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The Best Drama Movies of 2010  

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List of the best 2010 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 2010, 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.

Everything from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I to Eclipse is included on this list. This isn't necessarily a list of all drama movies from 2010, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel
"Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time. Flooded with romantic memories of their courtship, Dean and Cindy use one night to try and ...more

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Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving
The Wolfman is a 2010 American horror film directed by Joe Johnston. It is a remake of the 1941 film of the same name, and tells the story of Lawrence Talbot who returns to his eerie English ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany
The Tourist is a 2010 romantic thriller film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. It is a remake of the 2005 French action film Anthony Zimmer. ...more

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Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs
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Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall
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Milla Jovovich, Robert De Niro, Edward Norton
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Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent
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Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx
Due Date is a 2010 American comedy road film directed by Todd Phillips, co-written by Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, and Adam Sztykiel, and starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Zach Galifianakis. The ...more

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John Cena, Danny Glover, Patricia Clarkson
Legendary is a 2010 drama film directed by Mel Damski. The film stars Devon Graye as a high school wrestler, in a cast that features John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover, Madeleine Martin, ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Wiig
All Good Things is a 2010 drama mystery romance thriller film written by Marcus Hinchey and Marc Smerling and directed by Andrew Jarecki.

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Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki
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Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry
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Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Let Me In is a 2010 romantic horror film written and directed by Matt Reeves and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Chloë Grace Moretz. It is a remake of the 2008 Swedish film Let the Right One ...more

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David Hyde Pierce, Helen Reddy, Nathaniel Parker
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Stefanie Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Penelope Ann Miller
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Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones
The Company Men is an American drama film, written and directed by John Wells. It stars Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Chris Cooper and Tommy Lee Jones. It premiered at the 26th Sundance Film ...more

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Liv Tyler, Ellen Page, Kevin Bacon
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Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell, Ray Winstone
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Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer
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Gemma Arterton, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes
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Wallapa Mongkolprasert, Tongsit Rachasin, Sakda Kaewbuadee
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Knut Nærum, Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg
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Elle Fanning, Michelle Monaghan, Ellie Kemper
Somewhere is a 2010 American drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. The film follows Johnny Marco, a newly famous actor, as he recuperates from a minor injury at the Chateau Marmont, ...more

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Chen Daoming, Zhang Jingchu, Xu Fan
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Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik, Cheon Ho-Jin
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