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, scary, atmospheric, stylized, dark and serious films and TV shows about / with dialogue, goth, supernatural, storytelling, adaptation, catastrophe, death, dark fantasy, fantasy world and mentor 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), The Crow (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Dark Shadows (2012), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Addams Family (1991), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Corpse Bride (2005), Beetlejuice (1988).
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
USA
105 min.
 7.9
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
USA
76 min.
 8.0
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Constantine: City of Demons (2018)
Animation, Fantasy, Horror
USA
90 min.
 7.7
 6.7

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 6.5
 116K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, love, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, supernatural ability, incest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, usa
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 7.6
 151K
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, halloween, vengeance, superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, incest, murder, back from the dead, martial arts, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
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 7.4
 296K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, witch, curses spells and rituals, investigation, legends and myths, murder, uncover truth, small town, gory, ancient mystery, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1700s, 19th century
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 6.2
 222K
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, offbeat, dark humor, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, witch, immortality, estate, fish out of water, curse, vengeance, lost love, werewolf, supernatural, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 1770s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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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, touching, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social misfits, loneliness, tragic hero, impossible love, human nature, fish out of water, fall in love, injustice, scissors, romance, inventor, freak ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
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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, gloomy, offbeat, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, insanity, villain, haunted by the past, murderous pair, lust, violence, deadly, razor, social injustice, shaving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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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, dark humor, humorous, not serious, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, halloween, goth, family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, accountant, supernatural, small town, family problems, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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: family outing, kids
Plot: halloween, christmas, imaginary kingdom, holiday, skeleton, magic, save the day, dreams, friends, good versus evil, fish out of water, dark fantasy ...
Time: 1990s
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, immortality, gory, love triangle, chase, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 15th century, 1890s, victorian england ...
Place: england, transylvania, london, europe, ottoman empire
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 7.4
 215K
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, captivating, offbeat, stylized, dark humor ...
Audience: preschoolers, date night
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, shyness, tombs and skeletons, dark fantasy, marriage, romance, loneliness, love and romance, fiance fiancee relationship, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
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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, manipulations, bonding, victim, teaching the ways of the world, unhappy, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era, 19th century, 1790s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, mississippi river, paris france ...
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 7.5
 220K
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, offbeat, dark humor, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, teenage girl, goth, surrealism, heaven and hell, giant snake, child bride, minister, skeleton ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, 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, supernatural, music, loneliness, fatal attraction, supernatural ability, rock star, queen, danger, blood ...
Time: 2000s, 18th century, 1780s
Place: california, england, africa, egypt, europe ...
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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, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: eccentric family, supernatural ability, parents and children, family life, couple relations, family tradition, marriage, small town, butler, siblings relations, sitcom, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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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, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: legends and myths, werewolf, beast, conspiracy, adventure, countryside, aristocracy, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, martial arts, investigation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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 6.8
 136K
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: who done it, serial killer, crimes, surgery, princess, police investigation, urban, woman in danger, prostitute, a vision, life is a bitch, police detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, buckingham palace ...
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 5.5
 100K
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, fairy tale, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, dangerous attraction, danger, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, legends and myths, hunt down, village, village life, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
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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, macabre, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, eccentric family, halloween, uncle, baby, femme fatale, farce, family life, parody, sibling relationship, danger, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, estate, haunted house, supernatural, lawyer, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, afterlife, vengeance, gothic horror, dead child ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.4
 54K
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, scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, legends and myths, supernatural, time travel, mystery, good versus evil, witchcraft, investigation, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, mind game, seance, ghost, supernatural, surrealism, insanity, cult, drugs, hallucination, demons, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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 6.8
 37K
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, high school, obsession, transformation, gory, death, cure, blood, teenager, goth, sisters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 66K
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, suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural, danger, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, magic, good versus evil, teenager, high school, black magic, high school life ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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 6.7
 150K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, 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, curses spells and rituals, collector, devil, danger, book, artifact, satanism, occult, chase, mystery, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, southern france, new york, france ...
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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, serious, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, forbidden love, supernatural, werewolf, immortality, imaginary, escapades, power relations, shooting, subway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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 6.5
 37K
Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fall in love, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural romance, deadly creature, immortality, small town, dangerous attraction, small town life, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 8.2
 96K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
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, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary, deadly creature, witch, haunted by the past, mysterious character, secret, research, fear, monster, frankenstein's monster, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, victorian
Place: england, 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: captivating, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, deal with the devil, physical appearance, society, fall in love, aristocracy, painting, immortality, obsession, high society, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.0
 88K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, murder, gory, vengeance, danger, dangerous attraction, monster, blood, death, adultery, demons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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 7.1
 104K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, melancholic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, loneliness, bully, friendship, gory, fall in love, vampire human love, small town, transformation, unlikely friendships, blood, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
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