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, vampire slayer, vampire human love and supernatural ability themes of Action, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
 8.2
 126K
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, light, dark humor, clever, offbeat, serious, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, high school, chosen one, vampire slayer, vampire human love, supernatural ability, double life, supernatural romance, prophecy, monster, teenage love, good versus evil, teamwork, small town, witch, magical, save the world, superhuman powers, impossible love, 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, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, supernatural ability, friendship, supernatural power, good versus evil and vampire mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Angel (1999), Teen Wolf (2011), The Vampire Diaries (2009), Split (2009), Charmed (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 63K
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, vampire slayer, heroes, investigator, imaginary, good versus evil, monster, magical, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 123K
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, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage love, high school, supernatural power, teenage life, life turned upside down, transformation, youth, friends, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, supernatural, love triangle, vampire human love, werewolf, dangerous attraction, high school, immortality, teen romance, supernatural power, youth, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 2000s ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 124
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, supernatural, teenage love, good versus evil, friendship, high school life, love triangle, youth, supernatural romance, high school, imaginary, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 74K
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, exciting, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, female protagonist, supernatural ability, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, family relations, double life, hereditary gift of witchcraft, destiny, demon ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, sexy, semi serious, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, vampire human love, best friends, good versus evil, academy, rivalry, supernatural, youth, school, danger, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.8
 226K
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, young people, supernatural, small town life, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ability, unlikely couple, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 24K
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, supernatural power, ghost, supernatural ability, roommate, friendship, imaginary, transformation, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 28K
Lost Girl (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
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, werewolf, lgbt, seduction, succubus, private detective, victim, supernatural ability, love triangle, crime, imaginary, femme fatale ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ 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, captivating, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: chosen one, vampire, high school, cheerleader, heroic mission, mysterious character, youth, supernatural, teenage life, good versus evil, destiny, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, angel, supernatural romance, teenage love, werewolf, good versus evil, chosen one, love and romance, legends and myths, supernatural ability, heroine, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.4
 378K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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, monster, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural power, ghost, demon, angel, god or devil, vampire, deadly creature, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, immortality, supernatural ability, magic, siblings relations, family relations, family secret, spell, evil force, foreknowledge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: mythology, female warrior, adventure, sword fight, feminism, friendship, legends and myths, tough girl, good versus evil, greek mythology, ancient, one woman army ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, china, egypt, macedonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, supernatural ability, supernatural, youth, love and romance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, fall in love, supernatural ability, single parent, youth, chosen one, family, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, stylized, captivating, scenic, twists and turns
Plot: witch, vampire, vampire human love, female protagonist, love and romance, magic, supernatural, danger, impossible love, demon, culture clash, book ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 107K
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, creature, legends and myths, monster, police detective, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, good versus evil, hunt down, werewolf, evil force, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 13K
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, reboot ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, witches, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, demon, friendship, adventure, witchcraft, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 114K
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: secret identity, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, teenage love, friendship, double life, alien, danger, secret, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 51K
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, supernatural power, demon, werewolf, magic, good versus evil, female protagonist, supernatural, strong female character, teenage girl, friendship, family secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, vampire human love, dangerous attraction, investigation, reporter, supernatural ability, supernatural, fall in love, impossible love, immortality, supernatural romance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: twists and turns, mysterious, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, witchcraft, teenage life, teenage love, supernatural power, high school, curses spells and rituals, youth, supernatural ability, small town, classmate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 113K
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, exciting, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, witch, supernatural, immortality, supernatural romance, magical, dangerous attraction, rivalry, power struggle, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, stylized, disturbing, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, half breed, black magic, devil worship, adventure, dedication, school, couple relations, teenage love, evil witch ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, afterlife, ghost, supernatural ability, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, small town, mysterious character, death, missing person, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, chase, high school, teenage life, superhuman powers, youth, supernatural power, disorder, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, nanny, partners, supernatural, superhuman powers, buddies, fish out of water, good versus evil, friends, disorder, teenage life, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 17K
Van Helsing (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, bloody
Plot: vampire, heroine, supernatural, murder, survival, blood, society, vampire hunter, post apocalypse, hand to hand combat, adaptation, road trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 418K
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, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, forbidden love, supernatural, youth, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural romance, teenage love, couples, true love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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