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, supernatural, high school, chosen one, supernatural ability, vampire human love and vampire slayer themes of Action, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
 8.2
 123K
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, dark humor, light, clever, offbeat, serious, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, high school, chosen one, supernatural ability, vampire human love, vampire slayer, double life, monster, supernatural romance, teenage love, good versus evil, teamwork, small town, teenager, prophecy, witch, magical, save the world, superhuman powers, impossible love, love and romance, teenage life, high school life, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 19th century, 1990s, 2000s
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, supernatural ability, supernatural power, friendship, female protagonist and rivalry mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Angel (1999), Teen Wolf (2011), Charmed (1998), Split (2009), True Blood (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 62K
Angel (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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 human love, vampire, supernatural ability, redemption, monster, imaginary, investigator, good versus evil, magical, righting the wronged, hopes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 120K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
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, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, high school, supernatural power, teenage love, teenage life, supernatural, youth, life turned upside down, transformation, school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.1
 72K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, female protagonist, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, good versus evil, family relations, demon, double life, destiny, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 121
Split (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
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, love triangle, supernatural, teenage love, good versus evil, friendship, high school life, supernatural romance, imaginary, youth, high school, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 223K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 800 min.
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, small town life, supernatural, love affair, young people, couple relations, supernatural ability, love and romance, desire, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, academy, rivalry, best friends, youth, danger, good versus evil, supernatural ability, school, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: montana, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, vampire human love, werewolf, dangerous attraction, teen romance, high school, youth, immortality, supernatural power, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1860s, 2000s ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, supernatural romance, angel, good versus evil, teenage love, werewolf, love and romance, chosen one, legends and myths, adventure, danger, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 28K
Lost Girl (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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, lgbt, werewolf, seduction, succubus, supernatural ability, victim, private detective, love triangle, temptation, imaginary, crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, exciting, entertaining, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chosen one, vampire, high school, cheerleader, heroic mission, youth, mysterious character, supernatural, teenage life, good versus evil, destiny, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: psychic power, ghost, afterlife, investigation, uncover truth, small town, supernatural ability, supernatural, missing person, murder, mysterious character, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 16K
Wynonna Earp (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the IDW Comic, Wynonna Earp follows Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter as she battles demons and other creatures. With her unique abilities, and a posse of dysfunctional allies, she's the only thing that can bring the paranormal to ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, exciting, not serious, wild ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, supernatural, lesbian relationship, gunslinger, paranormal, family relations, save the world, sibling relationship, justice, legend, lesbian, family curse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, chosen one, single parent, youth, parents and children, family relations, family, imaginary, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 106K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, creature, police detective, life turned upside down, good versus evil, hunt down, werewolf, monster, supernatural ability, evil force, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 23K
Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, supernatural, vampire, ghost, roommate, supernatural power, friendship, supernatural ability, teleportation, transformation, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ethan, Benny and fledgling vampire Sarah battle zombies, demons and the other supernatural beasties that regularly threaten their school.
Style: humorous, exciting, scary, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, partners, nanny, superhuman powers, supernatural, buddies, fish out of water, friends, disorder, unlikely partners, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: teenage love, supernatural romance, forbidden love, supernatural, youth, witch, love and romance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, family secret, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, feel good, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural ability, immortality, siblings relations, family secret, family relations, spell, evil force, foreknowledge, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: atmospheric, dark, disturbing, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, black magic, devil worship, half breed, adventure, dedication, couple relations, school, teenage love, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 23K
Moonlight (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, reporter, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural, supernatural romance, friends, crimes, immortality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, stylized, scenic, twists and turns
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, witch, female protagonist, love and romance, supernatural, danger, magic, culture clash, impossible love, demon, book ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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: enigmatic, mysterious, twists and turns, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, witchcraft, teenage life, teenage love, high school, curses spells and rituals, youth, classmates, supernatural power, small town, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 112K
Smallville (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, teenage love, friendship, good versus evil, double life, danger, alien, secret, earth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
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, sexy, saga ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, female warrior, friendship, legends and myths, feminism, sword fight, mythology, tough girl, good versus evil, lesbian subtext, ancient, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece, india, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 49K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: captivating, tense, serious, gothic, bleak
Audience: teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, vampire, good versus evil, werewolf, magic, female protagonist, strong female character, demon, teenage girl, supernatural, friendship, family secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, teenage life, chase, high school, superhuman powers, youth, supernatural power, imaginary, chases and races, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 110K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, captivating, exciting, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, magical, immortality, rivalry, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 12K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, captivating, suspense, twists and turns, gothic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, good versus evil, magic, demon, witchcraft, friendship, adventure, crimes, witches ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 89K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, friends, misfit, swearing, imaginary, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, superhuman powers, anti heroes, twentysomething life, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, ridiculous, erotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, vampire human love, supernatural romance, immortality, romance, wolf pack, love and romance, rivalry, friends, protective parent, bloodsucker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%