Heavy Drama

Water for Elephants 2011 (Francis Lawrence)
A veterinary student, is close to graduating when a terrible tragedy forces him to leave school. With nowhere else to go, he hops on a passing train and finds it belongs to a traveling circus. He takes a job as an animal caretaker and meets a woman.

Prestige 2006 (Christopher Nolan)
Two magicians in London 

Too Big to Fail 2011 (Curtis Hanson)
About US economy in 2008

Lord of War 2005 (Andrew Nichol)
End of cold war, emergence of terrorism 

Rush 2013 (Ron Howard)
1970's car racing

Thomas Crown Affair 1999 (John Mc Tiernan)
A billionaire (Pierce Brosnan) steals a Monet