Netflix Dramas based on contemporary literature movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Dramas based on contemporary literature movies and series. 18 titles were found.

Filters:

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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
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.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
The Duchess
December 14, 2014 | Movie | 2008 | 105 minutes
To compensate for her unhappy marriage, young duchess Georgiana Spencer begins a scandalous affair with politician Charles Grey.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND
Adore
December 14, 2014 | Movie | 2013 | 111 minutes
When lifelong friends Roz and Lil fall in love with each other's teenage sons, they must carry out their affairs in relative secrecy.
HDUHD 4KHDRDOLBY VISIONDOLBY ATMOSDOLBY SURROUND

New releases via e-mail?

Receive a weekly e-mail with all the new movies and series that Netflix released that week.

Click here to register for free.

Feel the Beat
After blowing a Broadway audition, a self-centered dancer reluctantly returns home and agrees to coach a squad of young misfits for a big competition.
Lost Bullet
Facing a murder charge, a genius mechanic with a criminal past must track down a missing car containing the proof of his innocence: a single bullet.
The Last Days of American Crime
A bank robber joins a plot to commit one final, historic heist before the government turns on a mind-altering signal that will end all criminal behavior.