Recommended Drama

All of the dramas, rated three stars or higher, that I have watched and reviewed since joining Letterboxd. Films are listed roughly in order of preference, and reviews can be found in the notes.

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  • Scrooge
  • The Godfather
  • The Prestige
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Argo
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Streets of Fire
  • Les Misérables
  • Witness
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Lion
  • Captain Phillips
  • A Star Is Born
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Moneyball
  • American Hustle
  • Whiplash
  • Hugo
  • The Third Man
  • Quiz Show
  • Chasing Amy
  • Footloose
  • The Sound of Music
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Double Indemnity
  • Prisoners
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • No Way Out
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Gone Baby Gone
  • The Departed
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • The Imitation Game
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Station Agent
  • Larry Crowne
  • The Road
  • Broken Flowers
  • Tequila Sunrise
  • Gone Girl
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Green Book
  • Up in the Air
  • Chicago
  • Scent of a Woman
  • Contagion
  • Apollo 13
  • The Elephant Man
  • Interiors
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • The Pianist
  • Pride
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • The Truman Show
  • The Post
  • Zodiac
  • McFarland, USA
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • The Front Runner
  • Tommy
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Draft Day
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Take Shelter
  • The Village
  • Brooklyn
  • Cape Fear
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Spanglish
  • The Keys of the Kingdom
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Blinded by the Light
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Knives Out
  • Sing Street
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • The Jacket
  • The Big Short
  • Little Women
  • Gifted
  • The Commitments
  • Rent
  • Elizabethtown
  • Lady Bird
  • 50/50
  • Identity
  • Spotlight
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • Wind River
  • Mr. Brooks
  • The Founder
  • The Kingdom
  • Philomena
  • Marty