Drama Movies:
The Best of 2016

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.



$175m gross 459k ratings drama, history, war film directed by Mel Gibson on dvd February 21, 2017

$241m gross 292k ratings biography, drama film directed by Clint Eastwood on dvd December 20, 2016

$208m gross 230k ratings drama, romance film directed by Thea Sharrock on dvd August 30, 2016

$140m gross 255k ratings drama film directed by Garth Davis on dvd April 11, 2017

$79m gross 306k ratings drama film directed by Kenneth Lonergan on dvd February 21, 2017

$65m gross 318k ratings black, drama film directed by Barry Jenkins on dvd February 28, 2017

$122m gross 211k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Peter Berg on dvd January 10, 2017

$30m gross 271k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Tom Ford on dvd February 21, 2017

$38m gross 251k ratings crime, drama film directed by David Mackenzie on dvd November 22, 2016

$93m gross 142k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Jodie Foster on dvd September 6, 2016

$69m gross 164k ratings action, drama film directed by Michael Bay on dvd June 7, 2016

$23m gross 210k ratings adventure, drama film directed by Matt Ross on dvd October 25, 2016

$64m gross 154k ratings black, drama film directed by Denzel Washington on dvd March 14, 2017

$37m gross 179k ratings biography, drama film directed by Oliver Stone on dvd December 27, 2016

$89m gross 124k ratings drama film directed by David Frankel on dvd March 14, 2017

$24m gross 161k ratings biography, drama, history film directed by John Lee Hancock on dvd April 18, 2017

$51m gross 131k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Peter Berg on dvd March 28, 2017

$47m gross 126k ratings drama, fantasy film directed by J.A. Bayona on dvd March 28, 2017

$94m gross 79k ratings drama, history film directed by Timur Bekmambetov on dvd December 13, 2016

$46m gross 122k ratings drama, sport film directed by Dexter Fletcher on dvd June 14, 2016

$24m gross 143k ratings drama, history film directed by Martin Scorsese on dvd March 28, 2017

$19m gross 141k ratings comedy, drama film directed by Kelly Fremon Craig on dvd February 14, 2017

$52m gross 103k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Craig Gillespie on dvd May 24, 2016

$97m gross 52k ratings drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine on dvd May 30, 2017

$14m gross 134k ratings biography, drama film directed by Pablo Larrain on dvd March 7, 2017

$19m gross 119k ratings adventure, biography, drama film directed by James Gray on dvd July 11, 2017

$49m gross 88k ratings biography, drama film directed by Stephen Frears on dvd December 13, 2016

$74m gross 51k ratings drama film directed by Patricia Riggen on dvd July 12, 2016

$6m gross 118k ratings drama, sci-fi film directed by Jeff Nichols on dvd June 21, 2016

$15m gross 103k ratings biography, crime, drama film directed by Brad Furman on dvd October 11, 2016

$1m gross 113k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn on dvd September 27, 2016

$25m gross 89k ratings drama, history, war film directed by Gary Ross on dvd September 20, 2016

$26m gross 87k ratings drama, romance film directed by Derek Cianfrance on dvd January 24, 2017

$46m gross 55k ratings drama, history, mystery film directed by Kevin Reynolds on dvd May 24, 2016

$2m gross 94k ratings drama, foreign, thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven on dvd March 14, 2017

$9m gross 87k ratings drama, thriller film directed by John Madden on dvd March 21, 2017

$3m gross 91k ratings drama, sport film directed by Richard Linklater on dvd July 12, 2016

$13m gross 80k ratings biography, drama, romance film directed by Jeff Nichols on dvd February 7, 2017

$16m gross 65k ratings biography, black, drama, history film directed by Nate Parker on dvd January 10, 2017

$14m gross 65k ratings drama, romance film directed by Whit Stillman on dvd September 6, 2016

$2m gross 72k ratings drama, foreign, thriller film directed by Asghar Farhadi on dvd May 2, 2017

  gross 71k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Colm McCarthy on dvd April 25, 2017

