50 Best IMDb Rated 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 IMDb rated 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 IMDb rated drama movies on Netflix Netherlands 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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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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The Godfather: Part II


The Godfather: Part II 1974
IMDb:   9/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1974

Director(s):   Francis Ford Coppola

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

Actor(s):   Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, G.D. Spradlin, John Cazale, Lee Strasberg, Michael V. Gazzo, Richard Bright, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Talia Shire

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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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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   87/100

Genre:   Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2002

Director(s):   Peter Jackson

Frodo and Sam head to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin.

Actor(s):   Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, John Bach, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Sala Baker, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen

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Apocalypse Now Redux


Apocalypse Now Redux 2001
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   94/100

Genre:   Drama, War

Available From:   2015-06-03

Year:   2001

Director(s):   Francis Ford Coppola

Reedited and remastered with 49 minutes of extra footage, this drama follows an Army captain's risky mission into Cambodia to kill a renegade colonel.

Actor(s):   Albert Hall, Aurore Clément, Christian Marquand, Dennis Hopper, Frederic Forrest, G.D. Spradlin, Harrison Ford, Laurence Fishburne, Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Sam Bottoms

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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 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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