Category Archives: Drama

Death Note

Release 2017

Genre Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Adam Wingard
Writers: Charley Parlapanides, Vlas Parlapanides, Jeremy Slater, Tsugumi Ôba, Takeshi Obata
Stars: Lakeith Stanfield, Willem Dafoe, Margaret Qualley, Nat Wolff, Shea Whigham
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1241317/

Light Turner, a bright student, stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it. Light decides to launch a secret crusade to rid the streets of criminals. Soon, the student-turned-vigilante finds himself pursued by a famous detective known only by the alias L.

Lowriders

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Director: Ricardo de Montreuil
Writers: Cheo Hodari Coker, Elgin James
Stars: Gabriel Chavarria, Demián Bichir, Theo Rossi, Tony Revolori, Melissa Benoist
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1366338/

A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression.

Maudie

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Aisling Walsh
Writers: Sherry White
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Sally Hawkins, Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3721954/

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: George C. Wolfe
Writers: Rebecca Skloot, Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe
Stars: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sylvia Grace Crim, Reed Birney, Karen Wheeling Reynolds, John C. Vennema
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5686132/

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

Megan Leavey

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Writers: Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, Tim Lovestedt
Stars: Kate Mara, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Ramon Rodriguez, Edie Falco
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4899370/

Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.

All Eyez on Me

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Benny Boom
Writers: Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez, Steven Bagatourian
Stars: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Hill Harper, Annie Ilonzeh
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1666185/

Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.

6 Days

Release 2017

Genre Action, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Toa Fraser
Writers: Glenn Standring
Stars: Abbie Cornish, Mark Strong, Jamie Bell, Emun Elliott, Martin Shaw
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4703048/

In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen the likes of.

Beatriz at Dinner

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Miguel Arteta
Writers: Mike White
Stars: Salma Hayek, Chloë Sevigny, John Early, John Lithgow, Connie Britton
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5929750/

A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down.

Baywatch

Release 2017

Genre Action, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Seth Gordon
Writers: Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz, Gregory J. Bonann, Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1469304/

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

My Cousin Rachel

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Mystery, Romance

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Director: Roger Michell
Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Roger Michell
Stars: Iain Glen, Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger, Poppy Lee Friar
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4411596/

A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

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