50 Best IMDb Rated Dramas on Netflix Italy

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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 IMDb rated 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 IMDb rated drama movies on Netflix Italy below:

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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Saving Private Ryan


Saving Private Ryan 1998
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   91/100

Genre:   Drama, War

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1998

Director(s):   Steven Spielberg

Eight U.S. Army Rangers penetrate German-held territory during World War II to find and bring home a soldier whose three brothers have been killed.

Actor(s):   Adam Goldberg, Barry Pepper, Dennis Farina, Dylan Bruno, Edward Burns, Giovanni Ribisi, Jeremy Davies, Matt Damon, Max Martini, Paul Giamatti, Ted Danson, Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Vin Diesel

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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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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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The Departed


The Departed 2006
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2006

Director(s):   Martin Scorsese

To take down Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own men to infiltrate it, not realizing the syndicate has done the same thing.

Actor(s):   Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Matt Damon

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American History X


American History X 1998
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   62/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1998

Director(s):   Tony Kaye

A neo-Nazi gets sent to prison for murder and comes out a changed man. But can he prevent his younger brother from following in his footsteps?

Actor(s):   Avery Brooks, Beverly D'Angelo, Edward Furlong, Edward Norton, Elliott Gould, Ethan Suplee, Fairuza Balk, Jennifer Lien, Stacy Keach

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American Beauty


American Beauty 1999
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1999

Director(s):   Sam Mendes

While struggling to endure his tightly wound wife, an unfulfilling job and a surly teen, a man becomes obsessed with one of his daughter's friends.

Actor(s):   Allison Janney, Annette Bening, Chris Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Sam Robards, Scott Bakula, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

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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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Reservoir Dogs


Reservoir Dogs 1992
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   79/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1992

Director(s):   Quentin Tarantino

In Quentin Tarantino's raw directorial debut, a botched robbery indicates a police informant, and pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse.

Actor(s):   Chris Penn, Edward Bunker, Harvey Keitel, Kirk Baltz, Lawrence Tierney, Michael Madsen, Quentin Tarantino, Randy Brooks, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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Requiem for a Dream


Requiem for a Dream 2000
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   68/100

Genre:   Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2000

Director(s):   Darren Aronofsky

A widow's growing dependence on amphetamines and a self-help television show parallels the struggles of her junkie son and his girlfriend and friend.

Actor(s):   Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

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