2016 Drama Movies

The Finest Hours (2016)

The Finest Hours

  • 63%
  • PG-13
  • 117 min
  • Drama

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

The Childhood of a Leader (2016)

The Childhood of a Leader

  • 89%
  • NR
  • 115 min
  • Drama

This chilling fable about the rise of fascism in the 20th Century tells the story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mould his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego.

Midnight Special (2016)

Midnight Special

  • 83%
  • PG-13
  • 111 min
  • Drama

In “Midnight Special,” the latest sci-fi thriller from acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, Roy (Michael Shannon) is a father who goes on the run to protect his son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher) who has special powers.

Pete's Dragon (2016)

Pete's Dragon

  • 86%
  • PG
  • 102 min
  • Family

The film stars Bryce Dallas Howard as Grace, a park ranger who discovers the existence of Elliott; 10-year-old Oakes Fegley as Pete; Wes Bentleyas Jack, a local mill owner; New Zealand native Karl Urban as Jack’s brother, Gavin; Oona Laurence as Natalie, the young girl who befriends Pete; and Oscar winner Robert Redford as Grace’s father.

 

Miracles from Heaven (2016)

Miracles from Heaven

  • 44%
  • PG
  • 109 min
  • Drama

A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident. Based on the book 'Three Miracles From Heaven' by Christy Beam.

Demolition (2016)

Demolition

  • 53%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Drama

Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law Phil (Chris Cooper) to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis’ letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen (Naomi Watts) and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the...

Shut In (2016)

Shut In

    • PG-13
    • 91 min
    • Drama

    A heart-pounding thriller about a widowed child psychologist who lives in an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.

    Bleed for This (2016)

    Bleed for This

      • R
      • 134 min
      • Drama

      Miles Teller stars as Vinny Pazienza, a world champ boxer who tragically breaks his neck in a car crash. Against all odds, trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart) helps him return to the ring in one of the most unlikely comebacks in sports history.

      20th Century Women (2016)

      20th Century Women

      • 88%
      • R
      • 118 min
      • Drama

      The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.

      Pimp (2016)

      Pimp

        • 110 min
        • Drama

        An urban love story set on the hard streets of the Bronx. A struggling female Pimp, named Wednesday, grows up learning the game from her dad. Once he's gone she's left to look out for her prostitute mother and girlfriend Nikki.

        King Cobra (2016)

        King Cobra

        • 50%
        • NR
        • 92 min
        • Crime

        Offended by his paltry paycheck, Sean Paul Lockhart falls out with the owner, director, and producer of the label that made his famous Cobra video. When the newly minted sex symbol attracts the attentions of a cash-strapped pair of rival producers and performers an all out porn turf war ensues.

        Intruders (2016)

        Intruders

        • 47%
        • R
        • 90 min
        • Drama

        Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.

        The Sea of Trees (2016)

        The Sea of Trees

        • 10%
        • PG-13
        • 110 min
        • Drama

        Arthur Brennan (Matthew McConaughey) treks into Aokigahara, known as the The Sea of Trees, a mysterious dense forest at the base of Japan’s Mount Fuji where people go to contemplate life and death. Having found the perfect place to die, Arthur encounters Takumi Nakamura (Ken Watanabe), a Japanese man who has also lost his way. The two men begin a journey of reflection and survival, which affirms Arthur’s will to live and reconnects him to his love with his wife (Naomi Watts).

        When the Bough Breaks (2016)

        When the Bough Breaks

        • 6%
        • PG-13
        • 93 min
        • Horror

        A surrogate mother harbors a deadly secret desire for a family of her own with the husband who is expecting to raise her child.

        Toni Erdmann (2016)

        Toni Erdmann

        • 91%
        • 120 min
        • Drama

        Without a warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.

        The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016)

        The Man Who Knew Infinity

        • 63%
        • NONE
        • 108 min
        • Biography

        Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.

        I, Daniel Blake (2016)

        I, Daniel Blake

        • 90%
        • R
        • 100 min
        • Drama

        A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

        Into the Forest (2016)

        Into the Forest

        • 79%
        • R
        • 101 min
        • Drama

        In the not too distant future, two young women who live in a remote ancient forest discover the world around them is on the brink of an apocalypse. Informed only by rumor, they fight intruders, disease, loneliness & starvation.

        The Greasy Strangler (2016)

        The Greasy Strangler

        • 64%
        • 93 min
        • Drama

        The Los Angeles-set tale follows Ronnie, a man who runs a Disco Walking tour along with his browbeaten son, Brayden. When a sexy, alluring woman comes to take the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her attentions. It also signals the appearance of an oily, slimy inhuman maniac who stalks the streets at night and strangles the innocent, soon dubbed ‘The Greasy Strangler.’

        Indignation (2016)

        Indignation

        • 81%
        • R
        • 110 min
        • Drama

        In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War. Based on Philip Roth's 2008 novel "Indignation."