10 best movies like Byzantium (2012)

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Byzantium 2012
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 and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence.
List of the best movies like Byzantium (2012): Let Me In, Darkness Falls, The Wisdom of Crocodiles, The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death, Crimson Peak, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Doctor Sleep, Apostle, Midnight Son, Desperation.

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Let Me In (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

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.

Darkness Falls (2003)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:26

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:38

A vampire in London is searching for the ideal woman to 'redeem' him.

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Sweden
Duration01:34

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

Crimson Peak (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:31

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 remembers.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

Doctor Sleep (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off of people like them in order to remain immortal. Doctor Sleep is a sequel to Stephen King's 1977 novel "The Shining". Doctor Sleep is set several decades after the events of the first "Shining".

Apostle (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:18

In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

Midnight Son (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

MIDNIGHT SON is the story of Jacob, a young man confined to a life of isolation, due to a rare skin disorder that prevents him from being exposed to sunlight. His world opens up when he meets Mary, a local bartender, and falls in love. Tragically, Jacob’s actions become increasingly bizarre as he struggles to cope with the effects of his worsening condition. Forced by the disease to drink human blood for sustenance, he must control his increasingly violent tendencies as local law enforcement narrow their focus on him as a suspect in a series of grisly murders.

Desperation (2006)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA

When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.

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Dracula Untold (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40

Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to destroy his enemies and agrees to go from hero to monster as he's turned into the mythological vampire Dracula.

Dorian Gray (2009)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52

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 Barnes) becomes obsessed with maintaining his youthful appearance, and commissions a special portrait that will weather the winds of time while he remains forever young. When Gray's obsession spirals out of control, his desperate attempts to safeguard his secret turn his once-privileged life into a living hell.

Beneath Still Waters (2005)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, United Kingdom

Studying under a disciple of Aleister Crowley, the leader of an upper class group invokes a supernatural force that slowly devours the village of Marienbad and its inhabitants, threatening to spread beyond its geographical limits. The mayor from the town nearby commissions the building of a dam which would flood the valley and therefore submerge the village forever sealing the evil force under water after leader and his followers were incapacitated to be kept from escaping. However, fate ensured the leader's freedom as he remained in the depths when the waters covered Marienbad. Now 40 years later an array of disappearances and deaths in mysterious circumstances are threatening the town next to the reservoir that now covers Marienbad.

Thirst (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:13

Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho), a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, Sang-hyun is torn between faith and bloodlust, and has a newfound desire for Tae-ju (Kim Ok-vin), the wife of his childhood friend.

Van Helsing (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is humanity’s last hope to lead an offensive to take back what has been lost.

The Thompsons (2012)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.

The Awakening (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47

1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.

I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46

Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.

The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.

The Dead Zone (1983)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, music
CountryUnited Kingdom

The corrupt Lord Ambrose D'Arcy steals the life's work of the poor musical Professor Petry. In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D'Arcy's name on it, Petry breaks into the printing office and accidentally starts a fire, leaving him severely disfigured. Years later, Petry returns to terrorize a London opera house that is about to perform one of his stolen operas.

Kiss of the Damned (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Beautiful vampire Djuna tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo, but eventually gives in to their passion. When her seductive and highly volatile sister Mimi unexpectedly comes to visit, she threatens Djuna's new relationship, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.

The Haunting (1999)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53

Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

Vampire Academy (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe their lives may be in most jeopardy. Rose will sacrifice everything to protect Lissa from those who intend to exploit her from within the Academy walls and the Strigoi (immortal, evil vampires) who hunt her kind from outside its sanctuary.

Twixt (2011)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her connection to the murder in the town, but is grateful for the story being handed to him. Ultimately he is led to the truth of the story, surprised to find that the ending has more to do with his own life than he could ever have anticipated.

Queen of the Damned (2002)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:41

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 fame, his fellow vampires want him eternally dead for his betrayal, and the Queen wants him for her King. Who will be the first to reach him? Who shall win?

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Posing for a portrait, Dorian Gray talks with Lord Henry Wotton, who says that men should pursue their sensual longings, but laments that only the young get to do so. Taken with the idea, Dorian imagines a scenario in which the painting will age as he stays youthful. His wish comes true, and his boyish looks aid him as he indulges his every whim. But when a stunning revelation forces him to see what he's become, Dorian faces some very dangerous questions.

The Wailing (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50

A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.




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