50 Best IMDb Rated Dramas on Netflix France

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Last updated: 2019-08-22

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 IMDb rated dramas on Netflix France 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 IMDb rated drama movies on Netflix France below:

The Godfather


The Godfather 1972
IMDb:   9.2/10

Metacritic:   100/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1972

Director(s):   Francis Ford Coppola

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Actor(s):   Al Lettieri, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, James Caan, John Marley, Marlon Brando, Richard Castellano, Richard Conte, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden

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The Shawshank Redemption


The Shawshank Redemption 1994
IMDb:   9.3/10

Metacritic:   80/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1994

Director(s):   Frank Darabont

Framed for murder, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison and gradually forms a close bond with older inmate Red.

Actor(s):   Bob Gunton, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, James Whitmore, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg, Mark Rolston, Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins, William Sadler

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Pulp Fiction


Pulp Fiction 1994
IMDb:   8.9/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1994

Director(s):   Quentin Tarantino

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Actor(s):   Laura Lovelace, Samuel L. Jackson

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Forrest Gump


Forrest Gump 1994
IMDb:   8.8/10

Metacritic:   82/100

Genre:   Drama, Romance

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1994

Director(s):   Robert Zemeckis

Forrest Gump, a friendly, simpleminded man, finds himself in the middle of nearly every major event of the 1960s and '70s.

Actor(s):   Gary Sinise, Haley Joel Osment, Hanna Hall, Michael Conner Humphreys, Mykelti Williamson, Rebecca Williams, Robin Wright, Sally Field, Tom Hanks

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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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Gladiator


Gladiator 2000
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   67/100

Genre:   Action, Adventure, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2000

Director(s):   Ridley Scott

Tapped for the throne after the death of the emperor, a Roman general instead finds himself condemned to die by the late ruler's power-hungry son.

Actor(s):   Connie Nielsen, David Schofield, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Joaquin Phoenix, John Shrapnel, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Russell Crowe, Tomas Arana

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Schindler’s List


Schindler's List 1993
IMDb:   8.9/10

Metacritic:   93/100

Genre:   Biography, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1993

Director(s):   Steven Spielberg

Oskar Schindler becomes an unlikely humanitarian, spending his entire fortune to help save 1,100 Jews from Auschwitz during World War II.

Actor(s):   Andrzej Seweryn, Beatrice Macola, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall, Embeth Davidtz, Friedrich von Thun, Jonathan Sagall, Liam Neeson, Malgoscha Gebel, Mark Ivanir, Ralph Fiennes, Shmulik Levy

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Whiplash


Whiplash 2014
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   88/100

Genre:   Drama, Music

Available From:   2015-06-09

Year:   2014

Director(s):   Damien Chazelle

Driven by his demanding music teacher, drummer Andrew is determined to succeed as a jazz musician even if it destroys his personality.

Actor(s):   Austin Stowell, Chris Mulkey, Damon Gupton, J.K. Simmons, Max Kasch, Melissa Benoist, Miles Teller, Nate Lang, Paul Reiser, Suanne Spoke

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Django Unchained


Django Unchained 2012
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   81/100

Genre:   Drama, Western

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2012

Director(s):   Quentin Tarantino

Accompanied by a German bounty hunter, a freed slave named Django travels across America to free his wife from a sadistic plantation owner.

Actor(s):   Christoph Waltz, Dana Gourrier, David Steen, Dennis Christopher, James Remar, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins

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Full Metal Jacket


Full Metal Jacket 1987
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   76/100

Genre:   Drama, War

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1987

Director(s):   Stanley Kubrick

Marine recruits endure the grueling ordeal of basic training and later face the unrelenting Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive in this grim drama.

Actor(s):   Adam Baldwin, Arliss Howard, Dorian Harewood, Ed O'Ross, John Terry, Kevyn Major Howard, Kieron Jecchinis, Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio

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