Do you no longer see the forest for the trees on Netflix? Our tips will save you hours of scrolling through the wide range and help you find that one perfect movie for tonight. Today we highlight a selection of the most gripping drama films on Netflix. Below are three gripping drama films that are now on Netflix.
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1 Life ahead of you
Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren) is a Holocaust survivor and now runs a shelter for children with nowhere else to go. But Momo (Ibrahima Gueye) finds it difficult to adjust to the unusual household. This causes the necessary conflicts, but slowly the two loners grow closer to each other.
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2 The Blind Side
7.6 Watch on Netflix • The film tells the true story of Micheal Oher (Quinton Aaron), a traumatized, homeless African-American teenager who lives on the streets of Memphis.
Based on the true story of Leigh Anne Tuohy and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless African American teenager, Michael Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Leigh Anne ensures that the young man has every opportunity to succeed. When he shows an interest in football, she goes above and beyond to help him and gives the coach some ideas on how best to use Michael’s skills.
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3 The Pursuit of Happyness
This Oscar-nominated drama film is based on the true story of Christopher Gardner. Gardner (played by Will Smith) has invested heavily in a device known as a “bone density scanner”. He thinks he made it by selling these devices, but things aren’t going so well. While Gardner works to make ends meet, his wife leaves him and he loses his apartment. Forced to live on the street with his son (played by his own son, Jaden Smith), Gardner continues to sell bone density scanners.
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