12 Best Supernatural TV Shows Ever, Ranked by IMDb

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Are you looking to journey into an alternate reality plagued by demons, witches, spirits, and monsters? From Lucifer (2016-2021) to Supernatural (2005-2020), these are the top-rated shows on IMDb for fans of the supernatural.

1. What We Do in the Shadows (2019-)

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

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This hilarious mockumentary-style fantasy series follows a group of vampires living on Staten Island attempting to blend in with humans. Each zany character, from the over-confident leader to the married couple to the humdrum energy-sap vampire, charms viewers as they engage in shenanigans.

2. Supernatural (2005-2020)

Supernatural (2005)

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Supernatural is a drama series about two brothers reuniting in adulthood to search for their missing father. Growing up, the brothers didn’t have an ordinary childhood. Their father raised them to hunt down supernatural monsters, like the one that killed their mother.

3. Ash vs Evil Dead (2015-2018)

Ash vs Evil Dead

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This dark horror comedy show takes place in the Evil Dead universe a few decades after the last movie’s events. It’s about the film’s protagonist, Ash, now older and living a mundane, everyday life. But his quiet life erupts into mayhem once more when Ash mistakenly releases a Deadly plague that threatens humankind.

4. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003)

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When a teenager and her mom move to a sleepy suburb, the town’s quiet appearance turns out to be a rouse. The new teen in town is a vampire slayer on a mission to rid the planet of supernatural foes. As she settles into her new life, she makes many friends who end up helping her fight evil.

5. The Originals (2013-2018)

The Originals (2013-2018)

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The Originals is a spin-off of the popular fantasy series The Vampire Diaries (2009-2017) that centers on the first-ever vampire-werewolf hybrid, Klaus Mikaelson. As Klaus returns to his hometown of New Orleans, he learns his former protégé has sinister plans. He stops at nothing, even eliciting the help of his brother and a group of witches to take down the plot against him.

6. Sense8 (2015-2018)

Sense8 (2015-2018)

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When eight strangers suddenly and inexplicably gain the power to communicate with one another telepathically, they become determined to uncover the reason for their newfound abilities. As they do, they must evade a secretive and sinister organization that attempts to capture them at every turn.

7. Penny Dreadful (2014-2016)

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Penny Dreadful is a mythic horror-fantasy series that brings viewers into the rich lives of familiar characters like Victor Frankenstein, Lucifer, and Dorian Gray. The first season begins when a roadshow artist helps a man search for his daughter after terrifying beasts abducted her. Along their journey, they get help from famous characters in other stories.

8. Misfits (2009-2013)

Misfits (2009-2013)

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When five teenage delinquents face a brutal storm while completing their mandated community service, four develop superpowers like mind reading, invisibility, and time travel. The group attempts to figure out how to use their powers and keep them a secret from their peers, teachers, and parents.

9. The Witcher (2019-)

The Witcher

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The Witcher is a medieval fantasy series about a monster hunter demonized by everyone he meets until he learns he has a vital role in protecting a princess. Together, they embark on a harrowing journey where they face terrifying monsters and even scarier people.

10. Lucifer (2016-2021)


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When Lucifer, the leader of the underworld, grows tired of his job overlooking eternal torture for those who were evil on Earth, he comes to Earth and opens up a nightclub. But after a murder occurs outside his business, he becomes intrigued with a do-good homicide detective. Despite her disapproval, he collaborates with her on future cases.

11. The Returned (2012-2015)

The Returned (2012-2015)

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The Returned is an eerie fantasy series that follows the events unfolding after dead people return to their families years and even decades after their deaths as if they never died. As the living attempt to reconcile this strange phenomenon, other odd things keep happening around the town.

12. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (2015)

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (2015)

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Set in 19th century Britain, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell follows two magicians who each hope to prove they’re the best magician in the world. As the two men compete, they fall deeper into a rivalry that threatens everything they’ve worked for as they attempt to take their place at the top.

12 Best Post-Apocalypse Survival Shows To Stream Right Now

Z Nation (2014)

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Despite the near-dystopian nature of COVID-19, the appetite for post-apocalyptic shows post-pandemic hasn’t receded one bit. The staggering success of the most recent one, The Last of Us, adds life to the argument that post-apocalyptic movies will always be here to stay. An internet fandom about end-of-the-world series wants you to stream these hot survival shows set in post-apocalyptic eras.

12 Best Post-Apocalypse Survival Shows To Stream Right Now

12 TV Shows About Living off the Grid That Make It Look More Tempting Everyday

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In recent years, many Americans have shown an interest in prepping or preparing for a major emergency or natural disaster. They have also shown an interest in getting back to basics and living a subsistence lifestyle. A segment of the population already lives “off the grid.” If escaping from the modern world appeals to you, these shows are a great way to learn more about an alternative way of life.

12 TV Shows About Living off the Grid That Make It Look More Tempting Everyday

12 Survival TV Shows That Will Actually Teach You Something About Surviving

Man vs. Wild (2006)

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If you seek the adrenaline rush wrapped in heart-pounding adventures, you can never go wrong with survival shows. Beyond the freeze and fawn you feel watching these riveting entertainments, many survival shows offer practical, life-saving lessons sufficient to save the day if you ever get into similar messes of your favorite big-screen adventurers.

12 Survival TV Shows That Will Actually Teach You Something About Surviving

10 Movies Based on Urban Legends That Will Make You Question Reality

The Fourth Kind (2009)

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Urban legends have long captivated our imaginations, weaving tales of suspense that leave us questioning the thin veil between fact and fiction. Many of these legends have been fertile ground for filmmakers, inspiring some of the most spine-chilling and memorable movies. From supernatural beings lurking in the shadows to cursed objects that bring about doom, here are ten films that have successfully brought urban legends to life on the big screen.

10 Movies Based on Urban Legends That Will Make You Question Reality

Alien Invasion Anxiety: The 12 Movie Aliens We Pray Stay on the Screen

Star Trek First Contact 1996

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If aliens ever decided to invade Earth, it’s safe to say that people would be more than a little concerned. Hollywood has long been fascinated with the idea of extraterrestrial life and has created many alien creatures ranging from the friendly to the downright scary.

According to a film forum, these are the 12 most feared cinematic alien species.

Alien Invasion Anxiety: The 12 Movie Aliens We Pray Stay on the Screen

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