Movies and TV shows like The Vampire Diaries

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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
 7.7
 289K
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, werewolf, supernatural romance, high school, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, teen romance, immortality, supernatural power, teenage life, youth, love and romance, couples, good versus evil, student, high school life, rivalry, siblings relations, imaginary, small town, witch, popularity, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2000s, 2010s, 1860s
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 captivating films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, werewolf, high school, youth, danger and love and romance mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Vampire Diaries: The Originals (2013), Legacies (2018), Teen Wolf (2011), Twilight (2008), The Secret Circle (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 120K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: stylized, tense, exciting, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, magical, immortality, dangerous attraction, rivalry, love and romance, power struggle, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 7.4
 21K
Legacies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, romantic, suspenseful, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, supernatural romance, supernatural power, witch, vampire, hybrid, teenage life, teenager, school, friendship between teens, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.6
 129K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
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, serious, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, supernatural ability, high school, teenage love, supernatural power, teenage life, transformation, friends, youth, teen romance, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico, japan, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.2
 432K
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: sexy, romantic, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, fall in love, forbidden love, supernatural, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, true love, youth, teenage love, small town, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
The Secret Circle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, mysterious, enigmatic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, teenage life, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, high school, small town, youth, supernatural power, supernatural ability, classmate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: romantic, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire human love, vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, romance, supernatural power, supernatural, dangerous attraction, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, good versus evil, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, italy, washington state, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, supernatural, teenage love, angel, werewolf, good versus evil, love and romance, chosen one, legends and myths, heroine, supernatural ability, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, vampire comedy, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, academy, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vampire human love, youth, rivalry, supernatural, best friends, school, friends, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
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: atmospheric, serious, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire human love, vampire, supernatural romance, werewolf, teen romance, dangerous attraction, vampirism, supernatural power, love and romance, graduation, beautiful scenery, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.6
 54K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural power, werewolf, demon, good versus evil, magic, female protagonist, supernatural, strong female character, teenage girl, supernatural being, family secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
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: romantic, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, vampire human love, dangerous attraction, romance, love and romance, supernatural, vampirism, immortality, impossible love, hybrid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: rio de janeiro, washington d.c., latin america, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: atmospheric, sentimental, psychotronic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural romance, vampire human love, immortality, romance, bloodsucker, super strength, protective parent, impossible love, vampire vs vampire, wolf pack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.8
 230K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 800 min.
TV show
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, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, love affair, young people, supernatural, small town life, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ability, unlikely couple, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, teenage love, forbidden love, witch, youth, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage life, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.3
 47K
The Covenant (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, youth, good versus evil, teenager, supernatural, magic, friendship between men, chase, rivalry, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.4
 397K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, monster, ghost, demon, supernatural power, deadly creature, angel, curses spells and rituals, vampire, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 1978 ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 17K
Bitten (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, wolf, secret identity, double life, danger, imaginary, strong female character, self defense, mystery, wolf pack, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Midnight, Texas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: romantic, disturbing, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: angel, fallen angel, vampire, supernatural, witch, werewolf, demon, vampire human love, psychic power, small town life, hell, mercenary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 110K
Grimm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, exciting, captivating, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, legends and myths, monster, werewolf, police detective, police investigation, supernatural ability, life turned upside down, partners against crime, good versus evil, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, portland oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 76K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: feel good, exciting, enigmatic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, female protagonist, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, demon, hereditary gift of witchcraft, family relations, double life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 8K
The Gates (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, supernatural power, werewolf, youth, family relations, family in danger, suburban life, lifestyle, witch, neighbor, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.3
 17K
Star-Crossed (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural romance, benign alien, forbidden love, teenage life, unlikely couple, popularity, teenage love, fall in love, interspecies romance, newcomer, alien encounter, high school life ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, chosen one, vampire slayer, vampire human love, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, high school, prophecy, monster, double life, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 133
Split (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, high school, supernatural, love triangle, good versus evil, friendship, high school life, friends, youth, supernatural romance, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
House of Anubis (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and Belgium. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert ...
Style: suspenseful, light, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, young heroes, school, friends, disappearance, teenage life, riddles and clues, youth, investigation, high school, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, stylized, captivating, scenic, twists and turns
Plot: witch, vampire, vampire human love, magic, love and romance, danger, supernatural, impossible love, female protagonist, interspecies romance, demon, book ...
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, neo noir
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, family outing
Plot: friends, high school, friendship, blackmail, threat, best friends, youth, high school life, gossip and rumors, teenage life, disappearance, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 24K
Moonlight (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, light, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, investigation, supernatural ability, immortality, reporter, fall in love, impossible love, supernatural, supernatural romance, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 124K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, biting, captivating, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, small town, friends, love triangle, friendship, youth, murder, school, teenage life, gang, murder investigation, family secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Beauty and the Beast (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. When she was a teenager, she witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen and herself was saved by someone – or something. Years have passed and while ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, sentimental, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: beast, female detective, opposites attract, superhuman powers, love and romance, unlikely couple, impossible love, monster, fall in love, couples, heroes, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%