Best Netflix Drama Movies

Marriage Story, The Irishman, Roma, The Trial of Chicago or Mudbound. These are the most popular Netflix original comedy movies. Here are the Top 50 Netflix original drama movies. This list is constantly updated as Netflix produces more movies. Only Netflix originals are considered, so will you can find these movies in all Netflix regions.

# Name Year Genre Country IMDb
1 Paava Kadhaigal 2020 Drama India 80%
Paava Kadhaigal At times dark, at times disturbing, four short films explore stories of those who dare to dream and desire — and those determined to stand in their way. Trailer Watch
2 Marriage Story 2019 Drama USA 79%
Marriage Story A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes. Trailer Watch
3 The Irishman 2019 Drama USA 78%
The Irishman Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years. Trailer Watch
4 Roma 2018 Drama USA 77%
Roma In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time. Trailer Watch
5 The Trial of the Chicago 7 2020 Drama USA 77%
The Trial of the Chicago 7 What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history. Trailer Watch
6 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind 2019 Drama United Kingdom 76%
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Trailer Watch
7 The Two Popes 2019 Drama United Kingdom 76%
The Two Popes Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward. Trailer Watch
8 A Twelve-Year Night 2018 Drama Uruguay 75%
A Twelve-Year Night Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years. Trailer Watch
9 Yeh Ballet 2020 Drama India 75%
Yeh Ballet Discovered by an eccentric ballet master, two gifted but underprivileged Mumbai teens face bigotry and disapproval as they pursue their dancing dreams. Trailer Watch
10 tick, tick... BOOM! 2021 Music USA 75%
tick, tick... BOOM! On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City. Trailer Watch
11 Forgotten Love 2023 Drama Poland 75%
Forgotten Love A once-respected surgeon who's lost his family and his memory gets a chance at redemption when he reconnects with someone from his forgotten past. Trailer Watch
12 Mudbound 2017 Drama USA 74%
Mudbound In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad. Trailer Watch
13 Mirage 2018 Drama Spain 74%
Mirage Two storms separated by 25 years. A woman murdered. A daughter missed. Only 72 hours to discover the truth. Trailer Watch
14 Vikruthi 2019 Drama India 74%
Vikruthi Sameer (Soubin Sahir) is in Kerala on vacation. A social media addict, he's obsessed with posting it all online. Things take a intriguing turn when he sees Eldho (Suraj Venjarammudu), a school peon and family man on the metro. Trailer Watch
15 Kho Gaye Hum Kahan 2023 Drama India 74%
Kho Gaye Hum Kahan Three best friends juggle life as 20-somethings in Mumbai, where romance, ambition and heartbreak collide with the addictive draw of social media. Trailer Watch
16 On My Skin 2018 Drama Italy 73%
On My Skin The incredible true story behind the most controversial Italian court cases in recent years. Stefano Cucchi was arrested for a minor crime and mysteriously found dead during his detention. In one week's time, a family is changed forever. Trailer Watch
17 I'm No Longer Here 2020 Drama Mexico 73%
I'm No Longer Here In Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang spends their days dancing to slowed-down cumbia and attending parties. After a mix-up with a local cartel, their leader is forced to migrate to the U.S. but quickly longs to return home. Trailer Watch
18 The Hand of God 2021 Drama Italy 73%
The Hand of God The semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story of Fabietto Schisa, a boy in 1980s Naples whose teenage years are marked by unexpected joys like the arrival of football legend Diego Maradona, and an equally unexpected tragedy. Fate plays its part, joy and tragedy intertwine, and Fabietto’s future is set in motion in a tale of family, sports and cinema, love and loss. Trailer Watch
19 Prayers for the Stolen 2021 Drama Mexico 73%
Prayers for the Stolen In a mountain town, where corn and poppies grow the girls wear boyish haircuts and have hiding places underground to escape the threat of being stolen. Ana and her two best friends grow up together, affirming the bonds of their friendship and discovering what it means to be women in a rural town marked by violence. Their mothers train them to flee death, to escape those who turn them into slaves or ghosts. They create their own impenetrable universe, but one day one of the girls doesn’t make it to her hiding place in time. Trailer Watch
20 Hustle 2022 Drama USA 73%
Hustle After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a rocky past abroad, a down on his luck basketball scout takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the States without his team's approval. Against the odds, they have one final shot to prove they have what it takes to make it in the NBA. Trailer Watch
21 20th Century Girl 2022 Drama South Korea 73%
20th Century Girl Yeon-du asks her best friend Bora to collect all the information she can about Baek Hyun-jin while she is away in the U.S. for heart surgery. Bora decides to get close to Baek's best friend, Pung Woon-ho first. However, Bora's clumsy plan unfolds in an unexpected direction. In 1999, a year before the new century, Bora, who turns seventeen, falls into the fever of first love. Trailer Watch
22 First They Killed My Father 2017 Drama Cambodia 72%
First They Killed My Father Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge. Trailer Watch
23 Private Life 2018 Drama USA 72%
Private Life Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption. Trailer Watch
24 Paddleton 2019 Drama USA 72%
Paddleton An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Trailer Watch
25 A Fortunate Man 2018 Drama Denmark 72%
