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List Of 2009 Drama Films

Some seriously heavy hitting dramas were released at this time. Our highlights would have to be 'A Prophet', 'Fish Tank' and 'Sin Nombre'.

Gritty Portraits of PTSD

A collection of films grappling with the issues soldiers face returning to civilian life from combat. Make sure to check out 'The Messenger' for a critically-acclaimed drama following one veteran's romance with the wife of a deceased officer.

Best Modern War Movies

From the war on terror to fighting Hitler on the beaches, the tales of these brave men and women will last forever. Be sure to check out 'Flags of Our Fathers', an epic tale of camaraderie between six young men in the later stages of WW2.

'Movies Like Blue Valentine': Indie Romantic Drama

Looking for something to tug the heart-strings? This list contains the best contemporary indie romance with a dramatic edge, including the intimate portrait of a crumbling marriage in 'Blue Valentine' and gruff character study 'Crazy Heart'!

'Movies Like Black Hawk Down': Modern Warfare Cinema

Check out this collection of the best war movies based on contemporary conflicts, including 'The Hurt Locker', 'American Sniper', and 'Black Hawk Down'. War movies don't get grittier, and more topical, than this!

'Movies like Lone Survivor': Afghanistan/ Iraq War Movies

Movies like 'American Sniper' and 'The Hurt Locker' that take place in contemporary conflicts in the middle-east. War movies don't get more gritty, realistic, and topical than these. Make sure to check out 'The Messenger' for a hidden dramatic gem!

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