Drama movies on Media Review Zone


The Rum Diary

The Rum Diary is a film based on a Hunter S. Thompson's novel of the same name. The film was directed by Bruce Robinson and stars Johnny Depp along with Amber Heard. Johnny Depp's character, named Paul Kemp, is an itinerant journalist who grows tired of New York and America under the Eisenhower administration so he travels to Puerto Rico to write for The San Juan Star. Kemp begins the habit of overindulging with rum and becomes obsessed with the woman Chenault who is played by Amber Heard.


Moneyball is a biographical sports drama film directed by Bennett Miller. The film is based on a book, of the same name, written by Michael Lewis in 2003 which gives an account of the Oakland Athletics baseball team's 2002 season. During this season the teams general manager Billy Beane, played by Brad Pitt, attempts to assemble a competitive team.


Warrior is a 2011 action drama film about two brothers entering a mixed martial arts tournament, and their relationship with each other and their father. The youngest son Tommy Conlon, played by Tom Hardy, of an alcoholic former boxer Paddy, played by Nick Nolte, returns home where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament which puts the fighter on a collision course with his older brother Brendan, played by Joel Edgerton.

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane is a classic movie from 1941. It was directed by, written by, and stared Orson Welles. The film is considered to be the greatest American film of all time and is particularly praised for its innovative music, cinematography, and narrative structure. Citizen Kane was Welles' first feature film.


Scarface is a 1983 epic crime movie. It stars Al Pacino and was directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone. The film tells the story of Tony Montana (Al Pacino) who is a Cuban refugee that comes to Miami in 1980 as a result of the Mariel Boatlift. He soon becomes a drug cartel kingpin during the 1980s cocaine boom. The movie chronicles his rise to the top of the cocaine empire in Miami.


Argo is a 2012 American thriller movie directed by Ben Affleck. It is loosely based on an account published in 2007 of the "Canadian Caper", in which a CIA operative, named Tony Mendez, led the rescue of six U.S. diplomats from Tehran, Iran, during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.

Ben Affleck directs, produces, and acts as Tony Mendez in Argo along side Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, and more. Argo was released on October 12, 2012 to critical and commercial success.