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The Best Drama Movies Of 2020

Updated February 12, 2021 924 votes 50 voters 2.0k views140 items

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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    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
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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

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    Hamilton

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff

    Directed byThomas Kail

    Hamilton is a 2020 American musical drama film directed by Thomas Kail, it is a recording of...  more
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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

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    Another Round

    Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen

    Directed byThomas Vinterberg

    Another Round (AKA Druk) is a 2020 Danish-Swedish drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg....  more
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    Nomadland

    Frances McDormand, Gay DeForest

    Directed byChloé Zhao

    Nomadland is a 2020 American drama film directed by Chloé Zhao, based on the 2017 non-fiction...  more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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    Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    Ryan Eggold, Théodore Pellerin

    Directed byEliza Hittman

    Never Rarely Sometimes Always is a 2020 American and British drama film directed by Eliza...  more
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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
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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
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    First Cow

    John Magaro, Orion Lee

    Directed byKelly Reichardt

    First Cow is an 2020 American drama film directed by Kelly Reichardt, based on the novel The...  more

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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
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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
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    The Secret Garden

    Colin Firth, Maeve Dermody

    Directed byMarc Munden

    The Secret Garden is a 2020 fantasy film directed by Marc Munden, based on the novel of the...  more
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    Arkansas

    Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich

    Directed byClark Duke

    Arkansas is a 2020 American crime-drama film directed by Clark Duke. Kyle (Liam Hemsworth) and...  more
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    Fatima

    Harvey Keitel, Goran Visnjic

    Directed byMarco Pontecorvo

    Fatima is a 2020 Portuguese drama film directed by Marco Pontecorvo. Two young cousins report...  more
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    The Truth

    Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche

    Directed byHirokazu Koreeda

    The Truth is a 2020 French and Japanese drama film directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. A reunion...  more
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    18 Presents

    Vittoria Puccini, Benedetta Porcaroli

    Directed byFrancesco Amato

    18 Presents (or 18 Regali) is a 2020 Italian drama film directed by Francesco Amato. A...  more

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    Babyteeth

    Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis

    Directed byShannon Murphy

    Babyteeth is a 2020 Australian drama film directed by Shannon Murphy. Milla Finlay (Eliza...  more

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    The Outpost

    Orlando Bloom, Scott Eastwood

    Directed byRod Lurie

    The Outpost is a 2020 American war drama film directed by Rod Lurie and is based on the 2012...  more
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    Tesla

    Ethan Hawke, Eve Hewson

    Directed byMichael Almereyda

    Tesla is a 2020 American biographical drama film directed by Michael Almereyda. A stylistic...  more