Netflix Social Issue Dramas movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social Issue Dramas movies and series. 62 titles were found.

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We the Animals
February 18, 2019 | Movie | 2018 | 93 minutes
A trio of brothers cope with their parents' volatile relationship by running wild and unchecked, and one of them experiences a visceral awakening.
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The Soloist
February 7, 2019 | Movie | 2009 | 117 minutes
In this true-life drama, a Los Angeles newspaper reporter discovers a brilliant street musician, and their singular friendship transforms their lives.
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The Confirmation
February 7, 2019 | Movie | 2016 | 100 minutes
A divorced handyman with a drinking problem bonds with his 8-year-old son when a search for his stolen toolbox leads to a series of misadventures.
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Merku Thodarchi Malai
January 3, 2019 | Movie | 2018 | 114 minutes
In southern India, a laborer's dreams of owning a piece of land to farm is complicated by political corruption.
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Mona Lisa Smile
January 3, 2019 | Movie | 2003 | 119 minutes
In 1953, the women of Wellesley College are measured by how well they marry -- until the arrival of a professor who threatens to upend the status quo.
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The Workshop
December 19, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 113 minutes
In an old shipyard town in France, sociopolitical tensions beset a writing workshop where the instructor notices a student with a dark side.
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Crossroads: One Two Jaga
December 3, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 81 minutes
In Kuala Lumpur, an abused domestic worker tries to escape to Indonesia, while an idealistic cop insists on fighting corruption -- at a heavy price.
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Vaya
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 106 minutes
Three youths from rural South Africa set out for Johannesburg, where they're thrust into the seedy underbelly of the city and must fight to survive.
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Kings
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
A foster mom and her houseful of kids befriend a bitter neighbor after the Rodney King verdict is handed down in 1992 Los Angeles.
Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 125 minutes
Two young parents struggle to keep their marriage afloat and their son protected amidst financial woes, career goals and clashes of ego.
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Minnaminungu The Firefly
September 7, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 127 minutes
A nameless widow juggles multiple jobs to support her daughter’s decision to study abroad, only to discover that she has other plans.
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Ottaal
August 27, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 88 minutes
Young orphan Kuttappayi goes to live with his grandfather in the country, but his new life takes a hard turn when his grandfather's health fails.
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Invisible
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
After learning she's pregnant, a teen grapples with the consequences while trying to go about her life as if nothing has changed.
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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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Kaviyude Osyath
July 4, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 116 minutes
When a late poet leaves behind his property to a young man, the man's brother suspects the poet may have been more than just a family friend.
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Sarvopari Palakkaran
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 132 minutes
In the course of a human trafficking investigation, a conservative cop crosses paths with an artist-activist in a clash of worldviews.
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Pareeth Pandaari
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 109 minutes
As the parents of three unmarried daughters, a humble cook and his wife contend with the challenges of matchmaking and social expectations.
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Paathi
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 88 minutes
A face painter for Theyyam rituals who is himself disfigured conceals his guilt over the fact that he performs abortions as a medical practitioner.
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Sara's Notebook
May 26, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 116 minutes
A naive Madrid lawyer travels to Africa to search for her younger sister, who has gone missing in a part of Congo plagued by violence and strife.
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Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid
May 19, 2018 | Movie | 2012 | 94 minutes
When they travel to their father's ancestral village, city kids expecting a natural paradise instead find a poor, dusty town that harbors secrets.
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