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 India 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 India 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: Drama, Music, Romance
Available From: 2019-05-15
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
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
12 Years a Slave
Genre: Biography, Drama
Available From: 2015-04-14
A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup.
Actor(s): Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dickie Gravois, Dwight Henry, Michael Fassbender
Available From: 2019-07-01
Emotionally scarred and hardened by life on the Beirut streets, a 12-year-old boy sues his negligent parents for bringing him into a life of misery.
Actor(s): Alaa Chouchniye, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Cedra Izam, Elias Khoury, Fadi Youssef, Kawthar Al Haddad, Treasure Bankole, Yordanos Shifera, Yordanos Shiferaw, Zain Al Rafeea, Zain Alrafeea
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: 2017-01-13
The final holdout in her historic beachside building in Brazil, a retired music critic refuses to sell her apartment to developers bent on demolition.
Actor(s): Buda Lira, Carla Ribas, Fernando Teixeira, Humberto Carrao, Irandhir Santos, Maeve Jinkings, Sonia Braga, Zoraide Coleto
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