Drama Movies:
The Best of 2012

This list is ordered by dvd release month and arranged by (1) theatrical gross and (2) film popularity - combined user and critic votes from popular rating aggregators: imdb, metacritic and rottentomatoes.



$442m gross 582k ratings drama, musical film directed by Tom Hooper on dvd March 22, 2013

$232m gross 786k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Ben Affleck on dvd February 19, 2013

$275m gross 508k ratings drama, history film directed by Steven Spielberg on dvd March 26, 2013

$162m gross 486k ratings drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis on dvd February 5, 2013

$33m gross 584k ratings teen, drama, romance film directed by Stephen Chbosky on dvd February 12, 2013

$167m gross 294k ratings dance, drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh on dvd October 23, 2012

$180m gross 253k ratings drama, thriller film directed by J.A. Bayona on dvd April 23, 2013

$54m gross 349k ratings crime, drama film directed by John Hillcoat on dvd November 27, 2012

$48m gross 320k ratings crime, drama film directed by David Ayer on dvd January 22, 2013

$35m gross 328k ratings crime, drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance on dvd August 6, 2013

$33m gross 267k ratings drama film directed by Jeff Nichols on dvd August 6, 2013

$28m gross 212k ratings drama film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson on dvd February 26, 2013

$69m gross 161k ratings drama film directed by Joe Wright on dvd February 19, 2013

$49m gross 127k ratings drama film directed by Robert Lorenz on dvd December 18, 2012

$21m gross 141k ratings black, drama film directed by Benh Zeitlin on dvd December 4, 2012

$20m gross 133k ratings drama, romance film directed by Michael Haneke on dvd August 20, 2013

$13m gross 135k ratings drama, romance film directed by Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal on dvd December 24, 2012

$24m gross 123k ratings biography, drama film directed by Sacha Gervasi on dvd March 12, 2013

$36m gross 73k ratings black, drama film directed by Tyler Perry on dvd June 12, 2012

$6m gross 101k ratings drama film directed by David Cronenberg on dvd January 1, 2013

$12m gross 87k ratings drama film directed by Alex Kurtzman on dvd October 2, 2012

$25m gross 70k ratings drama film directed by Ken Kwapis on dvd June 19, 2012

$8m gross 74k ratings drama film directed by Gus Van Sant on dvd April 23, 2013

$9m gross 67k ratings drama film directed by Walter Salles on dvd August 6, 2013

$6m gross 59k ratings drama, sport film directed by Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson on dvd February 26, 2013

>$1m gross 60k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Craig Zobel on dvd January 8, 2013

$1m gross 55k ratings drama, family film directed by Scott McGehee, David Siegel on dvd August 13, 2013

$8m gross 38k ratings drama, history film directed by Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod on dvd August 7, 2012

>$1m gross 44k ratings drama, foreign, thriller film directed by Tobias Lindholm on dvd October 15, 2013

$5m gross 38k ratings drama film directed by Daniel Barnz on dvd January 15, 2013

$2m gross 37k ratings drama film directed by Yaron Zilberman on dvd February 5, 2013

  gross 37k ratings drama, romance, teen film directed by Ol Parker on dvd January 8, 2013

$3m gross 32k ratings drama, history, war film directed by Peter Webber on dvd August 13, 2013

$1m gross 30k ratings drama, teen film directed by Sally Potter on dvd July 23, 2013

>$1m gross 30k ratings drama, thriller film directed by James Marsh on dvd August 20, 2013

  gross 26k ratings biography, drama film directed by Jay Roach on dvd January 8, 2013

$3m gross 23k ratings drama film directed by John Putch on dvd February 19, 2013

>$1m gross 20k ratings drama film directed by David Chase on dvd April 30, 2013

>$1m gross 20k ratings drama film directed by Kieran Darcy-Smith on dvd September 10, 2013

>$1m gross 19k ratings drama film directed by Travis Fine on dvd April 23, 2013

>$1m gross 17k ratings drama film directed by Ira Sachs on dvd January 22, 2013

>$1m gross 17k ratings drama film directed by Sean Baker on dvd May 7, 2013

>$1m gross 15k ratings drama film directed by Stephen Elliott on dvd January 15, 2013

$3m gross 11k ratings drama, family film directed by Darrel Campbell, Kevin McAfee on dvd December 4, 2012

>$1m gross 14k ratings drama film directed by Ry Russo-Young on dvd January 22, 2013

>$1m gross 12k ratings drama film directed by Xan Cassavetes on dvd July 23, 2013

>$1m gross 11k ratings black, drama film directed by Ava DuVernay on dvd January 13, 2015

>$1m gross 10k ratings black, drama film directed by Sheldon Candis on dvd April 2, 2013

>$1m gross 10k ratings drama film directed by Billy Bob Thornton on dvd December 10, 2013

  gross 9k ratings drama, horror film directed by Jeremy Gardner on dvd September 16, 2014

>$1m gross 8k ratings dance, drama film directed by Chris Stokes on dvd September 18, 2012

>$1m gross 6k ratings drama film directed by Edward Burns on dvd November 5, 2013

>$1m gross 6k ratings drama film directed by Mark Webber on dvd July 16, 2013

>$1m gross 5k ratings drama film directed by Marshall Lewy on dvd March 5, 2013

>$1m gross 5k ratings drama film directed by Bill Guttentag on dvd June 11, 2013

>$1m gross 4k ratings drama film directed by Brian Savelson on dvd February 5, 2013

  gross 4k ratings drama film directed by Carter on dvd June 9, 2015