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

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime : 195 min

Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Filmaffinity Rating 8.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.9 /10

Fight Club (1999)

A young man tired of his gray and monotonous life struggles with insomnia. He meets a charismatic soap salesman who holds a very particular theory: perfectionism is a matter of weak people. Both decide then to found a secret club of fight, where to vent their frustrations and their rage.

Actors: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf

Director: David Fincher

Runtime : 139 min

Genres: Cult, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 8.1 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.8 /10

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Private James Ryan launched himself with his squadron of paratroopers behind enemy lines. His three brothers have died in the war and the men of Captain John Miller’s patrol must risk their lives to find him.

Actors: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime : 169 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, History

Filmaffinity Rating 7.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.6 /10

The Green Mile (1999)

A gigantic black man is accused of brutally murdering two nine-year-old sisters. After a naive and childish personality, Coffee hides a prodigious supernatural gift. He is awaiting his imminent execution.

Actors: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse

Director: Frank Darabont

Runtime : 189 min

Genres: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.6 /10

Gladiator (2000)

In the year 180, the Roman Empire dominates the known world. After a great victory over the barbarians of the north, the old emperor Marco Aurelio decides to transfer power to Maximus. His son, who aspired to the throne, does not accept it and tries to murder Maximus.

Actors: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen

Director: Ridley Scott

Runtime : 155 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama

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

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

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Runtime : 165 min

Genre: Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 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

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

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.

Actors: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Runtime : 153 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.8 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.3 /10

1917 (2019)

In the crudest of World War I, two young soldiers will have to cross enemy territory. In a race against the clock, they'll have to deliver a message that will prevent a deadly attack.

Actors: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays

Director: Sam Mendes

Runtime : 119 min

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.7 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.3 /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

Director: Vikas Bahl

Runtime : 146 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, 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

Director: Nishikant Kamat

Runtime : 163 min

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime

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

Director: Martin Scorsese

Runtime : 180 min

Genres: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.2 /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

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

Into the Wild (2007)

In the early 1990s, the young and idealistic Christopher McCandless, adopted the name Alexander Supertramp, left his possessions and savings to charity, and left the civilized world for wild Alaska to come into contact with nature and discover the true meaning of life.

Actors: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener

Director: Sean Penn

Runtime : 148 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Biography, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Oh My God (2012)

The story is about an atheist man, who loses his business due to small earthquake. As the insurer cannot fulfill the contract since it is "an act of God", he decides to sue the gods.

Actors: Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty

Director: Umesh Shukla

Runtime : 125 min

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

Filmaffinity Rating 6.4 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Gone Girl (2014)

On the day of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife Amy has mysteriously disappeared. But soon the police and media pressure makes Nick's portrait of domestic happiness begin to waver. And everyone begins to wonder if Nick killed his wife.

Actors: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris

Director: David Fincher

Runtime : 149 min

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 7.3 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /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

Director: Sujoy Ghosh

Runtime : 122 min

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

Rush (2013)

It tells of the rivalry between two great Formula 1 drivers, British James Hunt and Austrian Niki Lauda, especially in 1976, when Lauda suffered a very serious accident that nearly cost him his life.

Actors: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde

Director: Ron Howard

Runtime : 123 min

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.2 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10

The Invisible Guest (2016)

Adrián Doria, a successful young businessman, wakes up in a hotel room next to the corpse of his lover. Accused of murder, he decides to hire the services of Virginia Goodman, the best witness trainer in the country.

Actors: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener, Jose Coronado

Director: Oriol Paulo

Runtime : 106 min

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 6.7 /10 IMDB Rating Star 8.1 /10