drama movies The Best Drama Movies of 2009  

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List of the best 2009 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 2009, 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 a variety of different movies, including Up and Inglourious Basterds. This isn't necessarily a list of all drama movies from 2009, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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The Blind Side Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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The Time Traveler's Wife Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

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Inglourious Basterds Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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Up in the Air George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis

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Law Abiding Citizen Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz, Lena Endre

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Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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A Serious Man Simon Helberg, Richard Kind, Adam Arkin

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Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Paula Patton

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The Lovely Bones Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon

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Antichrist Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

The Best Drama Movies of 2018

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He's Just Not That Into You Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly

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17 Again Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry

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My Sister's Keeper Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Emily Deschanel

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Where the Wild Things Are Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

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Taking Woodstock Liev Schreiber, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Emile Hirsch

The Best Space Movies

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The Soloist Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Jena Malone

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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz

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The Proposal Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White

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Moon Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario

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The Secret in Their Eyes Ricardo Darín, Mariano Argento, Soledad Villamil

The Best NC-17 Indie Movies

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2012 Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

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Hannah Montana: The Movie Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Tyra Banks

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Invictus Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Langley Kirkwood

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Mother Won Bin, Kim Min-jung, Yoon Je-moon

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The Twilight Saga: New Moon Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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Hachi: A Dog's Tale Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, Joan Allen

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A Christmas Carol Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

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Fanboys Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen

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Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

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Funny People Eminem, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman

Full Cast of Cool Hand Luke Actors/Actresses

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The Joneses Demi Moore, Amber Heard, David Duchovny

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Daybreakers Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill

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Sin Nombre Hector Jimenez, Diana Garcia, Tenoch Huerta

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Terminator Salvation Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryce Dallas Howard

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The White Ribbon Rainer Bock, Birgit Minichmayr, Susanne Lothar

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Whip It Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig

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Adventureland Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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Dread Jackson Rathbone, Paloma Faith, Iga Wyrwał

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Crazy Heart Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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The Greatest Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan

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The Last House on the Left Sara Paxton, Aaron Paul, Monica Potter

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Brothers Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan

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The Human Centipede (First Sequence) Ashley C. Williams, Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura

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Aladin Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sameera Reddy

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Dogtooth Alexander Voulgaris, Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley

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Valhalla Rising Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis

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The Messenger Steve Buscemi, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone

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Knowing Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Chandler Canterbury