Posts tagged drama

Medium Cool (1969)

   TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

IMDb Raiting : 7.4

Director : Haskell Wexler

Screenplay : Haskell Wexler

Stars : Robert ForsterVerna BloomPeter Bonerz

Genre : Drama

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Barney’s Version (2010)

   The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.

IMDb Raiting : 7.3

Director : Richard J. Lewis

Screenplay : Mordecai Richler (novel), Michael Konyves

Stars : Paul GiamattiDustin HoffmanRosamund Pike

Genre : ComedyDrama

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Lost in Translation (2003)

A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

IMDb Raiting : 7.8

Director : Sofia Coppola

Screenplay : Sofia Coppola

Stars : Bill MurrayScarlett JohanssonGiovanni Ribisi

Genre : Drama

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The Truman Show (1998)

   An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a T.V. show.

IMDb Raiting : 8.0

Director : Peter Weir

Screenplay : Andrew Niccol

Stars : Jim CarreyEd HarrisNatascha McElhonePaul Giamatti

Genres : Sci-Fi | Comedy | Drama

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Garden State (2004)

   A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother’s funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

IMDb Raiting : 7.6

Director : Zach Braff

Screenplay : Zach Braff

Stars : Zach BraffNatalie PortmanPeter Sarsgaard

Genres : Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Joe (2013)

   An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin.

IMDb Raiting : 7.0

Screenplay : David Gordon Green

Director : Larry Brown (novel), Gary Hawkins

Stars : Nicolas CageTye SheridanRonnie Gene Blevins

Genre : Drama

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Short Term 12 (2013)

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

IMDb Raiting : 8.0

Director : Destin Daniel Cretton 

Screenplay : Destin Daniel Cretton

Stars : Brie Larson, John Gallagher JrRami Malek

Genre : Drama

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The Graduate (1967)

    Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father’s business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.

IMDb Raiting : 8.1

Director : Mike Nichols

Screenplay : Charles Webb, 2 more credit »

Stars : Dustin HoffmanAnne BancroftKatharine Ross

Genres : Comedy | Drama | Romance

Awards : Won 1 Oscar »

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Jagten (2012)

   A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

IMDb Raiting : 8.3

Director : Thomas Vinterberg

Screenplay : Thomas VinterbergTobias Lindholm

Stars : Mads MikkelsenThomas Bo LarsenAnnika Wedderkopp 

Genre : Drama

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Love in the Afternoon (1957)

   Director Billy Wilder salutes his idol, Ernst Lubitsch, with this comedy about a middle-aged playboy fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.

IMDb Raiting : 7.4

Director : Billy Wilder

Screenplay : Billy Wilder, 2 more credit »

Stars : Gary CooperAudrey HepburnMaurice Chevalier 

Genres : Comedy | Romance | Drama

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The Selfish Giant (2013)

   A contemporary fable about two scrappy 13-year-old working-class friends in the UK who seek fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal, leading to tragic consequences.

IMDb Raiting : 7.4

Director : Clio Barnard

Screenplay : Clio BarnardOscar Wilde (inspired by ‘The Selfish Giant’)

Stars : Conner ChapmanShaun ThomasSean Gilder 

Genre : Drama

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Enough Said (2013)

    A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she’s interested in learns he’s her new friend’s ex-husband.

IMDb Raiting : 7.1

Director : Nicole Holofcener

Screenplay : Nicole Holofcener

Stars : Julia Louis-DreyfusJames GandolfiniCatherine Keener

Genre : Comedy | Drama | Romance

Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)

   The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson’s Mouchette.

IMDb Raiting : 7.9

Director : Robert Bresson

Screenplay : Robert Bresson

Stars : Anne WiazemskyWalter GreenFrançois Lafarge

Genre : Drama

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