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The list contains the best, new and most relevant gothic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric and stylized films and TV shows about / with supernatural, dialogue, danger, goth, storytelling, brutality, catastrophe, adaptation, blood and death plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as gothic: The Addams Family (1991), The Crow (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Dark Shadows (2012), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Gothic (1986), Queen of the Damned (2002), Hellraiser (1987), Red Riding Hood (2011), Addams Family Values (1993).
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Edward Scissorhands
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
USA
105 min.
 7.9
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
USA
76 min.
 8.0
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 6.8
I Thought You Were a Nice Man
Action, Horror, Thriller
USA
110 min.
 3.6

List of gothic movies

The Addams Family
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, dark, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, goth, parents and children, supernatural ability, childhood, supernatural, comics, family problems, fantasy world, family, halloween ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 7.6
 151K
The Crow
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: superhero, vengeance, good versus evil, vigilante, afterlife, love, supernatural, back from the dead, murder, vigilantism, violence, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
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 7.4
 296K
Sleepy Hollow
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, dark, surreal, fairy tale ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, small town, gory, supernatural, horseman, witch, murder, ghost, revenge, uncover truth, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s
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 6.2
 222K
Dark Shadows
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, absurd, humorous, dark humor, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, vengeance, supernatural, eccentric family, fish out of water, magic, dark hero, werewolf, curse, estate, adaptation ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 1770s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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Edward Scissorhands
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, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, love, romance, social misfits, fish out of water, alone in the world, surrealism, suburbs, tragic hero, human nature, transformation, freak ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: florida
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 5.8
 6K
Gothic
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: surreal, gothic, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, cult, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mind game, demons, seance, brutality, isolation, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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Queen of the Damned
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, suspenseful, sexy, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, blood, fatal attraction, supernatural, vengeance, brutality, loneliness, rock star, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s, 18th century, 1780s
Place: egypt, africa, california, england, europe ...
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 7.0
 88K
Hellraiser
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: gory, monster, supernatural, demon, murder, vengeance, blood, demons, dark fantasy, violence, slasher, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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 5.5
 100K
Red Riding Hood
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: fairy tale, gothic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, mystery, village, romance, danger, fall in love, chase, betrayal, love triangle ...
Time: middle ages
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Addams Family Values
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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, farce, parenthood, parody, family life, danger, family problems, femme fatale, power relations, family in danger, sibling relationship, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii
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 6.3
 66K
The Craft
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, captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: witch, magic, supernatural, teenager, female friendship, high school, revenge, curses spells and rituals, bullying, black magic, manipulation, danger ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
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, colourful, dark, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, holiday, skeleton, dreams, christmas, good versus evil, save the day, dark fantasy, imagination, imaginary kingdom, adventure, music ...
Time: 1990s
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 6.8
 37K
Ginger Snaps
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, dark humor, scary, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, obsession, transformation, death, sisters, high school, coming of age, blood, teenager, gory, violence, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
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, stylized, suspenseful, melancholic, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, mentor, supernatural, loneliness, dark hero, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, haunted by the past, brutality, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 20th century, 1870s ...
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, new orleans, mississippi river ...
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The Lair of the White Worm
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: vampire, cult, supernatural, surrealism, deadly creature, obsession, dangerous attraction, transformation, monster, worm, human sacrifice, archaeologist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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 4.9
 30K
Dracula 2000
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, blood, supernatural, dracula, transformation, death, danger, brutality, violence, betrayal, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1790s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, london, europe
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Bram Stoker's Dracula
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, dark, scary, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, immortality, love, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, legends and myths, gory, romance, supernatural, transformation, dark fantasy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 15th century, victorian england ...
Place: london, england, europe, transylvania, ottoman empire
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The Addams Family
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, not serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: sitcom, eccentric family, parents and children, disorder, family life, dark fantasy, family tradition, small town, cult, disembodied hand, supernatural ability, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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Nosferatu the Vampyre
Genre: 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, scary, bleak, enigmatic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, blood, loneliness, deadly creature, death, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, supernatural, hidden identity, solitude ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 70s, 20th century
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, bulgaria, seaport ...
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 6.7
 150K
The Ninth Gate
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, scary, psychological, dark ...
Plot: mystery, devil, book, supernatural, occult, obsession, investigation, collector, murder, danger, curses spells and rituals, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain, new york, southern france, paris france ...
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Brotherhood of the Wolf
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, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: beast, conspiracy, werewolf, martial arts, vengeance, blood, murder, countryside, adventure, legends and myths, twists & turns, revolution ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, canada, europe
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Cradle of Fear
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel ...
Style: rough, gothic, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysterious character, gory, slasher, mind game, murder, violence spree, serial killer, obsession, danger, fear, sadism, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 5.8
 98K
Gothika
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, hospital, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychiatrist, mental illness, insanity, twists & turns, mind game, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
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 6.2
 76K
Dead Silence
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mystery, murder, ventriloquist, legend, ghost, doll, supernatural, gory, small town, investigation, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Snow White: A Tale of Terror
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based somewhat more authentically on the Grimm Brothers' story of a young woman who is unliked by her stepmother, the film includes the talking mirror, a poisoned apple, and some ruffian gold (not diamond) miners (and they aren't dwarfs or ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, dark, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, magic, betrayal, fantasy world, good versus evil, palaces castles and temples, danger, mirror, rescue, dark fantasy, curses spells and rituals, goth ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
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 7.4
 54K
Sleepy Hollow
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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, ghost, mystery, investigation, curses spells and rituals, danger, witchcraft, time travel, escapades, investigator, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray
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: stylized, serious, atmospheric, gothic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, immortality, transformation, painter, portrait, mentor, devil, art, betrayal, greed, life philosophy, secrets ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.1
 47K
Vampires
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.
Style: scary, rough, gothic, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, transformation, gory, vampire hunter, vampire slayer, supernatural, violence, blood, chase, death, vengeance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, mexico
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 7.1
 104K
Let Me In
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: bleak, gothic, melancholic, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, unlikely friendships, loneliness, vampire human love, transformation, gory, moral ambiguity, blood, adolescence, small town, brutality, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
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To Sleep with a Vampire
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Scott Valentine is a vampire who is torn between his need to feed and his desire to learn about the world of humans. But when he kidnaps Nina, a beautiful but troubled stripper, his world is turned upside down. For after she discovers that he cannot ...
Style: serious, gothic, suspenseful, rough, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, gory, strong sexual content, danger, supernatural, stripper, supernatural romance, drugs/alcohol, seduction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles
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TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

