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Ganja & Hess (1973)
 6.1
 2K
Ganja & Hess (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor's assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood.
Style: atmospheric, rough, serious, psychotronic, allegory, offbeat, contemplative
Plot: vampire, wedding, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, addiction, graphic violence, love and romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, supernatural ability, injustice, couples, social differences, sexual content, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, erotica, violence, female nudity, sex scene, death, murder, wine, doctor, archaeologist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, new york, xian

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, deadly, blood, danger, murder, gory and vampire mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Ganja & Hess: Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (2014), The Echo Game (2009), Vampire (2011), Hollywood Vampyr (2002), To Sleep with a Vampire (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Dr. Hess Green becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja Hightower that questions the very nature of love, ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, rough, sexy ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, fall in love, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, estate, curses spells and rituals, undead, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 192
The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl's psychic powers for herself.
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, supernatural, family relations, supernatural ability, parents and children, sexual content, chase, murder, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.2
 2K
Vampire (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A vampire, who works as a teacher, searches for suicidal female students and seduces them prior to sucking their blood.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vampire, murder, suicide, human nature, crimes, criminal heroes, dangerous attraction, fall in love, obsession, rape, murder of a nude woman, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, graphic violence, sexual content, cult, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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To Sleep with a Vampire (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Scott Valentine is a vampire who is torn between his need to feed and his desire to learn about the world of humans. But when he kidnaps Nina, a beautiful but troubled stripper, his world is turned upside down. For after she discovers that he cannot ...
Style: gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, supernatural, stripper, power relations, seduction, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 714
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, supernatural, couples, dishonesty, isolation, crimes, murder, curses spells and rituals, demon, nudity (full frontal - brief), ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 43K
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, atmospheric, serious, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, fall in love, female vampire, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, supernatural, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, immortality, family secret, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural (1973)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A notorious bank robber kills his wife and flees the police, only to be captured by a mysterious group of figures in an abandoned town. His beautiful daughter, Lila Lee, receives a letter stating that her father is near death and that he needs to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic horror, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: vampire, psychological manipulation, supernatural, mysterious character, woman in danger, rescue, femme fatale, strong female character, father daughter reunion, transformation, father daughter relationship, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 6K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, hidden identity, mysterious character, death, babies and infants, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Trouble Every Day (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Japan, Luxembourg
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scientist Shane Brown neglects his new bride, instead spending their honeymoon searching for an old colleague who disappeared after a research paper he had written was discredited by the medical community. It turns out that Dr. Semeneau is living in ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, murder, eroticism, rape, serial killer, dangerous attraction, addiction, violence, honeymoon, laboratory, cannibal, male masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, ghana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Seventh Sign (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abby is a pregnant woman with a curious new boarder in the apartment over her garage. Turns out he's heaven-sent and is speeding along the Apocalypse by bloodying rivers, egging on plagues and following scripture word for word.
Style: scary, bleak, serious, biblical, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, supernatural, pregnancy, prophecy, sacrifice, destiny, religions or cults, worldwide chaos, clergy, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: haiti, nicaragua, california, vatican, venice california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Metamorphosis (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, Hungary, Austria, UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Seventeenth Century, while Hungary is fighting the Turks, the population of a small village in...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, monastery, supernatural, priest, metamorphosis, mysterious character, legends and myths, castle, countess, mystery, stranger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Thompsons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, survival, family in danger, manhunt, supernatural, dysfunctional family, on the run, family life, murder, rivalry, violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, rough ...
Plot: good versus evil, archaeologist, supernatural, priest, church, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, exorcism, supernatural ability, redemption, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1944
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Vampire Journals (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 19th century vampire stalks a more powerful vampire lord in his quest to gain revenge over the death of his mistress. In his search for the vampire lord in Eastern Europe he kills many of his servants and fellow vampires while cursing another to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, stalking, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, couples, dangerous attraction, fall in love, rivalry, supernatural ability, betrayal, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kiss of the Damned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Beautiful vampire Djuna tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo, but eventually gives in to their passion. When her seductive and highly volatile sister Mimi unexpectedly comes to visit, she threatens Djuna's new ...
