Drama Movies

Your pick of the Drama Movies in the BOOMBOXtv archive.

Last Days

(2005) An exploration of A Seattle musician's life and career, as he descends into madness and decay.


(2015) What happens when an epidemic breaks out, but you're kept in the dark? Anything could happen...

Waking David

(2016) A young American woman arrives in England seeking to reconnect with her father's family, only to find them peculiarly reticent about her arrival. She slowly uncovers a web of trauma, deceit and repressed memory attached to her father's legacy.

The Body

Antonio Banderas thriller / drama

Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story

(1992) Bonnie Parker is estranged from her husband while still only just barely eighteen. Clyde Barrow, a handsome charmer who is in love with Bonnie, is a small-time thief, 'borrowing' cars to teach Bonnie to drive. His crime levels quickly rise & soon Bonnie is dragged in with him.

The Disappearance of Flight 412

(1974) During a radar test mission, Flight 412 witnesses the disappearance of 2 fighter-jets scrambled to intercept a UFO but the Air Force is determined to cover-up the incident.

Director: Jud Taylor

Writers: George Simpson, Neal R. Burger

Stars: Glenn Ford, Bradford Dillman, David Soul

Goodnight, Mister Tom 

(1998) A shy and quiet World War II evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, and they soon develop a close bond.

Director: Jack Gold

Writers: Brian Finch (adaptation), Michelle Magorian (novel)

Stars: John Thaw, Nick Robinson, Annabelle Apsion

Lake Effects

(2012) Sara and Lily grew up at Smith Mountain Lake. Sara became estranged from the family and without explanation moved to Los Angeles to study law. Her sister Lily, an artist, lives locally with their parents until Dad dies in an accident. Sara returns to help settle his estate, and all our ladies cross paths with an eclectic group of local oddballs, as they search for a Loch Ness-style monster they believe lurks in the lake's depths.


A group of six people mysteriously wake up in crates in the middle of nowhere. Their memory is somehow wiped from their minds with the exception of their names and the group is left to question who put them there, and why. They begin to assume that they are apart of some sick, twisted and sinister game. However, they soon realize they are apart of something much bigger.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

(1997) Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.

Director: Peter Medak (as Peter Medák)

Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Richard Harris, Salma Hayek

Lady In White

On Halloween 1962 Frankie Scarlatti is locked up inside the cloakroom of his school as part of a prank by a couple of boys in his classroom.Unable to get out he is forced to spend the night alone where he is horrified to witness the ghost of a little girl who was murdered a decade earlier

The Bastard

The glory days of the 70's miniseries and the forging of America collide in this adaptation of John Jakes's pot-boiling bestseller. Bosoms heave! Family fortunes are found and lost! Beloved character actors wear ridiculous wigs! Hands are mutilated and hearts are broken in "The Bastard"!

Rising Son

Full TV Movie with Matt Damon, Brian Dennehy, Piper Laurie, Emily Longstreth, Graham Beckel, Ving Rhames, Richard Jenkins

The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story

As the police search for a missing pregnant woman, new evidence emerges that throws suspicion on her seemingly devoted husband.

The Executioners Song

The story of Gary Gilmore, a convicted murderer who lobbied for his own execution. 1982 Tommy Lee Jones Eli Wallach Director: Lawrence Schiller

An Inspector Calls

Set in 1912, an Upper class English family are celebrating their daughter's engagement when their evening is interrupted by a police inspector. He is investigating the suicide of a young woman and the events leading to her death


Learners is a British comedy drama television film starring David Tennant and Jessica Hynes. The film was announced by the BBC on 3 April 2007 and was broadcast on 11 November 2007.

Do Not Disturb

British drama with Peter Capaldi.

Bowling For Columbine

Michael Moore's Academy Award-winning Bowling For Columbine.

The Day After

The film postulates a fictional war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full-scale nuclear exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union. However, the action itself focuses on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri, as well as several family farms situated near nuclear missile silos. The cast includes JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg and John Lithgow.

Au Pair

A young MBA (Heidi Lenhart) mistakenly takes the job of looking after a rich executive's (Gregory Harrison) spoiled children.


This is the story of the takeoff and hijacking of United Airlines Flight 93 by terrorists, the discovery by passengers with cell phones that other hijacked planes had been steered into the World Trade Center towers, and the realization that their plane was being steered toward Washington D.C.


