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15+ Vampire Movies That Are Absolutely Fang-tastic! 

15+ Vampire Movies That Are Absolutely Fang-tastic! 

You might think the fascination with vampire movies began to escalate after ‘Twilight’ was released in 2008, but you’ll be surprised that these blood-thirsty creatures have long been the subject of numerous horror movies, for many decades now! So much so, that they have evolved greatly, and are no longer your conventional horror movies. Some are vampire romance movies, while some are kid-friendly comedies that will leave you in splits! You’ll be surprised by the wide variety of genres available when it comes to vampire movies, and if you haven’t explored them yet, you’re at the right place. We have listed down some of the best vampire movies that you’ll definitely wanna sink your teeth into!  

Best Vampire Movies List

  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula
  • What We Do In The Shadows
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Interview With The Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
  • Blade
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Nosferatu: A Symphony Of Horror
  • Let The Right One In 
  • Twilight
  • Dark Shadows
  • Byzantium
  • Underworld 
  • Thirst
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
  • Fright Night
  • The Lost Boys

From scary movies to hilarious ones and more, you’re sure to find something to watch in our list of the best vampire movies. 

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

An adaptation of Bram Stoker’s vampire novel, this is one of the best vampire movies that stars Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, and Keanu Reaves. This classic movie revolves around centuries-old vampire Count Dracula who comes to England in search of a woman named Mina, who he believes is the reincarnation of his dead wife Elisabetta. This movie features some spectacular performances that will keep you hooked throughout!     

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

Not all vampire movies are grim and scary. What We Do In The Shadows is a hilarious mockumentary about four vampire flatmates- Viago, Vladislav, Deacon, and Petyr- who struggle to keep up with the mundane aspects of modern-day life, while trying to blend in with normal people.  

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Looking for a vampire movie that kids can watch? Hotel Transylvania is a great option! This animated comedy revolves around Count Dracula, the owner of a high-end resort for monsters and their families, where no humans are allowed. But when an ordinary 21-year-old boy discovers the resort, Drac does everything in his control to prevent his daughter from falling in love with the human.

IMDb Rating: 7.0/10

Interview With The Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

Based on Anne Rice’s novel of the same name, Interview With The Vampire is a gothic horror vampire movie starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. In modern-day San Francisco, a reporter interviews a two-century-old vampire Louis (Pitt), who recounts his epic life story starting from his transformation into a vampire by Lestat (Cruise).  

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Blade (1998)

Blade is one of the most kickass vampire movies out there, and is based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. It revolves around a half-vampire, half-mortal man who has the strengths and power of an immortal but doesn’t have the weaknesses. Watch this action-packed superhero horror film as Blade sets out to fight against vampires.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Only Lovers Left Alive, starring Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston, is a comedy-drama film that revolves around two vampire lovers who have been married for centuries and are left to contemplate their place in modern society. Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton’s incredible performances make this vampire movie a must-watch!  

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Nosferatu: A Symphony Of Horror (1922)

Nosferatu: A Symphony Of Horror is perhaps one of the earliest vampire movies ever made. This silent film is 100 years old, but still always earns a spot in the list of the top vampire movies. This horror film revolves around Count Orlok, a vampire who moves to Germany, preys on his estate agent’s wife, and brings a supernatural plague to the town.

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Let The Right One In (2008)

Based on the novel of the same name, Let The Right One In portrays the story of a bullied 12-year-old boy Oskar, who strikes up a friendship with his beautiful neighbour Eli. As their friendship grows stronger, Oskar realizes she is no ordinary girl, but actually a vampire who drinks other people’s blood to live. This movie garnered widespread critical acclaim, and is undoubtedly one of the best vampire movies out there!

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Twilight (2008)

Twilight isn’t necessarily one of the best vampire movies, but its massive popularity and influence, especially among teenagers, is undeniable! Based on Stephenie Meyers’ bestselling books, the Twilight franchise portrays the love story of a high-school student Bella Swan, and a handsome vampire Edward Cullen. Twilight isn’t a cinematic masterpiece by any means, but teenagers and young adults are sure to find it entertaining.

Dark Shadows (2012)

A story about betrayal and the supernatural makes Dark Shadows a compelling watch. Angelique, a closeted witch falls in love with Barnabas, a rich playboy. What Angelique thought to be a meaningful relationship turns out to be just another casual hook-up for Barnabas. Angelique feels cheated on and uses her witch powers to turn Barnabas into a vampire and bury him alive. Fast forward to two decades later when Barnabas is out of his grave and seeks vengeance from the witch.

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

Byzantium (2013)

A mother-daughter vampire duo is on the run and ends up seeking refuge in a small coastal town. Citizens of the town start to get suspicious of the pair and wonder if there is more than meets the eye. All this while the both of them try really hard to keep their identities a secret. Byzantium is one of the best vampire movies that is absolutely worth a watch!

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Underworld (2003)

The classic ‘Vampire vs Werewolf’ plot makes Underworld one of the best vampire movies to watch. Selene, a young vampire lost both her parents in a werewolf attack. She later gets adopted by Vampire mercenaries who train her to be a fierce murderer. Her only task now is to save a human doctor from the attacks of the werewolves.

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Thirst (2009)

This Korean thriller narrates the unfortunate tale of a priest that turns into a blood-thirsty vampire after a failed vaccination experiment. Priest Sang Hyun volunteers for a secret vaccine trial against a deadly virus. However, during the trials, he gets infected with the virus himself, but makes a miraculous recovery after an accidental transfusion of vampire blood. Now a vampire, he is forced to give up his ascetic ways.

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014)

In a desolate town in Iran, young Arash finds love in a hopeless place. However, his lady love isn’t just like any other normal girl. She is in fact a vigilante vampire who roams the streets seeking to bring people to justice and preys on men who disrespect women. This vampire movie is visually stunning and is sure to make for a riveting watch.

IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

Fright Night (1985)

Not all vampire movies are supernatural thrillers. Fright Night is one such exception belonging to the comedy genre. Charley Brewster, a 17-year-old boy has long suspected that his neighbour Jerry Dandridge is a blood-thirsty vampire. After all his attempts to get law enforcement to investigate the vampire next door, Charley decides to take matters into his own hands. He seeks help from Peter Vincent, a retired actor who hosts a popular late-night show about hunting vampires.

IMDb Rating: 7/10

The Lost Boys (1987)

Michael and Sam, two young boys move to a small town in California with their mother Lucy. The town is always in the news due to mysterious murders that keep happening and the presence of an infamous bike gang. Sam makes friends with two children his age who claim to be vampire hunters, while Michael falls in love with a girl who happens to be part of the bike gang. It is a story of two brothers on different trajectories waiting to stumble upon a similar conclusion.

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

What are you waiting for? Go ahead and add these vampire movies to your watchlist ASAP! 

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13 May 2022

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