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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: exciting, tense, captivating, stylized, gloomy, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, witch, supernatural, werewolf, immortality, supernatural romance, magical, rivalry, love and romance, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, secret, family relations, power struggle, urban, leadership, king, couples, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, surprising revelation, 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, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about supernatural, imaginary, vampire, werewolf, supernatural power, danger and rivalry 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, serious, stylized, romantic, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, immortality, dangerous attraction, teenage life, werewolf, love and romance, youth, small town, high school, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: virginia, usa
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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: vampire, witch, supernatural romance, supernatural power, school, supernatural, werewolf, teenage life, forbidden love, telekinesis, mentor, teenager ...
⇓ 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, captivating, exciting, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, creature, police detective, legends and myths, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hunt down, evil force, supernatural ability, monster, werewolf, danger ...
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, stylized, tense, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, small town life, dangerous attraction, supernatural, supernatural ability, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, unlikely couple, unlikely relationship, lovers, immortality ...
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, exciting, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, immortality, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family relations, secret, siblings relations, evil force, family secret, magical, spell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, danger, adventure, love and romance, chosen one, legends and myths, rescue, supernatural ability, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, impossible love, investigation, fall in love, reporter, private investigator, interspecies romance, crimes, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, supernatural romance, immortality, young lovers, romance, impossible love, super strength, bloodsucker, villainess, chief of police, wolf pack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, scary, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, ghost, death, curses spells and rituals, creature, obsessive quest, characters in danger, peril, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, year 1978, 1990s ...
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, secret identity, danger, self defense, double life, mystery, blood, imaginary, rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, romance, vampire human love, young lovers, small town, impossible love, relationships, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, sentimental, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, angel, witch, werewolf, small town life, supernatural, mercenary, hell, psychic power, demon, vampire human love, fallen angel
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, atmospheric, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, graduation, dangerous attraction, friendship, young lovers, love triangle, romance, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, werewolf, supernatural, romance, vampire human love, dangerous attraction, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, small town, young lovers, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, italy, washington state, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, haunted by the past, mysterious character, monster, secret, fear, scientist, psychotherapy, mental illness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Plot: vampire, private detective, vampirism, private investigator, love triangle, supernatural, supernatural romance, danger, love and romance, immortality, romance, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, forbidden love, werewolf, supernatural romance, supernatural, immortality, escapades, transformation, rivalry, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 8.2
 125K
Lucifer (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, biblical
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, female detective, murder investigation, supernatural, hell, devil, psychologist, demon, police detective, good versus evil, lapd, police ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: vampire, ghost, werewolf, supernatural, roommate, supernatural ability, twentysomething life, social misfits, friends, everyday life, lifestyle, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, supernatural, fatal attraction, rock star, danger, loneliness, goth, music, blood, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2000s, 1780s, 18th century
Place: california, england, africa, egypt, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, impossible love, nightlife, femme fatale, female vampire, deadly, immortality, dangerous attraction, friendship between women, power relations, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, good versus evil, supernatural power, demon, friendship, family secret, supernatural, female protagonist, teenage girl, strong female character, magic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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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, magic, female protagonist, adaptation, twists & turns ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: vampire, werewolf, parents and children, supernatural, eccentric family, estate, freak, family relations, suburbs, mind control, dragon, imaginary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, immortality, supernatural, survival, gory, genetically altered, danger, heroes, daughter, experiment, hybrid ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: disturbing, atmospheric, dark, talky, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, witchcraft, teenager, black magic, tribe, half breed, school, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, teenage love, evil witch, dedication ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, stylized, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, legends and myths, student, god or devil, siblings relations, mythology, norse mythology, forest, sibling relationship, belief, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: exciting, captivating, offbeat, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, fairy, magical, good versus evil, power of love, family relations, parents and children, small town, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, sexy, tense, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, gory, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, sibling rivalry, sexual relations, small town, siblings relations, supernatural romance, imaginary, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%