The Best Drama Movies Of 2022

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Vote up your favorite movies that were released in the US after January 1st, 2022.

The best 2022 drama movies find ways to pull at our heart strings and really care for the characters on screen. You'll find foreign films as well as 2022 dramatic movies coming out of Hollywood that will all compete on this list for the number one spot. If you like historical dramas, be sure to check out Jeremy Irons in Munich: The Edge of War and if you're interested in what the world has to offer, don't miss A Hero from Iran and currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video. There will be plenty of drama films to vote on this year and the best part is you can vote up all of your favorites, not just the one that you think should top the list.

Check back throughout the year as new 2022 dramas are released and added to this list and vote up the films you think other drama fans will love.

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  • The Northman
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    Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang
    20 votes
    • Directed by: Robert Eggers
    Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy's mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who raids Slavic villages. ...more
  • Mr. Malcolm's List
    2
    Freida Pinto, Sope Dirisu, Oliver Jackson-Cohen
    7 votes
    • Directed by: Emma Holly Jones

    Fans of Jane Austen will be most pleased with this period romantic comedy about revenge and love in regency London. Based on the book of the same name with direction from Emma Holly Jones,Freida Pinto plays a vicar's daughter who agrees to trick the most eligible bachelor in Britain after he rejects her best friend. 

    When a young woman gets rejected by London's most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm, she convinces her friend to play the role of his ideal match. Soon, Mr. Malcolm wonders whether he's found the ...more
  • Women Talking
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    Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley
    3 votes
    • Directed by: Sarah Polley
    Women in an isolated religious colony struggle to reconcile with their faith after a series of sexual assaults.
  • The Fabelmans
    3
    Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Seth Rogen
    7 votes
    • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
    Young Sammy Fabelman falls in love with movies after his parents take him to see "The Greatest Show on Earth." Armed with a camera, Sammy starts to make his own films at home, much to the delight of ...more

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  • Don't Make Me Go
    4
    John Cho, Mitchell Hope, Jemaine Clement
    16 votes
    • Directed by: Hannah Marks
    A terminally ill man and his teenage daughter embark on a road trip from California to New Orleans for his 20th college reunion. While there, he secretly hopes she can reunite with the mother who ...more
  • Operation Mincemeat
    5
    Colin Firth, Matthew McFadyen, Kelly Macdonald
    16 votes
    • Directed by: John Madden

    War films are riddled with drama and Operation Mincemeat is no exception. Based on a true story, Colin Firth and Matthew Macfayden bring British acting prestige to this World War II period film. 

    In 1943, the Allies are determined to launch an all-out assault on Fortress Europe, but they face an impossible challenge: to protect a massive invasion force from entrenched German firepower and ...more

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  • The Forgiven
    6
    Ralph Fiennes, Jessica Chastain, Matt Smith
    12 votes
    • Directed by: John Michael McDonagh
    While driving to a party at a grand villa, a wealthy couple on the verge of divorce accidentally hit and kill a young Moroccan man who was selling fossils on the roadside.