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The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist

Updated December 9, 2019 1.0k votes 60 voters53 items

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
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    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film directed by Frank Darabont and adapted... more
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    The Shape of Water is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Shape of Water

    Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    The Shape of Water is a 2017 American fantasy romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro.... more
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    The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

    Released1999

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    The Sixth Sense is a 1999 American supernatural thriller film written and directed by M. Night... more
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    Ghost is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Ghost

    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released1990

    Directed byJerry Zucker

    Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy/crime thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi... more
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    Antichrist is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Antichrist

    Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg

    Released2009

    Directed byLars von Trier

    Antichrist is a 2009 Danish experimental horror film written and directed by Lars von Trier.... more
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    Mother is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Mother

    Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem

    Released2017

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

    Mother! is a 2017 American psychological horror thriller film, written and directed by Darren... more
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    Personal Shopper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Personal Shopper

    Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger

    Released2016

    Directed byOlivier Assayas

    Personal Shopper is a 2016 English-language French psychological thriller film directed by... more
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    The Babadook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Babadook

    Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall

    Released2014

    Directed byJennifer Kent

    The Babadook is a 2014 Australian psychological horror film, written and directed by Jennifer... more
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    The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Dead Zone

    Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

    Released1983

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    This film is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The screenplay... more
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    The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Lovely Bones

    Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lovely Bones is a 2009 supernatural drama film directed by Peter Jackson and stars Mark... more
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    Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Unbreakable

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2000

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Unbreakable is a 2000 American superhero drama film written, produced, and directed by M.... more
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    It Follows is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    It Follows

    Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist

    Released2014

    Directed byDavid Robert Mitchell

    It Follows is a 2014 supernatural psychological horror film written and directed by David... more
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    The Others is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Others

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2001

    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

    The Others is a 2001 horror-thriller film written, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenábar.... more
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    What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    What Lies Beneath

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis.... more
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    Stigmata is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Stigmata

    Portia de Rossi, Patricia Arquette

    Released1999

    Directed byRupert Wainwright

    Stigmata is a 1999 supernatural horror film directed by Rupert Wainwright and starring... more
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    Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Lady in the Water

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti

    Released2006

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night... more
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    Red Lights is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Red Lights

    Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byRodrigo Cortés

    Red Lights is a 2012 Spanish-American thriller film written and directed by Rodrigo Cortés and... 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
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    The Hole in the Ground

    Seána Kerslake, James Cosmo

    Released2019

    Directed byLee Cronin

    The Hole in the Ground is a 2019 Irish horror thriller film, directed by Lee Cronin. 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
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    A Ghost Story

    Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

    Directed byDavid Lowery

    A Ghost Story is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by David Lowery. The movie... more
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    The Saragossa Manuscript is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Saragossa Manuscript

    Beata Tyszkiewicz, Elżbieta Czyżewska

    Released1965

    Directed byWojciech Jerzy Has

    The Saragossa Manuscript is a 1965 Polish film directed by Wojciech Has, based on the 1815... more
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    Portrait of Jennie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Portrait of Jennie

    Nancy Reagan, Anne Francis

    Released1948

    Directed byWilliam Dieterle

    Portrait of Jennie is a 1948 fantasy film based on the novella by Robert Nathan. The film was... more
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    Anohana: The Flower We Saw Tha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

    Saori Hayami, Yumi Irino

    Released2013

    Directed byTatsuyuki Nagai

    Anohana the Movie: The Flower We Saw That Day is an anime film directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai.
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    I Am Not a Serial Killer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    I Am Not a Serial Killer

    Max Records, Laura Fraser

    Released2016

    Directed byBilly O'Brien

    I Am Not a Serial Killer is a 2016 Irish-British psychological horror film directed by Billy... more
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    The Uninvited is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    The Uninvited

    Ray Milland, Gail Russell

    Released1944

    Directed byLewis Allen

    The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural mystery/romance directed by Lewis Allen in his... more
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    Hereafter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist
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    Hereafter

    Matt Damon, Bryce Dallas Howard

    Released2010

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    Hereafter is a 2010 American supernatural thriller fantasy film directed, co-produced, and... more
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