Movies and TV shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer

If you like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" you are looking for semi serious, atmospheric and suspenseful movies or TV shows about / with vampire, chosen one, supernatural, vampire slayer, vampire human love, supernatural romance and high school themes of Action, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
 8.2
 131K
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. She is the Slayer.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, light, dark humor, clever, offbeat, serious, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, chosen one, supernatural, vampire slayer, vampire human love, supernatural romance, high school, supernatural ability, prophecy, double life, good versus evil, monster, teenage love, teamwork, small town, save the world, witch, superhuman powers, impossible love, magical, love and romance, teenage life, high school life, teenager, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 19th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, exciting and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, friendship, supernatural ability, good versus evil, supernatural power and danger mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Angel (1999), The Vampire Diaries (2009), Teen Wolf (2011), Vampire Academy (2014), Lost Girl (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 65K
Angel (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Angel, a 240-year old vampire cursed with a conscience, haunts the dark streets of Los Angeles alone. But after he meets a half-demon with ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, sentimental, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, supernatural ability, vampire slayer, redemption, heroes, investigator, imaginary, good versus evil, monster, magical, alternate reality ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, werewolf, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, high school, vampire human love, immortality, teen romance, youth, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 127K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, supernatural ability, high school, supernatural power, teenage love, teenage life, transformation, youth, life turned upside down, teen romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, vampire comedy, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, academy, vampire human love, best friends, youth, good versus evil, rivalry, school, supernatural, friends, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 29K
Lost Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her supernatural clan and its rigid hierarchy, Bo is a renegade who ...
Style: sexy, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, succubus, lgbt, seduction, private detective, supernatural ability, love triangle, crime, imaginary, victim, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 76K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each ...
Style: feel good, enigmatic, exciting, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, female protagonist, supernatural ability, good versus evil, double life, family relations, hereditary gift of witchcraft, destiny, demon ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Blonde, bouncy Buffy is your typical high school cheerleader-- her goal is to "marry Christian Slater and die" and nothing gets in her way when it's time to shop. But all that changes when a strange man informs her she's been ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: chosen one, cheerleader, vampire, high school, heroic mission, mysterious character, youth, supernatural, teenage life, good versus evil, destiny, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.4
 393K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, monster, supernatural ability, ghost, demon, supernatural power, angel, deadly creature, brother brother relationship, evil, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s, year 1958 ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 132
Split (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Ella Rosen who discovers her identity, as a half-vampire, half-human, when she starts at Green High whose principal is secretly the head of 'The Order of the Blood' an order which is devoted to cleansing the world of vampires.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, high school, supernatural, teenage love, good versus evil, love triangle, friendship, high school life, supernatural romance, friends, youth, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 229K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 800 min.
TV show
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, love affair, young people, supernatural, small town life, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ability, unlikely couple, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, witch, magic, immortality, supernatural ability, siblings relations, family secret, foreknowledge, family relations, creature, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 24K
Moonlight (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mick St. John is a captivating, charming and immortal private investigator from Los Angeles, who defies the traditional blood-sucking norms of his vampire tendencies by using his wit and powerful supernatural abilities to help the living.
Style: witty, suspenseful, light, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, investigation, supernatural ability, reporter, immortality, fall in love, impossible love, supernatural, supernatural romance, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, angel, teenage love, werewolf, good versus evil, chosen one, love and romance, legends and myths, youth, supernatural ability, heroine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, saga, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female warrior, mythology, adventure, friendship, sword fight, greek mythology, good versus evil, ancient, legends and myths, tough girl, feminism, lesbian ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece, macedonia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 53K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural power, werewolf, demon, good versus evil, magic, female protagonist, teenage girl, supernatural, strong female character, family secret, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, teenage love, forbidden love, witch, youth, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage life, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 117K
Smallville (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Smallville is an American television series developed by writers/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman, originally created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The series follows the adventures of Clark ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: secret identity, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage love, good versus evil, superman character, friendship, double life, heroes, danger, alien, super powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.2
 118K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: stylized, tense, exciting, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, immortality, magical, dangerous attraction, rivalry, power struggle, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 14K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, demon, friendship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, scenic, twists and turns
Plot: witch, vampire, vampire human love, magic, love and romance, female protagonist, danger, supernatural, impossible love, demon, culture clash, book ...
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: twists and turns, mysterious, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, high school, small town, youth, supernatural ability, classmate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 24K
Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, supernatural power, ghost, supernatural ability, roommate, friendship, imaginary, teleportation, social misfits, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 27K
Roswell (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Bizarre things start happening in the little New Mexico town where UFOs were spotted in 1947. Cut to 1999, when a cute high-school student saves the life of a teenage waitress. Surrounded by cliques of clever, angst-filled classmates, the two form a ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, space and aliens, alien, ufo, fish out of water, friendship, alien encounter, uncover truth, love and romance, disorder, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 109K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, monster, police detective, werewolf, life turned upside down, transformation, partners against crime, police investigation, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 94K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, superhuman powers, anti heroes, supernatural, imaginary, friendship, heroes, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 18K
Van Helsing (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is ...
Style: captivating, serious, dark, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, heroine, supernatural, post apocalypse, murder, survival, vampire slayer, superheroine, superhero, blood, society, vampire hunter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ethan, Benny and fledgling vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasties that regularly threaten their school.
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, nanny, friends, partners, superhuman powers, supernatural, fish out of water, buddies, youth, good versus evil, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 428K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: sexy, touching, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, fall in love, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, supernatural, supernatural romance, youth, teenage love, true love, small town, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
Style: dark, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing, satanic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, half breed, black magic, devil worship, dedication, adventure, high school, school, teenage love, couple relations ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, fall in love, supernatural ability, youth, parents and children, family, family relations, high school life, chosen one, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%