50 Best Dramas on Netflix Germany

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Last updated: 2019-08-18

It’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 Germany 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 Germany below:

ROMA


ROMA 2018
IMDb:   8.0/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2018-12-14

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Alfonso Cuaron

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

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Cold War


Cold War 2018
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   90/100

Genre:   Drama, Music, Romance

Available From:   2019-05-15

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Pawel Pawlikowski

As the Cold War calcifies in 1950s Europe, two mismatched lovers fall in and out of love, pulled apart by politics and their personal demons.

Actor(s):   Adam Ferency, Adam Woronowicz, Agata Kulesza, Borys Szyc, Cedric Kahn, Jeanne Balibar, Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot

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Paddleton


Paddleton 2019
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   73/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2019-02-22

Year:   2019

Director(s):   Alex Lehmann

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

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High Flying Bird


High Flying Bird 2019
IMDb:   6.4/10

Metacritic:   78/100

Genre:   Drama, Sport

Available From:   2019-02-08

Year:   2019

Director(s):   Steven Soderbergh

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

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Moonlight


Moonlight 2016
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   99/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2017-05-21

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Barry Jenkins

In a crime-infested Miami neighborhood, a gay African-American boy with a drug-addicted mother grows up with the help of a mentoring drug dealer.

Actor(s):   Alex Hibbert, Alex R. Hibbert, Andre Holland, Ashton Sanders, Duan Sanderson, Jaden Piner, Janelle Monae, Jharrel Jerome, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Shariff Earp, Trevante Rhodes

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The Grand Budapest Hotel


The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Hugo Guinness, Stefan Zweig

Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at a prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protégé.

Actor(s):   Adrien Brody, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, F. Murray Abraham, Harvey Keitel, Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Mathieu Amalric, Ralph Fiennes, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe

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Interstellar


Interstellar 2014
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2015-09-11

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Christopher Nolan

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

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Gravity


Gravity 2013
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Alfonso Cuaron

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

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs


The Ballad of Buster Scruggs 2018
IMDb:   7.4/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Drama, Western

Available From:   2018-11-16

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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

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Your Name


Your Name 2016
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Anime, Drama

Available From:   2017-12-06

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Makoto Shinkai

A bored girl in the countryside starts sporadically waking up in the body of a city boy who's living the exciting life she'd always dreamed of.

Actor(s):   Aoi Yuki, Etsuko Ichihara, Kaito Ishikawa, Kanon Tani, Masaki Terasoma, Masami Nagasawa, Mone Kamishiraishi, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Ryo Narita, Ryunosuke Kamiki

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