Netflix is home to a lot of watchable contents. Contents in the form of movies, TV series, documentaries and so on. And since there are several navigation tools, it makes things difficult to locate the right movie. However, if you love you some amazing drama that you will remember for a long time, we have you covered in our list of Best Drama Movies On Netflix:
1. All The President’s Men
This film is all about the Watergate saga that led to the exit of Richard Nixon from the White House in 1974 during his second term. Its story centers on the book written by Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) and Bob Woodward (Robert Redford), the journalists who investigated the saga for The Washington Post in 1972.
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The story starts at the Watergate complex in Washington D.C. The cops took 5 burglars caught in the complex’s Democratic National Committee headquarters into custody. Bob was sent by The Washington Post to begin investigating the next day. Rival reporter, Carl Bernstein, later joined him, and he assisted in generating concrete sources tying Watergate to President Richard Nixon.
2. Bird Box
This can be seen as Netflix’s nod to A Quiet Place. Rather than being quiet to hide from blind monsters, humans have to wear blindfolds when they are out of the house. One stare at these supernatural beings can run humans mad to the point of suicide.
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The story focuses on Malorie Hayes (Sandra Bullock) and her 2 kids. They are going downstream in a rowing boat filled with a blanket, supplies, and blindfolds. They aim to get to a sanctuary but it will not be a straightforward journey.
This is another masterpiece from Steven Spielberg that focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s battle to put a stop to slavery. The film begins at the start of Lincoln’s 2nd term as he thinks about the Civil War’s coming to an end and how his Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 did not make slavery illegal. He tries to come up with a 13th Amendment before the war is over and Southern slaves go back to servitude.
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The film displays Abraham Lincoln’s (Daniel Day-Lewis) battles to convince the House of Representatives to pass his proposed amendment. However, Lincoln does all this while struggling with personal issues at home.
This movie is based on the novel by Hillary Jordan, it concentrates on 2 World War II veterans that come back home. Jamie McAllan (Garrett Hedlund) was an Army pilot who flew the B-25 Mitchell bomber and suffers from PTSD while Ronsel Jackson (Jason Mitchell) commanded a Sherman tank in the Army’s infantry and is now a defiant being. However, McAllan’s family own a farm outside Marietta, Mississippi, where Jackson’s family works. Jackson’s father takes care of the cotton fields, while mom is Jamie’s housekeeper. Both veterans became buddies but racism still exist in Jamie McAllan’s family.
Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) drops out of college to be a part of a battle in Vietnam during 1967. He is stunned by the promise of heroism but was confronted with war upon arrival. Chris immediately found out that the battle is vicious and brutal in the jungles and inside his platoon. He battles to curb his fear and feelings of isolation sparked by his more experienced army comrades. It details everything about Chris’ journey from being a young college dropout to a veteran who found himself in the middle of 2 battles.
There you have it – you have just being served with a comprehensive list of best drama movies on Netflix. If you have other recommendations, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.