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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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Wonder is listed (or ranked) 1 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) 2 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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Downsizing is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Miracle Season is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Chris Messina, Marin Ireland, Robert Deamer
28 Hotel Rooms is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Matt Ross.
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A Quiet Place is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe
A Quiet Place is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by John Krasinski. A family living on a farm hides from a supernatural evil attracted to sound by avoiding making sound and ...more
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The Escort is listed (or ranked) 8 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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If Beale Street Could Talk is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 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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The Next Three Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks, Russell Crowe
The Next Three Days is a 2010 vigilante thriller film directed by Paul Haggis and starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks. It was released in the United States on November 19, 2010 and was ...more
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Acrimony is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Tika Sumpter
Acrimony is a 2018 American psychological thriller film directed by Tyler Perry. Tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent), a faithful wife (Taraji P. Henson) becomes enraged when it ...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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The Commuter is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Ben Is Back is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Lucas Hedges, Julia Roberts, Kathryn Newton
Ben Is Back is a 2018 drama film directed by Peter Hedges. When the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve, his mother ...more
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Drumline is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Zoe Saldana, Nick Cannon, Orlando Jones
Drumline is a 2002 American drama film directed by Charles Stone III. The screenplay, a fictional story about a historically black college and university marching band, was written by Tina ...more
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The Lincoln Lawyer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston
The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Connelly, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and Marisa Tomei. ...more
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The Frozen Ground is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Vanessa Hudgens, Nicolas Cage, 50 Cent
The Frozen Ground is a 2013 American mystery thriller film written and directed by Scott Walker, his first feature film, based on the real-life 1980s Alaskan hunt for serial killer Robert ...more
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Anthropoid is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon
Anthropoid is a 2016 epic war film directed by Sean Ellis.
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Vice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu
Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell
Vice is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Adam McKay. The story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), the most powerful Vice President in history, and how his policies changed the ...more
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Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Forever My Girl is listed (or ranked) 22 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.