The best drama movies of 2021

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After We Fell

After We Fell
4.6/10
Just as Tessa's life begins to become unglued, nothing is what she thought it would be. Not her friends nor her family. The only person that she should be able to rely on is Hardin, who is furious when he discovers the massive secret that she's been keeping. Before Tessa makes the biggest decision of her life, everything changes because of revelations about her family.

Presque

Presque

Child of Kamiari Month

Child of Kamiari Month
5.9/10
The film's heroine, Kanna, is a 12-year-old girl who learns from a rabbit named Shiro that she and her late mother Yayoi are descendants of gods. Yayoi had the responsibility of delivering food to the Izumo conference. Now Izumo must fill her mother's responsibilities, and possibly convince the gods to revive her mother.

Clean

Clean
5.6/10
Tormented by his past, a garbage man named Clean attempts a quiet life of redemption. But, soon finds himself forced to reconcile with the violence of his past.

Chernobyl: Abyss

Chernobyl: Abyss
5.1/10
The aftermath of a shocking explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station made hundreds of people sacrifice their lives to clean up the site of the catastrophe and to successfully prevent an even bigger disaster that could have turned a large part of the European continent into an uninhabitable exclusion zone. This is their story.

Tarumama

Tarumama
4.3/10
Sara and Óscar, a couple going through a marital crisis, decide to spend a week in a remote country cabin with their two children, Alicia and Tomás. The family tries to have a quiet time, but something strange happens there. There is a woman who prowls through the forest and cries uncontrollably looking for a baby she has just lost. This deeply affects the family who will have to stay together to survive this nightmare.

Asking For It

Asking For It
3.3/10
After small town waitress Joey is sexually assaulted after a date with her old friend Mike, she befriends mysterious stranger Regina. Regina introducers her to The Cherry Bombers, an all femme gang including Beatrice, Lily, Sal, Jett, Angie, and Fala. All suffering from past traumas, together they fight a misogynistic society by targeting violent frat boys, a corrupt police force of human traffickers led by Sheriff Morel, and the dangerous alt-right group MFM (Men’s First Movement) headed by Mark Vanderhill. As Joey is drawn further into their chaotic world, Sal’s old flame, Logan County Sheriff Vernon, investigates MFM, leading to a thrilling showdown.

Finch

Finch
6.8/10
On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a robot, built to protect the life of his dying creator's beloved dog, learns about life, love, friendship, and what it means to be human.

Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway

Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway
6.6/10
After Char's rebellion, Hathaway Noa leads an insurgency against Earth Federation, but meeting an enemy officer and a mysterious woman alters his fate.

Antlers

Antlers
5.9/10
A small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff, discover a young student is harbouring a dangerous secret that could have frightening consequences.

Meander

Meander
5.5/10
After getting a car ride from an unknown man, Lisa wakes up in a tube. On her arm is strapped a bracelet with a countdown. She quickly understands that every 8 minutes, fire burns an occupied section. She has no choice but to crawl into safe sections to survive. To know why she’s there and how to get out, Lisa will have to face the memories of her dead daughter…

Belle

Belle
7.1/10
Suzu is a 17-year-old high school student living in a rural town with her father. Wounded by the loss of her mother at a young age, Suzu one day discovers the massive online world "U" and dives into this alternate reality as her avatar, Belle. Before long, all of U's eyes are fixed on Belle, when, suddenly, a mysterious dragon-like figure appears before her.

Amina

Amina
3.9/10
In 16th-century Zazzau, now Zaria, Nigeria, Amina must utilize her military skills and tactics to defend her family's kingdom. Based on a true story.

Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning

Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning
7.4/10
Before he was a protector, Kenshin was a fearsome assassin known as Battosai. But when he meets gentle Tomoe Yukishiro, a beautiful young woman who carries a huge burden in her heart, his life will change forever.

Summer Ghost

Summer Ghost

The House of the Lost on the Cape

The House of the Lost on the Cape
6.9/10
17-year-old run-away Yui and 8-year-old Hiyori, who lost her family and her voice, have no place to go when they run into Kiwa, a strange old lady. She offers them a place to stay, in a slightly banged-up old house overlooking the sea, a Mayoiga. Despite joining Kiwa on a whim, the two girls find comfort in Mayoiga, a legendary house, said to look after lost travelers, and the warm hospitality of Kiwa. Both girls' damaged hearts begin to heal little by little. Until one day, a variety of strange beings, which Kiwa calls "Fushigitto", begin popping up around the house…

The Last Duel

The Last Duel
7.4/10
King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire, Jacques Le Gris, by challenging him to a duel.

Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley
7/10
An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

Fate/Grand Order: The Movie - Divine Realm of the Round Table: Camelot - Paladin; Agateram

Fate/Grand Order: The Movie - Divine Realm of the Round Table: Camelot - Paladin; Agateram
6.7/10

Sing a Bit of Harmony

Sing a Bit of Harmony
7.1/10
The film tells the story of the beautiful and mysterious Shion who transfers to Keibu High School where she quickly becomes popular for her open-hearted personality and exceptional athletic talent... but she turns out to be an AI (artificial intelligence) in the testing phase! Shion's goal is to bring chronic loner Satomi “happiness.” But her strategy is something no human would expect: she serenades Satomi in the middle of the classroom. After finding out that Shion is an AI, Satomi and her childhood friend, engineering geek Toma, steadily warm up to the new student. Along with the popular and attractive Gotchan, the strong-willed Aya, and judo club member “Thunder,” they become more and more moved by Shion's singing voice and earnestness even as her antics bewilder them. But what Shion does for Satomi's sake ends up involving them all in some serious pandemonium… Get ready for the heartwarming story of a not quite market-ready AI and her classmates!

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