Gothic horror movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gothic horror movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric and stylized films and TV shows about / with gothic horror, supernatural, danger, murder, deadly, castle, blood, ghost, vampire and death plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gothic horror: The Woman in Black (2012), Victor Frankenstein (2015), The Lodgers (2017), Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt (2004), Dracula 3D (2012), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), The Haunted Palace (1963), Castle of Blood (1964), Count Dracula (1970), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966).

List of gothic horror movies

The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, estate, haunted house, isolation, gothic horror, supernatural, lawyer, curses spells and rituals, revenge, dead child, secret, village ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
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Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, touching, stylized, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, gothic horror, redemption, experiment, frankenstein, laboratory, experiment gone awry, reanimated corpse, monster, vengeance, life philosophy, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, scotland, big ben london, scotland yard, london ...
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The Lodgers (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1920, rural Ireland. Anglo-Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The Lodgers) which enforces three rules upon the twins: they ...
Style: gothic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: haunted house, twins, gothic horror, supernatural, falling in love, curse, ghost, ghosts, supernatural power, creature, period piece, war veteran ...
Time: 1920s
Place: ireland
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Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terror is stalking the land: people are disappearing daily, their bodies appearing covered in savage gashes coupled with precise surgical cuts. The legend of the 'Werewolf of Allariz' spreads across the land like wildfire. When Barbara ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, psychological
Plot: serial killer, werewolf, gothic horror, stalking, transformation, trial, dangerous animal, village, mind game, dangerous attraction, supernatural, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 1850s
Place: spain
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Dracula 3D (2012)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Englishman Jonathan Harker visits the exotic castle of Count Dracula, he is entranced by the mysterious aristocrat. But upon learning that the count has sinister designs on his wife, Mina, Harker seeks help from vampire slayer Van Helsing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, stylized
Plot: vampire, dracula, gothic horror, evil, danger, deadly, palaces castles and temples, woman in danger, good versus evil, female vampire, blood, female friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
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Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, insanity, buried alive, secret door, spanish inquisition, castle, investigation, vengeance, supernatural, inquisition, torturer, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, 14th century, middle ages, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: gothic horror, burned alive, ghost, mansion, necronomicon, occult, curse, attempted rape, monster, possession, fireplace, grave robber ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, dungeon, usa
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Castle of Blood (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A writer accepts a wager that he cannot spend the night alone in a haunted castle on All Soul's Eve. Once night falls at the castle, several who had been murdered therein return to life, reliving their deaths and seeking to kill the writer for ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, gothic horror, vampire, castle, bet, danger, haunted house, supernatural, palaces castles and temples, deadly creature, survival, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london
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Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on a Basque folk tale, ”Patxi herrementaria,” collected by priest, archaeologist and anthropologist José Migel de Barandiarán in 1903, the story is set in the Basque region in 1845, in a universe inhabited by mythological diabolic ...
Style: gothic
Plot: gothic horror, supernatural, folk tale, blacksmith, demon, folklore, devil, period piece, execution, tavern, church bell, bear trap ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, basque country
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Count Dracula (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, West Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: dracula, gothic horror, blood, vampire, supernatural, deadly creature, master villain, palaces castles and temples, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Place: europe, england, romania, london
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Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: vampire, gothic horror, blood, dracula, castle, crucifix, good versus evil, stalking, monk, vengeance, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s
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Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dark Shadows is an American gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. The show was created by Dan Curtis. The story bible, which was written by Art Wallace, does not mention ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, dark ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, ghost, gothic horror, curses spells and rituals, estate, mystery, danger, imaginary, seductive behavior, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
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The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Victor Frankenstein, descendant of the infamous scientist, Baron Von Frankenstein, follows in his experimental footsteps. Initially his success involves the resuscitation of a tortoise and progressing onto more ambitious projects, including creating ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, touching, humorous ...
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, frankenstein, deadly creature, gory, experiment gone awry, dangerous attraction, danger, palaces castles and temples, master villain, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
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Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996 on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, witty, scary, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, amateur detective, hidden identity, verbal byplay, supernatural ability, gory, mysterious character, danger, crime, deadly, deadly creature, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Dracula (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, gothic horror, countryside, village, dracula, stalking, obsessive quest, romance, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england
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Beauty and the Beast (1978)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Julie, the youngest daughter of a bankrupt merchant, sacrifices her life in order to save her father. She goes to an enchanted castle in the woods and meets Netvor, a bird-like monster. As Netvor begins to fall in love with Julie, he must suppress ...
