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Best Drama Movies Streaming on Hulu

Updated February 10, 2020 497 votes 189 voters 17.2k views35 items

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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    28 Hotel Rooms

    Chris Messina, Marin Ireland

    Released2012

    Directed byMatt Ross

    28 Hotel Rooms is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Matt Ross....  more

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    Stronger

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany

    Released2017

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

    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

    Helen Hunt, William Hurt

    Released2018

    Directed bySean McNamara

    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 must band...  more
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    Downsizing

    Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz

    Directed byAlexander Payne

    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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    If Beale Street Could Talk

    Kiki Layne, Stephan James

    Released2018

    Directed byBarry Jenkins

    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 fiancé...  more
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    A Quiet Place

    John Krasinski, Emily Blunt

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Krasinski

    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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    Wonder

    Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson

    Directed byStephen Chbosky

    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 with...  more

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    The Escort

    Lyndsy Fonseca, Michael Doneger

    Directed byWill Slocombe

    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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    I, Tonya

    Margot Robbie, Caitlin Carver

    Released2017

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

    I, Tonya is a 2017 American biographical sports black comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie. The film tells the story of the 1994 attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan orchestrated by Tonya...  more

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    The Lincoln Lawyer

    Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei

    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Furman

    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. The...  more

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    Acrimony

    Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent

    Released2018

    Directed byTyler Perry

    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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    Released2019

    Directed byRobert D. Krzykowski

    The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot is a 2018 adventure drama film directed by Robert D. Krzykowski. A legendary American war veteran (Sam Elliott) is recruited to hunt a mythical creature....  more

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    The Next Three Days

    Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2010

    Directed byPaul Haggis

    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 filmed...  more
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    The Commuter

    Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga

    Released2018

    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

    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 identifies a...  more
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    Ben Is Back

    Lucas Hedges, Julia Roberts

    Released2018

    Directed byPeter Hedges

    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 (Julia...  more
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    The Fugitive

    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford

    Released1993

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    This film is a 1993 American action film based on the 1960s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film was directed by Andrew Davis and stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee...  more

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    Detroit

    John Boyega, Will Poulter

    Released2016

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    Detroit is a 2016 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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    Fighting with My Family

    Florence Pugh, Lena Headey

    Released2019

    Directed byStephen Merchant

    Fighting with My Family is a 2019 comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Merchant, based on the the life of WWE wrestler Paige. The Bevis family, who all are professional wrestlers, try to work...  more
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    Terminal

    Margot Robbie, Max Irons

    Released2018

    Directed byVaughn Stein

    Terminal is a 2018 drama thriller film directed by Vaughn Stein. Two hitmen agree to take on a high risk mission for a mysterious employer, but along the way, they encounter a woman (Margot Robbie)...  more
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    A Simple Favor

    Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively

    Released2018

    Directed byPaul Feig

    A Simple Favor is a 2018 American mystery thriller film directed by Paul Feig, based on the novel by Darcey Bell. Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger, seeks to uncover the truth behind her...  more

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    The Kid

    Dane DeHaan, Ethan Hawke

    Released2019

    Directed byVincent D'Onofrio

    The Kid is a 2019 independent biographical western action drama film directed by Vincent D'Onofrio. The story of a young boy (Jake Schur) who reaches out to Billy the Kid (Dane DeHaan) to help save...  more
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    Brian Banks

    Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear

    Released2019

    Directed byTom Shadyac

    Brian Banks is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the true story of Brian Banks. A football linebacker (Aldis Hodge) is falsely accused of a crime and later...  more
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    American Gangster

    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byRidley Scott

    American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas. An outcast New York City cop (Russell Crowe) is charged with...  more

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    Anthropoid

    Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy

    Released2016

    Directed bySean Ellis

    Anthropoid is a 2016 epic war film directed by Sean Ellis. Two Czech soldiers parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate a high ranking Nazi officer....  more