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. Psycho (1960)
Marion Crane, a young secretary, steals money from her company and runs away. She ends up at a house next door and decides to stay there with its owner, who turns out to be her mother.
Genres: Drama, Horror
8.4 /10 8.5 /10
2. 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
3. Z.N.M.D. (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?
Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Travel, Romance
4. Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019)
A love story between a mentally ill father who was wrongly accused of murder and his adorable six-year-old daughter. The prison would be his home. Based on the 2013 Korean film 7-beon-bang-ui seon-mul.
5. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Three young guys are close friends, but their tastes and characters are completely incompatible. When Siddharth falls in love with a much older woman, he widens the division between the trio.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
6. 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.
Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
7.2 /10 8.1 /10
7. 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.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Science fiction
7.2 /10 8.1 /10
8. Prisoners (2013)
Keller Dover faces his worst nightmare: his six-year-old daughter, Anna, has disappeared with her friend Joy, and as time passes, he panics. Desperate, she decides to take matters into her own hands. But how far is she willing to go to find out the whereabouts of her daughter?
Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
7.6 /10 8.1 /10
9. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
The film is about a brilliant and talented salesman, but his job does not allow him to cover his basic needs. He and his five-year-old son will have to face many adversities to make his dream of a better life come true.
Genres: Biography, Drama, Documentary
7.4 /10 8.0 /10
10. Haider (2014)
Haider is a young man who returns to his home in Kashmir after receiving the news of the disappearance of his father. Upon his arrival, he discovers that his father has been detained by the security forces and that his mother has a relationship with her own uncle.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance, Action/Adventure, Thriller, Mystery
6.9 /10 8.0 /10
11. The Imitation Game (2014)
Biopic about the British mathematician Alan Turing, famous for deciphering the secret Nazi codes contained in the Enigma machine, which determined the advent of World War II (1939-1945) in favor of the Allies. Far from being admired as a hero, Turing was accused and tried for his homosexuality in 1952.
Genres: Thriller, LGBTQ, Drama
7.2 /10 8.0 /10
12. Groundhog Day (1993)
Phil, a TV reporter, visits Punxstawnwey for the Marmota Day Festival. Caught in a storm, they are forced to stay another day. To their astonishment, they wake up to find that the day is repeating itself.
Genres: Drama, Romance
7.4 /10 8.0 /10
13. 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
14. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
The story follows a man who ages backward, experiencing life in a unique way. It explores his relationships, loves, and friendships, with a focus on his connection with Daisy. Starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.
Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Thriller
7.2 /10 7.8 /10
15. American Gangster (2007)
In New York, 1968, Frank Lucas becomes a powerful drug trafficker after his boss's death. He floods the streets with high-quality and affordable drugs, gaining respect and becoming a prominent figure. Richie Roberts, a dedicated detective, shares a similar ethical code but operates on the opposite side of the law. Their paths will intersect, leading to an inevitable confrontation.
Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Documentary
7.6 /10 7.8 /10
16. Captain Phillips (2013)
In 2009, the "Maersk Alabama" was sailing in international waters near Somalia. It was carrying a valuable cargo.
Genres: Drama, Action/Adventure
7.0 /10 7.8 /10
17. The Breakfast Club (1985)
Five students of different education, training and tastes are punished to spend a Saturday at the institute where they study. Disagreements between them soon appear, especially when the director who watches over them is absent from the classroom.
Genres: Drama, Comedy
6.8 /10 7.8 /10
18. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
In 1969, one of the most popular trials in the history of the United States took place, in which seven people accused of conspiring against national security were tried. This event would bring with it a series of social conflicts that would go down in posterity at a time of great changes at all levels of American people.
Genres: Drama, History, Thriller, Mystery
7.0 /10 7.7 /10
19. Black Hawk Down (2001)
October 1993. American elite soldiers are sent to Mogadiscio (Somalia) in a United Nations peace mission, but its main objective is to capture the Aidid leader and end up root with war. The mission is complicated when two Black Hawk helicopters are demolished. So the only thing that matters is to rescue the soldiers who have been trapped or have been injured in the accident.
Genres: Drama, History, Thriller, Action/Adventure
6.9 /10 7.7 /10
20. Sanju (2018)
The Bombay High Court passes judgment in the 1993 Bombay explosion case and Sanjay Dutt is found guilty. Sanju tries to give his life, but is saved by his wife Manyaata, who then asks Winnie Diaz to write his biography.
Genres: Comedy, Drama
6.1 /10 7.6 /10