Netflix Dramas based on contemporary literature movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Dramas based on contemporary literature movies and series. 51 titles were found.

The Bone Collector
A rookie cop reluctantly teams with a paralyzed ex-detective to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed the Bone Collector in this crime thriller.
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January 3, 2019 | Movie | 1999 | 117 minutes
The Other Boleyn Girl
Ambitious Boleyn sisters Anne and Mary compete for the heart of powerful but intemperate King Henry VIII in this opulent historical drama.
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January 3, 2019 | Movie | 2008 | 115 minutes
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
When his family moves from Berlin to Poland, a young boy befriends a boy who lives on the other side of the fence, unaware he's a Jewish prisoner.
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January 3, 2019 | Movie | 2008 | 94 minutes
One Day
After a brief college romance, Emma and Dexter pursue separate dreams, but meet on the same day each year to compare their progress in life and love.
December 16, 2018 | Movie | 2011 | 107 minutes
Kai Po Che!
This Bollywood drama tells the story of three best friends who dream of starting a cricket training academy in Ahmedabad for very different reasons.
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November 12, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 119 minutes
The English Patient
Ralph Fiennes stars as a horribly burned pilot who recounts a tale of doomed romance to the nurse tending to him in this World War II-era drama.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 1996 | 161 minutes
Filosofi Kopi
The level-headed owner of a struggling coffee shop finds his future at risk when his partner -- a talented but cocky barista -- makes a major bet.
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October 10, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 117 minutes
The Green Mile
When a prison guard discovers that a death row inmate possesses mysterious powers, he tries desperately to prevent the condemned man's execution.
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October 1, 2018 | Movie | 1999 | 188 minutes
Dangerous Beauty
Prevented from marrying her nobleman lover, a common woman in 16th-century Venice is left with two choices: join a convent or become a courtesan.
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October 1, 2018 | Movie | 1998 | 111 minutes
Pay It Forward
A young, thoughtful boy responds to a school assignment with a plan to help three people who will, in turn, help three more, and so on.
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2000 | 118 minutes
No Country for Old Men
While hunting, Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon a drug deal gone bad and takes off with $2 million in cash, but a psychopathic hit man is hot on his trail.
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August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2007 | 122 minutes
An Education
Jenny's Oxford-bound teen life is a bore in 1961 London, until she's immersed in the beguiling but hazardous world of a much-older man.
July 23, 2018 | Movie | 2009 | 100 minutes
The Spectacular Now
Classmates Aimee and Sutter form an unlikely friendship, and after helping Aimee raise her social confidence, Sutter begins falling for his creation.
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July 15, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 95 minutes
Under the Skin
A seductive alien prowls the streets in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell, only to be consumed by a strange liquid pool.
July 14, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 108 minutes
Nights in Rodanthe
When a hurricane hits a coastal North Carolina inn and strands the only guest, surgeon Paul Flanner, a young woman's life changes forever.
July 4, 2018 | Movie | 2008 | 96 minutes
The Rehearsal
A drama student is torn between creative possibility and ethical boundaries when his girlfriend's family gets caught up in a sex scandal.
April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 102 minutes
The Power of One
Tormented by bullies, a white South African orphan goes to live with a family friend, where he befriends a political prisoner who teaches him to box.
April 5, 2018 | Movie | 1992 | 127 minutes
Martian Child
A recently widowed science-fiction writer adopts a 6-year-old boy to quell his loneliness. The catch? The kid claims to be from Mars.
March 8, 2018 | Movie | 2007 | 107 minutes
Revolutionary Road
April and Frank's marriage unravels when a plan to change their "perfect" lives becomes their last hope to escape lives engulfed in emptiness.
March 8, 2018 | Movie | 2008 | 119 minutes
The Fifth Estate
This fact-based drama recounts the early days of the controversial but revolutionary WikiLeaks website and the inevitable conflict it wrought.
March 8, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 128 minutes
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