When Sofia marries into a Mafia family, she doesn't know what she's getting into. When her husband, all her brothers-in-law, and her father-in-law are murdered by a rival family, Sofia, her mother-in-law and her sisters-in-law swear to get revenge upon the family.


Based on the true story of the uprising at Attica Prison in 1971. Michael Smith, a new recruit to the prison service, along with several of his colleagues get caught up in a prison riot fueled by bad prison management and a lack of understanding by the guards


In this world power isn't everything, it's the only thing. Best selling author of Mario 'The Godfather' Puzo's blockbuster novel comes to life in this epic saga of America's most powerful crime family.

Anatomy Of An Illness

Biopic of Saturday Review editor and political journalist Norman Cousins who developed and promoted a self-made health therapy consisting of intake of large quantities of vitamin C and making oneself laugh as much as possible.


In a world that is not quite here and not quite now, a young boy (Isaac-Newton) and girl (Marie-Curie) meet. However, in this world this simple fact should not be possible. In this world human FREQUENCY has been discovered. If you are high frequency, you are born lucky – you will have natural ‘timing’ and always be in the right place at the right time. If you are low frequency every natural law will conspire against you.

The Neighbor's Window

THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW (written & directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Marshall Curry) tells the story of a mother (Maria Dizzia) who has grown frustrated with her husband (Greg Keller) and her daily routine. But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.

Three Weeks, Three Kids

Starring: Anna Chlumsky & Warren Christie

Twenty-five-year-old Jennifer Mills lives her life without commitment, relieved her boyfriend isn’t even close to putting a ring on her finger.

A Date With Miss Fortune

When Jack gets rescued by Maria, a superstitious Portuguese beauty, he has no idea that his life and luck are both about to change. During this accidental "first date", Jack and Maria project idealistic images of themselves -- images that are humorously contradicted through a series of flash-forwards to their future life together.

Escape 2010

A detached orphan teen escapes to the future in suspended animation, but when he arrives at a natural utopia, he must evade a lynch mob convinced that he's the prophesied Devil's Child.

Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Comedy / drama with Cate Blanchett.

That Summer

Two girls travel to Torquay in Devon from the North of England to work as chamber maids for the summer. They meet two boys, also in Torquay for the summer, one of whom (Winstone) is entered in the "round the bay" swimming race. They have a run in with a gang of Scottish lads, one of whom (Morrison) is also entered into the swimming race.

All In Time

Charlie quits his job to move home to manage his hometown rock band. His supportive girlfriend shares his love for the band, until struggles within the band force them to make choices that will impact their lives forever.

Saints & Sinners : Airborne Creed

On August 15th, 1944, an invasion in Provence, France was organized by the Americans to support and protect allied troops marching to Berlin who had already landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944.

Silver Wolf

A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16-year-old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.


An aspiring conservative politician attempts to run for office whilst avoiding dealing with gun violence and personal tragedy in the age of right-wing media.

Childhood 2.0

For the first time in history, mental illness and suicide have become one of the greatest threats to school-aged children. Many parents still view dangers as primarily physical and external, but they’re missing the real danger: kids spending more time online and less time engaging in real life. What are the effects on the next generation's mental, physical, and spiritual health?

Anatomy Of Love

Cassious is a hopelessly romantic college student seeking to find love and companionship with his best friend Jenesis. However, Jenesis is an emotionally scarred college girl who has outspokenly lost her faith in true love.

Not Cinderella's Type

A modern telling of Cinderella, based on the novel by Jenni James.

I'll Follow You Down

After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.

Someone Is Watching

A woman and her young son experience frightening and mysterious events in their home, only to discover that the son of the contractor who built the home is a psycho killer.

A Deadly Silence

The father of three children was killed when he left his house. This provokes a lot of sentimental emotions in the neighbourhood because the people know nothing about his dark past.

Romance In The Outfield : Double Play

Injured baseball player, looking to make a comeback, gets a second chance at love with his former flame. Will she steal his heart or strike out in the game of love?


An uncompromising story of life in a British juvenile offender institution in the 70's.

Eagle’s Wing

set among the savage landscape of canyons and plains of New Mexico, features Martin Sheen as city-bred Pike who travels to the badlands with experienced trapper Henry (Harvey Keitel) to buy pelts from a Commanche chief.

When Eight Bells Toll

British Agent Philip Calvert (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is on a mission to determine the whereabouts of a ship that disappeared near the coast of Scotland.

The Man Called Noon

An amnesiac gunfighter, aided by a sympathetic outlaw, tries to discover his own identity and past.

