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.

1. The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman/Bruce Wayne returns to continue his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman intends to destroy organized crime in the city of Gotham. But suddenly Joker, appears.

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

Filmaffinity Rating 8.1 /10 IMDB Rating 9.0 /10

2. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Jules and Vincent, two dim-witted hit men, work for gangster Marsellus Wallace. Vincent tells Jules that Marsellus has asked him to take care of Mia, his attractive wife. When it's time to work, you both need to "get down to business". His mission: retrieve a mysterious briefcase.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 8.6 /10 IMDB Rating 8.9 /10

3. 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.

Genres: Drama, Cult

Filmaffinity Rating 8.1 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

4. Cinema Paradiso (1988)

"Cinema Paradiso" is a love story about Salvatore, a child from an Italian village whose passion is going to the movies. He believes cinema is magical until Alfredo, the projectionist, reveals the secrets behind films. As Salvatore grows up, he leaves his hometown but receives a message thirty years later telling him to return.

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Filmaffinity Rating 8.3 /10 IMDB Rating 8.5 /10

5. 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.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating 8.5 /10

6. 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.

Genre: Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating 8.5 /10

7. Untouchable (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.

Genres: Drama, Biography

Filmaffinity Rating 8.0 /10 IMDB Rating 8.5 /10

8. 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.

Genres: Drama, Biography

Filmaffinity Rating 8.2 /10 IMDB Rating 8.5 /10

9. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Eight years ago Batman disappeared, he stopped being a hero to become a fugitive. He sacrificed everything for what he considered, like Commissioner Gordon, a greater good. But everything changes with the arrival of Bane, a masked terrorist whose ruthless plans force Bruce to return from voluntary exile.

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

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /10 IMDB Rating 8.4 /10

10. Good Will Hunting (1997)

Will is a young rebel with amazing intelligence, especially for mathematics. The discovery of his talent by the teachers will raise a dilemma: continue with his usual life - an easy work, good friends with whom to have some beers - or take advantage of his great intellectual qualities in some university. Only the advice of a lonely and bohemian teacher will help you decide.

Genre: Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /10 IMDB Rating 8.3 /10

11. 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.

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

Filmaffinity Rating 8.2 /10 IMDB Rating 8.3 /10

12. 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: Action/Adventure, Cult, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 7.5 /10 IMDB Rating 8.3 /10

13. 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

Filmaffinity Rating 7.8 /10 IMDB Rating 8.3 /10

14. Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

After a long career as a top Navy aviator, Maverick is finally where he wants to be. He is selected to attend the prestigious Top Gun Academy to train elite pilots for a dangerous mission. Alongside him is Bradley, the son of his late friend Goose.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 7.0 /10 IMDB Rating 8.3 /10

15. 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".

Genres: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.6 /10 IMDB Rating 8.2 /10

16. 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.

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime

IMDB Rating 8.2 /10

17. 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.

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

Filmaffinity Rating 7.8 /10 IMDB Rating 8.2 /10

18. 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.

Genres: Drama, Comedy, Family

IMDB Rating 8.2 /10

19. 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.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama

IMDB Rating 8.1 /10

20. 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

IMDB Rating 8.1 /10