Top 20 drama movies on NetflixDrama 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.
1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
In the second world war, Shosanna Dreyfus witnessed the execution of her family. After fleeing to Paris, she adopted a new identity as the owner of a cinema. Lieutenant Aldo Raine trained a group of Jewish soldiers ("The Basterds") to attack concrete targets.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
7.8 /10 8.3 /10
2. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
T.E. Lawrence, a troubled and enigmatic British civil servant, is sent into the desert to take part in a campaign supporting the Arabs against Turkey. He and his friend Sherif Ali will put their souls into this mission. The natives adore Lawrence because he has shown himself to be a lover of the desert and the Arab people.
Genres: Drama, Action/Adventure
8.0 /10 8.3 /10
3. Heat (1995)
Neil is an expert thief. His gang is formed by professional criminals that they can even impress Detective Vincent Hanna. When McCauley’s gang prepares the final blow, and Hanna’s team is ready to avoid it.
Genres: Drama, Crime
7.5 /10 8.3 /10
4. 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.
7.3 /10 8.2 /10
5. 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.
Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
7.6 /10 8.2 /10
6. Pan's Labyrinth (2007)
Ofelia and her mother, Carmen, move to a small village. Her new husband, Vidal, is a cruel captain of the Francoist army. Mercedes, the housekeeper, and the doctor live in the area. One night, Ofelia discovers the ruins of a labyrinth.
Genres: Fantasy, Drama
7.2 /10 8.2 /10
7. 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.
Genres: Drama, Sport, Action/Adventure
7.4 /10 8.1 /10
8. 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.
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
7.3 /10 8.1 /10
9. Blackfish (2013)
Tilikum is an orca that was responsible for the death of three people, including an experienced coach. "Blackfish" shows the consequences, sometimes devastating, of keeping those intelligent and sensitive creatures in captivity.
Genres: Documentary, Drama
7.3 /10 8.1 /10
10. The End of Evangelion (1997)
After the final angel is defeated, Shinji falls into depression. Seele orders an attack on Nerv, leading Gendo and Rei to terminal dogma. Gendo initiates his own plan, while Shinji's sanity is tested as he must decide the fate of humanity.
Genres: Animation, Anime, Action/Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Science fiction
11. Stand by Me (1986)
In a small town in Oregon, four teenagers venture into the adventure of looking for a missing boy. Playing heroes, the smart Cornie, the rough and sentimental Chris, the extravagant Teddy and the fearful Vern enter into a hostile environment in which they will have to fend for themselves.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama
7.3 /10 8.1 /10
12. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Naina is a serious girl with a very serious life. But one day, her soul is awakened by happy Aman, who teaches her that life is meant to be lived.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Musical
13. Wonder (2017)
A 10-year-old boy born with a facial deformity that has forced him to have surgery 27 times, strives to fit into his new school.
Genres: Drama, Family
7.1 /10 7.9 /10
14. Arrival (2016)
Twelve strange and mysterious alien ships are located around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to find a way to converse with the aliens to find out if they came with peaceful or threatening intentions.
Genres: Drama, Science fiction
5.8 /10 7.9 /10
15. Whisper of the Heart (1995)
A young student discovers that all the books she has chosen in the library have been previously chosen by the same person. When she discovers who he is, she meets the young man who is learning the art of making violins.
Genres: Animation, Anime, Drama, Family, Romance
7.3 /10 7.8 /10
16. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist moves to a remote island in northern Sweden to escape a defamation accusation. He investigates the unsolved murder of a young woman that haunts her uncle after forty years. Blomkvist suspects the murderer may still be on the island, uncovering the secrets and lies of a wealthy family. He is aided by hacker Lisbeth Salander.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
7.0 /10 7.8 /10
17. The Fighter (2010)
In 1980s Massachusetts, boxer Dicky Eklund tries to redeem himself after sinking into drugs and crime, while his younger brother Micky Ward struggles to make a name for himself in the boxing world despite being controlled by their mother. Micky's girlfriend advises him to distance himself from his family after a controversial fight.
Genres: Biography, Drama, Sport
7.2 /10 7.8 /10
18. Awakenings (1990)
In the late 1960s, neurologist Dr. Malcolm Sayer treats patients in a vegetative state. Over time, he notices some improvement, particularly in Leonard Lowe.
Genres: Biography, Drama
7.3 /10 7.8 /10
19. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Mr. Bennet is a gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters, but if he dies his house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met, so the future happiness and security of the family depend on the marriages of their daughters.
Genres: Drama, Romance
20. Nightcrawler (2014)
After witnessing an accident, Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal), a passionate young man who fails to find employment, discovers as a way to make money the world of criminal journalism in the dangerous city of Los Angeles. His work is to reach the scene of crimes or accidents and photograph what happened to sell them to the highest bidder.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
7.3 /10 7.8 /10