Movies like What We Do in the Shadows

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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
 7.7
 120K
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.
Style: dark humor, gothic, humorous, offbeat, witty, absurd, vampire comedy, not serious, bloody, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, friendship, werewolf, blood, social misfits, goth, buddies, supernatural, immortality, roommate, reality tv, stylish, zombie, parody, unlikely friendships, friends, misfit, supernatural ability, urban, disorder, deadly, nothing goes right, beast, fraternity, commune ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: new zealand

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Most similar movies to What We Do in the Shadows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, dark humor and offbeat films with plots about supernatural, blood, death, danger, dialogue, brutality and deadly mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like What We Do in the Shadows: Being Human (2008), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Dark Shadows (2012), Vamp (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, ghost, roommate, friendship, transformation, teleportation, misfit, social misfits, house, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, in the woods, death, buddies, disorder, youth, friends, stupidity, vacation, parody, gory, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: dark humor, humorous, british horror, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, siege, british, zombie apocalypse, friends, cult, misfit, death, pub, slacker, gory, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 227K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, werewolf, curse, supernatural, lost love, vengeance, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century, 70s, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.9
 4K
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, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, chase, strip club, fraternity, murder, supernatural, college, violence, ghost, nightclub, bar, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 94K
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, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, suspicion, supernatural, gory, supernatural power, young heroes, sunrise, violence, twists & turns, bullying, justice, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 530
Vampire Party (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sam, Prune et Alice sont trois amis squatteurs de soirées. Le jour où ils dénichent des invitations pour la très mystérieuse Nuit Médicis, ils pensent avoir décroché le gros lot...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, danger, isolation, escapades, hotel, supernatural, captivity, deadly, heroes, disorder, palaces castles and temples, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 86K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: humorous, dark humor, surreal, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, mad, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, gory, supernatural, save the day, anti heroes, unlikely couple, violence, survival, cheerleader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 110K
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: scary, humorous, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, brother brother relationship, amusement park, boardwalk, teenage life, gory, supernatural, couples, heroes, secret hideout ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 20K
Eagle vs Shark (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The New Zealand made "Eagle vs Shark" is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games. Love blossoms for Lily over double Meaty Boy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, absurd, dark humor ...
Plot: shark, eagle, friendship, love and romance, falling in love, misfit, obsessive quest, love affair, looking for love, intrigue, youth, store ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I Sell the Dead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake (Monaghan) tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy (Ron Perlman). Before long, Arthur spills the beans ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, stylized, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, vampire, grave, undead, alien, grave robber, supernatural, imaginary, adventure, group of criminals, hunt down, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
 2K
Transylmania (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoof horror in which a group of college kids do a semester abroad in Romania and realise that if the partying doesn't kill them, the vampires just might!
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, vampire slayer, parody, youth, farce, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, curse, college student, reincarnation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, campus, transylvania, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 4K
Frostbitten (2006)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vampires terrorize a city in Norrbotten, Sweden.
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic, dark humor, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, virus, transformation, end of the world, party, teenager, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, ukraine, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 105K
Jennifer's Body (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Style: dark humor, sexy, scary, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, small town, female killer, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, goth, teenagers, succubus, cannibalism, cheerleader, high school life, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Class Reunion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor, driven insane by a sadistic senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party. When ...
Style: scary, humorous, witty, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, high school, slasher, prank, reunion, vengeance, teenage life, misfit, psychopath, deadly, disorder, stoners ...
Time: 80s, year 1972, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, nurse, transformation, afterlife, supernatural, monster, village, nightmare, coma, danger, race against time, theft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Breaking Wind (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A comedic spoof based on the worldwide phenomenon "The Twilight Saga."
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, dark humor, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, youth, supernatural, teenage love, supernatural ability, teenage life, love triangle, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 12K
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, mental illness, insanity, supernatural, imaginary, hallucination, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, bite, delusion, psychology ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.4
 44K
Vampires Suck (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Becca, an anxious, non-vampire teen is torn between two boys. Before she can choose, Becca must get around her controlling father, who embarrasses Becca by treating her like a child. Meanwhile, Becca's friends contend with their own romantic ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, absurd, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, parody, prom, supernatural romance, love triangle, teenage life, youth, supernatural, werewolf, teenage love, vampire human love, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, small town, supernatural, teenager, alien, unlikely partners, save the day, evil alien, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 15K
Zombeavers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside cabin.
Style: humorous, bloody, absurd, scary, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, beaver, mutant, gory, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 10K
The Revenant (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, blood, friends, buddies, partners, deadly, back from the dead, imaginary, crimes, criminal heroes, survival, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 12K
Once Bitten (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark wants to lose his virginity, but his girlfriend wants to wait. Unfortunately for both of them, a 400-year-old vampire Countess needs to turn a virgin into a vampire before Halloween in order to preserve her own youthful appearance, and when she ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, stalking, femme fatale, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, teenage love, youth, coming of age, gory, teenage life, vampire human love, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: survival, death, in the woods, supernatural, cabin in the woods, trapped, weekend, monster, danger, zombie, youth, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 1900s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tales from the Crapper (2004)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anthology of horror stories from Troma Entertainment.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, toilet humor, gross out humor
Plot: vampire, parody, friends, danger, best friends, good versus evil, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, dangerous attraction, social misfits, sexual relations, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 5K
Death Valley (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A year ago, vampires, werewolves and zombies mysteriously descended upon the streets of California's San Fernando Valley. The Undead Task Force (UTF) was created to combat the emergence of monsters.
Style: not serious, dark humor, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, werewolf, vampire, supernatural, infected, partners, law enforcement, encounter, chaos, danger, lapd, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 11K
Stan Helsing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's Halloween night and video store clerk Stan Helsing just got stuck with a last minute request to deliver some videos. With his best friend, his best friend's date, and a smoking hot ex-girlfriend waiting to go to a party, Stan ...
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, halloween, vampire, buddies, serial killer, supernatural, friends, danger, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: humorous, scary, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, apocalypse, friendship, virus, small town, gory, strip club, teenager, parody, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bordello of Blood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Private eye Rafe Guttman is hired by repressed, born-again Katherine to find her missing bad-boy brother. The trail leads him to a whorehouse run by a thousand-year-old vampire and secretly backed by Katherine's boss, televangelist Jimmy ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, sexy, scary, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, brothel, private detective, femme fatale, prostitute, televangelist, gory, supernatural, rivalry, s&m, danger, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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