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Here are the top ten articles for the Drama Movies Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Last King Film Review
A 13th century tale with biblical overtones, "The Last King" is actually based on true events that are commemorated in Norway even today. Two loyal soldiers brave the elements and enemy forces as they protect Norway's child heir to the throne.
2. Downstairs Film Review
"Downstairs" proves that silent star John Gilbert had the ability to adjust to the new sound medium and the cynical zeitgeist of Depression-era America. A conniving chauffeur profits by exploiting women both financially and sexually in this 1932 film.
3. The Meddler Film Review
Susan Sarandon plays Marnie Minervini, a warmhearted widow who decides to make an adult daughter living in Los Angeles her new hobby. Writer/director Lorene Scafaria scores with this life-affirming film based on her own experiences.
4. Hunt for the Wilderpeople Film Review
A misunderstood 13-year-old foster child finds love and acceptance in this comedic gem from Down Under. Written and directed by Taika Waititi, this sleeper hit is the biggest box office success from New Zealand to date.
5. Weiner Film Review
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, "Weiner" documents the former congressman's attempt to overcome a sexting scandal and redeem himself by running for mayor of New York City.
6. Kon-Tiki Film Review
"Kon-Tiki" is an epic true-life adventure story. The film dramatizes Thor Heyerdahl's journey from Peru to Polynesia as he attempts to prove his theory that people could have traveled from South America to the islands using only a raft.
7. A Walk in the Woods Film Review
Robert Redford and Nick Nolte star as two men attempting to hike the 2,000 mile Appalachian Trail and repair their friendship in the process. Adapted from Bill Bryson's bestselling book.
8. Rams Film Review
"Rams", set in a remote corner of Iceland, transcends cultural boundaries as it tells the story of two estranged brothers who spend forty years living side-by-side without speaking.
9. Spare Parts Film Review
"Sight & Sound" magazine ranked "Spare Parts" as one of the ten most important films of the New Europe. Writer/director Damjan Kozole takes an uncompromising look at the business/exploitation of undocumented migrants in his native Slovenia.
10. Men and Chicken Film Review
Filmmaker Anders Thomas Jensen explores the meaning of family, employing his singular blend of shocking dark comedy and deeply affecting drama.
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