Die Nibelungen

Fritz Lang's version of The Man In The Iron Mask.


"Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens" (translated as "Nosferatu, a symphony of horror" or simply "Nosferatu") is a classic 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok


Drama with Oscar nominated Jack Lemmon.


An Explosives Expert and an Arizona Sheriff try to warn townsfolk about deadly oncoming meteorites.

Home Abduction

(Patti McCormack, Angie Patterson & Violet Hicks) A single mother who makes her living by flipping houses, moves into her newest project, a 100 year old Craftsman, with her 8 year old daughter Ava. Several disturbing events plague the home as she attempts to remodel, forcing her to investigate the house’s history


Stet, a troubled and angry 12-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. He finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who recognizes a unique talent.

Catching The Black Widow

The courageous story of a tenacious New Zealand woman who would stop at nothing in seeking justice for her brother's murder. Based on a True Story

Answered By Fire Pt 1

part 1 of 2. Based on shocking true events, set against the tumultuous lead up to the 1999 referendum in East Timor and its horrifying aftermath. Two UN volunteers take on more than they bargained for and risk losing all they tried to protect.

Answered By Fire Pt 2

part 2 of 2. Based on shocking true events, set against the tumultuous lead up to the 1999 referendum in East Timor and its horrifying aftermath. Two UN volunteers take on more than they bargained for and risk losing all they tried to protect.

The Imago

Defendant 47 is on trial. He doesn't know why.

The Spacewalker

From the acclaimed team behind Wanted and Apollo 18. March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR fight for supremacy in space, with both superpowers competing to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. No price is too high and no risk too great.

Bonnie & Clyde : Justified

The epic story behind America’s most notorious couple. When Bonnie Parker (Ashley Hayes) and Clyde Barrow (Jim Poole) met over a cup of hot chocolate it lit a spark that began a legendary story. Their courtship took them through bank robberies, prison and a multi-state crime spree.

The Free World

A gripping exploration of freedom. After serving time for a crime he didn't commit, Mo struggles to put his past behind him until a dramatic encounter binds him with Doris and he finds himself risking everything to protect her.

Before Your Time

After the loss of their mother, 17-year-old Dylan, his two sisters, and father are forced to move back to the small town where their parents met and grew up. The struggling family embarks on an adventure inspired by a bucket list found in storage boxes and learn how to manage their grief.

The Secret Garden

Steampunk update of the classic tale by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with orphaned teen Mary Lennox discovering the magic and mystery of the secret garden.

Unbreakable : The Western States 100

Unbreakable: The Western States 100 follows the four lead men on this amazing journey. Hal Koerner, two time defending Western States champion, and running store entrepreneur from Ashland, Oregon. Geoff Roes, undefeated at the 100-mile distance, an organic chef from Juneau, Alaska. Anton Krupicka, undefeated in every ultramarathon he has ever started, a graduate student living in Boulder, Colorado. Kilian Jornet, the young mountain runner and two time Ultra-trail du Mont-Blanc champion, from Spain.

Jeff Wayne's War Of The Worlds

Fan made animated version of war of the worlds in one complete film

Boss Of Bosses

Gangster tale. Based on a True Story.

The Wethouse

Poignant, haunting fly on the wall documentary.


Award winning documentary. With more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe, the ancient Chinese game of Go has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence.

Nobody's Child

Marie Balter falls in love, goes to college, and joins society after 20 years in a mental institution.. TV Movie.

For All Time

A man that is unhappy with his life gets on the train one day and ends up stopping in a town 100 years earlier. He meets a young woman who he falls in love with. Will he stay in 1896 to be with her, or get back to his own time

Kingfish : Story Of Huey P Long

Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long is a 1995 television drama political film. feat John Goodman.

Fly Away

A powerful film directed by Emmy Award winner Janet Grillo (Autism: The Musical), Fly Away narrates the story of Jeanne (Beth Broderick, Bonfire of the Vanities, Sabrina the Teenage Witch) and her autistic teenage daughter, Mandy (Ashley Rickards, One Tree Hill).

2010: Moby Dick

A modern adaptation of the classic novel of the captain of a high tech submarine and his obsessive quest to destroy the enormousprehistoric whale that maimed him.

A Dash Of Love

When an aspiring chef lands a dream job at her idol's restaurant, she befriends the handsome executive chef. After they are both wrongly fired from there, the duo decides to open their own eatery to prove their food is better.