Last updated: 2019-08-20It’s hard to beat a genuinely great drama, and Netflix has a lot of options in this particular genre. To narrow down your choices, here's a curated list of 50 best dramas on Netflix France right now, from period pieces to relationship dramas to hidden gems. There are movies from big, well-known filmmakers on this list, and there are also films from up-and-comers that are absolutely worth checking out. So peruse through our list of the best drama movies on Netflix France below:
Available From: 2018-12-14
Director Alfonso Cuaron delivers a vivid, emotional portrait of domestic life and social hierarchy set against Mexico's political turmoil of the 1970s.
Actor(s): Carlos Peralta, Diego Cortina Autrey, Marina de Tavira, Yalitza Aparicio
Genre: Crime, Drama
Available From: 2016-06-22
A team of reporters and editors at the Boston Globe relentlessly investigate a shocking child molestation cover-up by the Catholic Church.
Actor(s): Billy Crudup, Brian d'Arcy James, Jamey Sheridan, John Slattery, Liev Schreiber, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Paul Guilfoyle, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Available From: 2019-02-22
After he's diagnosed with terminal cancer, middle-aged Michael asks his neighbour friend Andy to help him end his life before the disease does.
Actor(s): Alexandra Billings, Kadeem Hardison, Mark Duplass, Matt Bush, Ray Romano, Sierra Fisk
High Flying Bird
Genre: Drama, Sport
Available From: 2019-02-08
When an NBA lockout sidelines his big rookie client, an agent hatches a bold plan to save their careers and disrupt the league's power structure.
Actor(s): Andre Holland, Bill Duke, Bobbi A Bordley, Farah Bala, Kyle MacLachlan, Melvin Gregg, Michelle Ang, Sonja Sohn, Zachary Quinto, Zazie Beetz
Genre: Drama, Music
Available From: 2015-06-09
Driven by his demanding music teacher, drummer Andrew is determined to succeed as a jazz musician even if it destroys his personality.
Actor(s): Austin Stowell, Chris Mulkey, Damon Gupton, J.K. Simmons, Max Kasch, Melissa Benoist, Miles Teller, Nate Lang, Paul Reiser, Suanne Spoke
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Available From: 2015-09-11
With humanity teetering on the brink of extinction, a group of astronauts travels through a wormhole in search of another inhabitable planet.
Actor(s): Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Ellen Burstyn, Jessica Chastain, John Lithgow, Mackenzie Foy, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Topher Grace, Wes Bentley
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Available From: 2015-04-14
When debris destroys their shuttle, a medical engineer and a seasoned astronaut find themselves floating through space, with no connection to Earth.
Actor(s): Amy Warren, Basher Savage, Ed Harris, George Clooney, Orto Ignatiussen, Phaldut Sharma, Sandra Bullock
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Genre: Drama, Western
Available From: 2018-11-16
Ranging from absurd to profound, these Western vignettes from the Coen brothers follow the adventures of outlaws and settlers on the American frontier.
Actor(s): Brendan Gleeson, Clancy Brown, David Krumholtz, James Franco, Liam Neeson, Tim Blake Nelson, Tom Waits, Zoe Kazan
Available From: 2016-12-14
Kidnapped, confined to a tiny room and raped, a young woman gives birth to a son. When he reaches his fifth birthday, she begins plotting an escape.
Actor(s): Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson, William H. Macy
Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
Available From: 2015-08-02
A washed-up Hollywood actor, who once played a famous superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in a Broadway play.
Actor(s): Emma Stone, Jamahl Garrison-Lowe, Kenny Chin, Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis
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