Movies like What We Do in the Shadows 2014

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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
 7.7
 158K
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
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, absurd, gothic, humorous, vampire comedy, offbeat, witty, not serious, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, immortality, stylish, werewolf, social misfits, blood, buddies, supernatural, parody, roommate, urban, unlikely friendships, beast, reality tv, zombie, reality, friends, misfit, supernatural ability, graphic violence, disorder, deadly, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1912, year 1997, year 1978
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, dark humor and cult film films with plots about supernatural, blood, danger, deadly, mentor, dialogue and vampire mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like What We Do in the Shadows: Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Death Becomes Her (1992), Dark Shadows (2012), The Lost Boys (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
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, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: death, nothing goes right, friends, vacation, in the woods, youth, student, buddies, disorder, accidental killing, cabin in the woods, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Style: atmospheric, artsy, stylized, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, blood, musician, goth, lovers reunited, immortality, supernatural, supernatural romance, love, family relations, eternal life, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1975, year 1968
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Death Becomes Her (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, humorous, satirical, cynical ...
Plot: afterlife, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic, zombie, jealousy ...
Time: 90s, 2020s, 1990s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 248K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: vampire, eccentric family, witch, immortality, old house, estate, curse, old mansion, reincarnation, vampire human love, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 19th century, 1770s ...
Place: new england, maine, usa, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
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What We Do in the Shadows (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of three vampires in Staten Island who have “lived” together for hundreds and hundreds of years.
Style: humorous, light, absurd, bleak
Plot: vampire, supernatural, blood, fantasy world, friends, sex, victim, storytelling, murder, house, orgy, based on movie ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 125K
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, semi serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
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 ⇓
67%
 5.3
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Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.
Style: funny, humorous, gross out humor, horror spoof, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, stupidity, comedy team, murder, secret door, exorcism, dumb, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Suck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows a petty rock band called the Winners, consisting of vocalist Joey Winner, bassist Jennifer, guitarist Tyler, drummer Sam, and French-Canadian roadie Hugo, along with their sleazy manager Jeff, as they tour across Canada and the USA ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, supernatural, desire for fame, gory, rock band, parody, blind ambition, track down, concert tour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ghost Team One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two roommates deathly afraid of ghosts both fall in love with a girl who believes their home is haunted.
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, horror spoof
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, buddies, deadly, parody, danger, exorcism, rivalry, friends, filmmaking, haunted house, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blood & Donuts (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1994, in Toronto, the vampire Boya awakens from his twenty-five years of sleep in a basement hit by a golf ball. He takes a cab to the local cemetery, retrieves his belongings from a grave and lodges in a low budget hotel nearby an all-night ...
Style: dark humor, feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: vampire, haunted by the past, fish out of water, friendship, donut, vengeance, infidelity, love and romance, gangsters, fall in love, store, hotel ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, gross out humor, dark humor, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, escapades, isolation, palaces castles and temples, deadly, friendship, party, male female relationship, escape, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 100K
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, vampirism, supernatural, gory, imaginary, danger, transformation, convertible ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
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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 ⇓
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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, atmospheric, humorous, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, transformation, supernatural, countryside, race against time, danger, nightmare, friendship, nurse, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, stylized, humorous, scary, brutal ...
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Place: england
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
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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, vampire comedy, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 16th century, 2000s
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 23K
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: misfit, eagle, friendship, love and romance, relationships, falling in love, fall in love, intrigue, looking for love, love affair, obsessive quest, shark ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 15K
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, absurd, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, insanity, mental illness, supernatural, imaginary, hallucination, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, losing-it hero, bite, delusion, nightclub ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: THE WALKING DECEASED is the Scary Movie of the zombie genre, ripping on the biggest and best of zombie pop-culture, arguably the most crazed genre in the world. The story follows a group of survivors from all walks of the apocalypse – an idiotic ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, tense
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, dark humor, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, virus, transformation, teenager, party, deadly, danger, imaginary, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, ukraine, finland
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The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: scary, dark humor, gothic, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, human sacrifice, worm, supernatural, temple, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, surrealism, transformation, monster, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, teenage love, teenage life, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, disorder, love triangle, imaginary, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Vampires Suck (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
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, absurd, vampire comedy, idiotic, not serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy.
Style: humorous, dark humor, captivating, tense, not serious ...
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, parody, chaos, buddies, supernatural, deadly, rescue mission, chaos and mayhem, friends, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An awkward, unemployed man who can talk to the dead teams up with a rebellious bartender to find the vengeful ghost that's been terrorizing their town.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, parents and children, homecoming, small town, disorder, family relations, supernatural ability, goofy hero, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, gothic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, parody, farce, dracula, hypnosis, goofy hero, supernatural, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, save the day, deadly creature, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, scary, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, high school, slasher, reunion, prank, social misfits, silly humor, disorder, psychopath, stoners, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 20K
Cemetery Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cemetery man has the unusual problem of the dead rising from the grave. Himself and his assistant must end these creatures' lives again after they are reborn. Everything is going well until "She" comes along and stirs things up a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, insanity, mayor, undead, supernatural, grim reaper, danger, love and romance, reincarnation, mute or deaf, deadly, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: absurd, humorous, not serious, bloody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, beaver, gory, deadly creature, danger, river, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, scary, humorous, sexy, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, brothel, private detective, prostitute, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, rivalry, supernatural, danger, afterlife, missing person, s&m ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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