The Best Psychological Drama Movies  

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A list of the best psychological drama movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime, ranked by movie lovers like you. This list of movies about psychological drama can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of top psychological drama films also contains psychological drama movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This list is made up of a variety of movies, including Marupadiyum and How I Killed My Father.

If you're wondering, "What are the best psychological drama movies of all time?" or "What is the greatest psychological drama film?" then this list will answer your questions. These are the greatest films in the psychological drama genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the psychological drama genre in it.

All sorts of directors have taken on Psychological Drama movies. Examples include François Truffaut, Balu Mahendra, and Anne Fontaine.

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Gérard Depardieu, François Truffaut, Fanny Ardant
The Woman Next Door is a 1981 French film directed by François Truffaut. It was the 39th highest grossing film of the year, with a total of 1,087,600 admissions in France.
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Amira Casar, François Berléand, Charles Berling
How I Killed My Father is a 2001 drama film directed by Anne Fontaine.
You May Not Believe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Drama Movies
You May Not Believe Ritwick Chakraborty, Nitya Ganguly
Biswas Nao Korte Paren is a 2006 Indian film.
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Revathi, Rohini, Arvind Swamy
Marupadiyum is a 1993 Indian Tamil-language film directed by Balu Mahendra starring Nizhalgal Ravi, Revathi, Rohini and Arvind Swamy. The movie is a remake of Mahesh Bhatt's 1982 Hindi movie ...more
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Chaalchitra Utpal Dutt, Anjan Dutt, Arun Mukherjee
Chaalchitra is a 1981 psychological drama film written and directed by Mrinal Sen.
The Ground Beneath My Feet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Psychological Drama Movies
Valerie Pachner, Pia Hierzegger, Mavie Hörbiger
The Ground Beneath My Feet is a 2019 Austrian drama film directed by Marie Kreutzer. A business consultant, Lola (Valerie Pachner) is on the fast track to success when a tragic event forces her ...more
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Mont-Dragon Jacques Brel, Catherine Rouvel, Yves Brainville
Mont-Dragon is a 1970 French film directed by Jean Valère, starring Jaques Brel, François Prévost, Paul le Person and Catherine Rouvel, with a screenplay by Robert
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The Borgia Paz Vega, María Valverde, Ángela Molina
The story of Spain's most infamous family is brought to the screen with surprising subtlety in this historical drama. Near the end of the 15th century, the Borgias are one of the most wealthy ...more
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Romy Schneider, Dennis Waterman
My Lover, My Son is a 1970 US-American-British coproduction directed by John Newland. It tells the story of a mother played by Romy Schneider clinging to her maturing son. The film is based on ...more
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Lagodna is a 1995 film directed by Mariusz Trelinski.
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Awakening Jana Brejchová, Jiří Sovák, Vladimír Menšík
Awakening is a 1959 Czechoslovak film. The film starred Josef Kemr.