netflix The Best Drama Films on Netflix Instant  

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List Rules Must be dramatic movies available on Netflix Instant in the United States.

Hey, are you sitting at home looking for the best drama movies on Netflix Instant? Great news! All the good drama films available on Netflix streaming are listed right here in one convenient place to help you make the best of your Netflix service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Netflix Instant, so you can catch up on new hit dramatic movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

Since the Netflix streaming list changes rapidly, with movies added and some removed, it can be hard to find the best dramas and there are many hidden gems. To help you decide which ones are worth watching, the crowd has voted for their favorite dramas available on Netflix below. You'll find Best Picture Oscar winners like as well as new classics. Featuring Braveheart, Good Will Hunting, and No Country for Men, this list has all the must-see dramas streaming on Netflix. 

What are the best Netflix Instant drama movies? What is available on the Netflix streaming drama selection? Are there new dramas on Netflix Instant? This Netflix streaming list is here to get you started on the best Netflix streaming drama movies has to offer. This is supposed to be complete list of what's available, so if you know your favorite movie isn't on this list of Netflix Instant movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best dramas on Netflix Instant. If a particular drama currently isn't available for streaming, then don't add it.

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Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

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Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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Short Term 12 Brad William Henke, Keith Stanfield, Adam Shapiro

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Mona Lisa Smile Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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The Big Short Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Finn Wittrock

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There Will Be Blood Daniel Day-Lewis, Ciarán Hinds, Paul Dano

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The Hustler Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott

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Changeling Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan

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Nightcrawler Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton

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Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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The Way Back Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Ed Harris

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Spotlight Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams

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Bonnie & Clyde Emile Hirsch, Holliday Grainger

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Jane Eyre Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Mia Wasikowska

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Dope Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons

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Adventureland Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Oldman

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton

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Philomena Judi Dench, Michelle Fairley, Steve Coogan

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Get the Gringo Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris

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The Magic of Belle Isle Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Kenan Thompson

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Filth James McAvoy, Imogen Poots, Jamie Bell

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The Immigrant Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner

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Frank Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Domhnall Gleeson

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Mr. Nobody Diane Kruger, Jared Leto, Juno Temple

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Beasts of No Nation Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Kurt Egyiawan

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The Hunter Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Frances O'Connor

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The Dirties Matthew Johnson, Jay McCarrol, Alen Delain

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Fish Tank Michael Fassbender, Harry Treadaway, Anthony Geary

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The Book of Esther Jen Lilley, Joel Smallbone, Thaao Penghlis

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The Suicide Theory Nicolas G. Cooper, Leon Cain, Todd Levi

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Valhalla Rising Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis

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Upstream Color Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth, Brina Palencia

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Nymphomaniac: Volume I Uma Thurman, Willem Dafoe, Shia LaBeouf

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Empire State Dwayne Johnson, Emma Roberts, Liam Hemsworth

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Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End David A.R. White, Brian Bosworth, Ray Wise

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Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

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How I Live Now Saoirse Ronan, Anna Chancellor, George MacKay

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Two Days, One Night Marion Cotillard, Christelle Cornil, Fabrizio Rongione

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Nymphomaniac: Volume II Willem Dafoe, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater

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Adore Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Xavier Samuel

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The Killer Chow Yun-Fat, Kenneth Tsang, Danny Lee

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Force Majeure Kristofer Hivju, Johannes Kuhnke, Clara Wettergren

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Melancholia Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt

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Blue Is the Warmest Colour Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Alma Jodorowsky

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