This list contains information on the best indie drama movies, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best indie drama films come in many forms. Some indie drama movies are based on family conflicts while other good indie drama films feature mobsters, murderers, and mayhem. A few of the best indie dramas even won Academy Awards.
What films will you find on this top independent drama movies list? Reservoir Dogs has to be at the top. This 1992 movie introduced fans to writer-director, Quentin Tarantino. It is largely considered the best independent film of all-time and features an all-star cast including Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Steve Buscemi, and more. Memento is also an unforgettable independent movie.
David Lynch's first feature, Eraserhead, was shot on a small budget and went on to be preserved in the National Film Registry. Other good independent dramas include Donnie Darko, Lost in Translation, and Boyhood.
Which indie drama do you think is the best? Take a look at this list and give your favorites a thumbs up to make sure that they end up in the top spot.
Directed by: Michel Gondry
Directed by: Richard Kelly
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Directed by: Sofia Coppola
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Directed by: Richard Ayoade
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche
Directed by: Luca Guadagnino
Directed by: James Ponsoldt
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Directed by: Chinonye Chukwu
Directed by: Alex Thompson
Directed by: Elizabeth Chomko
Directed by: Jennifer Kent
Directed by: Tyler Nilson, Mike Schwartz