Style: fairy tale, bleak, romantic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: beast, castle, curse, father daughter relationship, transformation, gothic horror, supernatural romance, strong female character, sister sister relationship, stockholm syndrome, dark fantasy, ruins ...
Place: central europe
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: stylized, suspense, exciting, gothic, intense ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, good versus evil, monk, witch, supernatural, legends and myths, adventure, fight, plague, inquisition, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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Baron Blood (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, gothic horror, torture, witchcraft, slasher, hotel, murder, chase, good versus evil, gory, supernatural ability ...
Time: 15th century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, dungeon
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The Castle of the Living Dead (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Count Drago invites over entertainers to his castle, but what the people don't know is that Drago mummifies animals and humans!
Plot: embalming, funeral, strongman, midget, mummy, castle, raven, gothic horror, sergeant, highwayman, italian gothic, entertainer ...
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Terror-Creatures from the Grave (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An attorney arrives at a castle to settle the estate of its recently deceased owner. The owner's wife and daughter reveal that he was someone who was able to summon the souls of ancient plague victims and, in fact, his spirit was roaming the ...
Style: gothic
Plot: grave, plague, occult, gothic horror, witchcraft, revenge, disease, italian gothic, thunder, lightning, candelabra, cigarette smoking ...
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Nightmare Castle (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman and her lover are tortured and killed by her sadistic husband. The pair return from the grave to seek vengeance.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, gothic, scary ...
Plot: ghost, gothic horror, mad scientist, greenhouse, serial killer, supernatural, murder, mentally unstable, infidelity, rivalry, bondage, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 60s
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The Third Eye (1966)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young Count Mino live in a big, old castle together with his dominant mother and a maid. Mother does not want him to marry his fiancee Laura, which turns out to have dire consequences.
Plot: taxidermy, hallucination, nightmare, murder, obsession, prostitute, sadism, gothic horror, stripper, parent child relationship, stabbed multiple times, dead woman ...
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The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wealthy English lord is suffering a mental breakdown following the death of his red-headed wife, Evelyn, whom he feared was cheating on him. He tours local bars and dives, scouring for lovely red-heads willing to come back to his decaying castle ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, gothic, psycho film
Plot: bondage, murder, redhead, sadist, castle, pervert, gothic horror, psychopath, ghost, palaces castles and temples, gory, whodunit ...
Time: 70s
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Leonor (1975)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Richard is a medieval nobleman. After his first wife dies in an accident and is buried in the family vault, he remarries and has children by his second wife. A mad longing for his first wife Leonor comes over him, and he sells his soul to the devil ...
Plot: vampire, gothic horror, castle, murder, occult, supernatural power, love, accident, husband wife relationship, deal with the devil, female vampire, possession ...
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The Long Hair of Death (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older daughter knows the real reason for the execution lies in the lord's sexual desire for her mother. After confronting the lord on the matter, ...
Plot: execution, witchcraft, gothic horror, revenge, supernatural, supernatural horror, superstition
Time: 1400s
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The Perfect Host: A Southern Gothic Tale (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While sorting her dead grandmother's affairs, a young woman boards in an eerie, southern mansion and soon discovers the matriarch may desire more than just her company.
Style: gothic, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: locked door, host, gothic horror, grandmother, grandparents, death, female protagonist, old dark house, mother daughter relationship, bar, unrequited love, elderly ...
Time: 1920s
Place: arkansas
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The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go near the woman's dreary home and no one will explain or ...
Style: gothic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, gothic horror, mysterious character, mystery, resort, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, small town, uncover truth, vengeance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, lost love, gothic horror, blood, doctor, costume party, cure, music box, reincarnation, investigation, supernatural, betrayal ...
Place: england, europe, maine
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Night of Dark Shadows (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed painter and his wife move into his family's ancestral home and find themselves plagued by spirits of past residents.
Style: gothic, stylized, serious, scary, twist ending
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, vampire, haunted house, painting, mansion, hanging, gothic horror, estate, supernatural, little girl, family history ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maine, usa
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Horror Rises from the Tomb (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Medieval France a warlock is be-headed and his wife tortured and executed. Hundreds of years later an isolated group of people discover his head buried on their property. Soon it comes back to life, possessing people and using them to commit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, murder, vigilante, occult, witchcraft, gothic horror, coffin, decapitation, death, revenge, zombie, seance ...
Time: middle ages, 1400s
Place: europe, france
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