Movies and TV shows like The Vampire Diaries

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The Vampire Diaries
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: romantic, disturbing, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, vampire, vampire human love, teenage life, supernatural, high school, teen romance, siblings relations, small town, small town life, werewolf, love and romance, youth, immortality, diary, teen angst, friendship between girls, supernatural power, orphan, romance, supernatural romance, high school life, doppelganger, witch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century, 1860s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
USA
44 min.
 8.2
True Blood
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
USA
800 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and sexy films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, high school, youth, love and romance, friendship and vampire mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Vampire Diaries: The Originals (2013), Twilight (2008), The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), Beautiful Creatures (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 8.3
 96K
The Originals
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, captivating, exciting, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, love and romance, witch, werewolf, king, family relations, magical, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
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 5.2
 377K
Twilight
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: romantic, sexy, mysterious, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, forbidden love, teenage love, teenagers, romance, vampire vs vampire, true love, dangerous attraction, high school, love, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, washington state
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System:   87%
    User:   84%
 
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The Twilight Saga: New Moon
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, gothic, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, werewolf, romance, supernatural, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, relationships, high school, small town, supernatural romance, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, tuscany, washington state, italy
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System:   82%
    User:   83%
 
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
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: sentimental, atmospheric, romantic, gothic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, werewolf, romance, supernatural, relationships, dangerous attraction, family, impossible love, small town, first contact, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, usa, brazil
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System:   78%
    User:   79%
 
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
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: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, gloomy, erotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, romance, supernatural, friendship, vampire human love, vengeance, high school, graduation, young lovers, revenge, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
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System:   75%
    User:   81%
 
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
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: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, ridiculous, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, romance, supernatural, werewolf, immortality, young lovers, vampire human love, transformation, supernatural romance, chase, revenge, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   69%
    User:   84%
 
Beautiful Creatures
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: light, serious, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, supernatural, magic, witch, love, book, forbidden love, destiny, betrayal, high school, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   80%
 
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True Blood
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: offbeat, serious, sexual, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, strong sexual content, gory, small town, small town life, werewolf, blood, ghost, danger, social relations, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   73%
 
The Secret Circle
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
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, small town, curses spells and rituals, witch, small town life, teenage life, youth, orphan, supernatural ability, young heroes, supernatural, teenage love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   81%
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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, captivating, suspenseful, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, high school, chosen one, supernatural ability, vampire slayer, danger, best friends, teenage love, save the world, teenager, double life, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 19th century ...
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   100%
 
 7.8
 98K
Grimm
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, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, police detective, good versus evil, heroes, life turned upside down, evil force, hunt down, creature, legends and myths, deadly, weapons, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   79%
 
 7.2
 7K
The Gates
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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, suburbs, parents and children, suburban life, family life, danger, succubus, chief of police, imaginary, law enforcement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   52%
    User:   74%
 
 7.4
 111
Split
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, high school, supernatural romance, teenage love, romance, high school life, teenage life, imaginary, love and romance, youth, supernatural, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   72%
 
Movie in collections
 8.5
 333K
Supernatural
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, obsessive quest, ghost, monster, brother brother relationship, vampire, curses spells and rituals, demon, danger, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 1958, year 1978 ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   54%
 
Pretty Little Liars
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, best friends, friendship, haunted by the past, secret, threat, mystery, youth, bullying, blackmail, gossip and rumors, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
 7.6
 60K
Riverdale
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: dramatic, captivating, suspenseful, biting, surprise ending
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, small town, friends, friendship, murder, high school, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, investigation, love triangle, mother daughter relationship ...
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System:   41%
    User:   51%
 
 7.4
 6K
Blood Ties
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, rough, stylized
Plot: private detective, vampire, investigation, mystery, love triangle, crimes, imaginary, supernatural, supernatural romance, murder, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   68%
 
 7.7
 64K
One Tree Hill
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, rivalry, love triangle, step siblings, high school, basketball, suburbs, friendship, intrigue, couple relations, sibling relationship, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   60%
 
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 7.4
 132K
Gossip Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: realistic, talky, stylized, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, school, youth, friends, popularity, gossip and rumors, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, wealth, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
 7.7
 110K
Teen Wolf
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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: touching, serious, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, werewolf, supernatural ability, school, curses spells and rituals, in the woods, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, life turned upside down, danger, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, japan, california, mexico, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 26K
Dracula
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, blood, older woman younger woman relationship, kidnapped child, aristocrat, secret society, immortality, vampire hunter, bisexual woman, ball, carriage ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian era, turn of the century
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   68%
 
 7.7
 22K
Moonlight
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: suspenseful, serious, witty
Plot: vampire, private detective, investigation, dangerous attraction, impossible love, supernatural romance, fall in love, crimes, imaginary, love and romance, supernatural, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   48%
 
 6.9
 165K
It Follows
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, depressing, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, chase, death, ghost, friendship, paranoia, brutality, dangerous attraction, isolation, stalking, group of friends, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   100%
 
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Vampire Knight
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes ...
Style: serious, offbeat, surreal, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, school, interracial relations, deadly, supernatural, imaginary, memory loss, escapades, rivalry, protecting from truth, academy, forbidden love ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   67%
 
 6.9
 203K
Warm Bodies
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: sweet, sentimental, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: zombie, romance, forbidden love, transformation, survival, loneliness, supernatural romance, fall in love, humanity, virus, supernatural, solitude ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   58%
 
 8.0
 50K
iZombie
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: entertaining, light, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, female protagonist, crimes, coroner, police investigation, crime investigation, medical examination, morgue, murder, law enforcement, verbal byplay, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
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System:   29%
    User:   69%
 
 6.3
 65K
The Craft
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: witch, magic, supernatural, teenager, female friendship, high school, revenge, curses spells and rituals, bullying, black magic, manipulation, danger ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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System:   29%
    User:   39%
 
We Are the Night
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One night, 18 year old Lena is bitten by Louise, leader of a female vampire trio that are as deadly as they are beautiful. Her newfound vampiric lifestyle is a blessing and a curse at the same time. At first, she enjoys the limitless freedom, the ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: female vampire, dangerous attraction, impossible love, friendship between women, nightlife, power relations, femme fatale, immortality, supernatural ability, betrayal, deadly, vampire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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System:   29%
    User:   48%
 

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My Soul to Take
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, slasher, urban legend, gory, small town, murder, psychopath, danger, deadly, supernatural, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
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Innocence
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her mother in a tragic accident, Beckett Warner realizes that her troubles may be far worse—her school is run by a coven of beautiful women who perpetuate their youth by drinking the blood of virgins.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, adventure, danger, imaginary, youth, supernatural, vampire, young heroes, uncover truth, innocence lost, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   27%
    User:   44%
 
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