Most Popular Psychological Drama Movies and TV Shows
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1. Serenity (2019)
R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A fishing boat captain juggles facing his mysterious past and finding himself ensnared in a reality where nothing is what it seems.
Votes: 18,384 | Gross: $8.55M
3. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 698,594 | Gross: $1.48M
4. Hulk (2003)
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Votes: 239,911 | Gross: $132.18M
10. The Crying Game (1992)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Votes: 47,451 | Gross: $62.55M
11. Ordinary People (1980)
R | 124 min | Drama
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
Votes: 42,267 | Gross: $54.80M
12. How Do You Know (2010)
PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being cut from the U.S.A. softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Votes: 41,108 | Gross: $30.21M
15. Masum (2017)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Cevdet (Haluk Bilginer), a retired commissioner, and his wife spend their pensions in peace on a farm away from the city. Suddenly the life of the family is destroyed by the sudden arrival of a terrible news from the little son.
16. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Votes: 53,413 | Gross: $23.65M
18. The Keeping Hours (2017)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
10 years after the death of their son, a divorced couple is suddenly reunited by supernatural events that offer them a chance at forgiveness.
21. The Unknown Girl (2016)
Unrated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A female doctor gets obsessed with the case of a dead woman after learning that the woman had died shortly after having rung her door for help.
Votes: 6,108 | Gross: $0.15M
22. Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
R | 120 min | Drama
A gay man and a political prisoner are together in a prison. The gay man narrates the stories of two fake movies and his own life.
Votes: 12,980 | Gross: $17.04M
24. Margaret (I) (2011)
R | 150 min | Drama
A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.
Votes: 14,725 | Gross: $0.05M
26. Death Parade (2015)
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Horror
After death, humans go to either heaven or hell. But for some, at the instant of their death, they arrive at the Quindecim, a bar attended by the mysterious white-haired Decim.
27. Luna (1979)
R | 142 min | Drama
While touring in Italy, a recently-widowed American opera singer has an incestuous relationship with her 15-year-old son to help him overcome his heroin addiction.
28. Heroes (1977)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
A Vietnam veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder breaks out of a VA hospital and goes on a road trip with a sympathetic traveler to start a worm farm in California with his fellow veterans.
Votes: 1,507 | Gross: $33.50M
29. Our Mother's House (1967)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
When their deeply religious mother dies, the seven Hook children bury her in the garden and continue life as normal. Then their absent father, Charlie, reappears...
33. Frankie & Alice (2010)
R | 101 min | Biography, Drama
A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.
Votes: 4,679 | Gross: $0.69M
34. King of the Gypsies (1978)
R | 112 min | Drama
In the criminal and violent world of modern-day Gypsies based in New York City, their 'king' Zharko Stepanowicz passes his leadership to his unwilling grandson, leaving the skipped father resentful.
Votes: 983 | Gross: $7.33M
35. Seize the Day (1986)
Unrated | 93 min | Drama
Tommy Wilhelm is a good honest man who's fallen on hard times after losing his job, but what really gets to Tommy is seeing both his friends and family turning their backs on him one after the other. He tries to seize the day - in vain.
36. One More Minute (1979)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
Angela, a naive young hairdresser, is thrown out of home by her puritanical mother. At the behest of model client, She gets her first modeling gig. While her future seems bright, she soon learns that everyone around her wants to use her.
37. Don't Look There
Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Pre-production
A female clinical psychologist's life spirals out of control as she assists the police hunt a serial killer and she treats a new patient.
38. The Girl in the Bathtub (2018 TV Movie)
TV-14 | Biography, Drama, Mystery
Based on the real life mystery surrounding the death of Julia Law, a young paralegal whose body was found in the apartment of her boss and lover, a prominent Philadelphia lawyer. Was it murder or something more complicated?
39. Heart of Midnight (1988)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Carol inherits a night club from her weird uncle. She moves into the place, only to find out just how weird her uncle really was. She begins to remember more about her very special ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,034 | Gross: $0.11M
40. Pursued (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.
41. The House by the Lake (1976)
R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
A rich playboy has a large house in the countryside. One weekend he invites a fashion model. On his way to the house, he drives past a gang of crazy young men. The men find out where the ... See full summary »
42. The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986)
229 min | Drama
Ruth has everything. A large, warty body, a standard house in the suburbs, two whiney children, a dog, a cat and a guinea pig. She also has Bobo, her unfaithful accountant husband who ... See full summary »
43. Underworld (1996)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Thriller
After spending seven years behind bars, Johnny Crown is back on the street, with lots of cash, a psychotherapy degree and a burning desire to find and punish gangsters who had killed his ... See full summary »
45. ToY (2016)
TV-MA | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Young L.A. artist, Chloe, hires prostitutes to pose nude and talk openly about their lives while she films them for her new art project. She falls for one of them, the elegant 40-something Kat. The two begin a tragic passionate affair.
48. Midnight Runner (2018)
92 min | Drama
A young chef and long distance runner is tormented by the loss of his brother not too long ago. He focusses on his running, his girlfriend and his work. But when he believes he is not ... See full summary »
49. Inheritance (III) (2017)
75 min | Drama
A woman learns her estranged father has died and returns with her brother and new lover to her childhood home of Belize, where she must face her past while fighting for intimacy in the present.
50. Le voyage en douce (1980)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Childhood friends, dominant Helene and submissive Lucie, are now in their thirties and married. Nostalgic about their youth, they take a bonding car trip to French countryside, while discussing their real and made up sexual experiences.