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 psychotronic, scary, serious, suspenseful, humorous and gothic films and TV shows about / with vampire, supernatural, dracula, castle, danger, monster, imaginary, escapades, death and chase plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Romania and other countries.
transylvania movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as transylvania: Van Helsing (2004), Hotel Transylvania: The Series (2017), Dracula Untold (2014), Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), Dracula (2020), Subspecies (1991), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), The Devil Within (2016).

List of movies set in transylvania

Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, adventure, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, heroes, vampire hunter, good versus evil, human versus monster, dracula, deadly creature, immortality ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, vatican, europe, budapest, paris france ...
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Hotel Transylvania: The Series (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Mavis navigates life without her dad, Dracula, around and discovers one of the few common human and monster truths: being a teenager bites.
Style: gothic, funny, light, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: aunt niece relationship, hotel, friendship, mummy, vampire, female vampire, creature, monster, monsters, save the day, dracula, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: transylvania
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Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, immortality, legends and myths, immortal, mythology, medieval, adventure, regeneration, family in danger, deal with the devil ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, transylvania, ottoman empire, london
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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: parody, humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, hotel, mummy, wolfman, deadly, media, hidden identity, escapades, deadly creature, master villain, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, romania, europe
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Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, South Korea
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, not serious, psychotronic, funny, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, horror for children, kids
Plot: vampire, monsters, female vampire, dracula, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, hotel, mummy, zombie, witch, family, invisible man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2016, year 2013 ...
Place: romania, transylvania, california
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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, South Korea, Canada
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: light, humorous, absurd, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, horror for children, teen comedy ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, monster, frankenstein, werewolf, cruise ship, female vampire, invisible man, mystery, vampire hunter, dark humor, castle ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 19th century
Place: transylvania, usa
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Dracula (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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, brutal, bloody, bleak ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, vampire human love, nun, immortality, vampire hunter, convent, undead, based on a novel, male female relationship, captive, studying ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, contemporary, 1890s
Place: transylvania
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Subspecies (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, 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: cult film, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, stake, folklore, decapitation, artifact, caretaker, gypsy, coffin, palaces castles and temples, gory, siblings relations ...
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: cult film, psychotronic, humorous, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: transvestism, lgbt, cult, mad scientist, butler, cannibalism, dancer, dark and stormy night, castle, audience participation, gender bending, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
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Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia, 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, cult film, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female werewolf, werewolf, wolf, monster, supernatural, vampire, danger, rescue, journalism, chases and races, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, romania, europe, los angeles
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Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Horror
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, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, legends and myths, beast, vampire sex, immortality, supernatural, love affair, chase, gory ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 15th century, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: missing person, forest, ghost, violence, death, murder, chase, revenge, fear, killings, evil, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: transylvania, usa
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: vampire, danger, supernatural, dracula, sex scene, ritual, nightmare, deal with the devil, high school, palaces castles and temples, gory, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, transylvania, europe
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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, writer's life, womanizer, aging, supernatural, cross country, introspection, dracula, artists and showbiz, master and servant, society ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, transylvania, switzerland
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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, mace, fortress, russian empire, medieval
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: transylvania, europe, romania, ottoman empire
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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: impalement, vampire, fedora, dracula
Place: venice, transylvania, istanbul turkey, turkey
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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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: castle, vampire, zombie, cemetery, crypt, occult, supernatural, blood, werewolf, monster, hiding place, supernatural power ...
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, village, landowner, innocent, destruction, pistol, revenge, gun, property, artillery, baron ...
Time: year 1918
Place: 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: humorous, witty, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), immortality, palaces castles and temples, world spanning, partners, chase, crimes, escapades, danger, chases and races, adventure, master criminal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: egypt, transylvania, europe, romania, middle east ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, high school, young lovers, supernatural ability, youth, danger, human becoming an animal, teenage life, down on your luck, curses spells and rituals, teenager ...
Place: transylvania, romania, europe
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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, realistic, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: rape, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, buried truth, hidden truth, murder, obsession, gang rape, revenge, rape and revenge, rape victim, rape revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: film within a film, filmmaking, murder, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, gypsy, curse, extrasensory perception, terminal illness, ghost, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, romania, transylvania, europe, usa
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Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, 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, immortality, blood, small town, surrealism, deadly, supernatural, danger, hidden identity, deadly creature, plague, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, black sea ...
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Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Story: Fourth installment in the animated franchise.
Style: contemplative, feel good, captivating, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: vampire, magical creature, witch, supernatural romance, zombie, dracula, mummy, monster, magic, werewolf, family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: transylvania, usa
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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: gothic, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, danger, supernatural, rivalry, deadly, dracula, dangerous attraction, immortality, transformation, moving, reincarnation, beast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: transylvania, europe
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, South Korea, Canada
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: odd, humorous, not serious, offbeat, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, horror for children, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, dracula, hotel, father daughter relationship, monster, supernatural, teenage love, magic, monsters, female vampire, magical creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 1890s, 2010s ...
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, hawaii, paris france ...
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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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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: not serious, humorous, offbeat, parody
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: vampire, vegetarian, butler, duck, master and servant, imaginary, family, supernatural, goofy hero, escapades, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: transylvania
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Dracula's Dog (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, doberman, occult, hearse, dog, german shepherd, zombie, deadly, deadly creature, master and servant, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, romania, europe, transylvania
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Bloodstone: Subspecies II (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Romania, 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, suspenseful, offbeat, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mummy, vampire, sexploitation, mother, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rescue, supernatural ability, heroes, adoption, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, romania, transylvania
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