Hulu Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu  

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Searching Hulu for a good drama film?  Look no further. This is a list of dramas on Hulu and Hulu Plus, as ranked by movie lovers like you. With this list, your votes determine the best drama films streaming on Hulu.

Which familiar movies will you find on this Hulu dramas list? There are drama classics like Fatal Attraction and Days of Wonder. There are also more recent drama hits on Hulu, like The Age of Adaline and Carol.

Check out the full list to find the movie that brings the most drama, and vote up your favorite dramatic films. Vote down the films that aren't great. If you've seen them all, then rerank to create you own version of the best Hulu dramas.

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Tara Reid, Cloris Leachman, Brian Anthony Wilson
The Fields is a 2011 American suspense thriller directed by Tom Mattera and Dave Mazzoni. The film is touted as being based on true events. The film stars Cloris Leachman and Tara Reid. Filming ...more

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Chris Messina, Marin Ireland, Robert Deamer
28 Hotel Rooms is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Matt Ross.

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Little Miss Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette
Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama road film and the directorial film debut of the husband-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The screenplay was written by ...more

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Wonder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay
Wonder is a 2017 American family comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Chbosky, based on the novel by R.J. Palacio. With the help of his mother (Julia Roberts) and father (Owen Wilson), a boy ...more

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Stronger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson
Stronger is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by David Gordon Green, based on the memoir by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter. After losing his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing, Jeff ...more

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The Miracle Season is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Helen Hunt, William Hurt, Danika Yarosh
The Miracle Season is a 2018 sports drama film directed by Sean McNamara. After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls ...more

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Downsizing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau
Downsizing is a 2017 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne. After scientists discover a safe yet permanent procedure to shrink humans, everyman Paul (Matt Damon) ...more

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Fences is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson
Fences is 2016 American drama film written by August Wilson and directed by Denzel Washington in his directorial debut, based on his play of the same name. Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, a former ...more

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The Escort is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Lyndsy Fonseca, Michael Doneger, Bruce Campbell
The Escort is a 2015 romantic film directed by Will Slocombe. Recently fired journalist Mitch Cooper (Michael Doneger) is single, broke, addicted to having sex with strangers from a mobile app, ...more

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Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo
Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah
A Walk to Remember is a 2002 American coming-of-age teen romantic drama based on the 1999 romance novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Shane West and Mandy Moore, was ...more

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Arrival is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer, based on the short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang. It stars Amy ...more

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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith
Detroit is an American period crime drama film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal based on the 1967 Detroit riot. A police raid in Detroit in 1967, called the Algiers Motel ...more

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If Beale Street Could Talk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo
If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 American drama film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the novel by James Baldwin. A woman in Harlem (Kiki Layne) desperately scrambles to prove her ...more

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Kidnap is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Halle Berry, Sage Correa, Lew Temple
Kidnap is a 2017 American abduction thriller film directed by Luis Prieto and written by Knate Gwaltney. It follows a mother who tries to rescue her abducted son from dangerous kidnappers.

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Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez
Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer. A biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret ...more

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The Commuter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson
The Commuter is a 2018 psychological thriller-horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. While on his daily commute home, an insurance salesman (Liam Neeson) is offered $100,000 if he ...more

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Forever My Girl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe, John Benjamin Hickey
Forever My Girl is a 2018 romantic drama film directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf. After being gone for a decade, a country star (Alex Roe) returns home to the love (Jessica Rothe) he left behind.