Want a movie you can really sink your teeth into? Look no farther than Netflix’s drama library, in which a wealth of terrific titles in film and TV await you. Whether you’re craving poignant period pieces, tender tearjerkers, unique crime narratives, acclaimed coming-of-age tales, or a curious case of a dismembered hand on a mission, we’ve got you covered.
Here are the best dramas on Netflix streaming now.
1. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
Adapted from the classic Ken Kesey novel, this 1975 asylum-set drama follows the exploits of a charismatic criminal who thought playing crazy would be easier than jail time. However, Randle Patrick McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) soon learns this institution is rife with abuse, thanks to the merciless Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher). Milos Forman directs an impeccable ensemble that boasts Danny DeVito, Will Sampson, Christopher Lloyd, and Brad Dourif. The film’s scorching drama and bold performances not only scored it box office success, but also five Academy Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actress (Fletcher), Best Actor (Nicholson), and Best Picture. Read more…
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