2010 Drama Movies

The Last Exorcism (2010)

The Last Exorcism

  • 72%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Drama

When he arrives on the rural Louisiana farm of Louis Sweetzer, the Reverend Cotton Marcus expects to perform just another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic. An earnest fundamentalist, Sweetzer has contacted the charismatic preacher as a last resort, certain his teenage daughter Nell is possessed by a demon who must be exorcized before their terrifying ordeal ends in unimaginable tragedy.

Buckling under the weight of his conscience after years of parting desperate...

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

  • 45%
  • R
  • 98 min
  • Comedy

Woody Allen’s “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger” follows a pair of married couples, Alfie (Anthony Hopkins) and Helena (Gemma Jones), and their daughter Sally (Naomi Watts) and husband Roy (Josh Brolin), as their passions, ambitions, and anxieties lead them into trouble and out of their minds. After Alfie leaves Helena to pursue his lost youth and a free-spirited call girl named Charmaine (Lucy Punch), Helena abandons rationality and surrenders her life to the loopy advice of a...

Stone (2010)

Stone

  • 50%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Drama

As parole officer Jack Mabry counts the days toward a quiet retirement, he is asked to review the case of Gerald "Stone" Creeson, in prison for covering up the murder of his grandparents with a fire. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to influence the older man's decision have profound and unexpected effects on them both.

Dirty Girl (2010)

Dirty Girl

  • 27%
  • R
  • 90 min
  • Comedy

Dirty Girl is the story of Danielle (Juno Temple), the dirty girl of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma, circa 1987. When Danielle’s misbehavior gets her banished to a remedial class, she is paired on a parenting project with Clarke (Jeremy Dozier), an innocent closet-case with no friends. Danielle is determined to get to California to find the father she’s never met, and Clarke is desperate to escape being sent to military school by his homophobic dad. Together, the mismatched misfits...

The Tempest (2010)

The Tempest

  • 30%
  • PG-13
  • 110 min
  • Comedy

In her big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's mystical thriller "The Tempest," Academy Award-nominated Julie Taymor ("Across the Universe," "Frida," "Titus") brings an original dynamic to the story by changing the gender of the sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress Prospera, portrayed by Oscar(R) winner Helen Mirren ("The Queen"). Prospera's journey spirals through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, cares for her young daughter, Miranda, and unleashes her powers...

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within

  • 93%
  • NONE
  • 115 min
  • Action

The sprawling favelas that surround Rio de Janeiro are some of the most dangerous places in the world... and it's Captain Nascimento's job to take down the gangs that run them. Although his methods are violent, he's very good at his job. When he's promoted to a powerful government position, he thinks he'll finally be able to finish the job- but instead finds out that he's only made things easier for the dirty cops and corrupt politicians that are truly running the show. From the director of Bus...

For Colored Girls (2010)

For Colored Girls

  • 32%
  • NONE
  • 120 min
  • Comedy

In 1974, Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf” made its stage debut, combining poetry, dance and music, and most significantly, placing the black female experience center stage. In lyrical, honest, angry, funny and tender language, Shange’s “colored girls” evoked the feelings woven into the fabric of black female life in America. Within two years, the play became a Broadway sensation, won an Obie and Tony Award, and...

Made in Dagenham (2010)

Made in Dagenham

  • 80%
  • R
  • 113 min
  • Drama

Set against the backdrop of the 1960s, Made in Dagenham is based on a true story about a group of spirited women who joined forces, took a stand for what was right, and in doing so, found their own inner strength.

Although far from the Swinging Sixties of Carnaby Street, life for the women of Dagenham, England is tinged with the sounds and sights of the optimistic era, heard on their radios and seen on their TV sets. Rita O’Grady (Sally Hawkins) reflects that upbeat era, along with her...

Certified Copy (2010)

Certified Copy

    • NONE
    • 106 min
    • Drama

    Binoche plays a gallery owner living in a Tuscan village who attends a lecture by a British author (opera star William Shimell, in his cinematic debut) on authenticity and fakery in art. Seemingly quite taken by him, she invites him afterwards to tour the countryside. When he is mistaken for her husband during their trip, they adopt the assumption for themselves and continue their afternoon, discussing love, life and art, and increasingly behaving like a long-married couple. But are they...

