Top 20 drama movies on Netflix

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

Schindler's List (1993)

Liam neeson stars as a businessman who seeks to gain the sympathy of the Nazis. The film is based on a true story about a man whose job it is to gain sympathy for the nazis. It's also a satirical film about the life of a nazi.

Actors: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime : 195 min

Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Filmaffinity Rating 8.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.9 /10

Seven (1995)

Two homicide detectives are on the hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins." The seasoned detective Sommerset investigates each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind.

Actors: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker

Director: David Fincher

Runtime : 127 min

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

IMDB Rating Star 8.6 /10

The Prestige (2006)

Two young illusionists intend to achieve fame in the end of the 19th century. When the best trick devised by both fails, they become irreconcilable enemies. Each one of them will try by all means to overcome the other and end him.

Actors: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Director: Christopher Nolan

Runtime : 130 min

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Science fiction, Documentary

Filmaffinity Rating 7.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.5 /10

The Pianist (2002)

A pianist sees a gradually change of Warsaw as World War II begins. He is forced into a ghetto in Warsaw, but later he isseparated from his family during Operation Reinhard.

Actors: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Director: Roman Polanski

Runtime : 150 min

Genre: Drama

IMDB Rating Star 8.5 /10

Dangal (2016)

Mahavir Singh Phogat is a wrestling coach who trains his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta.

Actors: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra

Director: Nitesh Tiwari

Runtime : 161 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport

Filmaffinity Rating 7.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.4 /10

3 Idiots (2009)

Rancho is a boy with a passion for studying and learning. He will become friends with Raju and Farham who will end up becoming his two best friends. When they graduate they lose contact and their two friends decide to find him.

Actors: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Runtime : 170 min

Genres: Comedy, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.4 /10

Your Name. (2016)

Two teenagers embark on a search for each other when they magically switch bodies.

Actors: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita, Aoi Yûki

Director: Makoto Shinkai

Runtime : 106 min

Genres: Animation, Anime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

IMDB Rating Star 8.4 /10

Scarface (1983)

Tony Montana is a cold and relentless Cuban migrant who settles in Miami for the purpose of becoming an important gangster. With the collaboration of his friend Manny Rivera begins a fulgurating criminal career, as a cocaine dealer.

Actors: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Director: Brian De Palma

Runtime : 170 min

Genres: Crime, Drama, Action/Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 8.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.3 /10

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

The story of a young woman with a curse that gives her the look of an old woman. Sophie decides to ask a magician Howl, who lives in a walking castle, for help.

Actors: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin, Akihiro Miwa

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Runtime : 119 min

Genres: Animation, Anime, Action/Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

A brilliant student, John Forbes Nash is a lonely boy. Thanks to his prodigious ability to decipher codes he is recruited to help U.S. in the cold war.

Actors: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Director: Ron Howard

Runtime : 135 min

Genres: Drama, Biography, Romance

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

In the mid-1980s, Belfort was an honest young man chasing the American dream, but soon at the stock exchange agency he learned that the most important thing was not to win his customers, but to be ambitious and win a good commission. His enormous success and fortune earned him the nickname of "The Wall Street Wolf".

Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime : 180 min

Genres: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

Warrior (2011)

A Vietnam veteran leaves mixed martial arts to work in a steel foundry. He decides to train his youngest son (Tom Hardy) for a tournament. His older brother (Joel Edgerton) will also participate.

Actors: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Director: Gavin O'Connor

Runtime : 140 min

Genres: Drama, Sport, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 7.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

You Don't Get Life a Second Time (2011)

Three friends decide to go on a singles trip to Spain to enhance their bond. One of them is getting married. What will they learn about themselves and each other during the adventure?

Actors: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif

Director: Zoya Akhtar

Runtime : 166 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Travel, Romance

IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

There Will Be Blood (2007)

A story about family, greed and religion. Daniel Day-Lewis plays a wealthy magnate in a miserable city. Years later, he tries to seize a new site, he has to face preacher Eli Sunday.

Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Runtime : 158 min

Genre: Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

Drishyam (2015)

Vijay Salgaonkar, a cable operator in the small Goan town lives with his wife and two daughters. His teenage daughter goes to a college camp where he is recorded while showering.

Actors: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor

Director: Nishikant Kamat

Runtime : 163 min

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime

IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

Shutter Island (2010)

Judicial agents Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule investigate the disappearance of a dangerous killer. They will soon discover that the center keeps many secrets and that the island hides something more dangerous than patients.

Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime : 138 min

Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

PK (2014)

An alien named PK (Aamir Khan) lands on Earth, where he will have to get used to living with humans while fixing his spaceship.

Actors: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

Runtime : 153 min

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Science fiction

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Barfi! (2012)

A boy with hearing and speech problems falls in love with Shruti. Despite his deep affection for the boy, Shruti gives way to social pressure to marry a "normal" man. Fate will make them meet again.

Actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz, Saurabh Shukla

Director: Anurag Basu

Runtime : 151 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Solomon tells the story of a black musician cult who lived with his family in New York. After having a drink with two men, Solomon discovers he has been drugged and kidnapped. He decides not to give up and wait for the right time to regain freedom.

Actors: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

Director: Steve McQueen

Runtime : 134 min

Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Filmaffinity Rating 7.3 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

No Country for Old Men (2007)

In 1980, on the Texas border near the Grande River, Llewelyn Moss, an antelope hunter, discovered gunned down men, a shipment of heroin and two million dollars in cash.

Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Runtime : 122 min

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10