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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 '67 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Sharon Campbell Wilharm added Summer of '67 Rachel Schrey, Bethany Davenport, Sharonne

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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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and ...more

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. ...more

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, from a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary. The film is known for its eclectic dialogue, ironic ...more

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Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Rain Man Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino Rain Man is a 1988 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish yuppie, Charlie Babbitt, who ...more

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 American ensemble crime film that depicts the events before and after a botched diamond heist. The film was the debut of director and writer Quentin Tarantino, and stars ...more

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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Wolf of Wall Street Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese. The screenplay by Terence Winter is adapted from the eponymous memoir by Jordan Belfort and ...more

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving Philadelphia is a 1993 American drama film and one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to acknowledge HIV/AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia. It was written by Ron Nyswaner, directed by ...more

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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Directed by Penny Marshall, the ...more

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie ...more

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Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Gandhi Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United ...more

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The Aviator is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Aviator Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan and produced by Michael Mann, Sandy Climan, Graham King, and Charles Evans, Jr.. It ...more

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The Hustler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Hustler Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott The Hustler is a 1961 American drama film directed by Robert Rossen from the Walter Tevis's 1959 novel of the same name Rossen and Sidney Carroll adapted for the screen. It tells the story of ...more

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30-Love is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
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Brenda Vaccaro, Robert Craighead, Robert Cannon

This anti-wave sports film is a provocative and disturbing character study of a man struggling to navigate his grief. Told against the backdrop of tennis competition, 30-Love is the directorial debut of filmmaker Robert Cannon and stars Academy Award® nominee Brenda Vaccaro (Kubo and the Two Strings, Midnight Cowboy).  

In an effort to remember the wife he lost to childbirth, a man drives himself to succeed in the sport she loved. As his obsession grows, her family intervenes and they begin a tug-of-war for control of his newborn daughter. He finds support in his two friends played by Justin Lee (The Interview, Arrested Development) and Mark Gagliardi (Drunk History, Thrilling Adventure Hour).

30-Love depicts the stages of grief and the dark humor we find when we lose someone we love.

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Something's Gotta Give is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Something's Gotta Give Jack Nicholson, Keanu Reeves, Diane Keaton Something's Gotta Give is a 2003 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Nancy Meyers for Columbia Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures. It stars Jack Nicholson and Diane ...more

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The Deep Blue Sea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Deep Blue Sea Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Simon Russell Beale The Deep Blue Sea is a 2011 British romantic drama film directed by Terence Davies and starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, and Simon Russell Beale. It is an adaptation of the 1952 Terence ...more

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Hugo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Hugo Jude Law, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of ...more

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Hamlet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Hamlet Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal Hamlet is a 1996 Shakespearean tragedy film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also stars in the titular role as Prince ...more

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Glengarry Glen Ross is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama, adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning play of the same name, and directed by James Foley. The film depicts two days ...more

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The Crucible is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Crucible Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jeffrey Jones The Crucible is a 1996 drama film written by Arthur Miller and based on his play of the same name. It was directed by Nicholas Hytner and stars Daniel Day-Lewis as John Proctor, Winona Ryder as ...more

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Seven Years in Tibet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Seven Years in Tibet Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, B. D. Wong Seven Years in Tibet is a 1997 British-American biographical war drama film based on the 1952 book of the same name written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer on his experiences in Tibet ...more

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The Duchess is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Duchess Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell The Duchess is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda Foreman's biography of the 18th-century English aristocrat Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of ...more

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Once Upon a Time in America is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Once Upon a Time in America Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic crime drama film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It chronicles the lives of Jewish ghetto ...more

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The Red Violin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Red Violin Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Oh, Greta Scacchi The Red Violin is a 1998 Canadian drama film directed by François Girard. It spans four centuries and five countries as it tells the story of a mysterious violin and its many owners. The ...more

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarza... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Andie MacDowell, Ian Holm, Richard Griffiths Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 British film directed by Hugh Hudson and based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel Tarzan of the Apes. Christopher Lambert stars as Tarzan ...more

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Everything Must Go is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Everything Must Go Will Ferrell, Laura Dern, Rebecca Hall Everything Must Go is an upcoming film directed by Dan Rush. "After 16 years devising motivational speeches that promise certain success, Nick Porter (Will Ferrell) is abruptly fired. He ...more

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Heist is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
uncle_fweddy added Heist Danny DeVito, Gene Hackman, Sam Rockwell Heist is a 2001 crime film, written and directed by David Mamet, which stars Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, and Delroy Lindo, with Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, and Sam Rockwell in supporting roles.

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Ripley's Game is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
uncle_fweddy added Ripley's Game Lena Headey, John Malkovich, Ray Winstone Ripley's Game is a 2002 thriller film directed by Liliana Cavani. It is adapted from the 1974 novel of the same name, the third in Patricia Highsmith's "Ripliad", a series of books ...more

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Young Adult is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Young Adult Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, J.K. Simmons Young Adult is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman, from a screenplay written by Diablo Cody, and starring Charlize Theron. Reitman and Cody worked together previously on ...more

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The Skeleton Twins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
The Skeleton Twins Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson The Skeleton Twins is a 2013 drama and comedy film directed by Craig Johnson.

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A Most Violent Year is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
A Most Violent Year Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac A Most Violent Year is a 2014 crime drama film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The film stars Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain with Alessandro Nivola, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, and ...more

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Little Accidents is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime
Little Accidents Creighton James, Marc Sinoway, Dana Hunter Little Accidents is a 2010 award-winning short film directed by Sarah Colangelo. "A desperate young factory worker recruits a mentally disabled ex-boyfriend to steal a pregnancy test for ...more