Top Drama Films of 2011

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  1. 50/50

    50/50 (2011)

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    50/50 is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Levine, from a screenplay written by Will Reiser, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen, with Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Serge Houde, Philip Baker Hall, Matt Frewer, and Anjelica Huston in supporting roles. The film is loosely inspired by Reiser's own experience with cancer. The film received positive feedback from critics, and was a success at the box office, earning $39.1 million against an $8 million budget.


  2. 7 Khoon Maaf

    7 Khoon Maaf (2011)

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    7 Khoon Maaf, pronounced Saat Khoon Maaf, released internationally as Seven Sins Forgiven, is a 2011 Indian black comedy film directed, co-written and co-produced by Vishal Bhardwaj. The film is based on the short story "Susanna's Seven Husbands" by Ruskin Bond. After Bhardwaj saw the possibility of a script in the short story, he requested Bond to develop the story for a film adaptation. Bond expanded his four-page short story into an 80-page novella, and later co-wrote the script with Bhardwaj. The film tells the story of a femme fatale, Susanna Anna-Marie Johannes, an Anglo-Indian woman who murders her seven husbands in an unending quest for love. The film stars Priyanka Chopra in the lead role, with Naseeruddin Shah, Irrfan Khan, Annu Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, John Abraham, Aleksandr Dyachenko, Vivaan Shah and Usha Uthup in supporting roles.


  3. 9000 Needles

    9000 Needles (2009)

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    9000 Needles is a 2009 documentary film about the story of a young husband and father and his family as they struggle to deal with the aftermath of a devastating stroke.


  4. A Better Life

    A Better Life (2011)

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    A Better Life is a 2011 American drama film directed by Chris Weitz. The screenplay, originally known as The Gardener, was written by Eric Eason based on a story by Roger L. Simon. Demián Bichir was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.


  5. A Dangerous Method

    A Dangerous Method (2011)

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    A Dangerous Method is a 2011 historical film directed by David Cronenberg and starring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel. The screenplay was adapted by writer Christopher Hampton from his 2002 stage play The Talking Cure, which was based on the 1993 non-fiction book by John Kerr, A Most Dangerous Method: The story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein.


  6. A Mysterious World

    A Mysterious World (2011)

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    A Mysterious World (Spanish: Un mundo misterioso) is 2011 Argentine drama film directed by Rodrigo Moreno. The film premiered In Competition at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Bear.


  7. A Separation

    A Separation (2011)

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    A Separation (Persian: جدایی نادر از سیمینJodaí-e Nadér az Simín, "The Separation of Nader and Simin") is a 2011 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, starring Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, and Sarina Farhadi. It focuses on an Iranian middle-class couple who separate, and the conflicts that arise when the husband hires a lower-class care giver for his elderly father, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease.


  8. Abduction

    Abduction (2011)

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    Abduction is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Michael Nyqvist, and Alfred Molina. The film is about a teenager who discovers that the father and mother he has been living with throughout his youth are not his real parents when he sees his baby picture on a missing persons website. The film was released by Lionsgate Films on September 23, 2011.


  9. Anonymous

    Anonymous (2011)

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    Anonymous is a 2011 political thriller and historical drama film. Directed by Roland Emmerich and written by John Orloff, the movie is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, an Elizabethan courtier, playwright, poet and patron of the arts. It stars Rhys Ifans as de Vere and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Elizabeth I of England.


  10. Another Earth

    Another Earth (2011)

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    Another Earth is a 2011 American independent science fiction-drama film directed by Mike Cahill in his feature film debut. The film stars William Mapother and Brit Marling. It premiered at the 27th Sundance Film Festival in January 2011 and was distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures.


  11. Arjunan Saakshi

    Arjunan Saakshi (2011)

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    Arjunan Saakshi (Malayalam: അർജുനൻ സാക്ഷി, Arjunan, the Witness) is a 2011 Malayalam mystery thriller film written and directed by Ranjith Sankar. It stars Prithviraj and Ann Augustine in the lead roles. The film is a thriller which deals with how we evade our responsibility to society. The film examines the vertical growth of Kochi both as a metro and a centre of crimes. It is produced by S. Sundararajan under the banner of S. R. T. Films and released on 28 January 2011. The film got positive reviews from the critics but was a failure at the boxoffice.


  12. Arthur Christmas

    Arthur Christmas (2011)

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    The Large Family was a British and French animated television series based on the book series of the same name written by Jill Murphy (from 1986). The series was produced by GO-N Entertainment, Coolabi and DQ Entertainment. It aired on CBeebies in the UK (and on other countries with a version of CBeebies), and on ABC in Australia. The series focuses on a family of anthropomorphic elephants, the Larges. It consists of two seasons with 26 episodes of 11 minutes each. The first season aired on 2008, and the second season aired on 2010.


