Top 20 drama series on Netflix

Drama genre is intended to be a serious genre mixed with intense sensations. Good drama series can blossom sensations and feelings if you aim to watch them with your partner or alone. Here there are the best drama movies you can watch today in Netflix.

When They See Us (2019)

A miniserie that exposes the deep cracks presented by the U.S. judicial and police system. Five teenagers are caught in a nightmare when they are accused of a brutal attack.

Actors: Asante Blackk, Caleel Harris, Ethan Herisse

Genres: Thriller, Biography, Crime, Drama, History

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.9 /10

The Queen's Gambit (2020)

A young girl discovers an amazing talent for chess while struggling with her addiction.

Actors: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chloe Pirrie, Bill Camp

Genre: Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.6 /10

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

A group of brothers grows in what ends up becoming the most famous haunted house in the country. The family will have to face the ghosts of the past... An adaptation of Shirley Jackson's homonymous novel.

Actors: Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas

Genres: Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 7.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.6 /10

Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)

NERV reveals new project with a view to saving the world. Giants and bio-mechanical robots known as Evangelions can face the "Angels", but only children can pilot them.

Actors: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi

Genres: Action/Adventure, Anime, Drama, Science fiction, Animation, Fantasy, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.5 /10

Paranormal (2020)

The series, set in the 1960s, depicts the adventures of a single hematologist who finds himself faced with a series of supernatural events.

Actors: Razane Jammal, Nick Shakoour, Karla Maatouk

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 5.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.5 /10

Unbelievable (2019)

It tells the true story of Marie, a teenager who was accused of falsely reporting having been raped, and the two detectives who followed a winding path to the truth.

Actors: Kaitlyn Dever, Toni Collette, Merritt Wever

Genres: Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.4 /10

Maid (2021)

A single mother does domestic work to make ends meet while fighting destitution and bureaucracy.

Actors: Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, Rylea Nevaeh Whittet

Genres: Drama, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.4 /10

Godless (2017)

Frank Griffin, a bandit who is terrorizing a large area of the American west of 1880, goes to the hunt for young Roy Goode, a former protégé of his who has become his greatest enemy. Roy hides out in a ranch in La Belle, a town made up mostly of widows.

Actors: Jack O'Connell, Michelle Dockery, Scoot McNairy

Genres: Drama, Documentary, Crime

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.3 /10

Bodyguard (2018)

David Budd is a war veteran who works as a protection specialist for the London Metropolitan Police. When assigned to protect Minister Julia Montague, whose political vision supports everything he hates, Budd is at a crossroads between his work and his beliefs.

Actors: Richard Madden, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin

Genres: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 7.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Manhunt (2017)

1995. FBI profiler James R Fitzgerald is inducted into the Unabom task force, a team investigating the bombings and murders perpetrated by an unidentified man known simply as the Unabomber.

Actors: Gethin Anthony, Arliss Howard, Kelly Jenrette

Genres: Crime, Drama, Biography, Thriller, Mystery

IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Unorthodox (2020)

A young Orthodox leaves an arranged marriage in New York and goes to Berlin, where her mother lives. The story is inspired by Deborah Feldman's memoir, in which she first recounts how she fled from her strict religious community when she was young.

Actors: Shira Haas, Amit Rahav, Jeff Wilbusch

Genre: Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.0 /10

Squid Game (2021)

Hundreds of players with financial problems accept a strange invitation to compete in children’s games. Inside they await a tempting prize and lethal challenges.

Actors: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-Joon

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.0 /10

The Spy (2019)

Israeli Eli Cohen became a secret Mossad agent to spy on Syria under the fictitious name Kamel Amin Thaabet, as part of a very long mission that, over the years, led him to question whether his loyalty to the homeland was more important than living a second life.

Actors: Sacha Baron Cohen, Hadar Ratzon Rotem, Yael Eitan

Genres: Drama, Thriller, History

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.9 /10

Russian Doll (2019)

Series that follows the adventures of a young woman, named Nadia Vulvokov, who repeats over and over again the same night in New York City. The woman is caught in a mysterious loop where she attends a party and dies that same night, to wake up the next day totally unharmed.

Actors: Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett, Annie Murphy

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy

Filmaffinity Rating 6.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.8 /10

Sweet Tooth (2021)

A cataclysm has devastated the world. Gus, half boy and half deer, joins a diverse family of hybrid children like him to seek answers to what happened.

Actors: Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Adeel Akhtar

Genres: Fantasy, Drama, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.8 /10

Alias Grace (2017)

Based on the real story of Grace Marks, a young Irish immigrant and domestic employee in Upper Canada who was convicted of the brutal murder of her boss. She does not remember the murder, but the facts are irrefutable. A decade later, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace remember her past.

Actors: Sarah Gadon, Edward Holcroft, Rebecca Liddiard

Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.7 /10

Maniac (2018)

Annie Landsberg and Owen Milgrim are two strangers who participate in the final stages of a mysterious pharmaceutical trial in which things don't go as planned.

Actors: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Sonoya Mizuno

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.7 /10

The Chestnut Man (2021)

In a playground in a quiet residential area of Copenhagen, police find a brutally murdered young woman who has been seated by hand. A doll made of chestnuts hangs from the girl. The case is assigned to ambitious young detective Naia Thulin and her new partner, Mark Hess.

Actors: David Dencik, Danica Curcic, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

Genres: Mystery, Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 6.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.7 /10

Midnight Mass (2021)

A community on the brink of extinction and avid faith receives the arrival of a charismatic priest, who brings with him miracles, mysteries and a renewed religious fervor.

Actors: Kate Siegel, Zach Gilford, Kristin Lehman

Genres: Mystery, Drama, Horror

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.7 /10

Shadow and Bone (2021)

Sinister forces conspire against a young soldier when she discovers a magical power that could unite her world. June 2021: renewed for a second season 2T.

Actors: Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes, Archie Renaux

Genres: Fantasy, Family, Drama, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 6.3 /10 IMDB Rating Star 7.7 /10