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103 Best Character-driven Movies To Watch

Popular + Character-driven

Popular + Character-driven

Find the best character-driven movies to watch, from our mood category. Like everything on agoodmovietowatch, these character-driven movies are highly-rated by both viewers and critics.

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Ratcatcher (1999)
7.7

A haunting, dreamlike character study set in a dead-end Glasgow neighborhood

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Paris, 13th District (2021)
7.0

A sensuous drama following the love and sex lives of three young Parisians

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Pieces of a Woman (2020)
7.0

An unnerving but honest look at childbirth, partnership, and grief

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Leona (2018)
7.6

A Jewish Latina confronts truths about love, life, and self

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Another Round (2020)
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8.0

A social experiment goes awry in this Oscar-winning, Mads Mikkelsen-led tragicomedy

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Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
7.3

A painfully realistic coming-of-age tale

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Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019)
7.1

A teacher’s stay at the world’s most remote school prompts him to discover the true value of education

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Shattered Glass (2003)
7.1

An incisive look at the rise and fall of a celebrated journalist

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Mass (2021)
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8.5

A microscopic and unrelenting look at grief and healing

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Juror 8 (2019)
7.2

A fun and colorful feature about the eight jurors in South Korea's first jury trial

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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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Hustle (2022)
7.2

A winning drama about what it takes to succeed in basketball and in life

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