  13. Atlas Shrugged: Part I

    Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

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    Atlas Shrugged: Part I is a 2011 American film adaptation of part of Ayn Rand's 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged, intended as the first film of a trilogy encompassing the entire book. After various treatments and proposals floundered for nearly 40 years, investor John Aglialoro initiated production in June 2010. The film was directed by Paul Johansson and stars Taylor Schilling as Dagny Taggart and Grant Bowler as Hank Rearden.


  14. Barney's Version

    Barney's Version (2010)

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    Barney's Version is a 2010 Canadian comedy-drama film directed by Richard J. Lewis, based on the novel of the same name by Mordecai Richler. The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.


  15. Beastly

    Beastly (2011)

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    Beastly is a 2011 romantic fantasy drama film loosely based on Alex Flinn's 2007 novel of the same name. It is a retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast and is set in modern-day New York City. The film was written and directed by Daniel Barnz and stars Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer.


  16. Beginners

    Beginners (2010)

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    Beginners is a 2010 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Mills. It tells the story of Oliver, a man reflecting on the life and death of his father, Hal, while trying to forge a new romantic relationship with a woman, Anna, dealing with father issues of her own.


  17. Bellflower

    Bellflower (2011)

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    Bellflower is a 2011 American film written and directed by Evan Glodell. It was produced on a shoestring budget in Ventura, California, and premiered in January 2011 at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was nominated for the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award for best feature film made for under $500,000.


  18. Bullhead

    Bullhead (2011)

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    Bullhead (Dutch: Rundskop) is a 2011 Belgian drama film written and directed by Michaël R. Roskam and starring Matthias Schoenaerts. It tells the story of the young Limburgish cattle farmer Jacky Vanmarsenille, approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the murder of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a mysterious secret from Jacky's past, set in motion a chain of events with far-reaching consequences. The film is based on the murder of Karel van Noppen.


  19. Carnage

    Carnage (2011)

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    Carnage is a 2011 black comedy-drama film directed by Roman Polanski, based on the Tony Award winning play God of Carnage by French playwright Yasmina Reza. The screenplay is by Reza and Polanski. The film is an international co-production of France, Germany, Poland, and Spain. It stars Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly.


  20. Chukkalanti Ammayi Chakkanaina Abbayi

    Chukkalanti Ammayi Chakkanaina Abbayi (2011)

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    Chukkalanti Ammayi Chakkanaina Abbayi is a 2013 Indian Telugu-language family drama film directed by Kanmani. It stars Tarun and Vimala Raman in the lead roles. The music was composed by Anoop Rubens. The film which was in production since 2009, finally released on 25 May 2013 to poor reviews and was declared a flop at the Box Office and didn't give Tarun the much wanted boost in his comeback to films.


  21. Colombiana

    Colombiana (2011)

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    Colombiana is a 2011 French action film, co-written and produced by Luc Besson and directed by Olivier Megaton. The film stars Zoe Saldana in the lead role with supporting roles performed by Michael Vartan, Cliff Curtis, Lennie James, Callum Blue, and Jordi Mollà.


  22. Contagion

    Contagion (2011)

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    Contagion is a 2011 medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Marion Cotillard, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, and Jennifer Ehle. Contagion's plot documents the spread of a virus transmitted by fomites, attempts by medical researchers and public health officials to identify and contain the disease, the loss of social order in a pandemic, and finally the introduction of a vaccine to halt its spread. To follow several interacting plot lines, the film makes use of the multi-narrative "hyperlink cinema" style, popularized in several of Soderbergh's films.


  23. Coriolanus

    Coriolanus (2011)

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    Coriolanus is a 2011 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus, directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes in his directorial debut.


  24. Cougars Inc.

    Cougars Inc. (2011)

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    Cougars, Inc., developed under the title Mother's Little Helpers and displayed in the title shot as Cougars Inc., is an American independent comedy written and directed by Asher Levin about a college-age teenager, played by Kyle Gallner, and his friends' adventures as escorts to attractive older women. The direct-to-DVD film was released May 10, 2011.


  25. Country Strong

    Country Strong (2010)

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    Country Strong (originally titled Love Don’t Let Me Down) is a 2010 drama film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund, and Leighton Meester. The film, about an emotionally unstable country music star who attempts to resurrect her career, was directed and written by American filmmaker Shana Feste. It premiered in Nashville, Tennessee on November 8, 2010, and had a wide release in the United States on January 7, 2011. This is the second film in which McGraw and Hedlund have worked together, the first being Friday Night Lights in 2004.


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