2010 Drama Movies

Unthinkable (2010)

Unthinkable

    • R
    • 97 min
    • Drama

    The most suspenseful thriller of the year explores just how far we will go to protect ourselves and our country. When a nuclear expert-turned-extremist (Micheal Sheen, "Underworld") plants devices in three separate cities, the country's counter-terrorism force springs into action and captures him. But the location of his bombs remains a mystery. With time running out, FBI agent Helen Brody (Carrie-Anne Moss, "Disturbia") agrees to work alongside a mysterious interrogator known only as "H"...

    Letters to Juliet (2010)

    Letters to Juliet

    • 40%
    • PG
    • 104 min
    • Comedy

    When a young American (Amanda Seyfried) travels to the city of Verona, home of the star-crossed lover Juliet Capulet of Romeo and Juliet fame, she joins a group of volunteers who respond to letters to Juliet seeking advice about love. After answering one letter dated 1951, she inspires its author (Vanessa Redgrave) to travel to Italy in search of her long-lost love and sets off a chain of events that will bring a love into both their lives unlike anything they ever imagined.

    Green Zone (2010)

    Green Zone

    • 53%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Action

    Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) re-team for their latest electrifying thriller in "Green Zone," a film set in the chaotic early days of the Iraqi War when no one could be trusted and every decision could detonate unforeseen consequences.

    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

    • 55%
    • R
    • 136 min
    • Drama

    Emerging from a lengthy prison stint, Gordon Gekko finds himself on the outside of a world he once dominated. Looking to repair his damaged relationship with his daughter, Gekko forms an alliance with her fiance Jacob, and Jacob begins to see him as a father figure. But Jacob learns the hard way that Gekko -- still a master manipulator and player -- is after something very different from redemption.

    Edge of Darkness (2010)

    Edge of Darkness

    • 56%
    • R
    • 117 min
    • Crime

    "Edge of Darkness" centers on a veteran cop (Gibson) whose only grown-up child (Novakovic) is murdered on the steps of his home. The cop unearths his daughter's secret life and discovers a world of corporate cover-ups and government collusion. Huston takes on the role of a shady businessman while Roberts will play the role of the daughter's distraught boy

    Frozen (2010)

    Frozen

    • 62%
    • R
    • 134 min
    • Drama

    Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and are forced to make life or death choices that prove more dangerous than even freezing to death.

    Fair Game (2010)

    Fair Game

    • 79%
    • PG-13
    • 108 min
    • Biography

    As a covert officer in the CIA's Counter-Proliferation Division, Valerie leads an investigation into the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Valerie's husband, diplomat JOE WILSON (Sean Penn), is drawn into the investigation to substantiate an alleged sale of enriched uranium from Niger. But when the administration ignores his findings and uses the issue to support the call to war, Joe writes a New York Times editorial outlining his conclusions and ignites a firestorm of...

    The Experiment (2010)

    The Experiment

      • R
      • 96 min
      • Drama

      26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

      I'm Still Here (2010)

      I'm Still Here

      • 53%
      • R
      • 108 min
      • Comedy

      The directorial debut of Oscar-nominated actor Casey Affleck, I'm Still Here is a striking portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of internationally acclaimed actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, I’m Still Here follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to reinvent himself as a hip hop musician. Sometimes funny, sometimes shocking, and always riveting, the film is a portrait of an artist at a...

      Biutiful (2010)

      Biutiful

      • 64%
      • R
      • 148 min
      • Drama

      Biutiful is a love story between a father and his children. This is the journey of Uxbal, a conflicted man who struggles to reconcile fatherhood, love, spirituality, crime, guilt and mortality amidst the dangerous underworld of modern Barcelona. His livelihood is earned out of bounds, his sacrifices for his children know no bounds. Like life itself, this is a circular tale that ends where it begins. As fate encircles him and thresholds are crossed, a dim, redemptive road brightens, illuminating...

      Somewhere (2010)

      Somewhere

      • 71%
      • R
      • 97 min
      • Drama

      World-premiering at the 2010 Venice International Film Festival. From Academy Award-winning writer/director Sofia Coppola ("Lost in Translation," "The Virgin Suicides," "Marie Antoinette"), "Somewhere" is a witty, moving, and empathetic look into the orbit of actor Johnny Marco (played by Stephen Dorff). You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive around in, and a constant stream of girls and pills...

