Drama Movies
Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce
IMDb: 8
111

After her unfaithful husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful. However winning the approval of her spoiled daughter proves a greater challenge.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Detour

Detour

Detour
IMDb: 7.4
67

Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitchhikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he’s riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn’t believe the truth,…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Passage to Marseille

Passage to Marseille

Passage to Marseille
IMDb: 6.8
109

A freedom-loving French journalist sacrifices his happiness and security to battle Nazi tyranny.

Titanic

Titanic

Titanic
IMDb: 6.2
85

This little-known German film retells the true story of the British ocean liner that met a tragic fate. Ernst Fritz Fürbringer plays the president of the White Star Line, who…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Power of the Press

Power of the Press

Power of the Press
IMDb: 6
64

Although he’s credited only for story, the dialogue has Fuller’s headline punch, and of course newspapering was an alternative universe he knew inside out. A publisher whose once-honest New York…

Genre: Drama
For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls
IMDb: 6.9
170

Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan—who has joined up on…

Now, Voyager

Now, Voyager

Now, Voyager
IMDb: 7.9
117

A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Cat People

Cat People

Cat People
IMDb: 7.3
73

Serbian fashion designer Irena Dubrovna and American marine engineer Oliver Reed meet in Central Park, fall in love and marry after a brief courtship; but Irena won’t consummate the union…

Genre: Drama, Horror
Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln
IMDb: 7.6
100

In this dramatized account of his early law career in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln is born into a modest log cabin, where he is encouraged by his first love, Ann Rutledge,…

Genre: Drama, History
Jezebel

Jezebel

Jezebel
IMDb: 7.5
103

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.

Genre: Drama, Romance
It Happened in Hollywood

It Happened in Hollywood

It Happened in Hollywood
IMDb: 6.2
67

A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Breaking Point

The Breaking Point

The Breaking Point
IMDb: 7.5
97

A fisherman with money problems hires out his boat to transport criminals.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Under the Bridges

Under the Bridges

Under the Bridges
IMDb: 7.5
99

Two barge skippers fall in love with the same woman.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Le Corbeau

Le Corbeau

Le Corbeau
IMDb: 7.9
92

Remy Germain is a doctor in a French town who becomes the focus of a vicious smear campaign, as letters accusing him of having an affair and performing unlawful abortions…

Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon
IMDb: 7.7
132

British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by…

Red River

Red River

Red River
IMDb: 7.8
133

Headstrong Thomas Dunson starts a thriving Texas cattle ranch with the help of his faithful trail hand, Groot, and his protégé, Matthew Garth, an orphan Dunson took under his wing…

Forever Amber

Forever Amber

Forever Amber
IMDb: 6.6
138

Amber St Clair, orphaned during the English Civil War and raised by a family of farmers, aspires to be a lady of high society; when a group of cavaliers ride…

Genre: Drama
Adam’s Rib

Adam’s Rib

Adam’s Rib
IMDb: 7.5
101

When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner gets the case. Unfortunately for him his wife Amanda (who happens to be a lawyer too) decides to…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Fires Were Started

Fires Were Started

Fires Were Started
IMDb: 6.5
70

British film written and directed by Humphrey Jennings, filmed in documentary style showing the lives of firefighters through the Blitz in World War II.

Genre: Drama, War
The Lady Gambles

The Lady Gambles

The Lady Gambles
IMDb: 6.6
99

When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked…

Genre: Drama
Dark City

Dark City

Dark City
IMDb: 6.7
98

Gamblers who “took” an out-of-town sucker in a crooked poker game feel shadowy vengeance closing in on them.

Early Summer

Early Summer

Early Summer
IMDb: 8.2
135

In postwar Tokyo, Noriko, still single at the advanced age of 28, lives contentedly in an extended family household that includes her parents and her brother’s family. An uncle’s visit…

Genre: Drama
The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle
IMDb: 7.9
112

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar “Doc” Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Whirlpool

Whirlpool

Whirlpool
IMDb: 6.8
98

The wife of a psychoanalyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets
IMDb: 8
104

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Criss Cross

Criss Cross

Criss Cross
IMDb: 7.5
88

Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Snake Pit

The Snake Pit

The Snake Pit
IMDb: 7.6
108

Virginia Cunningham is confused upon finding herself in a mental hospital, with no memory of her arrival at the institution. Tormented by delusions and unable to even recognize her husband,…

Genre: Drama, Mystery
Cry of the City

Cry of the City

Cry of the City
IMDb: 7.2
95

Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another…

Genre: Crime, Drama
No Regrets for Our Youth

No Regrets for Our Youth

No Regrets for Our Youth
IMDb: 7.1
110

Yukie, the well-bred daughter of a university professor, is shocked when her father is relieved of his post for his political teachings during a purge of anti-militarism in pre-war Kyoto….

Genre: Drama
Duel in the Sun

Duel in the Sun

Duel in the Sun
IMDb: 6.8
144

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father’s first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
IMDb: 8
128

In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa’s alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles:…

Genre: Drama
The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead
IMDb: 7
115

A mismatched collection of conscripted civilians find training tough under Lieutenant Jim Perry and Sergeant Ned Fletcher when they are called up to replace an infantry battalion that had suffered…

Genre: Drama, War
Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity
IMDb: 8.3
107

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners…

In Which We Serve

In Which We Serve

In Which We Serve
IMDb: 7.2
115

The story of the HMS Torrin, from it’s construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ship’s first and only commanding officer is Captain…

Genre: Drama, War
The Black Swan

The Black Swan

The Black Swan
IMDb: 6.8
87

When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them…

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
IMDb: 8.1
129

Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s…

Genre: Drama
Pépé le Moko

Pépé le Moko

Pépé le Moko
IMDb: 7.8
94

Pépé le Moko, one of France’s most wanted criminals, hides out in the Casbah section of Algiers. He knows police will be waiting for him if he tries to leave…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
What Did the Lady Forget?

What Did the Lady Forget?

What Did the Lady Forget?
IMDb: 7
71

A professor, Komiya, and his bossy wife, Tokio, are to look after Setsuko, their high-spirited niece from Osaka. Despite being a minor, Setsuko is a liberated woman who does whatever…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Crime of Monsieur Lange

The Crime of Monsieur Lange

The Crime of Monsieur Lange
IMDb: 7.3
80

A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police’s description. His name is Amedee Lange, he murdered Batala…

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
The 3 Penny Opera

The 3 Penny Opera

The 3 Penny Opera
IMDb: 7.3
112

In London at the turn of the century, underworld kingpin Mack the Knife marries Polly Peachum without the knowledge of her father, the equally enterprising ‘king of the beggars’.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music