50 Best IMDb Rated Dramas on Netflix Malaysia

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Last updated: 2019-07-23

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 Malaysia 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 Malaysia 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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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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Seven


Seven 1995
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   65/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Mystery

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1995

Director(s):   David Fincher

A seasoned homicide detective and his new partner are on a desperate hunt for a killer whose gruesome crimes are based on the Seven Deadly Sins.

Actor(s):   Andrew Kevin Walker, Brad Pitt, Daniel Zacapa, Morgan Freeman

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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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Braveheart


Braveheart 1995
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   68/100

Genre:   Biography, Drama, War

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1995

Director(s):   Mel Gibson

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

Actor(s):   James Robinson, Mel Gibson, Sandy Nelson, Sean Lawlor, Sophie Marceau

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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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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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Dangal


Dangal 2016
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Biography, Drama, Sport

Available From:   2017-06-21

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Nitesh Tiwari

A once-promising wrestler pursues the gold medal he never won by training two of his daughters to compete at the Commonwealth Games.

Actor(s):   Aamir Khan, Aparshakti Khurana, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Ritwik Sahore, Sakshi Tanwar, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar, Zaira Wasim

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The Sixth Sense


The Sixth Sense 1999
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   64/100

Genre:   Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1999

Director(s):   M. Night Shyamalan

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Actor(s):   Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Olivia Williams, Toni Collette

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12 Years a Slave


12 Years a Slave 2013
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   96/100

Genre:   Biography, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2013

Director(s):   Steve McQueen

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

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