Don't miss these 3 top dramas screening around Greenville

Looking for a stirring story? Don't miss this week's lineup of dramas showing on the big screen in and around Greenville.

Read on for the top-ranked dramas to catch in theaters, based on critical scores sourced from review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. (Movie descriptions courtesy The Movie Database; showtimes via Fandango.)

The Favourite

In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

With a critical approval rating of 94 percent and an audience score of 61 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "The Favourite" has become a favorite since its release on Dec. 14. The site's critical consensus indicates that "'The Favourite' sees Yorgos Lanthimos balancing a period setting against rich, timely subtext — and getting roundly stellar performances from his well-chosen stars."

Olivia Colman won the Golden Globe for best actress, while the film was nominated for best screenplay, and Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone were nominated for best supporting actress.

Catch it on the big screen at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) through Thursday, Jan. 17. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Creed II

It follows Adonis Creed's life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family, and his continuing quest to become a champion.

With a critical approval rating of 83 percent and an audience score of 84 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Creed II" has been getting attention since its release on Nov. 21. The site's critical consensus indicates that "'Creed II''s adherence to franchise formula adds up to a sequel with few true surprises, but its time-tested generational themes still pack a solid punch."

It's playing at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) through Thursday, Jan. 17. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Green Book

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans were forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line. They relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

With a critical approval rating of 81 percent and an audience score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Green Book" has proven a solid option since its release on Nov. 16. The site's critical consensus has it that "'Green Book' takes audiences on a surprisingly smooth ride through potentially bumpy subject matter, fueled by Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads."

The film won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical, Mahershala Ali won for best supporting actor and Farrelly was nominated for best director of a motion picture.

Catch it on the big screen at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) through Thursday, Jan. 17. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

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