50 Best IMDb Rated Dramas on Netflix Switzerland

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Last updated: 2019-08-17

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 Switzerland 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 Switzerland below:

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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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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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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Silence of the Lambs


Silence of the Lambs 1991
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   85/100

Genre:   Crime, Drama, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   1991

Director(s):   Not Available

FBI trainee Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned cannibal.

Actor(s):   Anthony Heald, Anthony Hopkins, Brooke Smith, Charles Napier, Diane Baker, Frankie Faison, Jodie Foster, Kasi Lemmons, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Tracey Walter

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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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