Top rated 18 embattled character movies with Drama

Check out today’s highest ranked embattled character Drama movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best embattled character Drama movies, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Shane (1953)

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.

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1953-04-23 | Drama / Western

Cast

Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    noble
  2. Ranked #1 for
    riding off into sunset
  3. Ranked #1 for
    realistic fight scenes

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2 Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

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1957-12-17 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inimitable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crafty
  3. Ranked #1 for
    flawless directing

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3 Official Secrets (2019)

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

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2019-08-30 | Thriller / History

Cast

Keira Knightley, Matt Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intrepid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tight script
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ever reliable

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4 Falling Down (1993)

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

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1993-02-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enraged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    character with violent tendency
  3. Ranked #1 for
    angry

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5 Heart of Champions (2021)

During their last year at an Ivy League college in 1999, a group of friends and crew teammates' lives are changed forever when an army vet takes over as coach of their dysfunctional rowing team.

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2021-09-16 | Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Alexander Ludwig

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sterling casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    petty
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most engaging

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6 The Set-Up (1949)

Expecting the usual loss, a boxing manager takes bribes from a betting gangster without telling his fighter.

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1949-03-29 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    showing seedy side
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gritty realistic

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7 The Eight Hundred (2020)

In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.

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2020-08-14 | War / History

Cast

Wang Qian-Yuan, Zhang Yi

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    patriotic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nationalistic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

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8 The Goya Murders (2019)

Madrid, Spain. A mysterious serial killer murders art collectors and uses their bodies to reproduce scenes from Los Caprichos, a famous series of drawings by Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Maribel Verdú, Aura Garrido

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    watching indispensably
  2. Ranked #1 for
    professional directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    regularly directed

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9 The Mauritanian (2021)

The true story of the Mauritanian Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was held at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center without charges for over a decade and sought help from a defense attorney for his release.

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2021-02-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    riled up
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ably played
  3. Ranked #2 for
    award-worthy performance

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10 The Short History of the Long Road (2019)

Nola grew up living on a van with her father, Clint; two nomads against the world. When tragedy strikes, Nola must confront the reality of life on the road alone, learning to own her grief, her past and her new destination.

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2019-04-27 | Drama

Cast

Sabrina Carpenter, Steven Ogg

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    knockout performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bravura performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    something totally different

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