Best Drama movies & tv shows to watch so far in 2017

Is Drama a genre you might ask? We are also struggling with this question, as almost all of our movies & tv shows are also a drama at the same time as they are any other genre. We have a pretty simple rule: when a film is on the serious side, exploring interpersonal dynamics, we have listed it as a drama.

Find the latest Drama movies & tv shows released in 2017, 2016 and earlier. Entertainmentwise has listed the best Drama movies & series so far. Foreign movies & series & American Hollywood productions.

New 2017 Drama movies to watch right now

Movies categorized under 'Drama' released in 2017 so far as well as upcoming releases.

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The Bleeder (05 May 2017)

Directed by Philippe Falardeau
Sadie Sink, Elisabeth Moss, Naomi Watts, Ron Perlman
Boxing | Sports |

A biographical drama about Chuck Wepner, also known as the Bayonne Bleeder. Shows how he went from a father..... Read more

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Raees (25 Jan 2017)

Directed by Rahul Dholakia
Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram, Dhanveer

Raees was able to rise from being a bootlegger to a powerful force in society. But can he escape his..... Read more

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Wailings in the Forest (14 Oct 2016)

Directed by Bagane Fiola
Omeles Laglagan, Ailyn Laglagan, Vangelyn Panihao, Jhea Mae Laglagan

The Matigsalog is a tribe of hunters and gatherers. Can they continue on their traditional way of living or..... Read more

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Sweat Rain (07 Mar 2017)

Directed by Hakim Belabbes
Hamid Belabbes, Fatima Zahra Bennacer, Amine Ennaji, Ayoub Khalfaoui
Family | Poverty |

Mbarek tries to provide for his family as he farms a small plot of land. But his only source of livelihood..... Read more

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Pop Aye (13 Apr 2017)

Directed by Kirsten Tan
Thaneth Warakulnukroh, Penpak Sirikul, Bong

Thana feels like everything is going wrong in his life. He is being edged out at work by younger architects..... Read more

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Povratak (The Return) (21 Feb 2017)

Directed by Predrag Jaksic
Lazar Rockwood, Nick Mancuso, Dubravka Mijatovic, Michael Paré

Steve goes back home to his hometown, but had no family to return to. His friends in the US try to convince..... Read more

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Lion (06 Jan 2017)

Directed by Garth Davis
Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, Khushi Solanki
Adoption & Orphans |

Saroo gets adopted after being unable to find his way back home. Now an adult, Saroo looks for his real..... Read more

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God's Own Country (25 Oct 2017)

Directed by Francis Lee
Josh O'Connor, Gemma Jones, Harry Lister Smith, Ian Hart

Johnny is prone to drinking and one-night stands to while away the time, tending to their farm. But all..... Read more

New 2017 series to watch right now

Original TV Series categorized under 'Adoption & Orphans' released in 2017 so far as well as upcoming releases.

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Emerald City

by Matthew Arnold, Josh Friedman

The series depicts a modern interpretation of the stories that led to the famed fantasies of “Wizard..... Read more

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by N/A

Some activists in 1970s London were set out to free a political prisoner and wage a resistance..... Read more

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by Chips Hardy, Tom Hardy, Steven Knight

Adventurer James Keziah returns to a war affected London with a determination to rebuild his father’s..... Read more

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Jack Ryan

by Adam Cozad, David Koepp, Tom Clancy (based on characters created by)

A young man enlists as a marine but an attack forces him out of the service. He is assigned to monitor..... Read more

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by N/A

The story highlights the life events of a famous Australian international star focusing on his rise to..... Read more

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Newton’s Law

by Deborah Cox, Fiona Eagger

The story revolves around a solicitor who strives to manage a law firm as she hopes to return to her..... Read more

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by Dave Andron, Eric Amadio, John Singleton

The show is a take on the drug outburst in Los Angeles at the beginning of 1980s.

.. Read more
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Star Trek: Discovery

by Bryan Fuller, Alex Kurtzman

The series in its way is a prequel to the famous Star trek saga. An officer on board USS Discovery learns..... Read more

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Twin Peaks

by Mark Frost, David Lynch

The story runs twenty five years after the murder of a homecoming queen in an otherwise calm and mundane..... Read more

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Top of the Lake: China Girl

by Jane Campion (created by), Jane Campion, Gerard Lee

After the much troubling case of a disappearance in New Zealand, Detective Robin hopes for a better start..... Read more

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American Lion

by N/A

The series is based on real life events of seventh president of United States, “Andrew..... Read more

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by Joe Penhall

A blessed agent in FBI’s top Crime Unit smartly and adroitly finds serious criminals like murderers..... Read more

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by Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams

Danger looms over a Chicago-based financial adviser as his dealings with a drug cartel go rough. The..... Read more

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Black Flags

by Robert Levine, Jonathan E. Steinberg

The series delves into the world of pirates, twenty years prior to the setting of R.L. Stevenson’s..... Read more

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The Deuce

by George Pelecanos, David Simon

The story showcases the flamboyant display of prostitution and porn in the New York of 1970s and 80s.

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Glacé: The Frozen Dead

by Gérard Carré, Pascal Chaumeil, Caroline Van Ruymbeke

A dark story of mad vengeance is unveiled once an unexpected and horrifying discovery is made in a small..... Read more

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Sharp Objects

by Marti Noxon

Story of a reporter confronting her past as the dark memories haunt her and drag her into the bleak world..... Read more

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Midnight, Texas

by Monica Owusu-Breen

The series depicts interactions and fantastic lives of several gifted inhabitants from all sorts of..... Read more

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Cormoran Strike

by N/A

Show portrays how a war veteran puts his extensive skill set to use as he works as a private detective and..... Read more

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Let the Right one in

by John Ajvide Lindqvist (screenplay), John Ajvide Lindqvist (novel)

Highlights the story of a boy Oskar
who is tired of being bullied and demeaned by others. He finds..... Read more

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The Terror

by N/A

A predator haunts and hunts the fleet of Royal Naval expedition looking to discover the infamous Northwest..... Read more

The Best Adoption & Orphans movies & tv series of the last decade

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    Away From Her

    25 May 2007
    by Sarah Polley

    Grant’s wife Fiona is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and he eventually agrees to the idea..... Read more

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    Glory Road

    13 Jan 2006
    by James Gartner

    In 1965, Don Haskins is hired to be the coach of the Texas Western Miners basketball team. After recruiting..... Read more

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    Hurricane Season

    08 Dec 2009
    by Tim Story

    Hurricane Katrina forced families to move all over the country. Al Collins is a high school basketball..... Read more

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    28 Aug 2009
    by Max Mayer

    Beautiful and intelligent Beth meets Adam, a man with Asperger’s Syndrome. As their relationship..... Read more

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    Coach Carter

    14 Jan 2005
    by Thomas Carter

    Ken Carter becomes the basketball coach at his old high school. The players’ bad attitudes leads him..... Read more

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    15 Oct 2014
    by Damien Chazelle

    Andrew is a young and talented drummer who goes away to a prestigious music academy. When being instructed..... Read more

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    14 Sep 2014
    by John Walsh

    King Henry VIII is injured and must take refuge in a shut-down manor house. Without his usual luxuries and..... Read more

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