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, psychotronic, gothic, suspenseful, serious and weird films and TV shows about / with supernatural, vampire, danger, castle, dracula, monster, imaginary, chase, escapades and blood plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Romania and other countries.
transylvania movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as transylvania: Dracula Untold (2014), Van Helsing (2004), Dracula (2020), Hotel Transylvania (2012), Story of My Death (2013), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Katalin Varga (2009), Don't Look Up (2009), Alucard (2008).

List of movies set in transylvania

Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, medieval, adventure, immortality, legends and myths, monster, mythology, immortal, vampirism, regeneration ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: transylvania, romania, london, ottoman empire
Is relevant ?
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
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, dark fantasy, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, dracula, steampunk, frankenstein, monster, good versus evil, adventure, immortality, heroic mission, transformation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, egypt, europe, romania, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
Dracula (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Transylvania, 1897. The blood-drinking Count Dracula is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned: the dead travel fast.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, bleak, brutal, bloody ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, convent, undead, supernatural, vampire human love, male female relationship, studying, captive, immortality, vampire hunter, nun ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, contemporary, 1890s
Place: transylvania
Is relevant ?
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, sexy, bloody, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, transformation, female werewolf, curse, female nudity, supernatural, supernatural power, castle, funeral, legend, full moon ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, los angeles, europe, romania
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
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, 3d animation, melancholic, touching, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: vampire, hotel, monster, father daughter relationship, family, supernatural, creature, dracula, love and romance, supernatural romance, love, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 1890s, contemporary ...
Place: transylvania, europe, romania, new york, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
Story of My Death (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Romania
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Famous lover Casanova (Vicenç Altaió), now long past his prime, meets Count Dracula (Eliseu Huertas) during a journey to Transylvania.
Style: serious, talky, atmospheric, captivating, rough ...
Plot: vampire, casanova, womanizer, supernatural, aging, writer's life, cross country, introspection, fetish, medieval, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century
Place: transylvania, europe, switzerland
Is relevant ?
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, 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: sexy, parody, surreal, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, transvestite, mad scientist, music, cannibalism, gay, dancing, lgbtq, rock and roll, transvestism, love, lgbt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
Is relevant ?
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK, 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, dracula, monster, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, goth, vampire bite, vampire human love, love affair, supernatural romance, beast ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, edwardian era, 1890s ...
Place: london, transylvania, england, ottoman empire, europe ...
Is relevant ?
Katalin Varga (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the beautiful, otherworldly Carpathian Mountains a woman is traveling with a small boy in a horse and cart, looking to punish those who once abused her. For years, Katalin has been keeping a terrible secret. Hitchhiking with two men, she was ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: rape, haunted by the past, hidden truth, life is a bitch, obsession, murder, revenge, rape victim, youth, sex crime, sexual content, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania, transylvania
Is relevant ?
Don't Look Up (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan, South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While filming in Transylvania, a crew unearths celluloid images of a woman’s murder and unleashes the wrath of evil spirits.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, dark
Plot: murder, filmmaking, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, terminal illness, supernatural power, gypsy, curse, found footage, ghost, hollywood, extrasensory perception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, los angeles, transylvania, europe, usa
Is relevant ?
Alucard (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Jonathan Harker, a young lawyer, has been sent to the furthest reaches of Transylvania to help an old count with his move to the more populated Nilbog.
Style: suspense, gothic, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, rivalry, dracula, immortality, dangerous attraction, reincarnation, beast, transformation, lawyer, legends and myths, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: transylvania, europe
Is relevant ?
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: parody, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: vampire, monster, mad scientist, hotel, reporter, frankenstein, investigation, twists and turns, ghost, life philosophy, nostalgia, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
Count Duckula (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, retro, weird ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: butler, vegetarian, castle, servant, supernatural, escapades, master and servant, goofy hero, family, disorder, animal life, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: transylvania
Is relevant ?
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: world war one, mercenary, village, landowner, nobleman, destruction, peasant, revenge, robbery, artillery, property, baron ...
Time: year 1918
Place: transylvania, romania
Is relevant ?
The Devil Within (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In November 2012 Rachel Kusza and her team of film makers travelled to Transylvania to document the Baciu forest. A forest with a dark history of strange occurrences, ghost sightings and countless cases of missing people. The film crew were never ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, scary ...
Plot: forest, missing person, found footage, violence, ghost, revenge, death, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, supernatural ability, fear, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, transylvania
Is relevant ?
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, fortress, russian empire, medieval, romanian, mace
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: transylvania, ottoman empire, europe, romania
Is relevant ?
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Masks of Evil (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, treasure hunt, dracula, impalement, fedora
Place: venice, transylvania, istanbul turkey, turkey
Is relevant ?
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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: zombie, vampire, cemetery, castle, female vampire, hiding place, murder, crypt, werewolf, occult, supernatural, tomb ...
Place: transylvania
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
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, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, nudity (full frontal - brief), flirting, faked death, female nudity, escapades, adventure, master criminal, partners, criminal heroes, chase, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, romania, middle east, europe, japan ...
Is relevant ?
Full Moon High (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, parody, neurotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, high school, teenager, supernatural, young lovers, human becoming an animal, youth, supernatural ability, teenage life, female werewolf, down on your luck, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: transylvania, europe, romania
Is relevant ?
Subspecies (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 83 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: slasher, gothic, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, vampire human love, exploitation, monster, creature, folklore, erotica, gypsy, decapitation, artifact, caretaker ...
Time: 90s
Place: transylvania, europe, romania
Is relevant ?
Transylvania Twist (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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 ...
Style: parody, absurd, horror spoof
Plot: satire, halloween, seance, vampire hunter, holy water, portrait, breaking the fourth wall, inheritance, dracula, chainsaw, castle, funeral ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania
Is relevant ?
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: bird, vacation, new job, children, migration
Place: germany, romania, transylvania
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the ...
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: werewolf, vampire, mummy, dracula, supernatural, adventure, monster, frankenstein's monster, small town, teenager, friendship, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, usa, california
Is relevant ?
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 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: gothic, scary, parody, atmospheric, funny ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, countryside, winter, rescue, woman in danger, crimes, nothing goes right, undead, vampire hunter, vampire slayer, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 60s
Place: europe, poland, transylvania, former yugoslavia
Is relevant ?
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural, evil, woman in danger, good versus evil, female friendship, age difference, praying mantis, bloodsucker, vampirism, supernatural horror ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, europe
Is relevant ?
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: vampire, dracula, ritual, nightmare, deal with the devil, supernatural, sex scene, flashback, castle, female nudity, infidelity, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
Is relevant ?
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, monster, paranormal, goth, insanity, couples, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, transylvania, romania, england, london
Is relevant ?
Dracula's Dog (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film ...
Plot: doberman, vampire, dog, dracula, killer dog, animal attack, monster, exploitation, occult, german shepherd, super strength, master and servant ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, transylvania, los angeles, romania, europe
Is relevant ?
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, gothic ...
Plot: monster, experiment, farce, castle, frankenstein, mad scientist, scientist, supernatural, laboratory, satire, hunchback, reanimation ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: transylvania, europe, usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists