50 Best IMDb Rated Drama Shows on Netflix New Zealand

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Last updated: 2019-07-23

Drama Shows are the most popular amongst viewers and so it should be with some of the most wonderfully crafted and engaging television of our time. Here's the list 50 best IMDb rated drama shows on Netflix New Zealand right now.

House of Cards


House of Cards 2017
IMDb:   9/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Beau Willimon

Ruthless Congressman Frank Underwood will stop at nothing to conquer Washington D.C. in this Emmy winning political drama.

Actor(s):   Constance Zimmer, Corey Stoll, Derek Cecil, Elizabeth Marvel, Elizabeth Norment, Joel Kinnaman, Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Kim Dickens, Kristen Connolly, Lars Mikkelsen, Mahershala Ali, Michael Kelly, Michel Gill, Molly Parker, Nathan Darrow, Reg E. Cathey, Robin Wright, Sakina Jaffrey, Sandrine Holt, Sebastian Arcelus

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Suits


Suits 2016
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2016

Creator(s):   Not Available

When he impresses a big lawyer with his razor-sharp mind, a college dropout scores a coveted associate job, even though he has no legal credentials.

Actor(s):   Gabriel Macht, Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Sarah Rafferty

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Vikings


Vikings 2013
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Action, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Creator(s):   Michael Hirst

This gritty drama charts the exploits of Viking hero Ragnar Lothbrok as he extends the Norse reach by challenging an unfit leader who lacks vision.

Actor(s):   Alexander Ludwig, Clive Standen, David Pearse, Diarmaid Murtagh, Gabriel Byrne, George Blagden, Gustaf Skarsgård, Jefferson Hall, Jessalyn Gilsig, Katheryn Winnick, Nathan O'Toole, Ruby O'Leary, Tadhg Murphy, Travis Fimmel

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Mad Men


Mad Men 2014
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   77/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2014

Creator(s):   Not Available

Set in 1960s New York City, this series takes a peek inside an ad agency during an era when the cutthroat business had a glamorous lure.

Actor(s):   Aaron Staton, Alexa Alemanni, Alison Brie, Ben Feldman, Bryan Batt, Christina Hendricks, Christopher Stanley, Elisabeth Moss, January Jones, Jared Harris, Jay R. Ferguson, Jessica Pare, John Slattery, Jon Hamm, Julie McNiven, Kiernan Shipka, Mark Moses, Michael Gladis, Rich Sommer, Robert Morse, Vincent Kartheiser

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13 Reasons Why


13 Reasons Why 2017
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   76/100

Genre:   Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2017-03-31

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Brian Yorkey

After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.

Actor(s):   Alisha Boe, Amy Hargreaves, Brian d'Arcy James, Christian Navarro, Derek Luke, Devin Druid, Dylan Minnette, Justin Prentice, Kate Walsh, Katherine Langford, Michael Sadler, Michele Selene Ang, Miles Heizer, Ross Butler, Steven Silver

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Dark


Dark 2017
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2017-12-01

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese

A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations.

Actor(s):   Anatole Taubman, Andreas Pietschmann, Angela Winkler, Anne Ratte-Polle, Jordis Triebel, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Louis Hofmann, Maja Schone, Mark Waschke, Michael Mendl, Oliver Masucci, Sebastian Rudolph, Stephan Kampwirth

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Peaky Blinders


Peaky Blinders 2016
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2016

Creator(s):   Not Available

A notorious gang in 1919 Birmingham, England, is led by the fierce Tommy Shelby, a crime boss set on moving up in the world no matter the cost.

Actor(s):   Andy Nyman, Annabelle Wallis, Charlie Creed-Miles, Charlotte Riley, Cillian Murphy, David Dawson, Helen McCrory, Ian Peck, Iddo Goldberg, Jeffrey Postlethwaite, Joe Cole, Matthew Postlethwaite, Ned Dennehy, Paul Anderson, Sam Neill, Sophie Rundle, Tom Hardy, Tony Pitts

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Behzat C


Behzat C 2010
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-03-01

Year:   2010

Creator(s):   Not Available

An Ankara homicide detective with a dark personal life and a disdain for rules and political correctness solves murders and fights police corruption.

Actor(s):   Ayca Eren, Berkan Sal, Berke Uzrek, Canan Erguder, Ege Aydan, Eray Eserol, Erdal Besikcioglu, Fatih Artman, Hakan Hatipoglu, Inanc Konukcu, Seda Bakan

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The Haunting of Hill House


The Haunting of Hill House 2018
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Drama, Horror, Mystery

Available From:   2018-10-12

Year:   2018

Creator(s):   Mike Flanagan

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Actor(s):   Carla Gugino, Elizabeth Reaser, Henry Thomas, Julian Hilliard, Kate Siegel, Lulu Wilson, Mckenna Grace, Michiel Huisman, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Paxton Singleton, Timothy Hutton, Victoria Pedretti, Violet McGraw

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MindHunter


MindHunter 2017
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-10-13

Year:   2017

Creator(s):   Joe Penhall

In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.

Actor(s):   Anna Torv, Cotter Smith, Hannah Gross, Holt McCallany, Jonathan Groff

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