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The Best Drama Movies Of 2020

Updated December 21, 2020 679 votes 43 voters 1.7k views140 items

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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  • Tuscaloosa1
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    Tuscaloosa

    Natalia Dyer, Tate Donovan

    Directed byPhilip Harder

    Tuscaloosa is a 2020 American drama film directed by Philip Harder and is based on the novel... more on Wikipedia
  • Three Christs2
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    Three Christs

    Richard Gere, Julianna Margulies

    Directed byJon Avnet

    Three Christs is an American drama film directed by Jon Avnet, based on the book The Three... more on Wikipedia

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  • Da 5 Bloods3
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    Da 5 Bloods

    Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Da 5 Bloods is a 2020 epic war drama film directed by Spike Lee. Four African American Vietnam... more on Wikipedia
  • The King Of Staten Island4
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    The King Of Staten Island

    Pete Davidson, Bel Powley

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    The King of Staten Island is a 2020 American comedy-drama film directed by Judd Apatow. After... more on Wikipedia
  • The Lodge5
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    The Lodge

    Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell

    Directed byVeronika Franz, Severin Fiala

    The Lodge is a 2020 American-British horror film directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala.... more on Wikipedia
  • Blow the Man Down6
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    Blow the Man Down

    Morgan Saylor, Sophie Lowe

    Directed byBridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy

    Blow The Man Down is a 2020 American dark comedy directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle... more on Wikipedia
  • Premature7
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    Premature

    Zora Howard, Joshua Boone

    Directed byRashaad Ernesto Green

    Premature is a 2020 American romantic drama film directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green. On a... more on Wikipedia
  • The Devil All the Time8
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    The Devil All the Time

    Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland

    Directed byAntonio Campos

    The Devil All the Time is a 2020 American psychological thriller film directed Antonio Campos,... more on Wikipedia
  • Greyhound9
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    Greyhound

    Tom Hanks, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

    Directed byAaron Schneider

    Greyhound is a 2020 war film directed by Aaron Schneider, based on The Good Shepherd by C. S.... more on Wikipedia
  • Uncorked10
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    Uncorked

    Hélène Cardona, Courtney B. Vance

    Directed byPrentice Penny

    Uncorked is a 2020 American drama film directed by Prentice Penny. An aspiring master... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Night Clerk11
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    The Night Clerk

    Tye Sheridan, Ana de Armas

    Directed byMichael Cristofer

    The Night Clerk is a 2020 American crime drama film directed by Michael Cristofer. A... more on Wikipedia
  • Ordinary Love12
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    Ordinary Love

    Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville

    Directed byLisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn

    Ordinary Love is a 2020 romantic drama film directed by Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn. A... more on Wikipedia
  • The Way Back13
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    The Way Back

    Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal

    Directed byGavin O'Connor

    The Way Back is an American sports drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and written by Brad... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Traitor14
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    The Traitor

    Pierfrancesco Favino, Maria Fernanda Candido

    Directed byMarco Bellocchio

    The Traitor is a 2020 Italian biographical crime drama directed by Marco Belloccio. A dramatic... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Call of the Wild15
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    The Call of the Wild

    Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens

    Directed byChris Sanders

    The Call of the Wild is a 2020 American live-action CGI-animated adventure film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Resistance16
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    Resistance

    Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Harris

    Directed byJonathan Jakubowicz

    Resistance is a 2020 biographical drama film directed by Jonathan Jakubowicz. The story of how... more on Wikipedia
  • The Banker17
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    The Banker

    Samuel L. Jackson, Nicholas Hoult

    Directed byGeorge Nolfi

    The Banker is a 2020 American drama film written and directed by George Nolfi. Two black... more on Wikipedia
  • The High Note18
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    The High Note

    Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross

    Directed byNisha Gantra

    The High Note is a 2020 American comedy film directed by Nisha Ganatra. It is a love story set... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Personal History of David Copperfield19

    Directed byArmando Iannucci

    The Personal History of David Copperfield is a 2020 British-American comedy-drama film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sergio20
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    Sergio

    Wagner Moura, Ana de Armas

    Directed byGreg Barker

    Sergio is a 2020 American biographical drama film directed by Greg Barker. Top UN diplomat,... more on Wikipedia
  • Tigertail21
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    Tigertail

    John Cho, Christine Ko

    Directed byAlan Yang

    Tigertail is a 2020 American drama film written and directed by Alan Yang. Grover (John Cho)... more on Wikipedia
  • True History of the Kelly Gang22
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    True History of the Kelly Gang

    George MacKay, Essie Davis

    Directed byJustin Kurzel

    True History of the Kelly Gang is a 2020 British-Australian biographical western film directed... more on Wikipedia
  • Burden23
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    Burden

    Garrett Hedlund, Forest Whitaker

    Directed byAndrew Heckler

    Burden is a 2020 American drama film directed by Andrew Heckler. Mike Burden (Garrett... more on Wikipedia
  • Run This Town24
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    Run This Town

    Ben Platt, Mena Massoud

    Directed byRicky Tollman

    Run This Town is a 2020 Canadian political drama directed by Ricky Tollman. An emerging... more on Wikipedia
  • Miss Juneteenth25
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    Miss Juneteenth

    Nicole Beharie, Kendrick Sampson

    Directed byChanning Godfrey Peoples

    Miss Juneteenth is a 2020 American drama film directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples. Turquoise... more on Wikipedia

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