The Best Drama Movies Ever

A Listmania! list by Michael McDaid (Round Rock, Tx)
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The Shawshank Redemption
1.  The Shawshank Redemption DVD ~ Tim Robbins
The list author says:
  "It's not only the best drama ever, but is the best movie ever. A great character piece that is so emotional and hopeful."
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The Godfather Collection (The Godfather / The Godfather: Part II / The Godfather: Part III)
2.  The Godfather Collection (The Godfather / The Godfather: Part II / The Godfather: Part III) DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "I haven't seen the Third Movie. But Godfather II and Godfather I are the best mob movies ever and worthy of this list."
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Jesus of Nazareth
3.  Jesus of Nazareth DVD ~ Robert Powell
The list author says:
  "An excellent drama that is the best potrayal of the Gospels by Hollywood"
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The Bridge on the River Kwai (Limited Edition)
4.  The Bridge on the River Kwai (Limited Edition) DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  "An excellent war movie that should be on this list. A awesome performance by Alec Guiness."
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Casablanca (Snap Case)
5.  Casablanca (Snap Case) DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "the best love story is also a great character drama."
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GoodFellas
6.  GoodFellas DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "One of the best mob movies belongs up here."
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It's a Wonderful Life
7.  It's a Wonderful Life DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "this movie has been overplayed, but an excellent drama it stands."
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In the Heat of the Night
8.  In the Heat of the Night DVD ~ Sidney Poitier
The list author says:
  "Not only a great drama but a very relevant one for its time."
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Romeo & Juliet
9.  Romeo & Juliet DVD ~ Leonard Whiting
The list author says:
  "O Fair Verona what would life be without Romeo&Juliet the ultimate drama, and this movie version is grand."
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Collector's Edition)
10.  To Kill a Mockingbird (Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Gregory Peck
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite books becomes a very powerful drama."
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Heat
11.  Heat DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "a great crime drama. Michael Mann creates a great story. Pacino, De Niro, Kilmer do some excellent acting."
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Hoosiers
12.  Hoosiers DVD ~ Gene Hackman
The list author says:
  "Based on a true story this one makes you stand up and cheer."
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Glory (Special Edition)
13.  Glory (Special Edition) DVD ~ Matthew Broderick
The list author says:
  "I know another war movie, but this is a great drama movie as well."
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Field of Dreams (Widescreen Collector's Edition)
14.  Field of Dreams (Widescreen Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Kevin Costner
The list author says:
  ""If you make it people will watch it" A great drama movie about family."
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Forrest Gump (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition)
15.  Forrest Gump (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "A great movie that really caught everyone's attention"
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Titanic -DVD
16.  Titanic -DVD 
The list author says:
  "Another outstanding movie that caught everyone's attention. A masterpiece."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,235 customer reviews) | 26 customer discussions

Rain Man
17.  Rain Man DVD ~ Dustin Hoffman
The list author says:
  "K-Mart sucks. But this movie is a great character drama."
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The Mission [VHS]
18.  The Mission [VHS] VHS Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "One heck of a drama but only available on VHS. What's up with that?"
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