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.

The Intouchables (2011)

A millionaire aristocrat who has been left quadriplegic because of a paragliding accident, hires an immigrant from a marginal neighborhood just out of prison, as a caretaker at home.

Actors: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Runtime : 113 min

Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 8.0 /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

The Departed (2006)

The strategy is to end from within with Frank Costello, the powerful chief of the Irish mafia. The head of the gang is a young rookie, Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) another young policeman, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), rises in rank.

Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime : 151 min

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 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

Django Unchained (2012)

King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) promises a black slave to release him if he helps him catch assasins. He accepts, then wants to go find his wife, a slave in a plantation of landowner Calvin Candie.

Actors: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Runtime : 165 min

Genre: Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.4 /10

Taare Zameen Par (2007)

Ishaan Awashi is an 8-year-old boy whose world is full of wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. When the problems he causes surpass his parents, he is admitted to a school to be disciplined. He also has to accept to be away from his parents.

Actors: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte

Runtime : 165 min

Genres: Drama, Family

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /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

Queen (2013)

The story of a young woman who decides to go on her honeymoon alone. Rani Mehra puts herself in a situation where she finally makes the most unlikely decision of her life.

Actors: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon, Jeffrey Ho

Director: Vikas Bahl

Runtime : 146 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama

IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

Swades (2004)

NASA employee Mohan Bhargav comes to India to take his grandmother with him. He comes across various social problems that villagers face and decides to take a stand.

Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker

Runtime : 189 min

Genre: Drama

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

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

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

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

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.

Actors: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Runtime : 118 min

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

Rang De Basanti (2006)

Sue, an english girl, comes to Mumbai with the idea of filming a documentary based on the diary written by her grandfather, a British officer. She meets disenchanted university students who accompany her in the project.

Actors: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Runtime : 157 min

Genres: Comedy, Drama, History

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /10

Kahaani (2012)

Vidya Bagchi, seven months pregnant, steps off the plane from London. Her husband, Arnab, came to India for a work assignment but there is no trace of him at the guest house or her workplace.

Actors: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Indraneil Sengupta, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Director: Sujoy Ghosh

Runtime : 122 min

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Lagaan (2001)

The peasants of a small village are reluctant to pay the tax that British officials have doubled. They decide to resolve the conflict by playing a cricket party.

Actors: Aamir Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker

Runtime : 224 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Musical, Romance

Filmaffinity Rating 7.0 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

In the 1960s, Frank W. Abagnale was a young and elusive criminal who adopted various identities. Carl Hanratty, an FBI agent, had the mission to capture him, but Frank was always one step ahead of him.

Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime : 141 min

Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.3 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /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

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

The film is based on the real story of a dog so faithful to its owner that he went every day to wait for him to the station. In that station, there is a bronze statue erected in his honor.

Actors: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer

Director: Lasse Hallström

Runtime : 93 min

Genres: Drama, Family

Filmaffinity Rating 7.1 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10