Last updated: 2019-07-21It’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 Italy 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 Italy 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: 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
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
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
Genre: Anime, Drama
Available From: 2017-12-06
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
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
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Genre: Drama, Romance
Available From: 2015-04-14
Determined to fall in love, 15-year-old Adele is focused on boys. But it's a blue-haired girl she meets on the street who really piques her interest.
Actor(s): Adele Exarchopoulos, Lea Seydoux
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