Top 50 underrated drama movies

01.
I Can Do Bad All by Myself
113 min | 2009 |
4.3 (8960 votes)
|
7.7 (56 reviews)

When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only ...

02.
The Promise
133 min | 2016 |
6.1 (164555 votes)
|
9.3 (721 reviews)

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.

03.
Madea's Family Reunion
107 min | 2006 |
5.1 (10031 votes)
|
7.8 (143 reviews)

While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

04.
Glitter
104 min | 2001 |
2.2 (20795 votes)
|
4.77 (240 reviews)

A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.

05.
Paulie
91 min | 1998 |
6.5 (13439 votes)
|
8.96 (47 reviews)

Paulie, a talking parrot, recounts his travels looking for his original owner to a Russian janitor who helps him to the end of his journey.

06.
Leap of Faith
108 min | 1992 |
6.1 (11031 votes)
|
8.54 (48 reviews)

Fake faith healer Jonas Nightingale is stranded in a small town where he finds he can't fool all of the people all of the time.

07.
Drop Dead Fred
103 min | 1991 |
5.9 (24931 votes)
|
8.3 (136 reviews)

A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood.

08.
Battle Royale II
134 min | 2003 |
4.7 (18435 votes)
|
7.04 (144 reviews)

Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.

09.
Racing Stripes
102 min | 2005 |
5.2 (14727 votes)
|
7.53 (69 reviews)

An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds.

10.
Jumping the Broom
112 min | 2011 |
5.7 (8756 votes)
|
8.02 (52 reviews)

Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.

11.
Babe
91 min | 1995 |
6.8 (109133 votes)
|
9.05 (159 reviews)

Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

12.
ATL
105 min | 2006 |
6.1 (10283 votes)
|
8.33 (87 reviews)

As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

13.
College Road Trip
83 min | 2008 |
4.3 (14612 votes)
|
6.51 (56 reviews)

James Porter (Martin Lawrence) drives his teenage daughter Melanie (Raven Symone), from their home in Chicago to a college interview in Washington, D.C.

14.
The Blue Lagoon
104 min | 1980 |
5.7 (58285 votes)
|
7.9 (120 reviews)

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.

15.
Black Beauty
88 min | 1994 |
6.6 (8498 votes)
|
8.77 (52 reviews)

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

16.
In the Land of Blood and Honey
127 min | 2011 |
4.4 (32778 votes)
|
6.54 (163 reviews)

During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.

17.
The Bag Man
108 min | 2014 |
5.3 (15357 votes)
|
7.44 (577 reviews)

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

18.
The Cutting Edge
101 min | 1992 |
6.9 (17539 votes)
|
9.03 (106 reviews)

A temperamental figure skater and a former hockey player try to win Olympic gold as a figure skating pairs team.

19.
L.A. Story
95 min | 1991 |
6.7 (27830 votes)
|
8.83 (78 reviews)

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early 1990s Los Angeles.

20.
Over the Top
93 min | 1987 |
5.7 (45819 votes)
|
7.81 (113 reviews)

Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.

21.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
91 min | 2008 |
3.8 (20809 votes)
|
5.91 (104 reviews)

While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home.

22.
Life Itself
117 min | 2018 |
6.6 (9356 votes)
|
8.7 (278 reviews)

As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

23.
MSG: The Messenger of God
197 min | 2015 |
6.6 (11081 votes)
|
8.7 (150 reviews)

Guru Ji is a social reformer who works to help people fight against social evils.

24.
Why Did I Get Married?
113 min | 2007 |
5.8 (11382 votes)
|
7.89 (94 reviews)

The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.

25.
MSG 2 the Messenger
134 min | 2015 |
7.1 (8378 votes)
|
9.18 (134 reviews)

MSG 2 The Messenger is based on true events of Dera Sacha Sauda in years 2000-2001. Although the main story line is true, action & comedy is added for entertainment. Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim...

