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The Originals (2013)
 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 now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid and a werewolf.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, stylized, gloomy, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, witch, werewolf, supernatural, immortality, magical, supernatural romance, rivalry, secret, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, family relations, love and romance, power struggle, leadership, king, couples, uninhibited rivalry, surprising revelation, imaginary, urban, young woman, diary, apprentice, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa

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Most similar movies to The Originals

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, vampire, werewolf, supernatural power, rivalry and danger mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Originals: The Vampire Diaries (2009), Legacies (2018), Grimm (2011), True Blood (2008), Witches of East End (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, stylized, serious, disturbing, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, high school, youth, werewolf, immortality, dangerous attraction, teenage life, vampire human love, small town, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 1860s ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: supernatural romance, vampire, witch, supernatural power, supernatural, school, teenage life, werewolf, telekinesis, forbidden love, mentor, lesbian relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, exciting, captivating, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature, supernatural, police detective, legends and myths, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, werewolf, monster, supernatural ability, evil force, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, small town life, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, supernatural, vampire human love, couple relations, love affair, supernatural ability, unlikely relationship, lovers, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, immortality, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, secret, family relations, evil force, siblings relations, family secret, foreknowledge, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: angel, good versus evil, supernatural, teenage love, legends and myths, supernatural romance, adventure, werewolf, danger, chosen one, love and romance, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, hell, small town life, werewolf, supernatural, demon, mercenary, psychic power, vampire human love, fallen angel
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, ghost, good versus evil, monster, demon, death, search, characters in danger, peril, angel, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1958, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, vampire human love, supernatural romance, investigation, reporter, impossible love, crimes, fall in love, friends, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, ridiculous, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, immortality, romance, young lovers, wolf pack, impossible love, bloodsucker, vampire vs vampire, chief of police, grudge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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 and romance, love triangle, supernatural, danger, private detective, immortality, investigation, mystery, imaginary, crimes, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, wolf pack, mystery, blood, imaginary, strong female character, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 27K
Lost Girl (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her supernatural clan and its rigid hierarchy, Bo is a renegade who ...
Style: sexy, exciting, captivating, serious, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: supernatural, femme fatale, seduction, werewolf, supernatural ability, love triangle, imaginary, temptation, victim, lgbt, private detective, crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, vampire human love, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, small town, true love, teenage love, supernatural, fall in love, impossible love, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, vampire human love, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, supernatural, romance, impossible love, small town, young lovers, love and romance, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sentimental, touching, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, vampire human love, graduation, dangerous attraction, friendship, love triangle, rivalry, young lovers, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, vampire human love, supernatural romance, romance, supernatural, dangerous attraction, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, young lovers, lovers apart, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, tuscany, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 46K
Shadowhunters (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: captivating, tense, serious, gothic, bleak
Audience: teen drama
Plot: werewolf, vampire, demon, supernatural power, good versus evil, female protagonist, friendship, supernatural, family secret, strong female character, teenage girl, magic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 8.2
 100K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary, witch, fear, mysterious character, haunted by the past, monster, secret, scientist, hunt down, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 233K
Underworld (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, dark, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, forbidden love, supernatural romance, werewolf, supernatural, immortality, transformation, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, rock star, loneliness, goth, fatal attraction, queen, supernatural, danger, music, vengeance ...
Time: 2000s, 18th century, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
 23K
Being Human (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Three paranormal roommates, a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf, struggle to keep their dark secrets from the world, while helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.
Style: semi serious, stylized, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, roommate, twentysomething life, lifestyle, friends, everyday life, social misfits, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: atmospheric, serious, 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, friends, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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We Are the Night (2010)
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: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, impossible love, nightlife, femme fatale, deadly, immortality, dangerous attraction, female vampire, supernatural romance, power relations, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mockingbird Lane (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, parents and children, freak, eccentric family, dragon, family relations, suburbs, estate, mind control, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, dark, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, black magic, half breed, adventure, devil worship, couple relations, coming of age, teenager, tribe, teenage love, school ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Underworld: Awakening (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being held in a coma-like state for fifteen years, vampire Selene learns that she has a fourteen-year-old vampire/Lycan hybrid daughter named Nissa, and when she finds her, they must stop BioCom from creating super Lycans that will kill them ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, immortality, supernatural, survival, genetically altered, gory, chases and races, heroes, danger, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Almighty Johnsons (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Almighty Johnsons is a New Zealand fantasy comedy/drama television series, which was created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang and is produced by South Pacific Pictures. It began airing its first series of ten episodes in New Zealand on 7 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, student, legends and myths, superhuman powers, god or devil, imaginary, life turned upside down, heroes, supernatural ability, villain, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 6K
Ruby Red (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Gwendolyn Shepherd is a normal 16-year-old, but her family holds a secret: A time-travel gene is expressed in the clan inherited, but not every member of the family is blessed with. Everyone is certain that Gwen's cousin Charlotte has the gene. ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, stylized, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, time travel, supernatural ability, youth, young heroes, supernatural romance, love and romance, prophecy, time machine, supernatural, mind control, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: england, europe, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: offbeat, sexy, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, supernatural romance, gory, dishonesty, strong sexual content, deadly, couples, small town, rivalry, family relations, uncontrollable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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