Netflix Dramas based on real life movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Dramas based on real life movies and series. 128 titles were found.

Sanju
From the depths of addiction to the heights of stardom to underworld entanglements, this biopic traces the checkered past of Indian actor Sanjay Dutt.
October 19, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 158 minutes
Soorma
This biopic on former Indian field hockey player Sandeep Singh follows the athlete’s hard-fought comeback after an accidental gunshot left him paralyzed.
October 17, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 130 minutes
Cahaya Dari Timur Beta Maluku
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.
October 5, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 150 minutes
The Black Prince
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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October 3, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 120 minutes
Chappaquiddick
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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October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 106 minutes
Free State of Jones
In this fact-based drama, a rebellious farmer leads a group of Civil War deserters in a fight to establish a mixed-race free state in the deep South.
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 139 minutes
Weeds on Fire
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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September 27, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 94 minutes
Pad Man
Despite public humiliation and resistance, an entrepreneur markets a hygienic, low-cost sanitary pad that even India's poorest women can afford.
September 24, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 130 minutes
The Angel
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.
September 14, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 114 minutes
The Resistance Banker
Risking his family and future, a banker in occupied Amsterdam slows the Nazi war machine by creating an underground bank to fund the resistance.
September 11, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 122 minutes
Same Kind of Different as Me
A wealthy couple whose marriage is on the rocks befriends a local homeless man who changes their perspectives in this inspiring true story.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 119 minutes
Tango Feroz
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.
July 18, 2018 | Movie | 1993 | 123 minutes
The Music of Silence
Based on the autobiography by tenor Andrea Bocelli, this musical biopic chronicles his life from his bumpy childhood to his meteoric rise to fame.
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 115 minutes
Finding Neverland
This Oscar-winning film reveals how imaginative author J.M. Barrie envisioned a world that was at once so wondrous and perilous.
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2004 | 101 minutes
Brain on Fire
Stricken with seizures, psychosis and memory loss, a young New York Post reporter visits doctor after doctor in search of an elusive diagnosis.
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June 23, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 89 minutes
My Daddy is in Heaven
After the sudden loss of her husband, a mother has a crisis of faith and struggles to keep her life together for the sake of her daughter and herself.
June 20, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 95 minutes
Tukaram
A child whose innocence and devotion set him apart from the other children of his village grows up to be one of the foremost saints of India.
June 20, 2018 | Movie | 2012 | 161 minutes
The King's Speech
In this biographical drama, Britain's King George VI struggles with an embarrassing stutter until he seeks help from speech therapist Lionel Logue.
June 2, 2018 | Movie | 2010 | 118 minutes
The Odyssey
This biopic of explorer, innovator, ecologist and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau delves into his adventures, ambitions -- and his troubled relationships.
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May 3, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 122 minutes
The Man Who Knew Infinity
Prior to World War I, Cambridge don G.H. Hardy helps Indian math prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan navigate the labyrinth of academia and racial prejudice.
April 27, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 108 minutes
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