Movies like Shadow of the Vampire

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Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
 6.9
 42K
Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
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: gothic, scary, dark, suspenseful, disturbing, gothic horror, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural, obsession, megalomaniac, escapades, human nature, artists and showbiz, goth, filmmaker, monster, filmmaking, satire, love, catastrophe, gay, ghost, demon, psychology, dark humor, loneliness, violence, writers, art, addiction ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: berlin germany, eastern europe, czechoslovakia

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Most similar movies to Shadow of the Vampire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out gothic, serious, scary and suspenseful films with plots about supernatural, deadly, vampire, danger, blood, violence and brutality mostly in Horror, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Shadow of the Vampire: Dracula (1979), Dracula (1974), Count Dracula (1970), Count Dracula (1977), Dracula (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
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, macabre, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural, vampire human love, monster, immortality, visceral, countryside, betrayal, greed, gangsters, female vampire ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 1910s, edwardian era, victorian era
Place: europe
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50%
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Dracula (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, macabre, scary, serious ...
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, bloodsucker, dracula, supernatural, countryside, village, destiny, stalking, romance, woman in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Count Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, female vampire, paranormal, insanity, couples, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, woman in danger, love triangle, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, transylvania, london, romania, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Count Dracula (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: For those familiar with Bram Stoker's novel, this adaptation follows the book quite closely in most respects. Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. Harker becomes Dracula's ...
Style: slasher, gothic, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural, female vampire, good versus evil, psychopath, supernatural romance, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, rivalry, track down, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.2
 2K
Dracula (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Romanian count known as Dracula is summoned to London by Arthur Holmwood, a young Lord who is one the verge of being wed. Unknown to Arthur's future bride Lucy, her future husband is infected with syphilis and therefore cannot consummate ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful, gothic horror ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, unfulfilled love, mysterious character, terminal illness, couple relations, chaos, couples, escapades, supernatural ability, betrayal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, transylvania, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, scary, surreal, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, satanism, medieval, revenge, plague, good versus evil, mystery, life & death, brutality, village, tragic villain ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Scars of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Prince of Darkness casts his undead shadow once more over the cursed village of Kleinenberg when his ashes are splashed with bat's blood and Dracula is resurrected. And two innocent victims search for a missing loved one... loved to death ...
Style: gothic, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, good versus evil, murder, castle, priest, village, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Blood for Dracula (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Deathly ill Count Dracula and his slimy underling, Anton, travel to Italy in search of a virgin's blood. They're welcomed at the crumbling estate of indebted Marchese Di Fiore, who's desperate to marry off his daughters to rich ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, sexy, parody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, lesbian incest, supernatural, virgin, male nudity, erotica, communist, rape, exploitation, master and servant, woman in danger, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: italy, new jersey, europe, rome italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Interview with the Vampire (1994)
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, scary, captivating, suspenseful, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, goth, loneliness, vampire human love, dark hero, vampirism, haunted by the past, human nature, bonding, child vampire ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1870s, georgian era, victorian era ...
Place: paris france, new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, 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 ...
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, surrealism, immortality, supernatural, loneliness, death, insanity, solitude, life & death, obsession, transformation, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 70s, 20th century
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, black sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Queen of the Damned (2002)
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, sexy, atmospheric, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: vampire, goth, vampire human love, immortality, supernatural, fatal attraction, rock star, vampirism, female vampire, loneliness, brutality, immortal ...
