Gothic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gothic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out gothic, stylized, scary, atmospheric, serious and dark films and TV shows about / with supernatural, dialogue, goth, fantasy world, death, storytelling, adaptation, catastrophe, mentor and transformation plots mostly in Fantasy, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gothic: Crimson Peak (2015), Dark Shadows (2012), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Sleepy Hollow (1999), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), The Addams Family (1991), Corpse Bride (2005), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), The Crow (1994), Queen of the Damned (2002).

List of gothic movies

 6.5
 120K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, incest, supernatural romance, love, dark fantasy, ghosts, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, usa, europe
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 6.2
 227K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, werewolf, curse, supernatural, lost love, vengeance, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century, 70s, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
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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, dark humor, offbeat, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, insanity, villain, violence, murderous pair, shaving, social injustice, haunted by the past, cannibalism, presumed dead, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, impossible love, tragic hero, human nature, fish out of water, fall in love, freak, surrealism, inventor, scissors, injustice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
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 7.4
 303K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
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, scary, atmospheric, captivating, dark ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, witch, curses spells and rituals, murder, investigation, uncover truth, legends and myths, ancient mystery, mysterious character, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century
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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, offbeat, stylized, atmospheric, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, halloween, holiday, imaginary kingdom, skeleton, dreams, dark fantasy, imagination, friends, fish out of water, good versus evil, nightmare ...
Time: 1990s
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The Addams Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uncle Fester has been missing for 25 years. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams Family's money. The youngest daughter has some doubts about the new uncle Fester, but the fake uncle adapts very ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, supernatural ability, halloween, parents and children, accountant, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family relations, mischievous children, supernatural, family problems, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 7.4
 221K
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, melancholic, stylized, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, preschoolers
Plot: afterlife, corpse, dark fantasy, supernatural, shyness, tombs and skeletons, supernatural romance, romance, marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, loneliness, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
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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, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, supernatural, legends and myths, immortality, gory, chase, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, bestiality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: transylvania, england, london, europe, ottoman empire
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 7.6
 154K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, halloween, supernatural, vengeance, vigilantism, superhero, good versus evil, murder, back from the dead, vigilante, martial arts, goth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Genre: Drama, 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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, supernatural, loneliness, haunted by the past, human nature, bonding, victim, manipulations, dark hero, teaching the ways of the world, unhappy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1790s ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans, san francisco, europe, usa ...
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Queen of the Damned (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, sexy, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, rock star, loneliness, goth, fatal attraction, queen, supernatural, danger, music, vengeance ...
Time: 2000s, 18th century, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
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 6.8
 138K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, who done it, police detective, jack the ripper, woman in danger, surgery, princess, police investigation, crimes, murder, clairvoyant, cover up ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london, buckingham palace ...
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 7.5
 228K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, offbeat, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, goth, teenage girl, surrealism, attic, psychic, yuppie, agent, possession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, 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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, gothic horror, isolation, supernatural, lawyer, curses spells and rituals, revenge, village, loss of son, tragic event ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
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 5.8
 6K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: mystery, seance, mind game, supernatural, ghost, surrealism, insanity, drugs, hallucination, cult, demons, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: eccentric family, supernatural ability, family tradition, family life, parents and children, butler, couple relations, marriage, sitcom, siblings relations, small town, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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 5.5
 102K
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: gothic, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, village, legends and myths, hunt down, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
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 7.0
 233K
Underworld (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, dark, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, forbidden love, supernatural romance, werewolf, supernatural, immortality, transformation, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, legends and myths, murder, adventure, aristocracy, martial arts, good versus evil, investigation, countryside, conspiracy, supernatural ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and ...
Style: gothic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love triangle, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
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 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: deal with the devil, society, physical appearance, fall in love, aristocracy, love and romance, painting, immortality, high society, obsession, artist, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.1
 227K
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, scary, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, immortality, dracula, deadly creature, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: transylvania, europe, rome italy, paris france, romania ...
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 6.8
 38K
Ginger Snaps (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of two outcast sisters, Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins), in the mindless suburban town of Bailey Downs. On the night of Ginger's first period, she is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger's wounds ...
Style: gothic, scary, rough, dark humor, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, coming of age, obsession, high school, goth, cure, transformation, female werewolf, gory, death, blood, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
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 6.7
 153K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, collector, curses spells and rituals, devil, danger, occult, book, artifact, mystery, satanism, millionaire, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, new york, southern france, portugal ...
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Addams Family Values (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, macabre, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, eccentric family, femme fatale, halloween, uncle, baby, farce, danger, family in danger, family life, family problems, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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 7.4
 55K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, investigation, time travel, witchcraft, legends and myths, shooting, victim, investigator, determination, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.2
 100K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, scary, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary, witch, fear, mysterious character, haunted by the past, monster, secret, scientist, hunt down, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, victorian
Place: england, london
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 6.3
 67K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, magic, danger, wizards and magicians, high school, teenager, good versus evil, supernatural ability, black magic, female friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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 6.4
 79K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, track down, crimes, deadly, writer's life, murder, poet, murder mystery, buried alive ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland, paris france
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