26.
Best Man Down
89 min | 2012 |
6.4 (8685 votes)
|
8.48 (32 reviews)

A newlywed couple cancels their honeymoon and returns to the snowy Midwest to make the funeral arrangements for their best man, who died unexpectedly after their ceremony.

27.
Fools Rush In
109 min | 1997 |
6.1 (30485 votes)
|
8.17 (98 reviews)

After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.

28.
Maine Pyar Kiya
192 min | 1989 |
7.4 (9733 votes)
|
9.46 (32 reviews)

After Suman's father leaves her in the care of another family while he travels abroad, she falls in love with Prem. However, in order to for them to marry, Prem has to prove to Suman's father that he is not the same as his own dad.

29.
Medicine Man
106 min | 1992 |
6.0 (19240 votes)
|
8.06 (48 reviews)

In the beautiful and dangerous Amazon rainforest dissimilar people must should make their choice between business, science and love.

30.
Free Willy
112 min | 1993 |
5.9 (62666 votes)
|
7.96 (68 reviews)

When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale.

31.
Swing Kids
112 min | 1993 |
6.8 (14679 votes)
|
8.84 (83 reviews)

A close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany listen to banned swing music from the U.S. Soon, dancing and fun lead to more difficult choices, as the Nazis begin tightening their grip on...

32.
The Man Without a Face
115 min | 1993 |
6.7 (25438 votes)
|
8.74 (73 reviews)

Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher.

33.
VerfĂĽhrung der Sirenen
98 min | 1994 |
5.8 (9313 votes)
|
7.84 (57 reviews)

When a painting is termed blasphemous, a young minister and his wife visit the artist... and the three sexually playful models living with him.

34.
Bandslam
111 min | 2009 |
6.3 (13166 votes)
|
8.34 (41 reviews)

A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band -- together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.

35.
Corrina, Corrina
115 min | 1994 |
6.6 (11244 votes)
|
8.63 (32 reviews)

In 1959, a widower hires a kindly housekeeper/nanny to care for his seven-year-old daughter.

36.
Newsies
121 min | 1992 |
7.0 (17366 votes)
|
9.02 (248 reviews)

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

37.
A Dog's Purpose
100 min | 2017 |
7.1 (53913 votes)
|
9.11 (377 reviews)

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

38.
Selena
127 min | 1997 |
6.7 (22366 votes)
|
8.71 (102 reviews)

The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.

39.
Threesome
89 min | 1994 |
6.2 (11967 votes)
|
8.2 (45 reviews)

A girl named Alex is by mistake housed with 2 guys, Stuart and Eddy, in a college dorm suite. After initial problems they become friends. Stuart has the hots for Alex, Alex for Eddy and Eddy for Stuart. Can it work?

40.
Fly Away Home
107 min | 1996 |
6.8 (22076 votes)
|
8.8 (67 reviews)

A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.

41.
Phenomenon
123 min | 1996 |
6.4 (70989 votes)
|
8.4 (108 reviews)

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

42.
Toys
118 min | 1992 |
5.0 (29172 votes)
|
6.99 (113 reviews)

When a military general inherits a toy making company and begins making war toys, his employees band together to stop him before he ruins the name of Zevo Toys forever.

43.
Tin Cup
135 min | 1996 |
6.3 (43025 votes)
|
8.28 (62 reviews)

A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his successful rival's girlfriend.

44.
The Wizard
100 min | 1989 |
6.1 (12574 votes)
|
8.08 (77 reviews)

A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.

45.
Hard Target
97 min | 1993 |
6.1 (40840 votes)
|
8.06 (136 reviews)

A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.

46.
Jilla
185 min | 2014 |
6.1 (8638 votes)
|
8.06 (40 reviews)

A looming gangster after witnessing a bone chilling event, stands up against his father's prejudice.

47.
My Girl
102 min | 1991 |
6.9 (65989 votes)
|
8.85 (113 reviews)

A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

48.
In Your Name
132 min | 2003 |
7.1 (14394 votes)
|
9.05 (41 reviews)

Problems arise when Radhey Mohan, a delinquent falls in love with a girl named Nirjara.

