Movies and TV shows like The Vampire Diaries

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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
 7.7
 260K
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, romantic, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, immortality, werewolf, teenage life, dangerous attraction, love and romance, youth, high school, small town, small town life, supernatural romance, diary, fall in love, couples, siblings relations, rivalry, high school life, popularity, good versus evil, imaginary, student, heroine, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia, usa

Most similar movies to The Vampire Diaries

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and sentimental films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, love and romance, vampire, youth, high school and werewolf mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Vampire Diaries: The Originals (2013), Teen Wolf (2011), The Secret Circle (2011), Legacies (2018), Twilight (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 104K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, witch, werewolf, supernatural, immortality, supernatural romance, magical, rivalry, secret, love and romance, siblings relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 114K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, teenage life, high school, school, life turned upside down, supernatural, high school life, team, friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding ...
Style: serious, captivating, mysterious, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, small town, teenage life, high school, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, classmates, supernatural ability, youth, small town life, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 7K
Legacies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among ...
Style: mysterious, suspenseful, romantic, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, witch, supernatural romance, supernatural power, school, supernatural, teenage life, werewolf, telekinesis, forbidden love, mentor, lesbian relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
Movie in collections
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, serious, ridiculous, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, immortality, supernatural romance, young lovers, romance, impossible love, villainess, super strength, chief of police, grudge, vampire vs vampire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 390K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: touching, sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, small town, true love, teenage love, supernatural, supernatural romance, fall in love, love and romance, young lovers, vampire human love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington state, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's thrust into a centuries-old conflict, and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, melancholic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, supernatural, vampire human love, romance, dangerous attraction, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, young lovers, lovers apart, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, tuscany, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 218K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 800 min.
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, stylized, tense, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, small town life, dangerous attraction, supernatural, love affair, couple relations, supernatural ability, unlikely couple, lovers, unlikely relationship, love and romance, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world. Bella soon discovers she is pregnant, and during a nearly fatal childbirth, Edward finally ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, romantic, gothic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, dangerous attraction, supernatural, supernatural romance, vampire human love, romance, young lovers, small town, impossible love, love and romance, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, graduation, dangerous attraction, friendship, love triangle, rivalry, young lovers, good versus evil, supernatural, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, supernatural romance, love and romance, supernatural, forbidden love, small town, teenage life, witch, supernatural ability, family secret, love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Midnight, Texas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. In a remote Texas town no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members ...
Style: disturbing, romantic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, angel, witch, werewolf, small town life, supernatural, hell, mercenary, psychic power, demon, vampire human love, fallen angel
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 16K
Star-Crossed (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Emery was 6 years old, an alien spacecraft crash-landed in her small town. Whether they came in peace or with more sinister intentions didn't matter: a fierce battle erupted as humans fought for control over their new rivals, an alien ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: forbidden love, benign alien, love and romance, teenage love, supernatural romance, high school life, alien encounter, space and aliens, teenage life, fall in love, impossible love, newcomer ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 43K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, gothic, bleak
Audience: teen drama
Plot: vampire, werewolf, demon, good versus evil, supernatural power, friendship, supernatural, family secret, female protagonist, strong female character, magic, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 68K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each ...
Style: enigmatic, feel good, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, good versus evil, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, double life, family relations, love and romance, demon, couple relations, witchcraft, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 114
Split (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Follows Ella Rosen who discovers her identity, as a half-vampire, half-human, when she starts at Green High whose principal is secretly the head of 'The Order of the Blood' an order which is devoted to cleansing the world of vampires.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, teenage love, love triangle, high school, high school life, supernatural, love and romance, best friends, good versus evil, friendship, friends, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 101K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature, supernatural, police detective, legends and myths, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, supernatural ability, evil force, monster, werewolf, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 8K
The Gates (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Like most families that settle inside The Gates, the Monahans are unmoored from a complicated life they abandoned in Chicago. There's something very different about this place, almost... haunting. Named the new police chief of The Gates, Nick ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, youth, family in danger, imaginary, werewolf, neighbor, boyfriend, lifestyle, monster, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 347K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, monster, ghost, death, creature, obsessive quest, characters in danger, search, curses spells and rituals, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 72K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: romantic, touching, captivating, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, physical appearance, love and romance, high school hunk, true love, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, romance, witch, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, danger, academy, school, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rivalry, best friends, youth, supernatural, friends, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 6K
Blood Ties (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Blood Ties is a Canadian television series based on the Blood Books by Tanya Huff; the show was created by Peter Mohan. It is set in Toronto, Canada and has a similar premise to an earlier series also set in Toronto, Forever Knight, in which a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, love and romance, private detective, danger, immortality, investigation, mystery, imaginary, crimes, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.7
 66K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, high school, couple relations, friendship, high school life, rivalry, teenage love, basketball, athlete's life, ambitious, rivals, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 23K
Moonlight (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mick St. John is a captivating, charming and immortal private investigator from Los Angeles, who defies the traditional blood-sucking norms of his vampire tendencies by using his wit and powerful supernatural abilities to help the living.
Style: witty, serious, suspenseful, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, impossible love, investigation, fall in love, reporter, supernatural, vampire human love, imaginary, crimes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, double life, supernatural, high school, chosen one, teenage love, monster, small town, good versus evil, vampire slayer, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 81K
Riverdale (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: captivating, biting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, investigation, teenage life, friends, youth, murder, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, sexy, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: good versus evil, angel, supernatural, teenage love, love and romance, adventure, danger, chosen one, legends and myths, supernatural romance, werewolf, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, friendship, high school, blackmail, haunted by the past, threat, best friends, disappearance, youth, gossip and rumors, family, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.1
 14K
Bitten (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Elena Micheals thought she left the world of supernatural behind when she left Stonehaven behind 'for good this time' she thought. Until the night she got the mysterious call from her pack leader asking her to come back. So now she is ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, secret identity, double life, self defense, mystery, blood, imaginary, strong female character, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.
Style: romantic, captivating, stylized, scenic
Plot: witch, vampire, impossible love, vampire human love, supernatural, danger, love and romance, culture clash, female protagonist, magic, book, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%