      The Trial of the Chicago 7

        • NONE
        • Drama

        "The Trial of the Chicago 7" follows protesters who disrupted the 1968 Democrat party convention with an anti-Vietnam war "carnival" that turned nasty. Demonstrators threw bricks, police responded with tear gas and the center of Chicago was engulfed in flames. Curfews only escalated the violence.

        After the clashes, independent investigators blamed eight police officers and eight protesters including Hoffman, who had already disrupted the New York Stock Exchange with showers of fake money.

        The...

        Little White Lies (2010)

        Little White Lies

        • 41%
        • NONE
        • 154 min
        • Comedy

        Every year, Max, a successful restaurant owner, and Véro, his eco-friendly wife invite a merry group of friends to their beautiful beach house to celebrate Antoine's birthday and kick-start the vacation. But, this year, before they all leave Paris, their buddy Ludo is hurt in a serious accident, which sets off a dramatic chain of reactions and emotional responses. The eagerly anticipated vacation leads each of the protagonists to raise the little veils that for years they have draped over what...

        Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

        Welcome to the Rileys

        • 55%
        • R
        • 110 min
        • Drama

        "Welcome to the Rileys" is a powerful drama about finding hope in the most unusual of places. Once a happily married and loving couple, Doug and Lois Riley have grown apart since losing their teenage daughter eight years prior. Leaving his agoraphobic wife behind to go on a business trip to New Orleans, Doug meets a 17-year-old runaway and the two form a platonic bond. For Lois and Doug, what initially appears to be the final straw that will derail their relationship, turns out to be the...

        Womb (2010)

        Womb

          • NR
          • 111 min
          • Drama

          The futuristic drama tells the story of a grieving widow, played by Green, who decides to clone her late husband. Matt Smith (who has been tapped to replace David Tennant in the BBC's "Dr. Who") co-stars.

          Get Low (2010)

          Get Low

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

          “Get Low” is a magical and moving blend of folk tale, fable and real-life legend. Spun in the Southern storytelling tradition, it is about the mysterious 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party . . . while he was still alive.

          Academy Award winner Robert Duvall, Golden Globe winner Bill Murray, Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek and Lucas Black form an ensemble of unforgettable characters who bring to life the surprising last act of Felix Bush, a life-long...

          Tamara Drewe (2010)

          Tamara Drewe

          • 66%
          • R
          • 107 min
          • Comedy

          A live-action feature adaptation of Posy Simmonds' acclaimed graphic novel "Tamara Drewe." Gemma Arterton ("Quantum of Solace", upcoming "Clash of the Titans" and "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time") will play Drewe, a sexy flirt who returns to her small country village and stirs up dark passions among the locals.

          Simmonds' novel, itself a collection of comic strips she first published in U.K. newspaper the Guardian, is a modern reimagining of Thomas Hardy's classic novel "Far From the...

          Tekken (2010)

          Tekken

            • NONE
            • 92 min
            • Action

            We are introduced to this violent world through the eyes of Jin Kazama, a street fighter that enters the tournament in order to avenge the death of his mother that he blames upon Tekken's powerful and controlling Chairman, Heihachi Mishima. He knows that the only way to get close enough to Mishima to kill him is to win the tournament. With the help of Lucas, an ageing Iron Fist Champion and fight trainer, Jin makes his way through the tournament, but in doing so, he begins to uncover his own...

            The Whistleblower (2010)

            The Whistleblower

            • 73%
            • NONE
            • 112 min
            • Biography

            Based on a true story, "Whistleblower" chronicles the trials of a female cop from Nebraska who serves as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and exposes a United Nations cover-up of a sex trafficking scandal.

            Kondracki and Ellis Kirwin wrote the film, which will shoot in Budapest. The pair based the screenplay on the story of Kathryn Bolkovac, who traveled to Bosnia in 1999 as a U.N. peacekeeper.

            Mother's Day (2010)

            Mother's Day

            • 43%
            • NONE
            • 112 min
            • Crime

            After a bank robbery gone wrong, three brothers head for home, hoping their Mother (Rebecca De Mornay) can provide them with a getaway. The youngest brother, Johnny (Matt O'Leary), has been shot, and their back-stabbing former partner has gotten away with all the cash.

            But when the brothers get home, they find that all their stuff is gone, and Mother is nowhere to be found: She lost the house months ago in a foreclosure. The new owners, Beth and Daniel Sohapi (Jaime King and Frank Grillo), and...