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The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist  

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Looking for dramatic movies that have a supernatural twist? These are the best supernatural drama movies the hybrid genre has to offer. These are not always horror films although some of them can be classified as such. Often times dramatic supernatural movies blend paranormal elements with complex characters and their relationships. Prime examples of supernatural dramas include The Green Mile and The Sixth Sense. But are these films the top supernatural drama films out there?

The greatest supernatural dramas offer relatable character-driven stories that take place in unique circumstances. Now it's time to determine the best supernatural drama movie of all time. Vote up the supernatural drama movies that you love and vote down the ones that you wish you'd never seen. Don't see you one of your favorites on the list? Feel free to add it and check back to see how other users rank your additions and look for new supernatural drama movies as they are released.

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The Green Mile is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell
The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film directed by Frank Darabont and adapted from the 1996 Stephen King novel of the same name. The film is told in a flashback format and stars ...more
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The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment
The Sixth Sense is a 1999 American supernatural thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film tells the story of Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a troubled, isolated boy who ...more
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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze
Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy/crime thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn, and Whoopi Goldberg. It was written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry ...more
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The Shape of Water is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins
The Shape of Water is a 2017 American fantasy romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro. Lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation until she discovers a secret ...more
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Mother is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer
Mother! is a 2017 American psychological horror thriller film, written and directed by Darren Aronofsky. A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting ...more
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Antichrist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm
Antichrist is a 2009 Danish experimental horror film written and directed by Lars von Trier. It tells the story of a couple (Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg) who, after the death of their ...more
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The Babadook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Adam Morgan
The Babadook is a 2014 Australian psychological horror film, written and directed by Jennifer Kent, in which a woman and her son are tormented by a "boogie-man" type monster. The film ...more
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Personal Shopper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz
Personal Shopper is a 2016 English-language French psychological thriller film directed by Olivier Assayas. A personal shopper (Kristen Stewart) in Paris refuses to leave the city until she ...more
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The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Tom Skerritt
This film is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The screenplay by Jeffrey Boam was based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars ...more
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The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon
The Lovely Bones is a 2009 supernatural drama film directed by Peter Jackson and stars Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli, and Saoirse Ronan. A film ...more
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Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright
Unbreakable is a 2000 American superhero drama film written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson. The film tells the story of ...more
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What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta
What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is the first film by ImageMovers. It stars Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer as a well-to-do ...more
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It Follows is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Linda Boston
It Follows is a 2014 supernatural psychological horror film written and directed by David Robert Mitchell. After carefree teenager Jay (Maika Monroe) sleeps with her new boyfriend, Hugh (Jake ...more
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The Others is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley
The Others is a 2001 horror-thriller film written, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenábar. It stars Nicole Kidman and Fionnula Flanagan. It won eight Goya Awards, including awards for ...more
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Red Lights is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver, Elizabeth Olsen
Red Lights is a 2012 Spanish-American thriller film written and directed by Rodrigo Cortés and starring Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Toby Jones, Elizabeth Olsen, ...more
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Stigmata is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Portia de Rossi, Patricia Arquette, Nia Long
Stigmata is a 1999 supernatural horror film directed by Rupert Wainwright and starring Patricia Arquette as an atheist hairdresser from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who is afflicted with the ...more
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Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan
Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more
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The Hole in the Ground is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Seána Kerslake, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen
The Hole in the Ground is a 2019 Irish horror thriller film, directed by Lee Cronin. An unpleasant encounter with a mysterious neighbor throws Sarah O'Neill (Seána Kerslake) into an ...more
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A Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham
A Ghost Story is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by David Lowery. The movie follows a man as he dies, becomes a ghost, and witnesses many things before fading away.
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I Am Not a Serial Killer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Max Records, Laura Fraser, Christopher Lloyd
I Am Not a Serial Killer is a 2016 Irish-British psychological horror film directed by Billy O'Brien and based on the novel by Dan Wells. A teenager (Max Records) in a small midwestern town has ...more
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The Saragossa Manuscript is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Beata Tyszkiewicz, Elżbieta Czyżewska, Iga Cembrzyńska
The Saragossa Manuscript is a 1965 Polish film directed by Wojciech Has, based on the 1815 novel The Manuscript Found in Saragossa by Jan Potocki. Set primarily in Spain, it tells a frame story ...more
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The Traveler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
The Traveler Paul Naschy
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Anohana: The Flower We Saw Tha... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Saori Hayami, Yumi Irino, Ai Kayano
Anohana the Movie: The Flower We Saw That Day is an anime film directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai.
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Portrait of Jennie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
Nancy Reagan, Anne Francis, Jennifer Jones
Portrait of Jennie is a 1948 fantasy film based on the novella by Robert Nathan. The film was directed by William Dieterle and produced by David O. Selznick. It stars Jennifer Jones and Joseph
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The Plea is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
The Plea Ramaz Chkhikvadze, Guram Pirtskhalava, Zurab Kapianidze
The Plea is a 1967 drama film written and directed by Tengiz Abuladze.