deschanel) who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man (Gordon-Levitt) who falls for her.

      Moon (2009)

      Moon

      • 90%
      • R
      • 97 min
      • Drama

      It is the near future. Astronaut Sam Bell is living on the far side of the moon, completing a three-year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth’s primary source of energy, Helium-3. It is a lonely job, made harder by a broken satellite that allows no live communications home. Taped messages are all Sam can send and receive.

      The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

      The Secret in Their Eyes

        • R
        • 127 min
        • Drama

        Benjamin, a retired court employee, decides to write a book about an old rape/murder case that he believes wasn't properly solved. He becomes determined to find the real culprit and reopen the case - a complicated and thrilling quest that director Juan Jose Campanella depicts with a style that effortlessly juggles romance, comedy, suspense and political commentary. Reception following in the Egyptian courtyard.

        Antichrist (2009)

        Antichrist

        • 48%
        • NONE
        • 108 min
        • Drama

        In the psychological thriller that evolves into a horror film, Dafoe and Gainsbourg will play a couple who retreat to an isolated cabin in the woods following the death of their child.

        The Proposal (2009)

        The Proposal

        • 44%
        • PG-13
        • 107 min
        • Comedy

        A pushy boss (Sandra Bullock) forces her young assistant (Ryan Reynolds) to marry her in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

        A Serious Man (2009)

        A Serious Man

        • 89%
        • R
        • 105 min
        • Comedy

        "A Serious Man" is the story of an ordinary man’s search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg), a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith (Sari Lennick) that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous colleagues, Sy Ableman (Fred Melamed), who seems to her a more substantial person than the feckless Larry....

        Carriers (2009)

        Carriers

        • 61%
        • PG-13
        • 84 min
        • Drama

        Piper Perabo, Chris Pine, Emily VanCamp, and Josh Berry star in this apocalyptic tale of a viral pandemic that sweeps across the United States, and four fleeing friends who discover that they are far more dangerous to one another than any airborne pathogen.