Time: 1780s, 2000s, 18th century
Place: egypt, california, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hollywood Vampyr (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hollywood Vampyr is an expose of Los Angeles' gothic subculture as seen through the eyes of a young female vampire. The film focuses on FATAL (Nora Zimmett), a former heroin addict who, having embraced this dark lifestyle, decides to leave her ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, obsession, addiction, life is a bitch, college, religions or cults, subculture, goth, graphic violence, sexual content, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A ballet rendition of Bram Stoker's gothic novel DRACULA, presented in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of the early 20th Century. This work employs the subtle and sometimes bold use of color to emphasize its themes, but ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, artsy, macabre, gothic horror ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, ballet, dancing, woman in danger, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, supernatural, good versus evil, obsession, loneliness ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 19th century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
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Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, mystery, betrayal, nanny, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, siblings relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
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The Addiction (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, addiction, philosophy, drug abuse, infection, transformation, university, obsession, human nature, life is a bitch, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
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Mary Reilly (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
Style: gothic, dark, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: jekyll and hyde, servant, mad scientist, laboratory, prostitute, dual identity, human nature, rich man poor woman, master and servant, dangerous attraction, power relations, transformation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Southern Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hazel Fortune works in a strip club in the small Southern town of Redemption. Haunted by the death of his only daughter, Fortune has become a self-destructive, suicidal alcoholic, until he meets Starla Motes. Hazel's downward spiral is ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, haunted by the past, redemption, child in peril, escapades, hopes, clergy, supernatural, evil priest, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.2
 456
Dracula (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 173 min.
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Story: A group of thieves break into a chamber expecting to find paintings, but instead they release the count himself,
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, empire, couples, gang, rivalry, mercy killing, mountain, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, romania, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Moth Diaries (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?
Style: gothic, stylized, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, boarding school, supernatural, mysterious character, friends, obsession, youth, social relations, boarding school life, haunted by the past, newcomer, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The police and British security forces call in Professor Van Helsing to help them investigate Satanic ritual which has been occurring in a large country house, and which has been attended by a government minister, an eminent scientist and secret ...
Style: gothic, macabre, gothic horror, sexy, scary ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, occult, monster, satanist, motorcycle, investigation, zombie, cult, death, vampirism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
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Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, seance, mystery, hallucination, demon, mind game, brutality, obsession, mad scientist, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 44K
Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, 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: gothic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, supernatural romance, female vampire, prostitution, fall in love, immortality, mother daughter relationship, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, love and romance, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 4K
Vampyres (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lesbian vampire couple haunt an abandoned castle and the English country side around it. They prey on passing motorists, whom they seduce, and murder.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, sexy, scary ...
Plot: vampire, lesbian vampire, erotica, female vampire, lesbian, murder, supernatural, lust, sadism, lesbian sex, investigation, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.8
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Alucard (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Jonathan Harker, a young lawyer, has been sent to the furthest reaches of Transylvania to help an old count with his move to the more populated Nilbog.
Style: gothic, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, rivalry, dracula, immortality, dangerous attraction, beast, lawyer, captive, transformation, reincarnation, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: transylvania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, 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 horror, gothic, scary, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, insanity, castle, investigation, vengeance, conspiracy, buried alive, crimes, religions or cults, dishonesty, hidden identity, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Drama, 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, scary, atmospheric, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dangerous attraction, dracula, vampire human love, legends and myths, supernatural romance, goth, monster, beast, vampire bite, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 15th century, middle ages ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lesbian Vampires (1971)
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, gothic, surreal, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: vampire, lesbian vampire, lesbian, sexploitation, lesbian sex, erotica, female protagonist, supernatural, obsession, fondling, cult, striptease ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, istanbul turkey, constantinople, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 194K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, medieval, immortality, legends and myths, adventure, mythology, immortal, vampirism, monster, regeneration ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, london, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.5
 5K
Dracula 3D (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Englishman Jonathan Harker visits the exotic castle of Count Dracula, he is entranced by the mysterious aristocrat. But upon learning that the count has sinister designs on his wife, Mina, Harker seeks help from vampire slayer Van Helsing.
Style: gothic horror, scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, evil, supernatural, female vampire, woman in danger, good versus evil, female friendship, bloodsucker, supernatural horror, vampirism, praying mantis ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Fiancee of Dracula (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Van Helsing-like professor and his protegé are tracking Dracula's descendants through the world of "parallels", creatures who are human in form but live quite distinct psychic lives. A circus dwarf who is in love with one of these ...
Style: gothic, surreal, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: female vampire, vampire, supernatural romance, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, escapades, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, clergy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%