Your heart calling out for drama again? Netflix got you covered! I know you are too tired of finding the right drama series on Netflix which will leave your face pale and jaw-hanging. Too dramatic? Well, so these series are. Check out this spiced up list of drama-driven Netflix series that will keep you intrigued till the end!
Top 12 Binge watch Drama series on Netflix
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Drugs might be illegal in some countries, but Netflix can brag about it loud and clear. This is how Netflix brings, Ozark, an intense story about a financial advisor from Chicago and his family. The lead, the financial advisor has to appease a drug lord, and to do the same, he drags his whole family into the problem by bringing all of them to Missouri Ozarks. Every episode of this TV Drama series on Netflix will surely bring you thrill!
Created by: Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams
Cast: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner, Peter Mullan, and Janet McTeer
You must have gotten some mouth-publicity for this drama series on Netflix and we will prove to you why it surely is worth all of it. The story revolves around a high school chemistry teacher who recently got diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. Knowing he does not have a lot to lose, he spends his remaining years in securing his family’s future by getting involved in selling methamphetamine and some unheard crimes. Want to see a basic chemistry teacher turn into one of the major drug players? This series got it all for you.
Created by: Vince Gilligan
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, and Giancarlo Esposito
How is there some drama without witty and scary serial killers? Well, Joe Penhall thought the same and created Mindhunters, a series set to shot in the late 1970s. The story is about two FBI crime-solving agents who apply deeper psychological evaluation and fights against the academies to solve open cases by interviewing serial killers. Fascinating? It sure is.
Episodes: 19 (Ongoing)
Created by: Joe Penhall
Cast: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Hannah Gross, and Cotter Smith
If sci-fi drama is your genre, then Maniac can turn out to be your next favorite Netflix series. The story brings two teenagers drawn to a mysterious and complicated pharmaceutical trial for a drug that would solve some of their life problems permanently. The drug has no side effects, or that’s what is told them before signing in for the experiment. The program sure does bring some undiscovered memories of the two, but brings a bigger problem on the table.
Created by: Patrick Somerville
Cast: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Justin Theroux, Sally Field, Sonoya Mizuno, Gabriel Byrne, Julia Garner and Billy Magnussen
Ever wondered what shaped the complete second half of the twentieth century in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II’s? Well, you can stop wondering and start binge-watching, The Crown which would describe Queen Elizabeth II, a twenty-five year, also newlywed face ruling and leading the world’s most famous monarchy. With a very new era dawning, you will get to know about some unheard royal romances and political rivalries. Bring popcorn!
Episodes: 60 (Ongoing)
Created By: Peter Morgan
Cast: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, John Lithgow
The Haunting of Hill House
If you are looking out for a perfect horror-mystery, this drama series on Netflix can be your mini-series to binge on. The story is about a family living in a house that turned out to be the most haunted house of the country. Leaving behind the demons, the siblings of the family move on with their lives, but due to some forceful situations, they are brought back together to the horrific memories of the hill house and the unfinished business of the ghosts. Flashing between the present and past, this mini-series will surely give you chills down your spine.
Creator: Mike Flanagan
Cast: Carla Gugino, Michael Huisman, Kate Siegel, Mckenna Grace, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Elizabeth Reaser, Victoria Pedretti, Lulu Wilson, Timothy Hutton, Violet McGraw, Julian Hilliard
Anne with an E
A classic, per say, Anne with an E is a story about a young orphan girl. The script follows the adventures of the girl on Prince Edward Island as she learns and works on to navigate a new head-start to her life. The story depicts the time of the 19th century and revealing some experiences one of the current era might not be aware about.
Created by: Moira Walley-Beckett
Cast: Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, R.H. Thomson, Lucas Jade Zumann, Dalila Bela
Hap and Leonard
If you think you have seen the perfect crime-mystery drama series of Netflix already, let me change your mind. Hap and Leonard is about two best friends, a crew of washed-up revolutionaries, one femme fatale, some lost loot, a pair of murderous psycho killers, and the mess they all create together. Projecting the time in the late 1980s, the story brings Hap, a 60s activist who just lost his job and follows his wife Trudy’s instructions to get to a sunken treasure located in the Deep South. The adventure also brings Leonard, Hap’s buddy, an openly gay and black Vietnam war vet with a temper you cannot handle!
Developed by: Jim Mickle, Nick Damici
Cast: James Purefoy, Michael K. Williams
Halt and Catch Fire
The current drama series on Netflix are running behind the time and “Halt and Catch Fire” is another example of it. Set in the 1980s, the story would bring you the personal computing boom from the vision of a prodigy and an engineer whose work and inventions ring a bell to the corporate behemoths of that time. The technological revolution in the series would surely unveil more than you know!
Created by: Christopher Cantwell, Christopher C. Rogers
Cast: Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis, Kerry Bishé, Toby Huss
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
If you have watched the movie “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”, then this short documentary series will give you the inside look of the same. But if you are knew to the whole concept and story, this can be a rollercoaster altogether. The movie showed you the bits used to market the glamour, glitz and fame, but the real portrait brings you a spree killer that hones of problems relating to self-hate and homophobia. What you know is that Gianni Versace was shot by a man named Andrew Cunanan in the movie, but the series would bring you the incidences of Cunanan’s life, crimes and situations that made him the violent serial killer of the time.
Created by: Ryan Murphy
Cast: Darren Criss, Edgar Ramirez, Penelope Cruz, Ricky Martin, Cody Fern, Finn Wittrock, Judith Light, and Jon Jon Briones
Do not worry if you have not watched Narcos already, as it is not very difficult to understand Narcos: Mexico. The story depicts the unorganized and chaotic Mexico’s drug trade in the year of early 1980s. The drug trade was split into tiny territories having consistent wars in between. When in peace, the government would interfere and burndown the fields as a punishment to the underpowered people who did not pay their dues. This is where Diego Luna’s drug lord Félix Gallardo, an ambitious man, who turns the unorganized drug making, a more organized drug-running business.
Episodes: 20 (Ongoing)
Created By: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Cast: Michael Peña, Diego Luna, Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Alyssa Diaz, Joaquín Cosío, José María Yazpik
Digging for the best prison-thriller, this drama series on Netflix is it for you. The plot surround a Georgia man, Daniel Holden who recently was let out due to some questionable DNA evidence after serving a long of 19 years on death row for murder and rape of his 16 year old girlfriend called Hannah. Holden returns to his home even after a lot of protests and tries to find the real evidence. The series is a complete mystery and lets the audience decide the guilty or innocent.
Created By: Ray McKinnon
Cast: Aden Young, Abigail Spencer, J. Smith-Cameron, Adelaide Clemens, Clayne Crawford, Luke Kirby, Jake Austin Walker
Do let us know which one of these TV drama series on Netflix hooked you to your screen!