Category Archives: Drama

Rurouni Kenshin: Final Chapter Part I - The Final

Release 2021

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama

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Director: Keishi Ohtomo
Writers: Nobuhiro Watsuki
Stars: Shin'nosuke Abe, Yû Aoi, Munetaka Aoki, Kasumi Arimura, Yôsuke Eguchi
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11809034/

Kenshin's past catches up to him causing the destruction of Akabeko Restaurant, which was Kenshin's favorite place to eat. There, he finds a note with the word "Junchu" on it.

Fatherhood

Release 2021

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Paul Weitz
Writers: Dana Stevens, Paul Weitz, Matt Logelin
Stars: Paul Alexander Désiré, Rodney Alexandre, Christine Lan, Letitia Brookes, Ryan S. Hill
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4733624/

A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter's birth.

Xtremo

Release 2021

Genre Action, Crime, Drama

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Director: Daniel Benmayor
Writers: Teo García, Ivan Ledesma, Genaro Rodriguez
Stars: Teo García, Óscar Jaenada, Óscar Casas, Andrea Duro, Sergio Peris-Mencheta
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11658120/

Two years after the murder of his son and father, a retired hitman sets in motion a carefully crafted revenge plan against the killer: his own brother.

Dream Horse

Release 2020

Genre Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Euros Lyn
Writers: Neil McKay
Stars: Toni Collette, Owen Teale, Alan David, Lynda Baron, Damian Lewis
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9883996/

Dream Alliance is an unlikely race horse bred by small-town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes. With no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream in the hopes he can compete with the racing elites.

In the Heights

Release 2021

Genre Drama, Musical, Romance

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Director: Jon M. Chu
Writers: Quiara Alegría Hudes, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Stars: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1321510/

The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop. The likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.

Queen Bees

Release 2021

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Donald Martin, Harrison Powell
Stars: Ellen Burstyn, James Caan, Ann-Margret, Jane Curtin, Loretta Devine
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8338076/

After reluctantly agreeing to move in to a senior's home, a woman encounters a clique of mean-spirited women and an amorous widower.

Awake

Release 2021

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama

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Director: Mark Raso
Writers: Gregory Poirier, Joseph Raso, Mark Raso
Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Ariana Greenblatt, Frances Fisher, Barry Pepper
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10418662/

After a devastating global event wipes out all electronics and eliminated people's ability to sleep, a former soldier may have found a solution with her daughter.

Gully

Release 2019

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: Nabil Elderkin
Writers: Marcus J. Guillory
Stars: Amber Heard, Charlie Plummer, John Corbett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Terrence Howard
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5013984/

Three teens living in LA, all victims of extreme childhoods, wreak a hedonistic riot across the city over the course of 48 hours, unbound by societal norms. They take us on a rip-roaring ride of drugs and murder across Los Angeles.

Minamata

Release 2020

Genre Drama

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Director: Andrew Levitas
Writers: David Kessler, Andrew Levitas, Jason Forman
Stars: Akiko Iwase, Johnny Depp, Katherine Jenkins, Bill Nighy, Minami
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9179096/

War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

Death in Texas

Release 2021

Genre Action, Drama

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Director: Scott Windhauser
Writer: Scott Windhauser
Stars: Lara Flynn Boyle, Stephen Lang, Bruce Dern, John Ashton, William Shockley
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4472508/

Just out of prison, Billy Walker returns to El Paso to find his mom dying of liver failure but low on the transplant list. However, the border offers other, darker options.

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