Netflix Dramas based on real life movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Dramas based on real life movies and series. 129 titles were found.

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Becoming Jane
January 14, 2019 | Movie | 2007 | 120 minutes
A passionate romance with roguish barrister Tom Lefroy serves as the inspiration for the works of budding novelist Jane Austen.
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The Fighter
January 14, 2019 | Movie | 2010 | 115 minutes
After a string of defeats, a boxer rediscovers his fighting will with help from his trainer and half-brother, a once-talented pugilist.
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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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Chaar Sahibzaade
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 126 minutes
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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Fair Game (2010) - Director's Cut
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 114 minutes
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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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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United 93
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2006 | 106 minutes
Re-creating the harrowing events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 in real time, Paul Greengrass presents the devastating drama of Sept. 11, 2001.
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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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Free State of Jones
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 139 minutes
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.
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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