Movies like What We Do in the Shadows 2014

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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
 7.7
 149K
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, vampire comedy, offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, goth, friendship, werewolf, parody, immortality, blood, social misfits, buddies, supernatural, roommate, zombie, beast, reality, reality tv, stylish, unlikely friendships, urban, friends, misfit, supernatural ability, graphic violence, disorder, deadly, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 1978, year 1912
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, cult film and dark humor films with plots about supernatural, death, deadly, dialogue, danger, mentor and brutality mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like What We Do in the Shadows: Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), The Lost Boys (1987), Death Becomes Her (1992), Suck (2009), Vampire Party (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India
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, student, youth, in the woods, vacation, buddies, disorder, slasher, gory, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 120K
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, offbeat, semi serious, stylized ...
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 ⇓
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, cynical, satirical ...
Plot: afterlife, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, fantasy world, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic, zombie ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 2020s, 70s ...
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, cynical, humorous, scary, witty ...
Plot: vampire, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, friends, supernatural, gory, rock band, track down, blind ambition, parody, concert tour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, dark humor, gross out humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, isolation, danger, escapades, deadly, palaces castles and temples, friendship, party, escape, male female relationship, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.5
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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: dark humor, humorous, surreal, cult film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, mad, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s, 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
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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, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, suspicion, supernatural, gory, bullying, graphic violence, deadly, supernatural power, young heroes, suburbs, sunrise, vampire hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 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, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, slasher, misfit, deadly, ghost, gang, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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31%
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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, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, witch, eccentric family, estate, curses spells and rituals, curse, werewolf, fish out of water, vampire human love, old mansion, old house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, transformation, beast, supernatural, countryside, monster, race against time, friendship, nightmare, danger, nurse, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, misfit, transformation, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, scary, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, back from the dead, prom, gory, supernatural, save the day, anti hero, anti heroes, unlikely couple, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Walking Deceased (2015)
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: humorous, not serious, absurd, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, parody, supernatural, goofy hero, deadly, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ...
Plot: zombie, grave robber, undead, supernatural, alien, grave, group of criminals, adventure, storytelling, friendship, vampire, weapons ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
 22K
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.8
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Transylmania (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
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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 slayer, vampire, parody, youth, farce, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, curse, college student, reincarnation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 16th century
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
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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, losing-it hero, woman in danger, delusion, bite, nightclub ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 4K
Frostbitten (2006)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vampires terrorize a city in Norrbotten, Sweden.
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, dark humor, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, virus, party, transformation, teenager, deadly, danger, deadly creature, imaginary, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, cult, human sacrifice, supernatural, temple, worm, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, surrealism, transformation, monster ...
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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27%
 3.6
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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, exciting, scary, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, farce, halloween, vampire, save the day, supernatural, deadly creature, goofy hero, serial killer, deadly, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When her great aunt dies famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town to Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house a witches cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream ...
Style: gothic, humorous, sexy, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, witchcraft, goth, witch, hostess, fish out of water, goofy hero, nothing goes right, small town, demons, inheritance, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, dark humor, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, high school, slasher, reunion, prank, stoners, social misfits, teenage life, misfit, danger, youth, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1972, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, vampire, farce, dracula, hypnosis, supernatural, goofy hero, palaces castles and temples, save the day, heroic mission, deadly creature, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1930s
Place: europe, england, transylvania, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 19K
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, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: zombie, insanity, mayor, undead, supernatural, grim reaper, deadly, reincarnation, danger, love and romance, mute or deaf, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs. In the end, it's recognized he's the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, afterlife, rescue, heroic mission, danger, fall in love, writer's life, filmmaking, nightlife ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 1K
Kill Zombie! (2012)
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, captivating, dark humor, tense, scary ...
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, parody, buddies, deadly, supernatural, chaos, rescue mission, anti hero, gory, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 16K
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, not serious, absurd, bloody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, beaver, gory, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, haunted house, stupidity, comedy team, murder, exorcism, secret door, dumb, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Suburban Gothic (2014)
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, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, parents and children, goofy hero, family relations, small town, disorder, homecoming, supernatural ability, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%