The Best Drama Movies Of 2020

UPDATED: Check out the top drama films of 2021!

Need a little more drama in your life? The best 2020 drama movies are here for you, whether you need to feel inspired or have a good cry. There is a 2020 drama movie for you on this list. Some of these new dramas are based on true stories while others just feel realistic. But what are the best drama movies this year? Help decide the best of the new 2020 drama movies below. 

Featuring romantic dramas, coming-of-age movies, action dramas, biopics, and comedy-dramas, upcoming drama films in 2020 includes Three ChristsIrresistible, and The Last Full Measure.

Good drama films usually draw you in with emotionally developed characters and ten to avoid melodramatic situations. Which drama movies of 2020 fit such a description? Vote on this list of 2020 drama movies. Give a vote up to the best drama movies of 2020, and vote down anything you feel is overrated or downright bad.

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  • Sound of Metal
    Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci
    9 votes
    • Directed by: Darius Marder
    Sound of Metal is a 2019 American drama film directed by Darius Marder. A former drug addict, drummer Ruben Stone (Riz Ahmed) struggles to accept his hearing loss.
  • Tuscaloosa
    Devon Bostick, Natalia Dyer, Tate Donovan
    26 votes
    • Directed by: Philip Harder
    In 1972, as Vietnam War protests and racial tensions rise, a recent college graduate spends his summer working in a psychiatric hospital where he falls for a beautiful patient.

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  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
    Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman
    5 votes
    • Directed by: George C. Wolfe
    Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is a 2020 American drama film directed by George C. Wolfe, based on the 1982 play by August Wilson. During a recording session, tensions rise between "Mother of the Blues," ...more
  • Let Him Go
    Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Jeffrey Donovan
    5 votes
    • Directed by: Thomas Bezucha
    Let Him Go is a 2020 American drama film directed by Thomas Bezucha. A retired sheriff and his wife fight to rescue their grandson from a dangerous off-grid family after their son dies.