2016 Drama Movies

Me Before You (2016)

Me Before You

  • 58%
  • PG-13
  • 93 min
  • Drama

Louisa “Lou” Clark (Clarke) lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year-old goes from one job to the next in order to help her tight-knit family make ends meet. Her normally cheery outlook is put to the test, however, when she faces her newest career challenge. Taking a job at the local “castle,” she becomes caregiver and companion to Will Traynor (Claflin), a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in...

La La Land (2016)

La La Land

    • PG-13
    • 126 min
    • Musical

    From Summit Entertainment. In this modern take on the Hollywood musical from Damien Chazelle, the Academy Award-nominated writer and director of WHIPLASH, Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

    Lion (2016)

    Lion

    • 75%
    • PG-13
    • 129 min
    • Drama

    A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

    The Jungle Book (2016)

    The Jungle Book

    • 95%
    • PG
    • 105 min
    • Adventure

    Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the...

    Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

    Hacksaw Ridge

    • 90%
    • R
    • 131 min
    • Drama

    World War II American Army Medic Desmond T Doss who served during the Battle of Okinawa refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.

    Nocturnal Animals (2016)

    Nocturnal Animals

      • R
      • 116 min
      • Drama

      An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale.

      Arrival (2016)

      Arrival

      • 100%
      • PG-13
      • 116 min
      • Sci-Fi

      Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

      The Nice Guys (2016)

      The Nice Guys

      • 91%
      • R
      • 116 min
      • Crime

      Set in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

      Lady Macbeth (2016)

      Lady Macbeth

        • R
        • 89 min
        • Drama

        Set in 19th century rural England, young bride who has been sold into marriage to a middle-aged man discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.

        Moonlight (2016)

        Moonlight

        • 99%
        • R
        • 110 min
        • Drama

        Moonlight tells the story of Chiron, a young man who comes of age during the War on Drugs era in Miami. Set in three different time periods as Chiron battles a deteriorating home life and deals with his dawning sexuality.

        Hell or High Water (2016)

        Hell or High Water

        • 98%
        • R
        • 102 min
        • Crime

        A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.

        Silence (2016)

        Silence

          • R
          • 195 min
          • Drama

          Martin Scorsese’s SILENCE tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) – at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden. The celebrated director's 28-year journey to bring Shusaku Endo’s 1966 acclaimed novel to life will be in theaters this Christmas.

          Hidden Figures (2016)

          Hidden Figures

            • PG
            • 126 min
            • Drama

            As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three of these women, known as "human computers", we follow these women as they quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut...

            The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

            The Edge of Seventeen

              • R
              • 102 min
              • Comedy

              High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother.

              War Dogs (2016)

              War Dogs

              • 60%
              • R
              • 114 min
              • Comedy

              Based on a true story, “Arms & the Dudes” follows two friends in their early 20s (Hill and Teller) living in Miami during the Iraq War who exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets in over their heads when they land a $300 million deal to arm the Afghan Military—a deal that puts them in business with some very shady people, not...

              Now You See Me 2 (2016)

              Now You See Me 2

              • 34%
              • PG-13
              • 129 min
              • Thriller

              One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in Now You See Me 2 only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet. 

              Jason Bourne (2016)

              Jason Bourne

              • 56%
              • PG-13
              • 123 min
              • Action

              Global superstar Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role as Jason Bourne in the fifth installment of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise.  Acclaimed director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, Captain Phillips) also returns for this much-anticipated chapter, and Frank Marshall again produces alongside Jeffrey Weiner for Captivate Entertainment.  Greengrass, Damon, Gregory Goodman and Ben Smith also produce.  The action-thriller is written by Greengrass and...

              The Handmaiden (2016)

              The Handmaiden

                • NC-17
                • 145 min
                • Drama

                Set in the 1930's in South Korea and Japan. Story revolves around 4 people: a noble lady (Kim Min-Hee) who has inherited a fortune, a swindler count (Ha Jung-Woo) who is after the noble lady’s fortune, a young female pickpocket (Kim Tae-Ri) hired by the swindler count and the noble lady’s uncle (Cho Jin-Woong) who is her guardian.

                The Founder (2016)

                The Founder

                  • PG-13
                  • 115 min
                  • Biography

                  The Founder is a drama that tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself in a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

                  The tone of the script has been described as being akin to The Social Network and There Will...

                  Manchester-by-the-Sea (2016)

                  Manchester-by-the-Sea

                    • R
                    • 135 min
                    • Drama

                    An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.