Movies like Nosferatu the Vampyre

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Nosferatu the Vampyre
Original name: Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets in motion their destruction.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, stylized, scary, bleak, serious, gloomy, meditative, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, blood, german, loneliness, deadly creature, existentialism, small town, death, goth, surrealism, palaces castles and temples, danger, adaptation, deadly, plague, insanity, imaginary, obsession, dialogue, castle, ship, coffin, doctor, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, romania, transylvania, bulgaria, seaport, black sea, germany
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Wings of Desire
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
West Germany, France
128 min.
 8.1
Kwaidan
Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Japan
183 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Nosferatu the Vampyre

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, atmospheric, serious and stylized films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, brutality, blood, mentor, supernatural and death mostly in Horror, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Nosferatu the Vampyre: Dracula (1979), Fitzcarraldo (1982), Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Woyzeck (1979), Byzantium (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dracula
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, stylized, serious ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, adaptation, deadly, ship, blood, village, imaginary, stylish, brutality, countryside ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, victorian era
Place: europe
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 8.1
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Fitzcarraldo
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany, Peru
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Fitzcarraldo, a dreamer who plans to bring opera and Enrico Caruso to the South American jungles. With limited funding, he must figure out how to finance the opera house, and ultimately decides to capitalize on South America's rubber ...
Style: tense, stylized, serious, offbeat, meditative ...
Plot: jungle, dreams, obsession, boat, opera, follow your dream, adventure, eccentricity, insanity, obsessive quest, indians, mistaken identity ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, peru, brazil
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspenseful, melancholic, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, mentor, supernatural, loneliness, dark hero, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, haunted by the past, brutality, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 20th century, 1870s ...
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, new orleans, mississippi river ...
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
Shadow of the Vampire
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Style: scary, gothic, serious, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: vampire, obsession, gory, supernatural, blood, palaces castles and temples, monster, obsessive quest, human nature, immortality, adaptation, insanity ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: czechoslovakia, eastern europe, berlin germany
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System:   91%
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 7.2
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Woyzeck
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Having fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, Marie, feckless soldier Franz Woyzeck takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them is volunteering for experiments conducted by a local doctor, who puts ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, military, brutality, insanity, soldier, loneliness, german, adultery, unlikely criminals, infidelity, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
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System:   90%
    User:   91%
 
 6.5
 36K
Byzantium
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, stylized, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, hotel, supernatural, immortality, prostitution, deadly creature, mother daughter relationship, murder, blood, stylish, brutality, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
 12K
Kwaidan
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, meditative, serious ...
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, storytelling, blindness, betrayal, ghosts, heroes, life & death, art, spirit, snow ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, middle ages, 1900s, 12th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   87%
    User:   99%
 
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 17K
Salem's Lot
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, splatter, adaptation, mysterious character, mentor, blood, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   92%
 
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, stylized, scary, biting ...
Plot: vampire, loneliness, supernatural, romance, prostitution, drugs, blood, drug abuse, death, sexualized violence, stylish, imaginary ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
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System:   87%
    User:   91%
 
Pit and the Pendulum
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: insanity, investigation, vengeance, death, torture, murder, adultery, cult, adaptation, palaces castles and temples, haunted by the past, visceral ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
Black Sabbath
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, vengeance, ghost, death, stylish, ghosts, mysterious character, mystery, slasher, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   100%
 
Dracula: Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, blood, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, violent, goth, demons, splatter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   83%
 
Wings of Desire
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, touching, stylized, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immortality, german, existentialism, philosophy, love, self discovery, angel, loneliness, humanity, supernatural romance, life & death, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   69%
 
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 18K
Possession
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, erotic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, serial killer, mental illness, insanity, surrealism, male nudity, existentialism, mysterious character, strong sexual content, hysteria, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, poland, east germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   98%
 
The Company of Wolves
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, fairy tale, stylized, gothic ...
Plot: werewolf, coming of age, dark fantasy, supernatural, sexuality, transformation, surrealism, storytelling, dangerous animal, mythology, dreams, innocence lost ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   67%
 
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: german, existentialism, art, mysterious character, isolation, loneliness, character study, human nature, humanity, teaching the ways of the world, village, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: germany, europe, dungeon
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System:   81%
    User:   79%
 
 7.2
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Martin
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: vampire, blood, supernatural, radio show, psychopath, gore, small town, splatter, deadly, goth, visceral, dark fantasy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   64%
 
Carnival of Souls
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, gothic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, death, mysterious character, ghosts, supernatural ability, life & death, insanity, isolation, cult ...
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   67%
 
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, bleak, epic ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, obsession, insanity, german, surrealism, death, gold, adventurer, greed, visceral, god ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, spain, latin america, peru, andes mountains
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System:   78%
    User:   88%
 
The Addiction
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, philosophical ...
Plot: vampire, addiction, blood, gory, drug abuse, redemption, philosophy, vengeance, goth, drugs, drug addiction, college ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   92%
 
Queen of the Damned
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, sexy, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, blood, fatal attraction, supernatural, vengeance, brutality, loneliness, rock star, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 2000s
Place: egypt, africa, california, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   86%
 
 7.0
 6K
Slave Coast
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Ghana
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fearsome 19th century bandit, Cobra Verde cuts a swath through Brazil until he arrives at the sugar plantation of Don Octávio Countinho. Not knowing that his new guest is the notorious bandit and impressed by his ruthless ways, Don Octávio hires ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: culture clash, brutality, male nudity, rich and poor, slavery, nudity (topless - notable), chaos and mayhem, obsession, german, adventure, runaway, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   74%
 
Spirits of the Dead
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzengerstein" ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, scary, serious ...
Plot: obsession, redemption, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, mysterious character, adaptation, supernatural ability, devil, insanity, vengeance, transformation ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, tokyo, medical school, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   72%
 
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Even Dwarfs Started Small
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The inhabitants of an institution in a remote country rebel against their keepers. Their acts of rebellion are by turns humorous, boring and alarming. An allegory on the problematic nature of fully liberating the human spirit, as both commendable ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, surrealism, mental institution, human nature, insanity, revolution, society, rebelliousness, pornography, chaos and mayhem, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   83%
 
Lesbian Vampires
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.
Style: erotic, surreal, atmospheric, sexual, serious ...
Plot: vampire, cult, island, obsession, lesbian, gays and lesbians, pornography, hotel, goth, woman in danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, spain
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System:   71%
    User:   79%
 
Only Lovers Left Alive
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, France, Greece, USA, Cyprus
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, stylized, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: vampire, blood, love, immortality, romance, death, drinking, musician, rock, zombie, existentialism, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1968, year 1975, 2010s
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System:   70%
    User:   61%
 
Hour of the Wolf
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: artist, isolation, obsession, island, mental illness, surrealism, insanity, swedish, existentialism, losing-it hero, guilt, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   65%
 
 7.2
 36K
Thirst
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho), a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: vampire, gory, betrayal, supernatural, blood, hospital, death, splatter, vengeance, afterlife, stylish, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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System:   69%
    User:   79%
 

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 7.3
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Don't Look Now
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mystery, supernatural, death, serial killer, murder, hotel, haunted by the past, neo noir, strong sexual content, blindness, pornography, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe
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System:   69%
    User:   67%
 
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, dark, scary, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, immortality, love, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, legends and myths, gory, romance, supernatural, transformation, dark fantasy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 15th century, victorian england ...
Place: london, england, europe, transylvania, ottoman empire
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System:   68%
    User:   100%
 
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