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, dark, scary, weird, stylized and macabre films and TV shows about / with supernatural, dialogue, goth, death, fantasy world, storytelling, adaptation, catastrophe, ghost and mentor plots mostly in Fantasy, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as gothic: Crimson Peak (2015), Sleepy Hollow (1999), The Crow (1994), The Woman in Black (2012), Corpse Bride (2005), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Dark Shadows (2012), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), From Hell (2001), Edward Scissorhands (1990).

List of gothic movies

 6.5
 150K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, incest, murder, psychopath, brother sister incest, betrayal, estate, old mansion, ghost story, female protagonist ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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 7.3
 362K
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK
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, dark, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: supernatural, witch, ghost, investigation, mystery, murder, small town, legends and myths, goth, horseman, mysterious character, uncover truth ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era ...
Place: new york, new york state
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 7.5
 185K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, dark fantasy, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, superhero, halloween, goth, vengeance, good versus evil, vigilantism, murder, afterlife, violence, justice, vigilante ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, 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, gothic horror, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, loss of son, tragic event, curse, grief ...
Time: victorian era, edwardian era, 19th century, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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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, atmospheric, gothic horror, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, social injustice, judge, insanity, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism, villain, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.3
 276K
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, dark fantasy, gothic horror, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, goth, marriage, romance, death, wedding, disagreement, fear, loneliness, escape attempt ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, victorian era
Place: europe
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Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, scary, gothic horror, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, loneliness, goth, vampirism, dark hero, bonding, child vampire, vampire human love, monster as victim, haunted by the past ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1870s, georgian era, 1790s ...
Place: new orleans, paris france, san francisco, louisiana, usa ...
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 6.2
 269K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, dark fantasy, gothic horror, melancholic, dark ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, witch, eccentric family, dark humor, immortality, ghost, magic, curse, old mansion, curses spells and rituals, estate, werewolf ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england, liverpool
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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 ...
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 6.7
 157K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Czech Republic
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, suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, crimes, freemason, police investigation, prostitution, conspiracy, graphic violence, police detective, a vision, life is a bitch, violent ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, united kingdom ...
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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, surreal, fairy tale, atmospheric, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: loneliness, goth, surrealism, love, romance, freak, social misfits, christmas, love and romance, inventor, castle, snow ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: usa, florida
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 7.0
 271K
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, dark, dark fantasy, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, werewolf, monster, supernatural romance, goth, female vampire, immortality, supernatural ability, transformation, vampire bite, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 15th century
Place: budapest
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 6.2
 65K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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, sexy, atmospheric, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: eternal youth, beefcake, supernatural, aristocracy, deal with the devil, painting, fall in love, male nudity, society, artist, destiny, physical appearance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.7
 231K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: monster, family, adventure, alternate reality, parallel world, children, heroine, secret place, weirdo, clue, fantasy world, imagination ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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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, dark fantasy, dark, surreal, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: christmas, halloween, holiday, good versus evil, goth, imagination, objects come to life, music, imaginary kingdom, magic, fantasy world, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
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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, not serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural ability, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, fantasy world, family, childhood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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, stylized, serious, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, fall in love, disfigurement, dangerous attraction, musician's life, theater, disguise, loneliness, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, london, france, europe
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 5.8
 108K
The Wolfman (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.
Style: gothic, suspense, dark, gothic horror, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, supernatural, beast, transformation, monster, human becoming an animal, fantasy world, mythology, alternate reality, countryside, violent ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1930s, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: london, scotland, europe, tower bridge london, england
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 6.0
 268K
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 ...
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: vampire, goth, rock star, vampire human love, immortality, supernatural, vampirism, fatal attraction, brutality, vengeance, female vampire, interspecies romance ...
Time: 1780s, 2000s, 18th century
Place: california, europe, usa, london, los angeles ...
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 6.7
 184K
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, dark, satanic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: occult, supernatural, devil, investigation, collector, obsession, chase, secret society, curses spells and rituals, mystery, murder, satanism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, spain, europe, south of france ...
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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When her great aunt dies famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town to Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house a witches cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream ...
Style: gothic, parody, humorous, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witchcraft, goth, witch, hostess, inheritance, magic, small town, female protagonist, good versus evil, halloween, demon, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new england, usa, massachusetts
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 6.8
 48K
Ginger Snaps (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, macabre, dark, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: werewolf, coming of age, halloween, obsession, goth, teenager, high school, transformation, puberty, beast, goth girl, sisters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
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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, funny, parody, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, eccentric family, halloween, nanny, farce, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, youth, parenthood, camp, sarcasm, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hawaii
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 7.5
 307K
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, surreal, witty, dark fantasy, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, haunted house, supernatural, surrealism, dark humor, goth, possession, teenage girl, attic, dysfunctional family, seance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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, dark fantasy, sitcom, humorous, scary ...
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural, satire, cult, goth, living with parents, society, supernatural ability, family life, haunted house, couple relations ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s
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 7.6
 368K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, scary, dark ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, afterlife, twists and turns, mysterious character, nightmare, able to see the dead, uncover truth, spiritualism, isolation, supernatural horror ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, english channel, england
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 6.4
 86K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
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, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, police investigation, riddles and clues, writer's life, who done it, murder, mystery, unconventional method ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1840s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, paris france
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 6.4
 96K
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, light, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: witch, magic, witchcraft, supernatural, high school, black magic, friendship, goth, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, good versus evil, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, san francisco
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Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Style: gothic, scary, dark, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural, obsession, megalomaniac, monster, human nature, escapades, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, filmmaker, goth ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, eastern europe, czechoslovakia
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