Movies like Thirst 2009

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Thirst (2009)
 7.1
 43K
Thirst (2009)
Original name: 박쥐
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho), a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, Sang-hyun is torn between faith and bloodlust, and has a newfound desire for Tae-ju (Kim Ok-vin), the wife of his childhood friend.
Style: scary, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, dark, serious, captivating, cult film, dark humor, weird ...
Plot: vampire, priest, experiment gone awry, doctor, murder, infidelity, self mutilation, blood transfusion, supernatural, deadly virus, danger, transformation, character change, infection, clergy, confession, childhood friend, jumping off a building, vampire sex, gory, survival, betrayal, graphic violence, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: asia, korea, south korea

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Most similar movies to Thirst

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, deadly, blood, danger, vampire, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Thirst: Spiral (2000), Dracula (1979), Let the Right One In (2008), Kiss of the Damned (2012), Byzantium (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, insanity, transformation, survival horror, curse, vortex ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, loneliness, supernatural, vampire human love, haunted by the past, human nature, manipulations, goth, dark hero, victim, bonding ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1990s, georgian era ...
Place: paris france, san francisco, new orleans, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 9K
Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, dracula, countryside, gothic horror, supernatural, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, immortality, village ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1910s, victorian era, 1920s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, bullying, friendship, loneliness, bully, hidden identity, deadly creature, mysterious character, youth, vampire human love, immortality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 1700s, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, scary, sexy, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, fall in love, supernatural, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, dangerous attraction, vampire sex, vampire human love, sibling rivalry, supernatural romance, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
Style: bleak, scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, imaginary, danger, small town life, stalking, loneliness, murder, father son relationship, teenage boy, romance, hidden identity ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 41K
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, stylized, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, fall in love, small town, female vampire, immortality, supernatural, love and romance, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, imaginary, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Addiction (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: vampire, addiction, blood, university, violence, philosophy, drug abuse, obsession, supernatural, human nature, life is a bitch, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.7
 74K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, rough, dark humor, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, plague, danger, infected, illness, disease, gory, deadly, small town, deadly virus, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, goth, rock star, supernatural, fatal attraction, danger, music, supernatural ability, loneliness, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 114K
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: vampire, vampire human love, gory, friendship, bully, loneliness, first love, fall in love, friends, childhood, supernatural, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Immortally Yours (2009)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coven of Sexy, modern Day vampires ravage the American Midwest with the thirst for blood, while a romantic twist puts the vampires at odds among themselves and with the murderous Illuminati that seek to gain their immortality.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: vampire, murder, danger, couples, good versus evil, dangerous attraction, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, small town, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 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, suspenseful, scary, gothic, dark ...
Plot: vampire, isolation, murder, blood, life is a bitch, fall in love, couples, danger, love and romance, supernatural, violence spree, nightshift ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, stylized, gothic, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, impossible love, nightlife, supernatural ability, female vampire, dangerous attraction, deadly, femme fatale, imaginary, immortality, lgbt, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Stranger from Afar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, vampire, slasher, danger, investigation, mystery, deadly, haunted by the past, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
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The Host (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, giant, sacrifice, supernatural, family in danger, toxic, quarantine, danger, snow, daughter, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006, year 2000
Place: seoul, korea, south korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 42K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, scary, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, terminal illness, apocalypse, death, plague, danger, end of the world, survival horror, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Metamorphosis (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, Hungary, Austria, Sweden, UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Seventeenth Century, while Hungary is fighting the Turks, the population of a small village in...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, monastery, supernatural, priest, metamorphosis, legends and myths, mysterious character, supernatural ability, danger, castle, imaginary, countess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Echo Game (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 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: suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, family relations, parents and children, supernatural ability, deadly, profanity, sexual content, chase, danger, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, blood, immortality, small town, surrealism, palaces castles and temples, hidden identity, supernatural, danger, deadly, deadly creature, plague ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, black sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
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Faust (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An artist, John Jaspers sells his soul to the mysterious "M" in order to get revenge on the people who killed his girlfriend. Soon, he realizes everything has a price, and he is transformed into a horned demon with a passion for killing. ...
Style: stylized, gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deal with the devil, satanic ritual, good versus evil, police detective, devil, mysterious character, revenge, transformation, supernatural ability, slasher, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 20K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, mother son incest, vampire, danger, kidnapping, slasher, morphing, survival, parents and children, monster, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, ohio, california, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Moth Diaries (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, boarding school, boarding school life, supernatural, mysterious character, friends, social relations, youth, danger, obsession, female friendship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, family relations, betrayal, investigation, supernatural, costume party, gothic horror, music box, reincarnation, lost love, cure, blood ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do ...
Style: gothic, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, supernatural, destiny, vampire human love, good versus evil, gangsters, gory, transformation, death, chase, blood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 62K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, vampire comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, mysterious character, small town, transformation, youth, danger, obsessive quest, werewolf, teenage life, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 34K
Near Dark (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, road movie, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, hitchhiker, gang, small town, femme fatale, rescue, drifter, supernatural, crimes, deadly, danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa, texas, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 428K
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, touching, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, fall in love, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, supernatural, supernatural romance, youth, teenage love, true love, small town, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 11K
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, vampire, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, ghost, good versus evil, strangulation, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the shadow of Castle Dracula, the Prince of Darkness is revived by blood trickling from the head-wound of an unconscious priest attempting exorcism. And once more fear and terror strikes Transylvania as the undead Prince of Darkness stalks the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, gothic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, dracula, countryside, resurrection, castle, lightning, superstition, cross, priest, coffin, revenge, hanged girl ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%