    Daydream Nation (2010)

    Daydream Nation

    • 65%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Drama

    Seventeen-year-old Caroline Wexler (Kat Dennings) is facing a teenager's nightmare: her widowed father has moved them from the big city to a tiny town in the middle of nowhere. When Caroline realizes she has nothing in common with the burnout losers in her new school she pursues the one person who excites her interest - her handsome young teacher, Mr. Anderson (Josh Lucas). A bizarre love triangle ensues between Caroline, Mr. Anderson, and a sweet, but troubled classmate (Reece Thompson)....

    Extraordinary Measures (2010)

    Extraordinary Measures

    • 27%
    • PG
    • 105 min
    • Drama

    Harrison Ford will star in "Crowley," based on the true story of John and Aileen Crowley, whose two children had a rare genetic disorder. Rather than give up hope that nothing could help his children, John Crowley found a researcher (Ford) with a potential cure.

    Ford also will executive produce the film inspired by a Wall Street Journal article and subsequent book, "The Cure," by Geeta Anand.

    Archipelago (2010)

    Archipelago

      • 114 min
      • Drama

      Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her husband, who remains an unheard voice on the phone. Good-natured Edward struggles to hide his angst at where his life is heading and assumes a fatherly role while becoming weirdly familiar with Rose (Amy Lloyd), the family’s hired cook. Cynthia,...

      X (2010)

      X

        • NONE
        • 89 min
        • Crime

        Holly Rowe's (Viva Bianca) retiring, kissing her callgirl life goodbye. She just has to get through her last night on the job. Shay Ryan's (Hanna Mangan-Lawrence) a teenage runaway, broke and alone. She just has to get through her first night as a hooker. Then fate throws them together on a job that goes horribly wrong and they're trapped on an out-of-control roller coaster ride, through the twilight zone of sex-for-sale.

        Boy Wonder (2010)

        Boy Wonder

        • 40%
        • R
        • 93 min
        • Action

        A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding. Like a graphic novel you can't put down, Boy Wonder challenges morality, distorting perceptions of what is...

        Another Year (2010)

        Another Year

        • 92%
        • PG-13
        • 129 min
        • Drama

        In the Spring, happily married Gerri, a medical counselor, and Tom, a geologist, tend their allotment. They entertain Gerri’s lonely work colleague Mary, who gets very drunk, and bemoans her disastrous love life. Gerri and Tom enjoy a warm relationship with their community lawyer son Joe, aged 30, who reports that although his friends are getting married, he is still without a partner.

        In the Summer, Ken comes down to London to spend a weekend with Gerri and Tom. Ken works in a government...

        The Housemaid (2010)

        The Housemaid

        • 73%
        • NONE
        • 107 min
        • Drama

        Eun-yi is hired as a nanny in an impossibly lavish mansion by businessman Hoon (Lee Jung-jae) and his very pregnant wife, Hae-ra (Seo Woo). When Hoon callously seduces the young maid, she becomes the unwitting victim in a battle of wills between him and the scheming women of the house-Hae-ra, her villainous mother (Park Ji-young), and their seemingly loyal but increasingly bitter housekeeper (Yun Yeo-jong). Intensely erotic and fiendishly entertaining, The Housemaid builds to an unforgettable...

        Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

        Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

        • 88%
        • NONE
        • 113 min
        • Drama

        Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave - the birthplace of his first life...

        Even the Rain (2010)

        Even the Rain

          • NONE
          • 103 min
          • Drama

          "Even the Rain" (También la lluvia) sets up an intriguing dialogue about Spanish imperialism through incidents taking place some 500 years apart, while examining the personal belief systems of the members of a film crew headed by director Sebastian and his producer Costa who arrive in Bolivia to make a revisionist film about the conquest of Latin America. Set in February and March of 2000, when real-life protests against the privatization of water rocked the nation, the film reflexively blurs...

          El infierno (2010)

          El infierno

            • NC-17
            • 145 min
            • Action

            Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and fun. But very soon he will discover that criminal life does not always keep its promises.

            The Romantics (2010)

            The Romantics

            • 15%
            • PG-13
            • 95 min
            • Comedy

            Over the course of one raucous night at a seaside wedding seven close friends, all members of a tight, eclectic college clique, reconvene to watch two of their own tie the knot. Laura (Katie Holmes) is maid of honor to Lila (Anna Paquin), her golden girl best friend.

            The two have long rivaled over the groom, Tom (Josh Duhamel). Friendships and alliances are tested and the love triangle comes to a head the night before the wedding, when the drunken friends frolic in the nearby surf and return...