Movies and TV shows set in transylvania

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in transylvania ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous and absurd films and TV shows about / with vampire, supernatural, castle, danger, blood, dracula, monster, escapades, imaginary and female vampire plots mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
transylvania movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as transylvania: Van Helsing (2004), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979), Hotel Transylvania: The Series (2017), The Mace with Three Seals (1977), The Lively Vampires of Vögel (1975), Mercenaries' Trap (1981), Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), Full Moon High (1981), Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015).

List of movies set in transylvania

Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, exciting, scary, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, curses spells and rituals, werewolf, supernatural, immortality, good versus evil, adventure, deadly creature, dracula, multiple monsters, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: transylvania, europe, rome italy, paris france, budapest hungary ...
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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship's captain, Ericka, who's secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster ...
Style: dark humor, absurd, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, date night
Plot: dracula, cruise ship, monster, vampire, werewolf, vampire hunter, female vampire, invisible man, horror for children, frankenstein, mystery, marriage proposal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 19th century
Place: transylvania, usa
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Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young girl whose sister was murdered by werewolves helps an investigator track down a gang of the beasts through the U.S. and Europe.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, awful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, violence, wolf, monster, female werewolf, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly creature, zombie, palaces castles and temples, vampire, lovers on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, europe, romania, los angeles
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, sexual, gothic, scary ...
Plot: transvestism, mad scientist, cult, castle, dark and stormy night, time warp, gender bending, cannibalism, butler, dancer, palaces castles and temples, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: transylvania, ohio
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Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: 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, atmospheric, scary, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, deadly creature, blood, immortality, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, supernatural, hidden identity, loneliness, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, europe, bulgaria, seaport ...
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Hotel Transylvania: The Series (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Mavis navigates life without her dad, Dracula, around and discovers one of the few common human and monster truths: being a teenager bites.
Plot: hotel, vampire, frankenstein, aunt niece relationship, mummy, based on movie, blob, friendship, female protagonist, teenage girl, female vampire, creature ...
Time: 2010s
Place: transylvania
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The Mace with Three Seals (1977)
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 177 min.
Story: At the end of the 16th century, Wallachia's ruler Michael the Brave dreams of uniting the kingdoms of Wallachia,Transylvania and Moldavia into a single country known as The United Principalities.
Plot: romanian, sultan, russian empire, fortress, mace
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: transylvania, europe, ottoman empire, romania
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Masks of Evil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A top-secret mission for French Intelligence brings Indy to Istanbul during the First World War. Exploring the city's dark and dangerous streets, he is thrust into a web of betrayal and murder when he discovers a vile Turkish plot to ...
Plot: vampire, impalement, fedora, dracula
Place: transylvania, istanbul turkey, venice
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The Lively Vampires of Vögel (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The town of Vögel, in Transylvania, stands under the ruins of the old castle where the vampire lord tortured his prisoners and drank their blood. A group of stranded entertainers take shelter in the remote European castle and the Count is naturally ...
Plot: vampire, cemetery, zombie, castle, monster, tomb, remote, murder, small town, crypt, female vampire, blood ...
Place: transylvania
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Mercenaries' Trap (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Romania, East Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The movie is based on a true story from the end of WWI, in Transylvania. A nobleman who owned some land in Transylvania returns home to find a part of his fortune burned to ashes during late 1918 when power was trasfered from AustroHungary to ...
Plot: mercenary, world war one, innocent, landowner, village, revenge, peasant, nobleman, destruction, baron, pistol, artillery ...
Time: year 1918
Place: transylvania, romania
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Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two reporters travel to a strange castle in Transylvania to investigate the apparent reappearance of Frankenstein, and encounter such kooky creatures as the sensitive Wolfman, the horny Vampiress Odette, as well as a whole cast of other weirdos.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, hotel, frankenstein, wolfman, parody, mummy, adventurer, anti heroes, dangerous animal, palaces castles and temples, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, transylvania, romania
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Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Transylvania, Lupin III, the notorious international thief, is hung and no one is more suprised to learn of that than Lupin III himself, who was alive and well and nowhere near that area at that time. The answer to that mystery, begins to surface ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, adventure, criminal heroes, master criminal, chase, chases and races, crimes, danger, palaces castles and temples, escapades, partners, faked death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, transylvania, europe, middle east, romania ...
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Full Moon High (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, werewolf, high school, supernatural, female werewolf, deadly creature, young lovers, zombie, afterlife, teenage life, deadly, youth ...
Place: transylvania, europe, romania
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Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary, hotel, family, vampire, monsters, adventure, grandfather grandson relationship, children, culture clash, witch, mummy, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: romania, transylvania, california
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Subspecies (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The evil vampire villain Radu returns to his hometown of Prejnar, after spending years in exile. He steals the precious blood stone which is said to be bleeding from all saints, from his father and kills him. Meanwhile two American schoolgirls teams ...
