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60 Best Social Issue Dramas Movies To Watch

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60 Best Social Issue Dramas Movies To Watch

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In the Fade (2017)
7.0

An intense and fantastically-performed film with probing questions that resonate with our times

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Elle (2016)
7.1

An always-excellent Isabelle Huppert powers this thrilling French revenge film

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The Nightingale (2018)
7.1

An unsettling but important social horror from the director of The Babadook

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Buddies (1985)
7.8

The first film to deal with the AIDS crisis, by those it affected

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Pleasantville (1998)
7.0

A mesmerizing takedown of 1950s nostalgia

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The Tribe (2014)
8.0

No subtitles, no translation, just Ukranian sign language and a downward spiral into violence

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Rocks (2019)
7.5

A wonderfully buoyant and authentic look at Black and brown girlhood

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Hive (2021)
7.0

A moving portrait of grief and resilience

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Hello, Love, Goodbye (2019)
7.0

A blockbuster portrait of love overseas

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Running on Empty (1988)
7.6

A provocative feature about a family on the run

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