Movies like Thirst

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Thirst (2009)
 7.1
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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, sexy, splatter, bloody ...
Plot: vampire, priest, experiment gone awry, murder, doctor, infidelity, supernatural, infection, deadly virus, transformation, character change, self mutilation, vampire sex, clergy, confession, childhood friend, afterlife, survival, betrayal, graphic violence, love and romance, couples, small town, old friend, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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 suspenseful, scary, serious and atmospheric films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, vampire, blood, gory and murder mostly in Horror, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Thirst: Interview with the Vampire (1994), Spiral (2000), The Moth Diaries (2011), Dracula (1979), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, supernatural, goth, loneliness, vampire human love, haunted by the past, dark hero, bonding, human nature, vampirism, child vampire ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1780s ...
Place: paris france, new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 8K
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, supernatural, curse, mystery, curses spells and rituals, insanity, transformation, survival horror, catastrophe, death, psychopath ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, supernatural, mysterious character, friends, obsession, youth, social relations, haunted by the past, newcomer, roommate, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 10K
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, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, dracula, countryside, supernatural, female vampire, immortality, village, male female relationship, mental institution, visceral, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, edwardian era, victorian era, 1920s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, supernatural, love triangle, vampire sex, victorian england, love affair, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 15th century, middle ages, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, england, london, europe, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.9
 2K
Meridian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Catherine Bomarzini returns to the family castle in Italy after her father's death and gets caught in the web of a mysterious love triangle: a man who is at times repulsive, at others enchanting; and a creature of the night whose gentle eyes ...
Style: sexy, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: curse, human becoming an animal, ghost, monster rape, afterlife, monster, castle, woman in danger, supernatural, love triangle, fall in love, dangerous attraction ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, female vampire, vampire sex, strong sexual content, fall in love, supernatural, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, dangerous attraction, erotica ...
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, female vampire, small town life, stalking, loneliness, murder, father son relationship, teenage boy, romance, small town, supernatural romance ...
Place: iran, california, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, female vampire, fall in love, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, supernatural, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, immortality, family secret, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 10K
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, university, philosophy, drug abuse, infection, obsession, human nature, supernatural, life is a bitch, murder, mass murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 69K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
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, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, supernatural, small town, youth, teenage life, obsessive quest, violence, neighbor, suburbs, werewolf, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Three... Extremes (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: “Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In "Dumplings" an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: cannibalism, murder, healing power, spouse in danger, pregnancy, abortion, betrayal, strangulation, jealousy, director, vengeance, vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, hong kong, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 121K
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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, sacrifice, deadly creature, giant, supernatural, trapped, family in danger, quarantine, toxic, snow, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, year 2000, 2000s
Place: seoul, south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 121K
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 ⇓
50%
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, scary ...
Plot: vampire, murder, couples, dangerous attraction, good versus evil, rivalry, small town, supernatural, romance, fall in love, crimes, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, surrealism, immortality, small town, hidden identity, supernatural, deadly creature, plague, introspection, loneliness, death, insanity ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, black sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, gothic, stylized, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, female vampire, impossible love, nightlife, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, immortality, supernatural romance, power relations, voyeurism, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
49%
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The Caretaker (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As a wave of vampirism sweeps the world, a small but discordant group hole up in a country mansion in Victoria, Australia. A vampire, who has also occupied the mansion, offers them a deal: if they protect him from humans during the day, he'll ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, survival, escapades, estate, post apocalypse, vampire hunter, doctor, epidemic, massacre, picnic, mansion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, supernatural ability, family relations, parents and children, chase, sexual content, murder, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, gothic horror, dark ...
Plot: vampire, obsession, dracula, megalomaniac, human nature, escapades, artists and showbiz, filmmaker, supernatural, showbiz, psychopath, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, eastern europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 4K
Faust (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deal with the devil, good versus evil, police detective, devil, satanic ritual, body horror, mysterious character, revenge, transformation, supernatural ability, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 5K
Marebito (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: psychological, disturbing, slasher, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, murder, obsession, investigation, mystery, haunted by the past, vampire, filmmaking, grudge, androids and robots, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, monastery, supernatural, priest, metamorphosis, legends and myths, mysterious character, castle, countess, mystery, stranger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 1K
Face (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the specialist Dr. Yoon. The newcomer researcher to the institute Jung ...
Style: psychological, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, ghost, murder, psychopath, police investigation, supernatural, transplant, mystery, law enforcement, vampire, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 24K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, death in the family, dealing with death, crimes, supernatural ability, evil, witch, revenge ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, dangerous attraction, fall in love, couples, rivalry, supernatural ability, betrayal, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, female vampire, family relations, betrayal, investigation, supernatural, doctor, lost love, reincarnation, cure, costume party, old mansion ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, tense, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: vampire, resurrection, dracula, murder, undead, vengeance, dangerous attraction, master and servant, curses spells and rituals, occult, black magic, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%