A Fortunate Man On his quest for happiness, Per decides to leave Jutland and an upbringing in a strict religious home. He runs from his family and his patriarch father, and sets sail towards Copenhagen to become an engineer. Parallel to his studies, he works on a visionary energy project based on wind and wave energy, a project so much ahead of its time, that professors consider him insane and far too self-confident. However, Per’s project becomes a success and he marries the beautiful Jakobe who is a part of a wealthy Jewish family. One would imagine that Per’s happiness now is made. But Per’s childhood keeps haunting him and his dogmatic family cannot accept his new life. Despite his luck and success, Per is unable to fully cut the strings to his strict religious background, and he now fears that he will repeat his father’s patriarchist behavior. Trailer Watch
26 Little Big Women 2020 Drama China 72%
Little Big Women A story about a karaoke-addicted old woman struggling with her self-worth and a sense of betrayal at her long-lost husband's funeral where she encounters his younger and more sophisticated girlfriend while she finds out her kids might have been secretly in touch with her late husband all these years. Trailer Watch
27 Nuovo Olimpo 2023 Drama Italy 72%
Nuovo Olimpo Late 1970s. Two 25-year-old men meet by chance and fall madly in love. An unexpected event, however, separates them. For thirty years they still pursue the hope of finding each other again, because they still love each other. Trailer Watch
28 Absolutni debiutanci 2023 Drama Poland 72%
Absolutni debiutanci Two childhood best friends enjoying their final seaside summer as they prepare for film school meet an aspiring athlete who ignites unfamiliar desires. Trailer Watch
29 Bhakshak 2024 Drama India 72%
Bhakshak A struggling local journalist begins a dogged investigation into harrowing cases of abuse being covered up at a shelter for young girls. Trailer Watch
30 Soni 2018 Drama India 71%
Soni Soni, a young policewoman in Delhi, and her superintendent, Kalpana, have collectively taken on a growing crisis of violent crimes against women. However, their alliance suffers a major setback when Soni is transferred out for alleged misconduct on duty. Trailer Watch
31 The Devil All the Time 2020 Drama USA 71%
The Devil All the Time In Knockemstiff, Ohio and its neighboring backwoods, sinister characters converge around young Arvin Russell as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family. Trailer Watch
32 The Dig 2021 Drama United Kingdom 71%
The Dig As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future?. Trailer Watch
33 The Disciple 2020 Drama India 71%
The Disciple Self-doubt, sacrifice and struggle converge into an existential crisis for a devoted classical vocalist as the mastery he strives for remians elusive. Trailer Watch
34 The Unforgivable 2021 Drama USA 71%
The Unforgivable Released from prison into a society that won't forgive her past, a woman seeks redemption by searching for the sister she left behind. Trailer Watch
35 Rescued by Ruby 2022 Drama Canada 71%
Rescued by Ruby Chasing his dream to join an elite K-9 unit, a state trooper partners with a fellow underdog: clever but naughty shelter pup Ruby. Based on a true story. Trailer Watch
36 Cici 2022 Drama Turkey 71%
Cici A family migrates to the city after a tragic loss. When they reunite in their hometown 30 years later, buried emotions and painful secrets resurface. Trailer Watch
37 Pieces of a Woman 2021 Drama USA 70%
Pieces of a Woman A heartbreaking home birth leaves a woman grappling with the profound emotional fallout, isolated from her partner and family by a chasm of grief. Trailer Watch
38 Love Me Instead 2021 Drama Turkey 70%
Love Me Instead Accompanied by a ward, a prisoner travels to his hometown to reconnect with his daughter and make amends, but a tragic truth mars his journey. Trailer Watch
39 The Falls 2021 Drama Taiwan 70%
The Falls After having to quarantine together during COVID-19, a mother and daughter are forced to confront their personal obstacles and relationship tensions. Trailer Watch
40 Once Upon a Star 2023 Drama Thailand 70%
Once Upon a Star Join the crew of a traveling pharma-cinema troupe as they go on the road to spread the joy of live-dubbed movies, all while overcoming difficulties, deceits, and reaching for their dreams. Trailer Watch
41 Pagglait 2021 Drama India 69%
Pagglait Widowed soon after marriage, a young woman grapples with an inability to grieve, quirky relatives and a startling discovery about her late husband. Trailer Watch
42 Call Me Chihiro 2023 Drama Japan 69%
Call Me Chihiro An unapologetic former sex worker starts working at a bento stand in a small seaside town, bringing comfort to the lonely souls who come her way. Trailer Watch
43 Sand Storm 2016 Drama Israel 68%
Sand Storm A Bedouin village in Northern Israel. When Jalila's husband marries a second woman, Jalila and her daughter's world is shattered, and the women are torn between their commitment to the patriarchal rules and being true to themselves. Trailer Watch
44 To the Bone 2017 Drama USA 68%
To the Bone A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life. Trailer Watch
45 Kodachrome 2018 Drama USA 68%
Kodachrome Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse Zooey, the three navigate a world changing from analogue to digital while trying to put the past behind them. Trailer Watch
46 22 July 2018 Drama USA 68%
22 July In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved. Trailer Watch
47 Mank 2020 Drama USA 68%
Mank 1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane. Trailer Watch
48 The Boys in the Band 2020 Drama USA 68%
The Boys in the Band At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths. Trailer Watch
49 For the Broken Hearted 2018 Drama Philippines 68%
For the Broken Hearted It has three different stories about heartbreak and happy endings. Trailer Watch
50 The Life Ahead 2020 Drama Italy 68%
The Life Ahead In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business takes in a 12-year-old street kid who recently robbed her. Trailer Watch

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