49.
Don Juan DeMarco
97 min | 1994 |
6.7 (45727 votes)
|
8.64 (105 reviews)

A psychiatrist must cure a young patient that presents himself as Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world.

50.
With Honors
101 min | 1994 |
6.7 (12091 votes)
|
8.64 (59 reviews)

Convinced his thesis will have him graduate with honors from Harvard University, a stuffy student finds himself at the mercy of a homeless man's demands when he holds the papers hostage.

Top 50 overrated drama movies

01.
Nothing to Lose
134 min | 2018 |
6.6 (22563 votes)
|
2.08 (33 reviews)

Self-financed fictional biopic of Brazilian bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network.

02.
Berg II
135 min | 2016 |
9.3 (100600 votes)
|
5.45 (130 reviews)

In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death.

03.
Mansfield Park
112 min | 1999 |
7.1 (19971 votes)
|
3.53 (143 reviews)

At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral ...

04.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
121 min | 2017 |
7.0 (90047 votes)
|
3.7 (553 reviews)

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

05.
Churchill
105 min | 2017 |
6.3 (12057 votes)
|
3.01 (137 reviews)

96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.

06.
Ratter
80 min | 2015 |
5.7 (8887 votes)
|
2.73 (75 reviews)

A young graduate student is tormented by a stalker who hacks into her electronic devices and monitors her every move.

07.
Roma
135 min | 2018 |
7.8 (106972 votes)
|
4.89 (924 reviews)

A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

08.
Us
116 min | 2019 |
7.1 (104759 votes)
|
4.21 (2398 reviews)

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

09.
The Lobster
119 min | 2015 |
7.1 (182767 votes)
|
4.24 (543 reviews)

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

10.
A Ghost Story
92 min | 2017 |
6.8 (46326 votes)
|
3.99 (385 reviews)

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

11.
Three Steps Above Heaven
118 min | 2010 |
7.1 (21186 votes)
|
4.3 (35 reviews)

A privileged woman and a reckless man fall in love despite their different social classes.

12.
Mother!
121 min | 2017 |
6.6 (157002 votes)
|
3.85 (1678 reviews)

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

13.
Mary Queen of Scots
124 min | 2018 |
6.3 (23960 votes)
|
3.57 (396 reviews)

Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

14.
My Sassy Girl
92 min | 2008 |
6.3 (18743 votes)
|
3.75 (75 reviews)

A sweet Midwestern guy with his life planned out for himself is wooed, groomed, and ultimately dumped by a complicated, elusive gal.

15.
Inglourious Basterds
153 min | 2009 |
8.3 (1120672 votes)
|
5.83 (1495 reviews)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

16.
Wuthering Heights
129 min | 2011 |
6.1 (8307 votes)
|
3.63 (76 reviews)

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy.

17.
Blade Runner 2049
164 min | 2017 |
8.0 (376584 votes)
|
5.55 (1872 reviews)

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

18.
Manchester by the Sea
137 min | 2016 |
7.8 (214681 votes)
|
5.35 (631 reviews)

A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

19.
The Sweeney
112 min | 2012 |
6.1 (18096 votes)
|
3.67 (100 reviews)

A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan police. Based on the '70s UK TV show.

20.
Somewhere
97 min | 2010 |
6.3 (39463 votes)
|
3.87 (183 reviews)

After withdrawing to the Chateau Marmont, a passionless Hollywood actor reexamines his life when his eleven-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.

21.
Whispers
90 min | 2015 |
6.4 (8076 votes)
|
3.97 (95 reviews)

A young couple grieving the recent death of their daughter move to the countryside where they are haunted by their tragedy and a sinister darkness.

