90s The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked  

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Here are the best 90s drama movies streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for crime dramas, Oscar winners, or Hollywood classics, this list of 90s drama films currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular films. What are the best 90s dramas to watch on Netflix? 

Some good 90s drama movies on Netflix include Casino, Eyes Wide Shut, Boogie Nights, and Schindler's List.

Vote up the best 90s drama movies on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley
Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas ...more
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How to Make an American Quilt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto
How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more
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Balto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Kevin Bacon, Phil Collins, Bridget Fonda
Balto is a 1995 American live-action/animated historical adventure drama film directed by Simon Wells, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. The film is loosely ...more
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The Interview is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Hugo Weaving, Michael Caton, Aaron Jeffery
The Interview is a 1998 Australian thriller film from writer-director Craig Monahan, and is the first of two films directed by Monahan. Almost the entire film takes place in a police ...more
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Daughters of the Dust is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Bahni Turpin, Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, Cora Lee Day
Daughters of the Dust is a 1991 independent film written, directed and produced by Julie Dash; it is the first feature film by an African-American woman distributed theatrically in the United ...more
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A Dangerous Woman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debra Winger
A Dangerous Woman is a 1993 film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal. The screenplay was written by his then wife Naomi Foner, loosely based on the award winning novel of the same name by Mary ...more
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class of '61 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
class of '61 Christien Anholt, Andre Braugher, Dan Futterman
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Sex, Shame & Tears is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Demián Bichir, Angélica Aragón, Susana Zabaleta
Sexo, pudor y lágrimas is a Mexican film, the second of the so-called New Era of the Cinema of Mexico. It was the first film directed by Antonio Serrano. The film is based on the ...more
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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman
Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), a boxer (Bruce Willis), a gangster's wife (Uma ...more
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Howards End is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter, Emma Thompson
Howards End is a 1992 film based upon the novel of the same name by E. M. Forster, a story of class relations in turn-of-the-20th-century England. The film—produced by Merchant Ivory Productions ...more
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Unspeakable Acts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Unspeakable Acts Jill Clayburgh, Brad Davis, Sam Behrens
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Quiz Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke
Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford, and written by Paul Attanasio, based on Richard N. Goodwin's memoir Remembering America: A Voice From ...more
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Head On is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Alex Dimitriades, Julian Garner, William Zappa
Head On is a 1998 Australian drama film directed by Ana Kokkinos. Based on the acclaimed novel Loaded written by Christos Tsiolkas, it stars Alex Dimitriades as a young, repressed gay man of ...more
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The Last Days of Chez Nous is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Miranda Otto, Bruno Ganz, Bill Hunter
The Last Days of Chez Nous is an Australian drama film, directed by Gillian Armstrong and written by Helen Garner. Made in a style that emphasizes naturalism over melodrama, the film centres on ...more
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Triumph of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Triumph of the Heart Mario Van Peebles, Susan Ruttan, Lane R. Davis
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In Defense of a Married Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 90s Drama Movies On Netflix, Ranked
In Defense of a Married Man Judith Light, Michael Ontkean, Jerry Orbach