134 Best Character-driven Movies To Watch

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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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Metropolitan (1990)

7.0

A little something for the Scott Fitzgerald (and Gossip Girl) fans

Bull Durham (1988)

7.5

An uncommonly character-driven sports drama with a trio of star performances

Till (2022)

7.5

The latest entry in a long line of social issue dramas, Till stands out for its nuanced blend of intimacy and universality

The Kings of the World (2022)

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8.4

A knife-sharp account of five kids' journey to land restitution and self-determination

Bones and All (2022)

7.9

A classic coming-of-age film with a bloody twist

Vortex (2021)

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8.6

A haunting ode to love, death, and everything in between

The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

7.7

A chilling Irish tragicomedy from the director of In Bruges

Little Big Women (2020)

7.6

A relatable Taiwanese family drama with a stellar cast of well-realized characters

The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

7.3

A glorious visual spectacle that takes a uniquely realistic, cerebral take on Shakespeare

Riders of Justice (2021)

7.5

Nothing is random in this riotous Danish action-black comedy about coincidences and found families

The Fabelmans (2022)

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8.2

Art and family prove inextricable in Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical ode to filmmaking
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