DRAMA FILMS


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Drama Films
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Selection of Greatest Drama Films:


Greatest Dramas From Silent Era Through 1960:
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Way Down East
The Jazz Singer (1927)
Seventh Heaven (1927)
Sunrise (1927)
Anna Christie (1930)
Min and Bill (1930)
The Champ (1931)
Grand Hotel (1932)
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)
Red Dust (1932)
Little Women (1933)
Morning Glory (1933)
Great Expectations (1935)
The Informer (1935)
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Dodsworth (1936)
Fury (1936)
Dead End (1937)
The Good Earth (1937)
The Hurricane (1937)
Lost Horizon (1937)
Stage Door (1937)
A Star is Born (1937)
Boys Town (1938)
Gone With The Wind (1939)
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Knute Rockne: All-American (1940)
Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Rebecca (1940)
Citizen Kane (1941)
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Meet John Doe (1941)
Casablanca (1942)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Hitler's Children (1943)
The Human Comedy (1943)
The Song of Bernadette (1943)
Since You Went Away (1944)
The Lost Weekend (1945)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Great Expectations (1946, UK)
Body and Soul (1947)
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Odd Man Out (1947)
The Bicycle Thief (1948, It.)
Hamlet (1948, UK)
I Remember Mama (1948)
The Snake Pit (1948)
All the King's Men (1949)
Champion (1949)
The Heiress (1949)
A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
All About Eve (1950)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Ace in the Hole (1951)
A Place in the Sun (1951)
Rashomon (1951, Jp.)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
From Here to Eternity (1953)
I Confess (1953)
The Wild One (1953)
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
The Country Girl (1954)
On the Waterfront (1954)
Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)
The Blackboard Jungle (1955)
East of Eden (1955)
Marty (1955)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Baby Doll (1956)
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
Giant (1956)
Paths of Glory (1957)
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
12 Angry Men (1957)
The Seventh Seal (1957, Swe.)
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
The Defiant Ones (1958)
I Want to Live! (1958)
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Libel (1959)
Compulsion (1959)
The Nun's Story (1959)
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
The Young Philadelphians (1959)
The Apartment (1960)
Breathless (A Bout De Souffle) (1960, US/UK)
Elmer Gantry (1960)
Inherit the Wind (1960)
Greatest Bette Davis Drama Films:
Cabin in the Cotton (1932)
Of Human Bondage (1934)
Jezebel (1938)
Dark Victory (1939)
The Old Maid (1939)
The Letter (1940)
The Little Foxes (1941)
Now, Voyager (1942)
All About Eve (1950)
Greatest Dramas After 1960:
The Children's Hour (1961)
The Hustler (1961)
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
The Misfits (1961)
Advise & Consent (1962)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
The Miracle Worker (1962)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
8 1/2 (1963, It./Fr.)
Hud (1963)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Madame X (1966)
A Man For All Seasons (1966)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Belle De Jour (1967, Fr./It.)
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
The Graduate (1967)
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
In Cold Blood (1967)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Easy Rider (1969)
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
The Last Picture Show (1971)
The Candidate (1972)
Mean Streets (1973)
The Conversation (1974)
Nashville (1975)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
All the President's Men (1976)
Network (1976)
Rocky (1976)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
The Deer Hunter (1978)
...And Justice For All (1979)
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
The Onion Field (1979)
The Elephant Man (1980)
Ordinary People (1980)
Raging Bull (1980)
Absence of Malice (1981)
Chariots of Fire (1981)
Frances (1982)
Sophie's Choice (1982)
The Verdict (1982)
The King of Comedy (1983)
A Soldier's Story (1984)
Amadeus (1984)
The Killing Fields (1984)
Jagged Edge (1985)
Suspect (1987)
The Accused (1988)
A Cry In the Dark (1988)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988, US/UK)
Rain Man (1988)
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Presumed Innocent (1990)
Reversal of Fortune (1990)
JFK (1991)
Raise the Red Lantern (1991, China/HK/Taiwan)
A Few Good Men (1992)
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Malcolm X (1992)
The Player (1992)
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Philadelphia (1993)
The Piano (1993)
Schindler's List (1993)
Blue Sky (1994)
The Client (1994)
Forrest Gump (1994)
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Quiz Show (1994)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Apollo 13 (1995)
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Nixon (1995)
The Crucible (1996)
The English Patient (1996)
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Primal Fear (1996)
Shine (1996)
Sling Blade (1996)
A Time To Kill (1996)
Amistad (1997)
As Good As It Gets (1997)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
The Ice Storm (1997)
The Rainmaker (1997)
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Titanic (1997)
Elizabeth (1998)
Life is Beautiful (1998, It.)
Shakespeare in Love (1998, US/UK)
All About My Mother (1999, Sp./Fr.)
American Beauty (1999)
The Insider (1999)
October Sky (1999)
Summer of Sam (1999)
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Traffic (2000)
Vera Drake (2004, UK)
The Lives of Others (2006, Germ.)
United 93 (2006)
Volver (2006, Sp.)
Atonement (2007, UK)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007, Fr.)
The Reader (2008)



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