Netflix Dramas based on contemporary literature movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Dramas based on contemporary literature movies and series. 22 titles were found.

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The Other Boleyn Girl
January 3, 2019 | Movie | 2008 | 115 minutes
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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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
January 3, 2019 | Movie | 2008 | 94 minutes
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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One Day
December 16, 2018 | Movie | 2011 | 107 minutes
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.
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Kai Po Che!
November 12, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 119 minutes
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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Filosofi Kopi
October 10, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 117 minutes
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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The Green Mile
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 1999 | 188 minutes
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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The Spectacular Now
July 15, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 95 minutes
A charismatic, hard-partying young man strikes up an unlikely romance with a smart and focused young woman during their last year of high school.
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Under the Skin
July 14, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 108 minutes
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.
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The Rehearsal
April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 102 minutes
A drama student is torn between creative possibility and ethical boundaries when his girlfriend's family gets caught up in a sex scandal.
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OtherLife
October 19, 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 95 minutes
After inventing a drug that induces time-compressed virtual realities, young Ren grapples with partner Sam over how to use their powerful creation.
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The Lion Woman
October 5, 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 117 minutes
A girl born with a condition that causes abnormal hair growth across her body tries to cope with the challenges of being different.
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August 17, 2017 | Movie | 2008 | 122 minutes
A brilliant group of students become card-counting experts with the intent of swindling millions out of Las Vegas casinos by playing blackjack.
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1 Mile to You
July 13, 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 104 minutes
After escaping the bus accident that killed his girlfriend, a high school student channels his grief into running, with the help of a new coach.
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A Dangerous Woman
April 4, 2016 | Movie | 1993 | 101 minutes
At the center of this engrossing melodrama is a Golden Globe-nominated turn by Debra Winger, who plays a sheltered, slow-witted woman living with her widowed Aunt Frances while working at a dry cleaners.
How to Make an American Quilt
April 4, 2016 | Movie | 1995 | 116 minutes
A conflicted young woman spends the summer with her grandmother, her great-aunt and their quilting circle, whose life stories captivate her.
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Full Metal Jacket
February 1, 2016 | Movie | 1987 | 116 minutes
Marine recruits endure the grueling ordeal of basic training and later face the unrelenting Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive in this grim drama.
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Thorne: Sleepyhead
July 26, 2015 | Movie | 2010 | 125 minutes
Investigating a series of attacks on young women, detective Tom Thorne is dragged back into the nightmares of his past as he races to find a killer.
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Jack Taylor
December 14, 2014 | Show | 2016
Ken Bruen's bestselling crime novels leap to life in this series of TV movies featuring Irish cop-turned-private-investigator Jack Taylor.
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Like Water for Chocolate
December 14, 2014 | Movie | 1992 | 105 minutes
When Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking -- and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares.
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Thorne: Scaredy Cat
December 14, 2014 | Movie | 2010 | 124 minutes
Heading a new team whose aim is to crack the cases that leave others stumped, detective Tom Thorne finds himself on the hunt for two serial killers.
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