Style: sexy, scary, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, vampire sex, strong sexual content, fall in love, supernatural, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, dangerous attraction, erotica, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three elderly distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring borgoueis lives and gets in contact with one of count Dracula's servants. In a nightly ceremony they restore the count back to life. The three men killed ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, stylized, tense, serious ...
Plot: vampire, resurrection, dracula, murder, undead, master and servant, vengeance, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, occult, black magic, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 3K
Nadja (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This ultra-hip, post-modern vampire tale is set in contemporary New York City. Members of a dysfunctional family of vampires are trying to come to terms with each other, in the wake of their father's death. Meanwhile, they are being hunted by ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: vampire, lesbian vampire, family life, addiction, haunted by the past, parents and children, couples, injustice, family relations, twins, stalking, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 7K
Blacula (1972)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An 18th century African prince is turned into a vampire while visiting Transylvania. Two centuries later, he rises from his coffin attacking various residents of Los Angeles and meets Tina, a woman who he believes is the reincarnation of his ...
Style: scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: reincarnation, vampire, coroner, nightclub, zombie, morgue, destiny, woman in danger, afterlife, fall in love, dangerous attraction, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 18th century, 20th century, 1780s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, goth, fatal attraction, immortality, rock star, vampirism, supernatural, interspecies romance, supernatural ability, loneliness, music ...
Time: 1780s, 2000s, 18th century
Place: california, england, europe, usa, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 11K
Martin (1976)
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, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: vampire, murder, supernatural, curse, hidden identity, teenage life, crimes, golden years, socially awkward, violence, serial killer, delusion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 2K
Midnight Son (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: MIDNIGHT SON is the story of Jacob, a young man confined to a life of isolation, due to a rare skin disorder that prevents him from being exposed to sunlight. His world opens up when he meets Mary, a local bartender, and falls in love. Tragically, ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, gothic, dark ...
Plot: vampire, isolation, nightshift, murder, fall in love, life is a bitch, couples, love and romance, violence spree, supernatural, investigation, boy meets girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
House of Dark Shadows (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of vampire Barnabas Collins, the possible cure offered him by Dr. Julia Hoffman, and his search for love amidst the horror.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, family relations, betrayal, investigation, supernatural, doctor, lost love, reincarnation, cure, costume party, old mansion, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 1K
Thirst (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, vampire, occult, cult, brainwashing, nurse, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, countryside, missing person, woman in danger, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 120K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, suspense, atmospheric, biting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, bully, vampire, vampire human love, friendship, loneliness, friends, fall in love, childhood, small town, mysterious character, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 665
Night Junkies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the seedy London underworld of junkies and prostitutes, a vampire stalks women. When a stripper, Ruby, is bitten, she is determined not to give in to her blood addiction, no matter what.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: vampire, love affair, dangerous attraction, supernatural, mysterious character, psychopath, couples, murder, fall in love, addiction, serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, beast, legends and myths, vampire sex, supernatural, love triangle, victorian england, love affair, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 15th century, middle ages, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, england, london, europe, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 2K
The Kiss (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Teenager Amy Halloran’s mother is killed in a car crash while going to meet her sister Felice, a top fashion model. Not long after, Amy’s father meets Felice at the graveside and invites her to move in. Amy develops a dislike of Felice, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: murder, suburbs, voodoo, possession, curse, family problems, family relations, teenage life, suburban life, woman in danger, against the odds, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dracula's Widow (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Dracula's wife, Vanessa, comes back to life and attacks Raymond who has a waxworks museum, where he displays notorious monsters and murderers.
Style: scary, serious, neo noir, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, murder, wax museum, female vampire, showbiz, dangerous attraction, hollywood, vengeance, crimes, deadly creature, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 35K
Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranoia, insanity, conspiracy theory, couples, losing-it hero, psychosis, obsession, delusion, mental illness, addiction, self mutilation, parasite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%