Movies like Fright Night

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Fright Night (1985)
 7.1
 61K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Unfortunately for the would-be vampire slayers, Dandrige has set his sights on Charley's girlfriend (Amanda Bearse) in this clever spoof of the horror genre.
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, vampire comedy, humorous, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, post modern ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, mysterious character, small town, transformation, youth, danger, obsessive quest, werewolf, teenage life, blood, violence, neighbor, suburbs, brutality, undead, nightclub, chase, gory, tombs and skeletons, graphic violence, amateur detective, deadly, young heroes, ghoul ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Fright Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, cult film and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, blood, gory, deadly, transformation and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Fright Night: The Lost Boys (1987), Freaks of Nature (2015), Vampires (1998), Let Me In (2010), 30 Days of Night (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fright Night Part 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After three years of therapy Charley Brewster, now a college student, is convinced that Jerry Dandridge was a serial killer posing as a vampire. But when Regine, a mysterious actress and her entourage move into Peter Vincent's apartment block, ...
Style: vampire comedy, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, vampire, supernatural, zombie, vengeance, werewolf, dangerous animal, rivalry, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 124K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: humorous, scary, stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, teenage life, supernatural, gang, comics, secret hideout, amusement park, brother brother relationship, boardwalk, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.3
 99K
Fright Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, deadly, suspicion, celebrity, supernatural, gory, imaginary, danger, transformation, vampirism, convertible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: vampire comedy, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, supernatural, small town, teenager, alien, save the day, nerd, evil alien, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 53K
Vampires (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, supernatural, vampire slayer, priest, gory, vengeance, telepathy, clergy, danger, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 113K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, suspense, atmospheric, biting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire human love, vampire, gory, friendship, loneliness, first love, fall in love, friends, childhood, bully, supernatural, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, asthma, survival, snow, small town, isolation, fear, gory, sunrise, winter, profanity, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fright Night 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, student, danger, professor, vampire hunter, imaginary, young heroes, heroes, deadly creature, deadly, vampirism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do ...
Style: gothic, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, supernatural, destiny, vampire human love, good versus evil, gangsters, gory, transformation, death, chase, blood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children, kids
Plot: mummy, vampire, small town, werewolf, world domination, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, transylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 32K
Dracula 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dracula, vampire, blood, chase, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, immortality, legends and myths, transformation, death, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1790s
Place: new orleans, london, usa, louisiana, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 13K
Skinwalkers (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Creatures, bound by the blood of the wolf, that can kill with curses and move at lightening speed, watching the night sky for the rise of the blood-red crescent moon. They are SKINWALKERS. They feed on our flesh and thirst for the taste of human ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, transformation, young heroes, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, survival, good versus evil, rivalry, deadly, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 5K
Vamp (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fraternity, supernatural, violence, slasher, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, deadly, ghost, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, good versus evil, chosen one, save the world, mysterious character, danger, master villain, rivalry, isolation, heroic mission, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 20K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, mother son incest, vampire, danger, kidnapping, slasher, morphing, survival, parents and children, monster, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, california, ohio, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, track down, supernatural, chases and races, escapades, heroes, rivalry, deadly, imaginary, revenge, death of husband, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, alaska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 94K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, stephen king, zombie, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, coffin, back from the dead, indian burial ground, grief, loss of pet ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sequel to the 1987 cult hit The Lost Boys takes us to the shady surf city of Luna Bay, California, where vampires quickly dispatch anyone who crosses their path. Into this dark world arrive Chris Emerson (Hilgenbrink) and his younger sister, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, chase, surfing, murder, zombie, crimes, danger, amateur detective, supernatural, gang, deadly, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 5.8
 21K
Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wish come true, genie, supernatural, violence, good versus evil, danger, demon, death, blood, mythology, transformation ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Warlock: The Armageddon (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Every six hundred years, a great evil has the opportunity to escape and unleash Armageddon. A group of five stones has the power to either free the evil, or banish it for another six hundred years. An order of Druids battles with a Warlock ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, cult film, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: warlock, supernatural, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, teenage life, destiny, magic, gory, druid, vampire, supernatural ability, danger ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.2
 15K
V/H/S Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, anthology, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, gory, deadly, teenage life, computers and web, murder, evil, news report, violence, brutality, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tijuana mexico, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 87K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, murder, doll, psychopath, blood, gory, toys, youth, danger, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, murder, small town, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, isolation, cult, children, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural (1973)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A notorious bank robber kills his wife and flees the police, only to be captured by a mysterious group of figures in an abandoned town. His beautiful daughter, Lila Lee, receives a letter stating that her father is near death and that he needs to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: vampire, psychological manipulation, woman in danger, supernatural, mysterious character, femme fatale, rescue, deadly, transformation, father daughter reunion, strong female character, gothic horror ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 6K
Blacula (1972)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An 18th century African prince is turned into a vampire while visiting Transylvania. Two centuries later, he rises from his coffin attacking various residents of Los Angeles and meets Tina, a woman who he believes is the reincarnation of his ...
Style: scary, stylized, serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, nightclub, coroner, zombie, morgue, injustice, disorder, psychopath, afterlife, dangerous attraction, urban ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1800s, 1790s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 72K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, chase, classic car, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, car, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: california, detroit, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.8
 360
Cold Hearts (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A quiet town in New Jersey possesses a dark secret. Viktoria has given her life and soul to the ways of the vampire...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: vampire, vampire vs vampire, werewolf, supernatural, dangerous animal, mysterious character, ocean, small town, resort, teenage life, small town life, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 199K
Blade II (2002)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dark hero, superhero, vampire hunter, supernatural ability, katana, chosen one, master warrior, good versus evil, violence, mutation, silver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, prague czech republic, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, danger, characters killed one by one, death, psychic, youth, twists & turns, supernatural, life & death, survival, race against time, freak accident ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, dangerous animal, small town, death in the family, murder, abusive stepfather, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%