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, not serious, vampire comedy, bloody, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, friendship, werewolf, blood, social misfits, buddies, immortality, supernatural, roommate, reality tv, stylish, parody, unlikely friendships, zombie, goth, urban, fraternity, commune, friends, supernatural ability, nothing goes right, deadly, misfit, disorder, drinking ...
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, death, blood, brutality, danger, dialogue and gory 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), Dark Shadows (2012), Shaun of the Dead (2004), 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, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, ghost, roommate, friendship, house, social misfits, hospital, misfit, teleportation, transformation ...
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, buddies, disorder, death, youth, gory, parody, friends, farce, stupidity, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, eccentric family, supernatural, magic ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, british horror, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, friends, cult, zombie apocalypse, pub, slacker, gory, chases and races, supernatural, british, parody, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: dark humor, humorous, scary, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, chase, murder, strip club, fraternity, college, violence, dangerous animal, supernatural, gang, nightclub, bar ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, sunrise, suspicion, gory, danger, supernatural, youth, deadly, imaginary, blood, loss of friend, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, gory, reanimation, danger, deadly, monster, deadly creature, brutality, supernatural, living dead ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new zealand
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, hotel, palaces castles and temples, deadly, nightclub, imaginary, supernatural, captivity, isolation, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: dark humor, surreal, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, mental illness, insanity, losing-it hero, murder, supernatural, delusion, hallucination, therapist, bite, psychosis, womanizer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: humorous, scary, twists and turns, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, amusement park, boardwalk, teenage life, gory, rock, supernatural, dangerous attraction, parent child relationship, single ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: scary, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, gory, prom, back from the dead, supernatural, anti heroes, save the day, violence, unlikely couple, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, vampire slayer, parody, farce, palaces castles and temples, youth, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, curse, college student, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, campus, dungeon, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, alien, vampire, undead, grave, grave robber, supernatural, adventure, deadly, clergy, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, satirical, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, parody, prom, teenage life, love triangle, youth, supernatural, werewolf, vampire human love, high school, supernatural romance, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, female killer, teenagers, goth, small town, succubus, transformation, high school life, cannibalism, satanic ritual ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Breaking Wind (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A comedic spoof based on the worldwide phenomenon "The Twilight Saga."
Style: not serious, humorous, idiotic, dark humor, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, teenage life, supernatural, supernatural ability, love triangle, teenage love, youth, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, virus, transformation, end of the world, party, teenager, danger, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, ukraine, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, friendship, eagle, falling in love, love and romance, love affair, misfit, store, intrigue, obsessive quest, looking for love, youth ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, teenager, alien, unlikely partners, supernatural, evil alien, save the day, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, dark humor, scary, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, slasher, reunion, prank, vengeance, social misfits, psychopath, danger, deadly, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: blood, zombie, buddies, vampire, police, vigilante, vigilantism, deadly, partners, supernatural, survival, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: dark humor, not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, werewolf, supernatural, law enforcement, lapd, partners, infected, danger, chaos, encounter, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: atmospheric, dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, nurse, transformation, afterlife, supernatural, london underground, zoo, pub, village, monster, gory, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, not serious, sexy, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, brothel, televangelist, private detective, gory, prostitute, strong sexual content, deadly creature, born again christian, private investigator, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, bloody ...
Plot: survival, in the woods, death, monster, supernatural, cabin in the woods, weekend, danger, youth, zombie, trapped, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1900s, year 2009, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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, gory, mutant, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, stalking, gory, supernatural ability, supernatural, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, teenage love, coming of age, imaginary, virginity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 4K
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, humorous, cynical, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, musician's life, desire for fame, gory, rock, supernatural, friends, rock band, lifestyle, parody, blind ambition, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, scary, suspenseful, gothic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, destiny, good versus evil, dangerous attraction, gory, transformation, death, chase, blood, parody, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 61K
Dead Snow (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, nazi, gory, best friends, cult, parody, brutality, vengeance, wartime, wilderness, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%