10 best movies like The Hunger (1983)

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The Hunger 1983
Miriam and John are an elegant couple with a dark secret: they are vampires. Feeding on human blood, Miriam has lived for over 2000 years. She gave her lover the gift of eternal life and together they hunt. But John begins aging rapidly, he seeks the help of Dr. Sarah Roberts. Miriam is immediately drawn to Sarah, desiring her as her next immortal companion...

List of the best movies like The Hunger (1983): Kiss of the Damned, Gothic, Dracula, Female Vampire, Midnight Son, Queen of the Damned, Jack & Diane, Byzantium, Dracula Untold, Gorgo.

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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.

Gothic (1986)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:27

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 Byron and Percy Shelley, Shelley's fiancée Mary Godwin, Mary's stepsister Claire Clairemont and Byron's friend John Polidori spend a hallucinogenic evening confronting their fears in a frenzy of shocking lunacy. Horrifying visions invade the castle - realizations of Byron's fear of leeches, Shelley's fear of premature burial, Mary's fear of birthing a stillborn child - all brought forth in a bizarre dreamscape. They share the terrifying fantasies that chase them through the castle that night. The events of that night later inspired Mary Shelley to write the classic "Frankenstein" and Dr. Polidori to pen "The Vampyre," which became the basis for the creation of Dracula..

Dracula (1979)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:49

Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Count Dracula is a subject of fatal attraction to more than one English maiden lady, as he seeks an immortal bride.

Female Vampire (1973)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror
CountryFrance, Belgium

Countess Irina of Karlstein resides quietly in a hotel on the island of Madeira, where she sustains her immortality by feeding on the life essence of men and women. When new victims are found fatally drained of potency, forensic scientist Dr. Roberts consults his colleague, Dr. Orloff, who confirms that a vampire is responsible. Meanwhile, Irina is confronted by a poet who believes he is destined to become her lover and join her among the immortals!

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.

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?

Jack & Diane (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a week she tries to push her away. Diane must struggle to keep their love alive while hiding the secret that her newly awakened sexual desire is giving her werewolf-like visions.

Byzantium (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:58

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.

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.

Gorgo (1961)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom

When an undersea volcano sends tremors throughout the Atlantic, aquatic creatures come out of hiding. Merchant seamen Joe Ryan and partner Sam Slade harness the most unusual of the lot, a massive beast that looks like a Tyrannosaurus Rex. The enterprising sailors deliver their quarry to a British circus, but it turns out that the animal is a newborn. And, when his much larger mother arrives in London to rescue her son, the city feels her wrath.

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Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, drama, musical
CountryCanada
Duration01:39

A cinematic version of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's gothic novel Dracula. Filmed in a style reminiscent of silent Expressionist cinema of the early 20th century (complete with intertitles and monochrome photography), it uses dance to tell the story of a sinister but intriguing immigrant who preys upon young English women.

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration01:25

Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.

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".

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Greece, France
Duration01:58

A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.

We Are the Night (2010)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:41

One night, 18 year old Lena is bitten by Louise, leader of a female vampire trio that are as deadly as they are beautiful. Her newfound vampiric lifestyle is a blessing and a curse at the same time. At first, she enjoys the limitless freedom, the luxury, the parties. But soon the murderous blood lust of her comrades in arms proves too much for her, and she falls dangerously in love with Tom, a young undercover cop. When she resolves to turn her back on the bloodsucking band of sisters, Louise fury knows no bounds. Lena will have to choose between immortal love and immortal life.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, musical
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56

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.

Coherence (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29

On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.

Discopath (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryCanada
Duration01:21

The mid-70's: A timid young New Yorker leads an uneventful life until he is fatefully exposed to the pulsating rhythms of a brand-new genre of music....disco. Unable to control his murderous impulses that stem from a traumatic childhood experience, Duane Lewis transforms into a dangerous serial killer exiled to Montreal.

The Hallow (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45

A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.

Afflicted (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26

Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.

Scream and Scream Again (1969)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35

A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Altar (2014)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.

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.

Pay the Ghost (2015)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany
Duration02:07

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

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.

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.

Cronos (1993)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, drama
CountryMexico
Duration01:34

Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable device to the grave with him. Now, an elderly antiques dealer has found the hellish machine hidden in a statue and learns about its incredible powers. The more he uses the device, the younger he becomes...but nothing comes without a price. Life after death is just the beginning as this nerve-shattering thriller unfolds and the fountain of youth turns bloody.

Lord of Illusions (1995)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:38

In Paris, in the beginning of the Twentieth Century, Cesar Charron owns a theater at the Rue Morgue where he performs the play "Murders in the Rue Morgue" with his wife Madeleine Charron, who has dreadful nightmares. When there are several murders by acid of people connected to Cesar, the prime suspect of Inspector Vidocq would be Cesar's former partner Rene Marot. But Marot murdered Madeleine's mother many years ago and committed suicide immediately after.

Dragonwyck (1946)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

For Miranda Wells, moving to New York to live in Dragonwyck Manor with her rich cousin, Nicholas, seems like a dream. However, the situation gradually becomes nightmarish. She observes Nicholas' troubled relationship with his tenant farmers, as well as with his daughter, to whom Miranda serves as governess. Her relationship with Nicholas intensifies after his wife dies, but his mental imbalance threatens any hope of happiness.




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