10 best movies like Fright Night (1985)

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Fright Night 1985
Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Unfortunately for the would-be vampire slayers, Dandrige has set his sights on Charley's girlfriend (Amanda Bearse) in this clever spoof of the horror genre.

List of the best movies like Fright Night (1985): Big Bad Wolf, Victor Crowley, House at the End of the Street, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, The Final Girls, The Wind, Fright Night 2: New Blood, I Am Not a Serial Killer, The Night Watchmen.

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Big Bad Wolf (2006)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA

In Cameron, a group of hunters is attacked by a wild animal, and Charlie Cowley survives, but sees his brother Scott dying. Seven years later, his teenage nephew Derek Cowley steals the key of his stepfather's cabin in the isolated Fire Road 13, and travels with four classmates and his friend Sam to spend the weekend having a party with booze and sex. However, they are attacked by a Beast that kills his friends in a sadistic way. Sam and Derek survive, and they suspect that his stepfather, Mitchell Toblat, is a werewolf. When Charlie meets Derek and Sam, they decide to collect evidence to prove that Mitchell is the Beast and kill him, but Mitchell discovers their plot and chases the trio.

Victor Crowley (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Ten years after the events of the original movie, Victor Crowley is mistakenly resurrected and proceeds to kill once more.

House at the End of the Street (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:37

A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, Mexico
Duration01:36

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

The Final Girls (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:51

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.

The Wind (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, western, detective
CountryUSA

A supernatural thriller set in the Western frontier of the late 1800s, The Wind stars Caitlin Gerard as a plains-woman driven mad by the harshness and isolation of the untamed land.

Fright Night 2: New Blood (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. When a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in her chilling web of lust and terror. Charlie and 'Evil' Ed must stop Gerri from drinking and bathing in the blood of a 'new moon virgin', who just so happens to be Charlie’s ex-girlfriend.

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 Night Watchmen (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Three inept night watchmen, aided by a young rookie and a fearless tabloid journalist, fight an epic battle to save their lives. A mistaken warehouse delivery unleashes a horde of hungry vampires, and these unlikely heroes must not only save themselves but also stop the scourge that threatens to take over the city of Baltimore.

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The Faculty (1998)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:44

When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin spreading from the faculty to the students' bodies, it's ultimately up to the few who are left – an unlikely collection of loners, leaders, nerds and jocks – to save the world from alien domination.

An American Haunting (2005)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration01:23

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

7 from Etheria (2017)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA

Seven female directors present seven short films.

Boys from County Hell (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom

A crew of hardy road workers, led by a bickering Father and Son, must survive the night when they accidentally awaken an ancient Irish vampire.

The Sand (2015)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water again, you can’t even get across the sand! BLOOD BEACH meets SPRING BREAKERS in an ace monster mash-up of smart nostalgia and up-to-the-minute visual effects. After an all-night graduation beach party, a group of hung-over students wake up under blazing sun to find their numbers somewhat depleted. An enormous alien creature has burrowed down deep and anyone foolish enough to make contact with the sand finds themselves at the mercy of a sea of flesh-eating tentacles. Will they ever be able to escape its carnivorous clutches?

Taboo (2002)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Six young adults struggle with their personal demons while staying at a secluded mansion during a dark and stormy night where a seemingly innocent game of 'taboo' brings out their inter-most secrets which soon leads to murder.

Love Bite (2012)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

Four teenaged lads set off to get laid in order to stay alive. However, the boys have to attract the girls first in order to complete their mission. Otherwise, they will be hunted and killed by a vicious Werewolf which only seems interested in Virgins.

Pet Sematary (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:37

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

Christine (1983)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind the wheel of his exotic beauty. Arnie's girlfriend Leigh and best friend Dennis reach out to him, only to be met by a Fury like no other.

Skinwalkers (2006)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryCanada, USA, Germany

Creatures, bound by the blood of the wolf, that can kill with curses and move at lightening speed, watching the night sky for the rise of the blood-red crescent moon. They are SKINWALKERS. They feed on our flesh and thirst for the taste of human blood. The red moon signals each pack, divided by principles, hell bent to survive an ancient prophecy.

Raptor Ranch (2013)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryRussia, USA
Duration01:30

A group of young people stuck in the small Texas town of Fossil Ridge have to fight for their lives against dinosaurs that have been reanimated by a local scientist.

Carrie (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:40

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Cursed (2005)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:37

A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.

Idle Hands (1999)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's playground has a kernel of truth after all.

The Mortuary Collection (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, horror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA

In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last, but the young girl's world is unhinged when she discovers that the final story... is her own.

The Row (2018)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada, USA

A killer stalks and terrorizes a group of sorority girls on a college campus.

The Wolfman (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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.

Man's Best Friend (1993)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.

Corbin Nash (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A rogue police detective in search of his parents' killer is murdered and reborn the ultimate killer.

Fingerprints (2006)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA

Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.




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