22.
The Wolf of Wall Street
180 min | 2013 |
8.2 (1036022 votes)
|
5.78 (1129 reviews)

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

23.
High Life
113 min | 2018 |
6.0 (10771 votes)
|
3.61 (171 reviews)

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

24.
The Trip to Italy
108 min | 2014 |
6.6 (13263 votes)
|
4.28 (75 reviews)

Two men, six meals in six different places on a road trip around Italy. Liguria, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi and ending in Capri.

25.
Arrival
116 min | 2016 |
7.9 (515910 votes)
|
5.58 (1530 reviews)

A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.

26.
Crash
112 min | 2004 |
7.8 (400811 votes)
|
5.49 (1323 reviews)

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

27.
The Big Wedding
89 min | 2013 |
5.6 (44227 votes)
|
3.34 (110 reviews)

A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

28.
Funny Games
111 min | 2007 |
6.5 (83481 votes)
|
4.25 (445 reviews)

Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.

29.
Gone Girl
149 min | 2014 |
8.1 (762040 votes)
|
5.86 (1049 reviews)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

30.
Traffik
96 min | 2018 |
6.0 (16676 votes)
|
3.77 (172 reviews)

A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.

31.
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
119 min | 2014 |
7.7 (519684 votes)
|
5.48 (1152 reviews)

A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.

32.
The Favourite
119 min | 2018 |
7.6 (116427 votes)
|
5.39 (998 reviews)

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

33.
Before Midnight
109 min | 2013 |
7.9 (123179 votes)
|
5.7 (251 reviews)

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

34.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
112 min | 2017 |
6.9 (29831 votes)
|
4.71 (99 reviews)

An estranged family gathers together in New York City for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

35.
Melancholia
135 min | 2011 |
7.2 (153486 votes)
|
5.03 (495 reviews)

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

36.
Elephant
81 min | 2003 |
7.2 (80557 votes)
|
5.04 (532 reviews)

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

37.
A Bigger Splash
125 min | 2015 |
6.4 (23283 votes)
|
4.29 (75 reviews)

The vacation of a famous rock star and her boyfriend in Italy is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter.

38.
The Hurt Locker
131 min | 2008 |
7.6 (392568 votes)
|
5.5 (824 reviews)

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

39.
Dunkirk
106 min | 2017 |
7.9 (466998 votes)
|
5.82 (2028 reviews)

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

40.
Boyhood
165 min | 2014 |
7.9 (315660 votes)
|
5.85 (883 reviews)

The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.

41.
You Were Never Really Here
89 min | 2017 |
6.8 (71571 votes)
|
4.75 (518 reviews)

A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

42.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
115 min | 2017 |
8.2 (344474 votes)
|
6.16 (992 reviews)

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

43.
The Shape of Water
123 min | 2017 |
7.3 (308475 votes)
|
5.29 (1347 reviews)

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

44.
Singularity
92 min | 2017 |
3.9 (12235 votes)
|
1.89 (300 reviews)

Earth 2019, 3/4 of it's households have a robot. The AI supercomputer, Kronos, considers humans the biggest threat to Earth. A century later, few humans are left. Calia seeks the last human stronghold as does Kronos.

45.
Widows
129 min | 2018 |
7.0 (61797 votes)
|
4.99 (479 reviews)

Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

46.
American Honey
163 min | 2016 |
7.0 (31704 votes)
|
5.03 (156 reviews)

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

47.
Setup
85 min | 2011 |
4.4 (19447 votes)
|
2.43 (74 reviews)

A group of friends become involved in a potentially deadly diamond heist.

48.
Fetih 1453
162 min | 2012 |
7.1 (54747 votes)
|
5.15 (142 reviews)

After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do - conquer Constantinople.

49.
Happy-Go-Lucky
118 min | 2008 |
7.0 (35952 votes)
|
5.06 (174 reviews)

A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

50.
Wiener-Dog
88 min | 2016 |
5.9 (8010 votes)
|
3.96 (80 reviews)

A dachshund passes from oddball owner to oddball owner, whose radically dysfunctional lives are all impacted by the pooch.