Movie Favorites – Top 50 Dramas

Dramas – the power of their messages touched me more than the laughs (top 10 in rank order, the remainder in alpha order)

1 Awakenings 

2. Hoosiers

3. Chariots of Fire

4. Gladiator 

5. Good Will Hunting

6. Rain Man

7. Shawshank Redemption

8. Lord of the Rings Series 

9. Footloose

10. The Mission

Apollo 13

The Apostle


A Beautiful Mind

The Book of Eli


Crimson Tide

Dead Poet’s Society

Ex Machina

Facing the Giants

A Few Good Men

Field of Dreams


Glory Road

Good Morning Vietnam 

Hacksaw Ridge

The Imitation Game

The Intern

Jerry Maguire

Karate Kid

Knives Out

Knotting Hill

The Last of the Mohicans

Men of Honor

Minority Report

The Natural

Pretty Woman

Remember the Titans

The Rookie

Runaway Jury

Silver Linings Playbook

Shutter Island

Star Wars Series

Thin Red Line


The Truman Show


War Games

We are Marshall

White Men Can’t Jump