The best drama movies of 2021

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Pleasure

Pleasure
6.3/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 08/10/2021
20-year-old Bella Cherry leaves her small town in Sweden for Los Angeles with the aim to become the world's next big porn star but the road to her goal turns out to be bumpier than she imagined.

CODA

CODA
8/10
As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.

Pretty Young Sister 4

Pretty Young Sister 4
Jeong-woo who is tired of instant food and living alone decides to order delivery food. However, Ga-yeong, the delivery driver, is unfriendly even if she was late. To criticize Ga-yeong sarcastically, he asks, "Will you do everything if I give you money?" Ga-yeong takes the words seriously and attacks Jeong-woo's house. Woo-hyeon is questioning the woman's underwear found at the house of Hyeon-min who came to play at Jeong-woo's house, and learns the situation through Ga-yeong who just came. He said he was better than Jeong-woo. However, Ga-yeong is already full of thoughts of eating both of them.

Hard Hit

Hard Hit
Head of a bank center in Busan, Sung Gyu drives his daughter Hye In to her college entrance exam. A phone call comes in on Hye In’s phone with a restriction on the number display (also known by the slang "black call"). She takes the call, and a voice tells her, “There’s a bomb under your seat right now.” And as soon as you stop and get out of the car, it’s going to explode, she is told. In the middle of downtown Busan, the frightened run of Sung Gyu’s family begins. “Restricted Call” is an urban chase thriller about a family in an unpredictable situation due to a mysterious phone call.

13 Minutes

13 Minutes
4.7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 29/10/2021
As a new day begins in the small American town of Minninnewah, the residents start their day as ordinary as the next. Mother Nature, however, has other plans for them. Inhabitants have just 13 minutes to seek shelter before the largest tornado on record ravages the town, leaving them struggling to protect their loved ones and fighting for their lives. Left to deal with the aftermath, four families must overcome their differences and find strength in each other in order to survive.

Titane

Titane
6.5/10
A woman with a metal plate in her head from a childhood car accident embarks on a bizarre journey, bringing her into contact with a firefighter who's reunited with his missing son after 10 years.

Time Is Up

Time Is Up
4.2/10
Vivien, an accomplished student with a passion for physics, and Roy, a troubled young man, are involved in an accident that forces them to reclaim their lives one minute at the time.

#Blue_Whale

#Blue_Whale
The story of a girl who, in an attempt to understand the mysterious suicide of her younger sister, embarks on a dangerous game, hoping to stop the curators of the "death group" pushing teenagers to suicide.

The Last of Us: Ellie's Revenge

The Last of Us: Ellie's Revenge
Official Short Film. Displays the main story events from the first two games.

Lie to Me The Truth

Lie to Me The Truth
4/10
A couple in love spends time away from civilization. The sudden arrival of the younger sister first, and then the girl's ex-boyfriend, violate the country idyll. Each of the heroes has his own plan for this weekend, and together they become hostages of the situation and participants in cruel psychological games. Falling in love gives way to passion, and innocent flirting causes jealousy and can lead to mortal danger.

After We Fell

After We Fell
4.8/10
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.

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.

Descendants: The Royal Wedding

Descendants: The Royal Wedding
5.7/10
Happily-ever-after continues for Auradon's power couple as they prepare to say "I do" at an epic celebration with their friends and family, but Hades threatens to ruin it all.

The Father

The Father
8.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 26/02/2021
A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages and, as he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
8/10
In the aftermath of the Fourth Impact, stranded without their Evangelions, Shinji, Asuka, and Rei find refuge in one of the rare pockets of humanity that still exist on the ruined planet Earth. There, each of them live a life far different from their days as an Evangelion pilot. However, the danger to the world is far from over. A new impact is looming on the horizon—one that will prove to be the true end of Evangelion.

The Fallout

The Fallout
7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 17/03/2021
High schooler Vada navigates the emotional fallout she experiences in the wake of a school tragedy. Relationships with her family, friends and view of the world are forever altered.

The French Dispatch

The French Dispatch
7.1/10
The quirky staff of an American magazine based in 1970s France puts out its last issue, with stories featuring an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.

Narvik: Hitler's First Defeat

Narvik: Hitler's First Defeat
6.6/10
April, 1940. The eyes of the world are on Narvik, a small town in northern Norway, source of the iron ore needed for Hitler's war machine. Through two months of fierce winter warfare, the German leader is dealt his first defeat.

The Worst Person in the World

The Worst Person in the World
7.7/10
Chronicles four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.

The Protector

The Protector
"The Protector" is Jung Woo-sung's first action feature film about a man's desperate struggle to protect someone.

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