50 Best Dramas on Netflix Netherlands

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Last updated: 2019-07-17

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 Netherlands 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 Netherlands 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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Spotlight


Spotlight 2015
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2016-06-22

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Tom McCarthy

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

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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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Toni Erdmann


Toni Erdmann 2016
IMDb:   7.5/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2017-07-26

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Maren Ade

A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.

Actor(s):   Hadewych Minis, Ingrid Bisu, Lucy Russell, Michael Wittenborn, Peter Simonischek, Sandra Huller, Thomas Loibl, Trystan Putter, Victoria Cocias, Vlad Ivanov

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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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Blade Runner 2049


Blade Runner 2049 2017
IMDb:   8/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Available From:   2018-10-01

Year:   2017

Director(s):   Denis Villeneuve

The contents of a hidden grave draw the interest of an industrial titan and send Officer K, an LAPD blade runner, on a quest to find a missing legend.

Actor(s):   Ana de Armas, Barkhad Abdi, Carla Juri, Dave Bautista, Edward James Olmos, Harrison Ford, Hiam Abbass, Jared Leto, Lennie James, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Arnold, Robin Wright, Ryan Gosling, Sylvia Hoeks

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Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance


Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance 2014
IMDb:   7.8/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-08-02

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Alejandro Gonzalez Innarritu

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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Searching


Searching 2018
IMDb:   7.7/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Available From:   2019-02-27

Year:   2018

Director(s):   Aneesh Chaganty

After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, David traces her last digital steps using her laptop, social media and a detective to find her.

Actor(s):   Alex Jayne Go, Debra Messing, John Cho, Megan Liu, Sara Sohn

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Hacksaw Ridge


Hacksaw Ridge 2016
IMDb:   8.2/10

Metacritic:   71/100

Genre:   Biography, Drama, War

Available From:   2017-05-02

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Mel Gibson

During World War II, Army medic and conscientious objector Desmond Doss becomes an unlikely hero on an Okinawa battlefield without bearing arms.

Actor(s):   Andrew Garfield, Ben O'Toole, Firass Dirani, Hugo Weaving, Jacob Warner, Luke Bracey, Luke Pegler, Milo Gibson, Ori Pfeffer, Rachel Griffiths, Richard Pyros, Richard Roxburgh, Ryan Corr, Sam Worthington, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn

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