NETFLIX Genre: Classic Dramas



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Netflix box art for All About Eve All About Eve
1950 / 138
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Bette Davis plays an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan as her assistant, only to learn that the woman is a conniving upstart.

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Netflix box art for The Andromeda Strain Andromeda Strain, The
1971 / 131

When a satellite crashes in New Mexico, it unleashes a deadly alien virus that kills all but two residents of a small town. Small-town USA is ground zero for a new kind of terror. A brave team of scientists marches into the invisible storm.

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Netflix box art for Battle of Britain Battle of Britain
1969 / 131
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This star-studded epic re-creates the 1940 air battle over England, as the Royal Air Force fended off a Nazi attack in the early days of World War II. In 1940, World War II took to the skies. Lives were lost, heroes were made and history changed forever.

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Netflix box art for The Bears and I Bears and I, The
1974 / 88
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When a Vietnam vet adopts three orphaned bear cubs, he angers an Indian tribe that regards bears as brothers. But soon, they all face a bigger threat. A kind man just wants some peace and quiet. But adopting three little bears winds up creating big trouble.

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Netflix box art for The Bridge on the River Kwai Bridge on the River Kwai, The
1957 / 162
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This sweeping epic is set in a World War II Japanese prison camp, where British prisoners are forced to build a bridge as a morale-building exercise. Even in war, victory is a battle of wills. But just because you've won the battle, it doesn't mean you've won the war.

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Netflix box art for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1969 / 110

To evade a posse, legendary outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid flee to Bolivia -- but trouble finds the charming desperadoes wherever they go.

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Netflix box art for Chinatown Chinatown
1974 / 130

With a suspicious femme fatale bankrolling his snooping, private eye J.J. Gittes uncovers intricate dirty dealings in the Los Angeles waterworks. 1930s Los Angeles was a town full of secrets. Dark pasts, shady politicians and an unquenchable thirst -- for water.

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Netflix box art for A Clockwork Orange Clockwork Orange, A
1971 / 136

A young man spends his time stealing, raping and beating innocent people in nihilistic orgies of violence, all in an attempt to get his nightly kicks. The government thinks it has the cure for his sadistic hobbies. But it's hard to keep a good sociopath down.

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Netflix box art for Daughters of the Dust Daughters of the Dust
1991 / 112
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An African American Gullah family leaves their coastal island home in 1902 and risks losing their culture to start a new life on the U.S. mainland.

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Netflix box art for The Day of the Jackal Day of the Jackal, The
1973 / 142
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A French paramilitary group disgusted with President Charles de Gaulle's decision to free French Algeria plans his assassination. To take down the president, it'll cost them half a million. But this assassin is worth every penny.

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Netflix box art for Dumbo Dumbo
1941 / 63
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This vintage Disney classic follows Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears and a lack of confidence who learns to surmount all obstacles. A baby elephant constantly teased for his ginormous ears learns confidence. And a tiny mouse friend helps him soar.

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Netflix box art for Escape from Alcatraz Escape from Alcatraz
1979 / 111

Lifer Frank Morris plans his unauthorized departure from Alcatraz in this thriller based on the penitentiary's only successful jailbreak. He's a lifelong hardened criminal. He's escaped from prison before. But can he flee this notorious island penitentiary?

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Netflix box art for Fiddler on the Roof Fiddler on the Roof
1971 / 181
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Director Norman Jewison chronicles the trials of a Jewish peasant, his wife and their three strong-willed daughters in pre-revolutionary Russia.

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Netflix box art for Full Metal Jacket Full Metal Jacket
1987 / 116
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Marine recruits endure the grueling ordeal of basic training and later face the unrelenting Viet Cong during the Tet Offensive in this grim drama. A hardened unit of soldiers in Vietnam closes in on an unseen enemy with deadly aim. Can this battle be won?

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Netflix box art for The Godfather: Part II Godfather: Part II, The
1974 / 4.3 / 202
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This second film in the trilogy explores the Corleone family roots, tracing Don Vito's journey from Sicily to a life of organized crime in New York. The reluctant leader of a mob family expands his risky business while the circle of people he can trust rapidly shrinks.

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Netflix box art for The Godfather Godfather, The
1972 / 4.4 / 177
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When an organized-crime family patriarch barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son steps in to take care of the would-be killers. Can an idealistic war hero take over his father's crime empire and make it legit? Not with his family's honor at stake.

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Netflix box art for The Great Escape Great Escape, The
1963 / 172
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This epic adventure centers on an audacious plan by Allied officers to stage a massive breakout from an ostensibly escape-proof German prison camp. If they want freedom, they'll have to take it. Nothing stands in their way ... except for all of Nazi Germany.

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Netflix box art for The Great Gatsby Great Gatsby, The
1974 / 143

Mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby is obsessed with Daisy Buchanan, who's married to unfaithful Tom, making for a tragic love triangle. On the surface, their lives are beautiful, luxurious, ethereal and perfect. But everything that glitters isn't gold.

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Netflix box art for The Hustler Hustler, The
1961 / 134
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Paul Newman scores as pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson, who tours the country hustling games -- even challenging reigning champion Minnesota Fats.

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Netflix box art for In Harm's Way In Harm's Way
1965 / 167

This epic World War II tale focuses on the effect the Pearl Harbor attack had on the lives of officers, wives and lovers as America entered the war. He put his country ahead of his family, but he didn't follow the rules. Now he has a second chance to be a hero.

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Netflix box art for In the Heat of the Night In the Heat of the Night
1967 / 110
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Black Philadelphia detective Virgil Tibbs helps a redneck Southern sheriff solve a murder in this riveting study in racism that still strikes a chord. He's going to need all of his skills to solve this crime. And all of his humanity to endure the racism he will face.

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Netflix box art for Kramer vs. Kramer Kramer vs. Kramer
1979 / 104

Ted is a career-driven yuppie whose wife leaves him and their 6-year-old son. As he adjusts to life as a full-time dad, she comes to reclaim the boy. Ted is a career-driven yuppie whose wife leaves him and their 6-year-old son. As he adjusts to life as a full-time dad, she comes to reclaim the boy.

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Netflix box art for Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia
1962 / 227

This Oscar-winning epic tells the true story of T.E. Lawrence, who helped unite warring Arab tribes to strike back against the Turks in World War I. He's brave, flamboyant and iconoclastic. Among the desert tribes of Arabia, this British adventurer finds his calling.

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Netflix box art for MASH MASH
1970 / 115
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Robert Altman's thinly veiled satire concerns a group of Army doctors fighting military insanity and healing wounded soldiers during the Korean War. When the sorrow and injustice of war gets you down, it's time to turn to humor, pranks and hilarious high jinks.

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