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The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime

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The Best Drama Movies on Amazon Prime is a complete Amazon Prime streaming list for your perusal. All the best drama films on Amazon Prime are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your Amazon Prime service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Amazon Prime instant service so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

This Amazon streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest drama films to watch as a brick and mortar video store would offer. Best Picture Oscar winners like Gandhi are available on Amazon Prime streaming as are new classics like The Wolf of Wall Street, Hugo, and Rain Man can be viewed on the Amazon Prime instant service.

What are the best Amazon Prime drama movies? What is available on the Amazon Prime streaming drama selection? Are there new dramas on Amazon Prime? This Amazon streaming list is here to get you started on the best Amazon Prime streaming drama movies has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite movie isn't on this list of Amazon Prime instant movies, make sure to add it so other Amazon Prime users can find the best dramas on Amazon Prime.
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  • Summer of '671
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    Summer of '67

    Rachel Schrey, Bethany Davenport

    ReleasedSeptember 17, 2018

    Two sisters live in the shadow of their mother's suicide, struggling to live their lives and protect their loved ones in the face of the Vietnam war. A Vietnam War love story. 

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  • Lady Bird2
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    Lady Bird

    Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf

    Released2017

    Directed byGreta Gerwig

    Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • After the Rain3
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    After the Rain

    Paul Bettany, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

    Released1999

    Directed byRoss Kettle

    After the Rain is a romantic drama based on the play Soweto's Burning. Ross Kettle, the writer...Amazon_watch buy button
  • Wonder4
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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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • You're Not You5
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    You're Not You

    Emmy Rossum, Ali Larter

    Released2013

    Directed byGeorge C. Wolfe

    You're Not You is an American drama film directed by George C. Wolfe and written by Jordan... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Winter’s Bone6
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    Winter’s Bone

    Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes

    Released2010

    Directed byDebra Granik

    "Deep in the Ozark Mountains, clans live by a code of conduct that no one dares defy—until an... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Whistleblower7
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    The Whistleblower

    Monica Bellucci, Rachel Weisz

    Released2010

    Directed byLarysa Kondracki

    The Whistleblower is a biographical film, drama and thriller directed by Larysa Kondracki.Amazon_watch buy button

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  • Logan Lucky8
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    Logan Lucky

    Adam Driver, Channing Tatum

    Released2017

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Logan Lucky is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Two brothers (Tatum... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Promise9
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    The Promise

    Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon

    Released2017

    Directed byTerry George

    The Promise is a 2016 American historical drama film directed by Terry George. It is about a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 30-Love10
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    30-Love

    Brenda Vaccaro, Robert Craighead

    When his wife dies giving birth to their first child, a man starts playing tennis in an effort to hold onto her memory. He neglects his newborn daughter and focuses on winning tennis tournaments. Soon, his family intervenes and they begin a tug-of-war for control of his daughter.

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  • Taking Chance11
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    Taking Chance

    Kevin Bacon, Matthew Morrison

    Released2009

    Directed byRoss Katz

    Taking Chance is a 2009 historical drama film based upon the experiences of Marine Lt. Colonel... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Sleepless12
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    Sleepless

    Jamie Foxx, T.I.

    Directed byBaran bo Odar

    Sleepless is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Baran bo Odar, written by Andrea... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Jungle13
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    Jungle

    Daniel Radcliffe, Alex Russell

    Released2017

    Directed byGreg McLean

    Jungle is a 2017 Australian biographical survival drama film directed by Greg McLean. An... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Breathe14
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    Breathe

    Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy

    Directed byAndy Serkis

    Breathe is a 2017 biographical drama film directed by Andy Serkis. After being paralyzed by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • American Beauty15
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    American Beauty

    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Mendes

    American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film directed by Sam Mendes. An advertising executive... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Chemical Hearts16
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    Chemical Hearts

    Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams

    Released2020

    Directed byRichard Tanne

    Chemical Hearts is a 2020 American romantic drama film directed by Richard Tanne, based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • A Minute's Silence17
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    A Minute's Silence

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  • The Forgiven18
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    The Forgiven

    Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana

    Released2018

    Directed byRoland Joffé

    The Forgiven is a 2017 British drama film directed by Roland Joffé, based on the play The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Glass Castle19
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    The Glass Castle

    Brie Larson, Naomi Watts

    Released2017

    Directed byDestin Daniel Cretton

    The Glass Castle is a 2017 drama film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, based on Jeannette... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Blow the Man Down20
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    Blow the Man Down

    Morgan Saylor, Sophie Lowe

    Released2020

    Directed byBridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy

    Blow The Man Down is a 2020 American dark comedy directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Selah And The Spades21
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    Selah And The Spades

    Lovie Simone, Jharrel Jerome

    Released2020

    Directed byTayarisha Poe

    Selah and The Spades is a 2020 drama film directed by Tayarisha Poe. Five factions run the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Radioactive22
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    Radioactive

    Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley

    Released2020

    Directed byMarjane Satrapi

    Radioactive is a 2020 biographical film directed by Marjane Satrapi, based on the graphic... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Life Itself23
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    Life Itself

    Oscar Isaac, Olivia Cooke

    Released2018

    Directed byDan Fogelman

    Life Itself is a 2018 American-Spanish drama film directed by Dan Fogelman. The lives of... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Side Effects24
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    Side Effects

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law

    Released2013

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Side Effects is a 2013 American psychological thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh from... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Chef25
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    Chef

    Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara

    Released2014

    Directed byJon Favreau

    Chef is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Jon Favreau. After a public altercation... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button