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 horror, gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with supernatural, murder, death, danger, chase, vengeance, ghost, deadly, blood and transformation plots mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gothic horror: Season of the Witch (2011), The Woman in Black (2012), Victor Frankenstein (2015), Solomon Kane (2009), The Lodgers (2017), The Woman in Black (1989), Crimson Peak (2015), Winchester (2018), The Haunted Palace (1963), Pit and the Pendulum (1961).

List of gothic horror movies

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: gothic horror, dark fantasy, gothic, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, supernatural, legends and myths, witch, good versus evil, monk, witchcraft, curse, inquisition, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, witches ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, 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, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, ghosts, curses spells and rituals, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, village, tragic event, loss of son, secret ...
Time: victorian era, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era
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, gothic horror, suspenseful, serious, touching ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, monster, friendship, experiment, steampunk, frankenstein, escapades, laboratory, reanimated corpse, redemption, giant ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, london, scotland, england, big ben london ...
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Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic horror, gothic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, good versus evil, sorcerer, supernatural, witch, deal with the devil, danger, heroes, tough heroes, drifter, mercenary, chase ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
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The Lodgers (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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 horror, gothic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: brother sister incest, supernatural, witchcraft, twins, haunted house, curse, fall in love, falling in love, ghost, supernatural power, creature, war veteran ...
Time: 1920s
Place: ireland
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The Woman in Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 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 horror, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, afterlife, danger, murder, haunted by the past, who done it, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
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Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, dark fantasy, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, psychopath, supernatural, incest, estate, supernatural romance, female protagonist, ghosts, brother sister incest, old mansion ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, usa
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Winchester (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Firearm heiress Sarah Winchester is convinced that she is haunted by the souls killed at the hands of the Winchester repeating rifle. After the sudden deaths of her husband and child, she throws herself into the construction of an enormous mansion ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, enigmatic, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: haunted house, curse, supernatural horror, mansion, widow, secret door, fictional biography, architecture, vengeful ghost, hallucination, seeing dead people, near death experience ...
Place: san francisco
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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 horror, gothic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: burned alive, curse, ghost, monster, village, mutant, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary, dealing with death ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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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 horror, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, haunted by the past, hidden identity, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
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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: gothic horror, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, werewolf, stalking, transformation, trial, court, mind game, village, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 1850s
Place: spain
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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 horror, gothic, folk tale, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: blacksmith, folklore, demon, supernatural, period piece, church bell, execution, tavern, bear trap, orphan, mallet, cell ...
Time: 19th century
Place: basque country, spain
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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 horror, gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, good versus evil, crucifix, stalking, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
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Count Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, 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: gothic horror, serious, mind bending, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, escapades, love triangle, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural romance, legends and myths, love affair, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: europe, romania, london, england, transylvania
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The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: gothic horror, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, obsession, old dark house, ghost, disappearance, mystery, mysterious character, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
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Jekyll & Hyde (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry Jekyll is a troubled man. His wife died of pneumonia. He wants his sister-in-law, but her father forbids any contact. And his experiments into the dual nature of man have yielded a personality-splitting drug that he has tested on himself, ...
Style: gothic horror, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: split personality, experiment gone awry, evil doctor, laboratory, switching roles, mentally unstable, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ability, antidote, disorder, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, london, england
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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: gothic horror, scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, hotel, murder, good versus evil, chase, investigation, deadly, legends and myths, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the engagement party for brilliant young Dr. Henry Jekyll and his fiancée, the beautiful Fanny Osbourne, attended by various pillars of Victorian society. But when people are found raped and murdered outside and ultimately inside the ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic
Plot: transformation, rape, gay rape, human experiment, perversion, female nudity, mad scientist, good versus evil, eroticism, bathtub, reverend, phonograph ...
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Nightmare Castle (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 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: gothic horror, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, rivalry, murder, infidelity, mad scientist, possessed woman, experiment gone awry, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 60s
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The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, supernatural horror, afterlife, boarding school, investigation, fear, haunted by the past, teacher, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, dark fantasy, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, dangerous attraction, supernatural, danger, love and romance, in the woods, legends and myths, fall in love, village life, deadly, social relations, animal attack ...
Time: middle ages
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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, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, immortality, village, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1910s, 1920s
Place: europe
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Dark Shadows (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, gothic horror, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, estate, mystery, danger, imaginary, ghost, good versus evil, seductive behavior, time travel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era ...
Place: maine, usa, new england
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Darkest Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A family gathers for a happy reunion and marriage announcement on Christmas Day at an isolated mansion in the Philippine mountains only to encounter a series of bizarre, demonic, and tragic events.
Style: gothic horror, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: black magic, religious cult, family in danger, survival, isolation, reunion, terrorism, curses spells and rituals, danger, ghost, estate, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
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Sauna (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It is 1595. Brutal wars have just ended in an uneasy peace between Protestant Sweden and Orthodox Russia. We focus on the spiritual defeats of two conquered Finnish brothers, one a hardened near-psychopathic war hero, the other a gentle scientist in ...
Style: gothic horror, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, redemption, village, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, curses spells and rituals, guilt, post war, dark secret, russian, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: finland, europe, russia
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Dracula 3D (2012)
Genre: Drama, 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: gothic horror, scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, evil, danger, deadly, woman in danger, palaces castles and temples, good versus evil, dracula, bitten in the neck, blood, female friendship, female vampire ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
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Rapunzels Fluch (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the unsuccessful attempt to exorcise the demon-owned Rapunzel (Olivia Dean), Father Petrosinus (Urs Remond) sold his castle in the 17th century and escaped from the retribution of the demon. Centuries later, one of his last relatives, film ...
Style: gothic horror, suspense, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: curse, ghost, demon, magic, girl, death, exorcism, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, castle, youth, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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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 horror, gothic, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, nudity (full frontal - brief), bet, castle, vampire, escapades, palaces castles and temples, haunted house, anniversary, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
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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 horror, gothic, macabre, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, death, elderly, nightmare, old dark house, daughter, old mansion, haunted house, ghost, evil spirit, ghost story ...
Time: 1920s
Place: arkansas
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Tales from the Cryptkeeper (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tales from the Cryptkeeper is an animated series aimed at children made by Nelvana Limited, PeaceArch Entertainment, kaBOOM! Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Animation. It was shown on TVO and ABC, and is still shown near Halloween on ...
Style: anthology, gothic horror, gothic, dark fantasy, witty ...
Plot: supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, dark humor, irony, crypt, pun, plot twist, supernatural, puppet
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