10 best movies like What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

Movies similar to What We Do in the Shadows (2014): Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Kołysanka, Vampire Sisters, Harpoon, Wolfblood, The Family, Preacher, Shadowhunters, Buck Wild, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:24
PlotTime travel, Love
PlaceUSA, Kazakhstan

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture.

Kołysanka (2010)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryPoland
Duration01:35

Lullaby is a menacing story full of humor and suspense from the master of the genre, Juliusz Machulski. Two policemen investigate mysterious disappearances in a small scenic town. People keep disappearing, but the investigation brings no results. The tension grows and step by step a dark mystery unravels.

Vampire Sisters (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:30
CharactersVampire, Friends
PlotSupernatural

Keeping secrets can be difficult, especially when you’re a twelve-year-old half-vampire moving from Transylvania to a new life in Germany. Going to school, making new friends and fitting in — it’s all tough when you can’t just be yourself. With a vampire father and a human mother, sisters Dakaria (Daka) and Silvania don’t live in your typical blended family. Each girl embraces a different side of her genetic makeup: Daka wishes she was 100% vampire; Silvania wishes she was 100% human; and both believe they can finally realize their hearts’ desires when the opportunity to change presents itself. Will Daka and Silvania realize that, sometimes, your uniqueness is your greatest strength?

Harpoon (2019)
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel, Love, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Fancy

Rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension emerge when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean under suspicious circumstances.

Wolfblood (2013)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWerewolves, Werewolf, Teens
PlotSupernatural

Being a teenager is hard enough. Being a Wolfblood teenager is ten times more complicated. 14 year old Maddy loves her abilities - heightened senses, being faster, stronger and more graceful - but hates the secrets that come with them.

The Family (2013)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:51
CharactersMafia, Family, Writers, Neighbors, Friends, Gangsters
PlotLove
PlaceSmall cities, School

The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

Preacher (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersGods, Priests, Vampire
PlotSupernatural

A preacher sets out on a mission to make the almighty himself confess his sin of abandoning the world. With his best friend Cassidy, an alcoholic Irish vampire, his love Tulip, a red blooded gun towing Texan, and the power of genesis, an unholy child born from an angel and a devil, Jesse gives up everything to set the world straight with its creator.

Shadowhunters (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersVampire, Werewolf, Demons
PlotSupernatural, Supernatural
StyleFascinating

When Clary Fray's mother has disappeared, Clary joins a band of Shadowhunters; demon killing hunters, and gets caught up in a plan to save the world.

Buck Wild (2013)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Friends, Neighbors
PlotWedding, Survival, Supernatural

A hunting vacation goes horribly awry for 4 friends after they accidentally shoot the lease's land owner.

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

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

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Man Bites Dog (1992)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
CountryBelgium
Duration01:35

The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and arbitrary musings on topics of interest to him, such as music or the conditions of low-income housing, and even goes so far as to introduce the documentary crew to his family. But their reckless indulgences soon get the better of them.

Twilight (2008)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersWerewolf, Vampire, Teens
PlotLove, Supernatural

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, France
Duration01:45
CharactersWerewolf
PlotSupernatural
StyleDisturbing

An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.

This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersMusicians
PlaceParty

"This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real.

Fright Night (1985)
Mark6
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersVampire, Werewolf
PlotSupernatural

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.

Underworld (2003)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration02:13
CharactersVampire, Werewolf
PlotSupernatural
StyleGothic

Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a peace-loving male werewolf, Michael, who wants to end the war.

Perfect Creature (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama
CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersVampire, Police, Family, Brothers, Friends, Mutant
PlotMagic, Investigation, Fear, Relationship, Mystery

The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.

Van Helsing (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration02:11
CharactersVampire, Werewolf
PlotSupernatural
StyleGothic

Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster and is hell-bent on exacting a centuries-old curse on her family.

Dark Shadows (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:53
CharactersWitch, Vampire, Wizards
PlotMagic, Mystery
PlaceEstate, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleGothic

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.

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryGermany, United Kingdom, France, Greece
Duration01:58
CharactersZombie, Vampire
PlotLove, Depression, Supernatural

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.

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