Drama The Best Drama Movies of 2005  

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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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Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Ginnifer Goodwin

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Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

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Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson

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Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

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Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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Sofía Vergara, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson

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Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid

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Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li

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Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

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Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols

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Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Patrick Wilson

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Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti

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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Cooper, Catherine Keener

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Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi

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Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

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Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor

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Christian Bale, Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer

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Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Alec Baldwin

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John Hawkes, Miranda July, Tracy Wright

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Ian Roberts, Rapulana Seiphemo, Jerry Mofokeng

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

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Elijah Wood, Charlie Hunnam, Claire Forlani

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Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine, Toni Collette

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Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes

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Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston

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Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

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Elijah Wood, Eugene Hütz, Jonathan Safran Foer

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50 Cent, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard

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Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer

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Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange

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Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Matthew Goode

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Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario, Laura Linney

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Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener

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George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Daniels

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Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

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George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet

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Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy

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Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis

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Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel

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Sofía Vergara, Heath Ledger, Jeremy Renner

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Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock