Netflix Dramas based on real life movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Dramas based on real life movies and series. 73 titles were found.

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Soekarno
January 7, 2019 | Movie | 2013 | 142 minutes
This biographical drama about Indonesia's first president recounts his nationalist crusade to seize independence from Dutch colonial rule.
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El Potro: Unstoppable
January 7, 2019 | Movie | 2018 | 122 minutes
Argentine cuarteto singer Rodrigo "El Potro" Bueno rises to fame amid personal struggles in this dramatization of the charismatic superstar's life.
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3 Heroines
January 7, 2019 | Movie | 2016 | 123 minutes
Three Indonesian women break records by becoming the first of their nation to medal in archery at the Seoul Olympics in the summer of 1988.
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Jersey Boys
January 3, 2019 | Movie | 2014 | 134 minutes
Adapted from the hit Broadway musical, this nostalgic look at the Four Seasons and their bumpy offstage lives stretches across four decades.
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The Theory of Everything
December 16, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 123 minutes
As his esteem grows in the world of physics, Stephen Hawking's body is ravaged by ALS, forcing his increasing dependence on his devoted wife, Jane.
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Manto
December 6, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 113 minutes
The controversial and troubled Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto finds his artistic choices challenged by censors.
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The Giant
November 15, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 114 minutes
In 1843, crippled Martin returns from war to his Basque hometown and finds his brother has grown into a giant, which they turn into a circus act.
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Gabriel and the Mountain
November 12, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 131 minutes
In a drama based on a true story, Brazilian backpacker Gabriel Buchmann spends his gap year exploring Africa. Why does he die in the Malawi mountains?
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Dovlatov
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 126 minutes
Over six days in 1971, brilliant writer Sergei Dovlatov encounters maddening barriers to publishing his work under the repressive Soviet regime.
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Sanju
October 19, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 158 minutes
From the depths of addiction to the heights of stardom to underworld entanglements, this biopic traces the checkered past of Indian actor Sanjay Dutt.
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Soorma
October 17, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 130 minutes
This biopic on former Indian field hockey player Sandeep Singh follows the athlete’s hard-fought comeback after an accidental gunshot left him paralyzed.
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Lights from the East: I Am Maluku
October 5, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 150 minutes
After witnessing a child’s death during a violent clash, a former soccer player launches a youth team to help local kids avoid further bloodshed.
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The Black Prince
October 3, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 120 minutes
After being exiled to England as a child, a Punjabi prince struggles to return to his homeland and his Sikh faith in this historical drama.
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Chappaquiddick
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 106 minutes
Senator Ted Kennedy watches his future unravel in the wake of an infamous car crash as family and allies vie to protect his reputation.
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Weeds on Fire
September 27, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 94 minutes
In 1980s Hong Kong, a school principal forms a baseball team with an eclectic crew of local students who soon fight their way to the top of the league.
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Pad Man
September 24, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 130 minutes
Despite public humiliation and resistance, an entrepreneur markets a hygienic, low-cost sanitary pad that even India's poorest women can afford.
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The Angel
September 14, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 114 minutes
As his country prepares for war, top Egyptian official Ashraf Marwan makes contact with Israel and wades into a shadowy game of high-stakes espionage.
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The Resistance Banker
September 11, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 122 minutes
Risking his family and future, a banker in occupied Amsterdam slows the Nazi war machine by creating an underground bank to fund the resistance.
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Same Kind of Different as Me
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 119 minutes
A wealthy couple whose marriage is on the rocks befriends a local homeless man who changes their perspectives in this inspiring true story.
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Tango Feroz
July 18, 2018 | Movie | 1993 | 123 minutes
One of the first rock stars in Argentina, Tango leads a full life during an era of social unrest -- one of both glory and despair.
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