$2m gross 65k ratings teen, adventure, drama film directed by Andrea Arnold on dvd December 27, 2016

$14m gross 42k ratings biography, black/white, drama, romance film directed by Amma Asante on dvd June 6, 2017

  gross 55k ratings crime, drama film directed by Daniel Ragussis on dvd November 1, 2016

$5m gross 48k ratings biography, drama, sport film directed by Ben Younger on dvd February 14, 2017

$24m gross 28k ratings drama film directed by Harold Cronk on dvd August 16, 2016

$4m gross 46k ratings biography, drama, history film directed by Mick Jackson on dvd January 3, 2017

$1m gross 45k ratings drama, history film directed by William Oldroyd on dvd October 17, 2017

$6m gross 38k ratings biography, drama, romance film directed by Aisling Walsh on dvd October 10, 2017

$4m gross 36k ratings drama film directed by James Schamus on dvd November 8, 2016

$6m gross 32k ratings biography, drama film directed by Michael Grandage on dvd September 6, 2016

$4m gross 33k ratings drama, romance film directed by Warren Beatty on dvd February 28, 2017

$5m gross 32k ratings drama, sport film directed by Jonathan Jakubowicz on dvd November 22, 2016

>$1m gross 32k ratings drama film directed by Bruce Beresford on dvd October 25, 2016

>$1m gross 31k ratings drama, family film directed by Ira Sachs on dvd December 13, 2016

>$1m gross 30k ratings crime, drama film directed by Ewan McGregor on dvd February 7, 2017

>$1m gross 30k ratings drama film directed by Robin Swicord on dvd August 1, 2017

$8m gross 20k ratings biography, drama, sport film directed by Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist on dvd September 20, 2016

  gross 25k ratings drama film directed by Courtney Hunt on dvd January 17, 2017

$2m gross 20k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Meera Menon on dvd December 13, 2016

>$1m gross 20k ratings drama, romance, war film directed by David Leveaux on dvd August 8, 2017

$6m gross 13k ratings drama, history film directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh on dvd June 14, 2016

  gross 19k ratings crime, drama film directed by Shintaro Shimosawa on dvd April 19, 2016

>$1m gross 17k ratings biography, drama, sport film directed by Philippe Falardeau on dvd August 15, 2017

>$1m gross 16k ratings crime, drama film directed by Adam Smith on dvd March 7, 2017

$6m gross 8k ratings drama film directed by Ricardo de Montreuil on dvd September 5, 2017

>$1m gross 14k ratings drama, war film directed by Vincent Perez on dvd June 13, 2017

>$1m gross 13k ratings drama film directed by Nick Hamm on dvd November 7, 2017

  gross 13k ratings drama film directed by Mark Williams on dvd August 29, 2017

  gross 11k ratings drama film directed by Jim Sheridan on dvd November 14, 2017

$2m gross 8k ratings biography, drama, sport film directed by David Hunt on dvd December 20, 2016

>$1m gross 9k ratings drama, thriller film directed by Andy Goddard on dvd March 21, 2017

>$1m gross 9k ratings crime, drama film directed by Peter Billingsley on dvd July 5, 2016

$1m gross 6k ratings drama, romance film directed by Ben Smallbone on dvd February 14, 2017

  gross 7k ratings drama film directed by James Franco on dvd March 21, 2017

  gross 5k ratings drama, romance film directed by Kim Nguyen on dvd February 7, 2017

>$1m gross 2k ratings black/white, drama, family film directed by Billy Dickson on dvd April 11, 2017

>$1m gross 2k ratings biography, drama film directed by Warren P. Sonoda on dvd April 5, 2016

  gross 2k ratings black, drama, musical film directed by RZA on dvd January 2, 2018

  gross 2k ratings drama, sport film directed by Alex Ranarivelo on dvd May 23, 2017

>$1m gross 0k ratings drama, sport film directed by Dave Christiano on dvd May 16, 2017