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List Rules Vote for your favorite supernatural teen and paranormal coming-of-age movies. No TV shows or mini-series.

These are the best supernatural teen movies of all time, according to film enthusiasts and teenage romantics. While they’re not all romances, many of them do feature teenage romance. But one thing they all have in common is the paranormal and kids coming of age. See where your favorite movies rank in the list below. Don’t agree with it? Be sure to vote for your favorite supernatural teen movies.

So what exactly defines a paranormal coming of age film? The easiest definition is any movie about children, kids, or teens that involve the supernatural. Heck, sometimes the movies may even be about young adults. In Teen Wolf for instance, Michael J. Fox plays a high schooler that finds out he is descended from werewolves.

Romance is often a significant theme in these movies. It could be that one of the romantics is a supernatural being or they both experience a paranormal phenomenon. Movies that fall under that category include Harry Potter, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

So to find out which paranormal teen movie is the best of all time, we’re asking everyone to vote. If you’re wondering where a particular movie ranks, use the search box at the top of the list to find it. Don’t see it? Add it so that others may vote on it. After all, this is supposed to be a comprehensive list of supernatural teen movies.

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I Am Number Four is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, Alex Pettyfer I Am Number Four is a 2011 American teen action science fiction film, directed by D. J. Caruso, starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron and Callan McAuliffe. The ...more

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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Michael J. Fox, Doug Savant, James Hampton Teen Wolf is a 1985 American fantasy comedy film released by Atlantic Releasing Corporation starring Michael J. Fox as Scott Howard, a high school student who discovers that his family has an ...more

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians:... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is a 2010 fantasy adventure film directed by Chris Columbus.

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Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film was directed by Joe ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer The Sorcerer's Apprentice is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Jon Turteltaub, and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the team behind the National ...more

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Matilda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson, Paul Reubens Matilda is a 1996 American fantasy comedy children's film directed and narrated by Danny DeVito. The screenplay by Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord is based on Roald Dahl's novel of the same ...more

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more

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Sky High is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter Sky High is a 2005 American superhero family comedy film about an airborne school for teenage superheroes. It was directed by Mike Mitchell and written by Paul Hernandez, Robert Schooley, and ...more

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Stardust is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Matthew Vaughn. The film is based on Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust and stars an ensemble cast ...more

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The Covenant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Chace Crawford, Jessica Lucas, Taylor Kitsch The Covenant is a 2006 American action supernatural thriller film written by J. S. Cardone, directed by Renny Harlin, and starring Steven Strait, Taylor Kitsch, Toby Hemingway, Chace Crawford, ...more

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis Beetlejuice is a 1988 American comedy fantasy film directed by Tim Burton, produced by The Geffen Film Company and distributed by Warner Bros. The plot revolves around a recently deceased young ...more

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more

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The Craft is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Christine Taylor The Craft is a 1996 American supernatural thriller film directed by Andrew Fleming and starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True. The film's plot centers on a group of ...more

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The NeverEnding Story Franchis... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach The NeverEnding Story (German: Die unendliche Geschichte) is a 1984 West German-produced English language epic fantasy film series based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende.

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Maleficent is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
shania added Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Juno Temple Maleficent is a 2014 American dark fantasy film directed by Robert Stromberg, loosely inspired by the fairy tale by Charles Perrault. A vengeful fairy (Angelina Jolie) is driven to curse an ...more

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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma ...more

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Gremlins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates Gremlins is a 1984 American horror comedy film directed by Joe Dante, released by Warner Bros. The film is about a young man who receives a strange creature called a mogwai as a pet, which then ...more

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Beastly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Mary-Kate Olsen Beastly is a 2011 romantic fantasy drama film loosely based on Alex Flinn's 2007 novel of the same name. It is a retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast and is set in modern-day New York ...more

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Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox Ella Enchanted is a 2004 British–American–Irish fantasy romantic comedy film loosely based on Gail Carson Levine's 1997 novel of the same name. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Ella and Hugh ...more

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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 musical adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is the second film adaptation of the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and stars ...more

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Spirited Away is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara, Ryunosuke Kamiki Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, ...more

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, ...more

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Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz Labyrinth is a 1986 British-American musical adventure fantasy film directed by Jim Henson, executive produced by George Lucas and based upon conceptual designs by Brian Froud. The film stars ...more

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Ryan Reynolds, Melissa Joan Hart, Laura Harris Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a 1996 American television film adaptation based on a character from Archie Comics. It served as a pilot for the Sabrina, the Teenage Witch television series, and ...more