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Plot: vampire, decapitation, artifact, coffin, caretaker, stake, folklore, gory, supernatural ability, gypsy, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: transylvania, europe, romania
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Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Horror
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, atmospheric, scary, captivating, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, supernatural, legends and myths, immortality, gory, love triangle, chase, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, victorian england, victorian era ...
Place: england, transylvania, london, europe, ottoman empire
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Don't Look Up (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan, South Africa
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While filming in Transylvania, a crew unearths celluloid images of a woman’s murder and unleashes the wrath of evil spirits.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: extrasensory perception, murder, gypsy, curse, ghost, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, gory, danger, hollywood, movie business, eyeball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, los angeles, transylvania, europe, usa
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Count Duckula (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Count Duckula is a British children's drama, horror, comedy, animated television series created by British studio Cosgrove Hall and a spin-off from DangerMouse, a show in which the Count Duckula character was a recurring villain. The series ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: vampire, nanny, butler, duck, vegetarian, palaces castles and temples, imaginary, servant, castle, parody, family, disorder ...
Time: 1990s
Place: transylvania
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Dracula's Dog (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russian soldiers accidentally unleash Dracula's servant, as well as his dog, during excavations in Romania. Together they set out for America, to find the last descendent of the great Count.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: vampire, german shepherd, occult, doberman, hearse, dog, dracula, gory, deadly creature, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, europe, romania, transylvania, los angeles
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Bloodstone: Subspecies II (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Continuing after the first "Subspecies", a woman who has just become a vampire tries to escape the evil vampire, Radu, who seeks her as his love interest. But she has taken the vampire family's bloodstone, and now Radu must find her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, vampire, mother, deadly creature, ghost, coffin, moon, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, rescue, curses spells and rituals, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, romania, transylvania
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Nelly's Adventure (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Nelly's holiday in Romania takes a very dramatic turn when she accidentally discovers her family's secret plan to relocate to beautiful Transylvania. Running away to avoid the reality of her fate, she walks straight into ...
Plot: vacation, new job, children, migration
Place: germany, transylvania, romania
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Dracula: The Impaler (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Seven high-school friends begin their Euro-trip at the actual castle of Vlad the Impaler where he supposedly sold his soul to the devil over 500 years earlier, but the decrepit castle's past envelopes them in a bloody ritual.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, gory, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, high school, danger, drinking game, ritual, nightmare, deal with the devil, blood drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, transylvania
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: teenage love, hotel, vampire, father daughter relationship, dracula, supernatural romance, magical creature, magic, frankenstein, human becomes animal, imaginary, skeleton ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 1890s ...
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, paris france, hawaii ...
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The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, offbeat, gothic ...
Plot: vampire, professor, countryside, parody, goofy hero, palaces castles and temples, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, transylvania, poland
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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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Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When Hellboy, Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapien are assigned to investigate the ghost-infested mansion of a publicity-hound billionaire, they uncover a plot to resurrect a beautiful yet monstrous vampire from Professor Bruttenholm’s past. But before ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, one man army, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, supernatural, government agency, special agents, danger, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939
Place: transylvania
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Karmina (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Translation of the above: Karmina, a young vampire (only 140 years old) flees her Translylvanian castle where she must marry the horrible Vlad to please her father, the mean Baron, and her mother, the eccentric Baronness. Karmina finds refuge in ...
Style: gothic
Plot: love triangle, female vampire, male female relationship, musician, neighbor, love, parody, aunt niece relationship, castle, falling in love, pursuit, coffin ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, transylvania
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Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and ...
Style: romanticism, biblical
Plot: queen, swordswoman, fortress, female soldier, rowing, lady, groom, ecstasy, sabre, brotherhood, forced kiss, chariot ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century
Place: transylvania, bulgaria, hungary, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey ...
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Dracula and Son (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With angry villagers driving them away from their castle in Transylvania, Dracula and his son Ferdinand head abroad. Dracula ends up in London, England where he becomes a horror movie star exploiting his vampire status. His son, meanwhile, is ...
Style: vampire comedy
Plot: dracula, racial slur, paris metro, racial violence, horse drawn carriage, saving a life, slaughterhouse, night watchman, toothpaste, vampire bite, vampire human love, supernatural ...
Time: 1780s, 1900s
Place: transylvania, romania, paris france
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The Batman vs. Dracula (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthless vampire before he turns everyone in the city, including The Caped Crusader, Joker and Penguin, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, teens
Plot: dracula, superhero, vampire, master villain, gory, secret identity, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, transylvania
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