Top 20 drama series on Netflix

Drama genre is intended to be a serious genre mixed with intense sensations. Good drama series can blossom sensations and feelings if you aim to watch them with your partner or alone. Here there are the best drama movies you can watch today in Netflix.

1. Breaking Bad (2008)

A professor at an Albuquerque institute in New Mexico learns he has incurable lung cancer. He decides to make amphetamines and put them on sale to free his family from economic problems.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Filmaffinity Rating 8.8 /10 IMDB Rating 9.5 /10

2. Band of Brothers (2001)

It tells the story of the Easy Company, an American battalion of the 506 paratrooper regiment, who fought in Europe during World War II. It includes interviews with survivors, memories of journalists and letters from soldiers.

Genres: History, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 8.5 /10 IMDB Rating 9.4 /10

3. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)

The brothers try to resurrect their mother using the power of alchemy. The experiment goes wrong, and as a consequence, Edward loses an arm and a leg. They travel in search of the secret of human transmutation to recover what they lost.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Anime, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Comedy, Science fiction, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 8.3 /10 IMDB Rating 9.1 /10

4. Attack on Titan (2013)

'Attack the Titans' is a serie based on the manga of the same name. Starring a group of residents of a city surrounded by walls, to protect the population from attacks by cannibal giants.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Anime, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Science fiction

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating 9.1 /10

5. Sherlock (2010)

The insurmountable deduction skills and arrogant emotional distance make him the perfect detective.

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

Filmaffinity Rating 8.0 /10 IMDB Rating 9.1 /10

6. Better Call Saul (2015)

Prequel of the series "Breaking Bad", centered on the character of lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk), six years before meeting Walter White. The series tells how a small pickle with problems reaching the end of month named Jimmy McGill, becomes a criminal lawyer Saul Goodman.

Genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating 9.0 /10

7. Batman: The Animated Series (1992)

Considered Batman's best adaptation to the screen, this Bruce W. Timm series narrated in a dark and adult tone the story of the DC Comics hero, Batman, presenting a Gotham inspired by Tim Burton's movie.

Genres: Drama, Crime

Filmaffinity Rating 6.6 /10 IMDB Rating 9.0 /10

8. Kota Factory (2019)

India's first "Black and White" program highlights the problems faced by today's IIT-JEE applicants in their daily lives.

Genres: Comedy, Drama

IMDB Rating 9.0 /10

9. When They See Us (2019)

A miniserie that exposes the deep cracks presented by the U.S. judicial and police system. Five teenagers are caught in a nightmare when they are accused of a brutal attack.

Genres: Thriller, Biography, Drama, History

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating 8.9 /10

10. Friends (1994)

"Friends" narrates the adventures and misfortunes of six young people in new york. They form a united gang of friends who live in Manhattan. Despite the many changes that take place in their lives, their friendship is unwavering.

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 8.2 /10 IMDB Rating 8.9 /10

11. STEINS;GATE (2011)

TV Series (2011). 1 season. 24 episodes + 1 OVA. The story takes place in Akihabara and it is a group of friends who have customized their microwave oven on a device that can send text messages to the past. As they perform different experiments, an organization called SERN, which has also been doing its own research on time travel, follows the track and now the characters have to find a way to avoid being caught by them.

Genres: Animation, Anime, Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Action/Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy

Filmaffinity Rating 8.0 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

12. BoJack Horseman (2014)

In a world where anthropomorphic humans and animals coexist, the protagonist of the series is the BoJack Horseman horse (Will Arnett), protagonist of the telecomedy "Horsin' Around" in the 90s.

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 8.0 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

13. Peaky Blinders (2013)

A family of gangsters settled in Birmingham after World War I runs an equestrian betting venue. The chief inspector is sent from Belfast to clean up the city and end the band.

Genres: Crime, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 8.1 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

14. Narcos (2015)

Tthe series narrates the efforts of the U.S. and Colombia to fight drug trafficking. In the third season the goal is to try to end the Medelln cartel.

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

Filmaffinity Rating 7.9 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

15. VINLAND SAGA (2019)

"Vinland Saga" is a TV series about Thorfinn, a Viking warrior's son seeking revenge on the mercenary leader who killed his father. He joins Askeladd's group to get closer to him, but gets caught in the war for the English crown instead.

Genres: Animation, Anime, Action/Adventure, History, Drama

Filmaffinity Rating 7.7 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

16. Das Boot (2016)

The crew of a German submarine has the terrifying mission of patrolling the area during the first days of World War II.

Genres: Drama, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 8.1 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

17. Blue Eye Samurai (2023)

A master of the mestizo ancestry sword lives a covert life while looking for revenge in the Japan of the Edo period.

Genres: Animation, Drama, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 8.2 /10 IMDB Rating 8.8 /10

18. Line of Duty (2012)

The series follows detective sgt. Steve Arnott, who makes a mistake during an anti-terrorist operation. He is assigned to investigate the alleged corruption of the popular and successful chief inspector.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 7.7 /10 IMDB Rating 8.7 /10

19. Stranger Things (2016)

"Stranger Things" is the story of a boy who disappears in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, leaving no trace in 1983. In his desperate quest, both his friends and family are involved in an extraordinary enigma.

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Science fiction, Thriller, Action/Adventure

Filmaffinity Rating 7.8 /10 IMDB Rating 8.7 /10

20. Black Mirror (2011)

Anthological series created by Charlie Brooker ("Dead Set") that shows the dark side of technology and how it affects and can alter our lives, sometimes with unpredictable and terrifying consequences.

Genres: Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Thriller, Mystery

Filmaffinity Rating 8.2 /10 IMDB Rating 8.7 /10