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, scary, serious and suspense films and TV shows about / with supernatural, murder, death, chase, ghost, danger, monster, blood, revenge and vengeance 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: The Woman in Black (2012), Crimson Peak (2015), Victor Frankenstein (2015), Season of the Witch (2011), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Solomon Kane (2009), The Haunted Palace (1963), The Lodgers (2017), The Woman in Black (1989), The Haunting (1963).

List of gothic horror movies

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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, afterlife, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, lawyer, vengeance, curse, tragic event ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
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Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: 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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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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 horror, gothic, stylized, light, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, frankenstein, experiment gone awry, monster, experiment, friendship, hunchback, steampunk, frankenstein's monster, scientist, escapades, obsession ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1930s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland, scotland yard, usa ...
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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: dark fantasy, gothic, gothic horror, dark, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, knight, legends and myths, good versus evil, witchcraft, monk, sword and sorcery, inquisition, demon, possessed girl, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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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, gothic, scary, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, insanity, castle, investigation, vengeance, conspiracy, buried alive, crimes, religions or cults, dishonesty, hidden identity, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
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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, gothic horror, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, good versus evil, supernatural, witch, deal with the devil, sorcerer, redemption, chase, tough heroes, violence, black magic, monster ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, europe, north africa
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mansion, curse, burned alive, dungeon, monster, ghost, murder, mutant, village, supernatural ability, warlock ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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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, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: brother sister incest, supernatural, haunted house, ghost, twins, curse, witchcraft, twin brother and sister, female nudity, fall in love, supernatural power, creature ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era
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, gothic horror, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, ghost, haunted house, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, who done it, murder, haunted by the past, small town life, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
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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, gothic, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, lesbian, old dark house, obsession, research, supernatural horror, disappearance, lesbianism, parapsychology, psychic ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 60s
Place: new england, usa, boston
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Winchester (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, ghost, curse, fictional biography, supernatural horror, vengeful ghost, widow, mansion, widower, architecture, doctor, seeing dead people ...
Time: victorian era
Place: san francisco
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, dark, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, witch, mystery, investigation, murder, small town, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, uncover truth, mysterious character, goth ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new york state, new york
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, gloomy, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, insanity, social injustice, judge, villain, vengeance, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
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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, supernatural, female vampire, dracula, vengeance, zombie, monster, crucifix, good versus evil, woman in danger, stalking, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1920s
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Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, mystical, folk tale, gothic, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, blacksmith, folklore, demon, supernatural power, monster, lynch mob, urban legend, legends and myths, recluse, mysticism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: basque country, spain
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Romasanta (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, scary, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, supernatural, stalking, transformation, court, mind game, dangerous animal, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, village, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 1850s
Place: spain
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Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, melancholic, captivating, gothic horror ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, marriage, romance, goth, death, wedding, disagreement, fear, loneliness, supernatural romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, 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, gothic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, witchcraft, good versus evil, chase, hotel, murder, investigation, hanging, curse, castle ...
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, slasher, disturbing, erotic ...
Plot: gay rape, transformation, good versus evil, female nudity, home invasion, rape, human experiment, erotica, perversion, torture, mad scientist, monster ...
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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, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, possessed woman, ghost, rivalry, murder, infidelity, vengeance, experiment gone awry, obsession, haunted by the past, sibling relationship ...
Time: 60s
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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, gothic, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, female vampire, paranormal, insanity, couples, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, woman in danger, love triangle, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, transylvania, london, romania, england
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The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 494 min.
TV show
Story: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But all is not as it ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, enigmatic, dark fantasy, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, lgbt, lesbian, supernatural horror, ghost, afterlife, nanny, paranormal activity, supernatural, lake, supernatural power, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, victorian era, 19th century, 2000s, 2020s
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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, scary, atmospheric, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dangerous attraction, dracula, vampire human love, legends and myths, supernatural romance, goth, monster, beast, vampire bite, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 15th century, middle ages ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
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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, suspense, macabre, serious ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, writers, snake, love story, lgbt, castle, bet, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, 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, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, love and romance, fall in love, village life, goth, social relations, animal attack, romance, magic ...
Time: middle ages
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Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, scary, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, deadly creature, werewolf, vampire, victorian england, psychotherapy, black magic, supernatural ability, frankenstein's monster, mysterious character, fear ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london
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Skin Walker (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her grandmother is brutally murdered, Regine, a fragile young woman must return to the countryside she has struggled to escape in order to engage with the family guilt she’s tried to shut out of her life - and to connect with the brother she ...
Style: gothic horror, tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: death of grandmother, death, murder, getting home, family problems, family relations, investigation, fear, secret, private investigation, family values, murder investigation ...
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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, scary, captivating, suspenseful, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, goth, loneliness, vampire human love, dark hero, vampirism, haunted by the past, human nature, bonding, child vampire ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1870s, georgian era, victorian era ...
Place: paris france, new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, america ...
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The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, investigation, haunted by the past, teacher, boarding school life, supernatural horror, murder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, gothic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, insanity, mental patient, psychiatrist, doctors, doctors and patients, happy ending, conspiracy, mad scientist, madhouse, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1900
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
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