goth
goth movies
The Addams Family 1991
6.9
The Crow 1994
7.6
The Craft 1996
6.3
Beetlejuice 1988
7.5
The Hunger 1983
6.7
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demons
demons movies
Evil Dead 2013
6.5
Wishmaster 1997
5.8
Night of the Demons 1988
6.3
Hellraiser 1987
7.0
The Exorcist 1973
8.0
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dark fantasy
dark fantasy movies
Coraline 2009
7.7
The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993
8.0
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer 2006
7.5
Hellraiser 1987
7.0
The Babadook 2014
6.8
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macabre
macabre movies
A Serbian Film 2010
5.1
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom 1975
6.0
Castle Freak 1995
5.9
Creepshow 1982
6.9
The Collector 2009
6.4
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frightening
frightening movies
Alien 1979
8.5
Poltergeist 1982
7.4
The Exorcist 1973
8.0
The Haunting 1963
7.6
The Changeling 1980
7.3
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vampire
vampire movies
Twilight 2008
5.2
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles 1994
7.6
The Originals 2013
8.3
Dracula: Dead and Loving It 1995
5.8
30 Days of Night 2007
6.6
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gothic horror
gothic horror movies
The Horror of Frankenstein 1970
5.8
Tales from the Crypt 1989
8.0
Baron Blood 1972
6.0
Nightmare Castle 1965
5.7
Dracula 3D 2012
3.6
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dark
dark movies
The Addams Family 1991
6.9
Blue Velvet 1986
7.8
Shutter Island 2010
8.1
Cargo 200 2007
7.1
Ghost House 2017
4.7
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