Drama The Best Drama Movies of 2006  

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List of the best 2006 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 2006, 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 is made up of many different movies, like The Departed and Pan's Labyrinth. This isn't necessarily a list of all drama movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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12 6
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Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Meryl Streep

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Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

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11 9
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Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx

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10 8
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

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Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

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Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones

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6 6
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Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture

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7 8
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Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

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7 9
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Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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6 8
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Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti

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6 9
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Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe

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6 9
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Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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5 9
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Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

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4 8
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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4 8
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Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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3 7
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Vin Diesel, Bow Wow, Amber West

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2 6
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Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Alexia Fast

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2 6
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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3 8
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Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush

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3 8
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Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Heavy D

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3 8
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Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Darren Healy

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2 7
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Rachel Bilson, Tom Wilkinson, Casey Affleck

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2 7
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Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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2 7
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Kirsten Dunst, Tom Hardy, Rose Byrne

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2 7
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Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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2 7
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Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern

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Cillian Murphy, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

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1 6
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Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

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1 6
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Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Elle Fanning

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1 6
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Gong Li, Chow Yun-Fat, Jay Chou

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1 6
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Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons

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1 6
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Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, Jurnee Smollett

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1 6
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Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman

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1 6
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Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Alicia Witt

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3 9
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Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

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2 8
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Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, Denny Dillon

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2 8
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Dustin Hoffman, John Hurt, Alan Rickman

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1 7
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Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, James McAvoy

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1 7
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Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley, Kazunari Ninomiya

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1 7
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig

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1 7
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Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

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1 7
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Jennifer Aniston, Ann-Margret, Vince Vaughn

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1 8
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Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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0 7
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Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn

49
0 7
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Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck

50
0 8
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Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin