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. 136 titles were found.

The Theory of Everything
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.
December 16, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 123 minutes
Manto
The controversial and troubled Indo-Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto finds his artistic choices challenged by censors.
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December 6, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 113 minutes
The Giant
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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November 15, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 114 minutes
Gabriel and the Mountain
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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November 12, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 131 minutes
Chaar Sahibzaade
With a horde of enemy invaders bearing down, four sons of an illustrious Sikh guru lead a tiny but valiant army into a desperate fight for freedom.
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November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 126 minutes
Fair Game (2010) - Director's Cut
Director Doug Liman re-cuts his true-life spy thriller about the politically motivated unmasking of undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame.
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November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 114 minutes
Dovlatov
Over six days in 1971, brilliant writer Sergei Dovlatov encounters maddening barriers to publishing his work under the repressive Soviet regime.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 126 minutes
United 93
Re-creating the harrowing events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 in real time, Paul Greengrass presents the devastating drama of Sept. 11, 2001.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2006 | 110 minutes
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
Lights from the East: I Am 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 | 123 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
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