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List of the best 2005 drama movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Some of the movies on this list are award-winning drama films, so if you're trying to watch Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated drama movies, then these are the ones you want to see. These are all the drama movies that defined the year 2005, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

The list you're viewing has a variety of movies, like Batman Begins and King Kong, in it. This isn't necessarily a list of all drama movies from 2005, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Brokeback Mountain Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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Walk the Line Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Ginnifer Goodwin

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Pride & Prejudice Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

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Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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King Kong Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

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Coach Carter Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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A History of Violence Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

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Memoirs of a Geisha Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li

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Four Brothers Sofía Vergara, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson

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Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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War of the Worlds Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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Descent Rosario Dawson, Spencer Grammer, Vanessa Ferlito

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Cinderella Man Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti

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Capote Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Cooper, Catherine Keener

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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Me and You and Everyone We Know John Hawkes, Miranda July, Tracy Wright

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Tsotsi Ian Roberts, Rapulana Seiphemo, Jerry Mofokeng

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The New World Christian Bale, Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer

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The Amityville Horror Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols

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In Her Shoes Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine, Toni Collette

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Green Street Elijah Wood, Charlie Hunnam, Claire Forlani

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Hustle & Flow Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

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Jarhead Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

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V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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Transamerica Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston

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Kingdom of Heaven Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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Elizabethtown Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Alec Baldwin

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The Island Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi

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Munich Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

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The Family Stone Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes

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Hard Candy Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Patrick Wilson

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Broken Flowers Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange

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Get Rich or Die Tryin' 50 Cent, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard

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Thank You for Smoking Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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Match Point Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer

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Everything Is Illuminated Elijah Wood, Eugene Hütz, Jonathan Safran Foer

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Lord of War Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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Diary of a Mad Black Woman Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor

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The Longest Yard Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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The Squid and the Whale Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario, Laura Linney

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The Interpreter Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener

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The Constant Gardener Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy

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Syriana George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet

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Flightplan Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

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Lords of Dogtown Sofía Vergara, Heath Ledger, Jeremy Renner

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Good Night, and Good Luck George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels

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Imagine Me & You Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Matthew Goode

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Rent Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis