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, humorous, stylized and gothic films and TV shows about / with vampire, supernatural, castle, danger, dracula, blood, monster, escapades, coffin and deadly plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Comedy genres shot in USA, Romania, UK and other countries.
transylvania movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as transylvania: Van Helsing (2004), 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), Subspecies (1991), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975).

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, werewolf, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, good versus evil, immortality, adventure, vampire hunter, dracula, deadly creature, 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: surprise ending, humorous, absurd, dark humor, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: dracula, cruise ship, monster, vampire, werewolf, vampire hunter, female vampire, horror for children, frankenstein, invisible man, mystery, yeti ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 19th century
Place: transylvania, usa
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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, based on movie, mummy, aunt niece relationship, blob, friendship, dracula, female vampire, teenage girl, creature, monster ...
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: sultan, romanian, fortress, russian empire, mace
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: transylvania, romania, ottoman empire, europe
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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: impalement, vampire, 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: zombie, cemetery, castle, vampire, monster, tomb, small town, murder, female vampire, remote, occult, werewolf ...
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, peasant, nobleman, baron, landowner, village, destruction, pistol, revenge, property ...
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, witty, not serious, offbeat, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, hotel, mummy, wolfman, parody, media, supernatural, fish out of water, hidden identity, master and servant, writer's life ...
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: exciting, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, master criminal, partners, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, escapades, adventure, danger, palaces castles and temples, chase, flirting ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, transylvania, romania, middle east, europe ...
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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: high school, supernatural, werewolf, teenager, female werewolf, deadly, supernatural ability, zombie, teenage life, young lovers, youth, human becomes animal ...
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, grandfather grandson relationship, adventure, marriage, zombie, mummy, witch, invisible man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, folklore, stake, caretaker, artifact, coffin, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: transylvania, europe, romania
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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: sexual, humorous, exciting, scary, not serious ...
Plot: transvestism, cult, mad scientist, dancer, butler, cannibalism, dark and stormy night, castle, time warp, gender bending, society, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, immortality, blood, deadly creature, deadly, danger, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, hidden identity, plague, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, seaport, europe ...
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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, suspenseful, serious, awful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, violence, monster, wolf, female werewolf, supernatural, vampire, rivalry, survival, vengeance, zombie, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, europe, romania, los angeles
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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, chase, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, victorian era, victorian england ...
Place: transylvania, england, 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: filmmaking, ghost, gypsy, extrasensory perception, curse, murder, artists and showbiz, curses spells and rituals, hollywood, gory, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, los angeles, transylvania, usa, europe
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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, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: vampire, nanny, butler, duck, vegetarian, supernatural, escapades, family, master and servant, goofy hero, imaginary, 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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, hearse, dracula, dog, occult, doberman, german shepherd, danger, good versus evil, zombie, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, romania, los angeles, europe, transylvania
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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: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mummy, mother, imaginary, fugitives, crimes, curses spells and rituals, adoption, supernatural, escapades, deadly creature, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, romania, 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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, one man army, danger, rivalry, government agency, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, special agents, state affairs, heroic mission, escapades ...
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: blood, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, customs officer, vampire human love, ghoul, male female relationship, aunt niece relationship, castle, falling in love, dating, father daughter relationship ...
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: biblical, romanticism
Plot: female soldier, swordswoman, queen, fortress, chariot, patriotism, superstition, lieutenant, pain, hay, intrigue, cattle ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: hungary, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, austria, vienna ...
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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, supernatural, frozen body, crucifix, morgue, hospital, coffin, son, vampire human love, vampire bite, saving a life ...
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, superhero, dracula, rivalry, danger, secret identity, supernatural, good versus evil, tough heroes, escapades, terrorizing, fighting crime ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, transylvania
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Castle in the Carpathians (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In late 19th century, a Transylvanian revolutionary fleeing the Imperial authorities goes to Italy where he meets a beautiful soprano who later disappears under mysterious circumstances.
Plot: hologram, inventor, chapel, superstition, obsession, police, voice recording, murder, mirror, nobleman, crypt, kidnapping ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: italy, transylvania, romania
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A Love Story, Lindenfeld (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Klaus Bernath, a wealthy German citizen, decides, after many years, to visit his birthplace, of the Banat Swabian village Lindenfeld, in Romania. Since the village has been deserted for many decades, his son and his biographer decide to reconstruct ...
Plot: village, migration
Place: transylvania, germany, romania
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Forest of the Hanged (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 154 min.
Story: At the Romanian front near the Austro-Hungarian border during World War I, a multinational group witnesses a hanging and other military deceptions.
Plot: execution, village, german, army, pacifism, mud, desertion, hungarian, romanian, prison, coward, military ...
Time: year 1916
Place: transylvania
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Dr. Jekyll vs. the Werewolf (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the fifth film to feature Spanish actor Paul Naschy as Waldemar the Wolfman. Here he comes to swinging seventies' London, seeking a cure to his malady. Unfortunately he meets Dr. Jekyll who injects him with a serum that turns him into ...
Plot: silver bullet, murder, werewolf, monster, wolfman, stabbed in the back, attempted rape, strangled to death, female nudity, lycanthropy, head on a stake, angry mob ...
Place: transylvania
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Transylvania Twist (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The nephew of a librarian must go collect a 200 year old book, "The Book of Ulthar." that should have never been checked out by the Evil Count Orlock cause one of the spells in it could bring about the end of the world. During his trip to ...
Plot: parody, chainsaw, absurd humor, zombie, funeral, new yorker, song, burned to death, castle, stock footage, vampire, inheritance ...
Place: transylvania
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