Movies and TV shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer

If you like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" you are looking for semi serious, suspenseful and captivating movies or TV shows about / with vampire, double life, supernatural ability, supernatural, chosen one, high school and supernatural romance themes of Action, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
 8.2
 120K
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, suspenseful, captivating, dark humor, atmospheric, light, clever, offbeat, serious, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, double life, supernatural ability, supernatural, chosen one, high school, supernatural romance, monster, vampire slayer, teenage love, good versus evil, magical, small town, teamwork, teenager, best friends, danger, high school life, teenage life, witch, prophecy, superhuman powers, impossible love, love and romance, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, 19th century
Place: california, usa, campus

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 power, supernatural ability, friendship, female protagonist and youth mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Angel (1999), The Vampire Diaries (2009), True Blood (2008), Teen Wolf (2011), Charmed (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 60K
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, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, supernatural ability, redemption, monster, investigator, imaginary, good versus evil, magical, righting the wronged, heroes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, high school, vampire human love, dangerous attraction, youth, immortality, werewolf, teenage life, supernatural romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.9
 220K
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, supernatural, small town life, couple relations, love affair, supernatural ability, love and romance, unlikely couple, death, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 117K
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, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage life, high school, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural power, life turned upside down, school, youth, high school life, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 70K
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: enigmatic, feel good, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, supernatural ability, female protagonist, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, double life, witchcraft, family relations, demon, destiny, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 27K
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, exciting, captivating, serious, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, seduction, lgbt, love triangle, imaginary, supernatural ability, victim, femme fatale, private detective, crimes, temptation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, academy, danger, best friends, youth, good versus evil, rivalry, school, supernatural ability, young heroes, supernatural, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 118
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, teenage love, love triangle, supernatural, high school life, good versus evil, friendship, youth, high school, supernatural romance, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
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, captivating, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful ...
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 ⇓
26%
 7.4
 110K
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, superhuman powers, secret identity, teenage love, friendship, good versus evil, double life, danger, alien, secret, earth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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: witch, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, immortality, supernatural, secret, siblings relations, family secret, family relations, evil force, family reunited, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, 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
Plot: vampire, witch, vampire human love, love and romance, impossible love, danger, supernatural, culture clash, female protagonist, magic, book, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: good versus evil, supernatural romance, angel, supernatural, werewolf, teenage love, chosen one, love and romance, adventure, danger, vampire, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, scary, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, superhuman powers, good versus evil, friends, partners, teenage life, fish out of water, nanny, youth, buddies, disorder, social awkwardness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.2
 87K
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, misfit, swearing, anti heroes, friends, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, superhuman powers, twentysomething life, superhero, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, supernatural romance, supernatural, forbidden love, love and romance, teenage life, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, witch, family secret, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 220K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, superhero, psychic, villain, heroic mission, family relations, danger, stopped time, secret, teleportation, politician ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 107K
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: tense, captivating, exciting, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, witch, immortality, magical, rivalry, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, secret, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, teenage life, chase, superhuman powers, high school, supernatural power, youth, mysterious character, chases and races, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, psychic power, afterlife, investigation, uncover truth, supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, missing person, murder, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, black magic, devil worship, adventure, half breed, couple relations, teenager, coming of age, school, dedication, teenage love ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, feminism, legends and myths, female warrior, sword fight, tough girl, good versus evil, anti hero, ancient, danger, lesbian subtext ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, egypt, china, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 15K
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: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, not serious, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, paranormal, supernatural, family relations, save the world, gunslinger, sibling relationship, justice, family curse, fight, battle, blood ...
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage love, high school, chosen one, supernatural ability, fall in love, single parent, youth, family relations, parents and children, family, supernatural, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, teenage life, small town, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, high school, classmates, supernatural ability, supernatural power, witchcraft, small town life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
 104K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: 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: creature, supernatural, legends and myths, police detective, life turned upside down, good versus evil, hunt down, monster, supernatural ability, werewolf, evil force, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 47K
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: vampire, werewolf, magic, supernatural power, good versus evil, demon, female protagonist, strong female character, supernatural, friendship, family secret, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 4.4
 11K
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: captivating, enigmatic, suspense, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, witch, good versus evil, witchcraft, witches, reboot, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, adventure, crimes, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ 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, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, ghost, roommate, friendship, supernatural ability, supernatural power, teleportation, social misfits, misfit, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, atmospheric, serious, ridiculous, erotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, immortality, supernatural romance, wolf pack, vampire human love, romance, young lovers, couples, impossible love, grudge, villainess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%