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The film starred Kristy ...more

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Nanny McPhee is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Emma Thompson, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth Nanny McPhee is a 2005 British fantasy film directed by Kirk Jones. The film stars Emma Thompson and Colin Firth. Thompson also scripted the film, which is adapted from Christianna Brand's Nurse ...more

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Eragon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons Eragon is a 2006 British-American fantasy-adventure film based on the novel of the same name by author Christopher Paolini. The cast includes Edward Speleers in the title role, Jeremy Irons, ...more

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Aquamarine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Emma Roberts, JoJo, Sara Paxton Aquamarine is a 2006 Australian-American teen fantasy comedy film starring Sara Paxton, Emma Roberts, and Joanna "JoJo" Levesque. The film, which was made in both the United States and ...more

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The Spiderwick Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Mary-Louise Parker The Spiderwick Chronicles is a 2008 American fantasy adventure film. It is the film adaptation of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's bestselling series of the same name. Set in the Spiderwick ...more

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The Golden Compass is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Ian McKellen The Golden Compass is a 2007 2007 fantasy-adventure film written by Chris Weitz and directed by Chris Weitz.

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Warm Bodies is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
sphws added Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco Warm Bodies is a 2013 drama horror romance film written by Jonathan Levine and Isaac Marion and directed by Jonathan Levine.

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of U... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Penelope is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Reese Witherspoon, Christina Ricci, Russell Brand Penelope is a 2006 fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Mark Palansky which was first released in 2006 and stars Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Catherine O'Hara, Peter Dinklage, Richard E. ...more

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Monster House is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi Monster House is a 2006 computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Gil Kenan, produced by ImageMovers and Amblin Entertainment, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. The film stars ...more

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Aliens in the Attic is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Ashley Tisdale, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Nealon Aliens in the Attic is a 2009 American family science fiction comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises and starring Carter Jenkins, Ashley Tisdale, Robert Hoffman, Henri ...more

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Inkheart is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser Inkheart is a 2008 adventure fantasy film directed by Iain Softley and starring Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, and Sienna Guillory. It is ...more

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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Salma Hayek, Willem Dafoe, Josh Hutchersonm Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant is a 2009 American film adaptation of the Vampire Blood trilogy of the book series The Saga of Darren Shan by author Darren Shan.

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Zathura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Kristen Stewart, Josh Hutchersonm, Tim Robbins Zathura: A Space Adventure is a 2005 American science fiction fantasy adventure film directed by Jon Favreau, and is loosely based on the illustrated book Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg, author ...more

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Bedtime Stories is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Carmen Electra Bedtime Stories is a 2008 American family-fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman that stars Adam Sandler in his first appearance in a family-oriented film. Sandler's production company ...more

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Nim's Island is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin Nim's Island is a 2008 American-Australian adventure-fantasy film directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin and starring Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, and Gerard Butler. The story is based ...more

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City of Ember is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins City of Ember is a 2008 American science fiction fantasy film based on the 2003 novel The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. It was directed by Gil Kenan from a screenplay by Caroline Thompson, and ...more

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Willow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Warwick Davis Willow is a 1988 American fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by George Lucas, and starring Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Jean Marsh, and Billy Barty. ...more

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Teen Witch is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Robyn Lively, Zelda Rubinstein, Marcia Wallace Teen Witch is a 1989 fantasy teen comedy film starring Robyn Lively and Zelda Rubenstein. It was originally pitched as a female version of the 1985 Teen Wolf, although it later was reworked and ...more

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Christopher Lee, Phoebe Cates, Howie Mandel Gremlins 2: The New Batch is a 1990 American horror comedy film, and the sequel to Gremlins. It was directed by Joe Dante and written by Charles S. Haas, with creature designs by Rick Baker. It ...more

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, Bruce Forsyth Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 American musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution Company in North America on December 13, 1971. It is based ...more

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Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Bateman Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is a 2007 fantasy comedy film written and directed by Zach Helm. The film stars Dustin Hoffman as the owner of a magical toy store, and Natalie Portman as his ...more

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Pete's Dragon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons Pete's Dragon is a 1977 live-action/animated musical film from Walt Disney Productions. It is a live-action film but one of its title characters, a dragon named Elliott, is animated. The story ...more

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Flight of the Navigator is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films
Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker and Michael Burton, about David Freeman, a 12-year-old boy who is abducted by ...more