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List of the best movies like What We Do in the Shadows (2014): Shaun of the Dead, Death Becomes Her, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, The Revenant, Deathgasm, Vamp, Motel Hell, The Raven, R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls.

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersZombie, Cannibals, Friends, Losers, Actors
PlotRelationship, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersZombie, Immortals, Girlfriends
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Passion, Obsession, Death
StyleSmart, Fancy, Black humor, Gothic

Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to be a great deal more complicated than a mere murder plot.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersVampire, Teens, Werewolf, Immortals, Friends
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Passion, Friendship, Supernatural
StyleFancy

Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Werewolf, Heroes
PlotTravel, Superpowers, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Gothic, For men, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Friends, Soldier, Partners
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Funeral
PlaceIraq, USA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Fancy, Black humor

A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, comedy, music
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:01
CharactersTeachers, Demons, Blonde girls, Thieves, Musicians
PlotApocalypse, Soccer, Music, Motorcycles, Friendship
PlaceCollege
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor, Creepy

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersVampire, Heroes, Losers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Chase, Ghosts
PlaceCollege, Night Clubs
StyleFancy, Black humor

Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSerial killers, Cannibals, Losers
PlotSupernatural, Pursuit
PlaceHotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Heavy, Fancy, Black humor

Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travelers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make Farmer Vincent's fritters.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersHeroes, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceCastle
TimeHalloween
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fancy, Black humor, Gothic

A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:32
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Witch, Werewolf, Demons
PlotTravel, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceSmall cities
TimeHalloween
StyleLight, Fascinating

Teenage friends must resist the spell of an evil showman staging a house of horrors show in their small town.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersVampire, Teens, Serial killers, Friends, Surfers
PlotSupernatural, Surfing, Mental disorders
PlaceItaly, Party, Beach
StyleFancy, Black humor

Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. A not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu becomes the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only she suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally her alter ego, a sexually aggressive, foul-speaking girl, comes out. During her "episodes" several beach goers are found murdered.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersSerial killers, FBI, Judge, Clairvoyants, Architects
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Ghosts, Funeral
PlaceSmall cities
StyleFancy, Black humor, Disturbing

Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersVampire, Heroes, Immortals, Friends, Warriors
PlotSuperpowers, Passion, Supernatural, Cheating, Fear
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting

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.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:41
CharactersVampire, Immortals, Twins, Soldier, Singers
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Superpowers, Passion, Music
PlaceSerbia
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Gothic, Disturbing

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?

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration03:11
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Fancy, Black humor, Disturbing

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:17
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Teens, Cannibals, Friends
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Supernatural, Viruses, Chase
StyleFancy, Disturbing

A boy declares his love for his girlfriend, only to die the same night. He is brought back to life by his mother as a flesh-craving zombie, who sires more teen undead while trying to control his, er, appetite for his beloved.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Cannibals, Losers, Psychiatrists
PlotFriendship, Sects
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Black humor, Serious

A Beverly Hills teen (Billy Warlock) discovers his parents are part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Australia, United Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersVampire, Witch, Werewolf, Immortals, Wizards
PlotMagic, Revenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Curses
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Castle, Estate, Small cities
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFancy, Black humor, Gothic

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Teens, Strong women, Friends
PlotLove, Survival, Friendship, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceUSA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleFancy

After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Friends
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Travel, Friendship
TimePost apocalypse
StyleTense, Black humor

A group of veterans wake up after a night of partying to find out that the zombie apocalypse has spread across the United States. Together, they must fight their way across the country in order to find a cure for the outbreak and restore freedom before it's too late.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie
PlotLove, Death, Supernatural
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fancy, Black humor, Creepy

Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersVampire, Teachers, Friends
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Supernatural, First love, Snow
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Depressive, Gothic

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.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersVampire, Teens, Monsters, Teachers, Heroes
PlotPassion, Friendship, Mystery, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceHotels
StyleDisturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersVampire, Friends
PlotLove, Supernatural, Female friendship
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, Fancy

The modern-day story focuses on two beautiful young vampires who are living the good nightlife in New York until love enters the picture and each has to make a choice that will jeopardize their immortality.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy
CountryNew Zealand
Duration01:39
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Cannibals, Monkeys, Girlfriends
PlotSupernatural
PlaceParty
StyleFancy, Black humor, Creepy

When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:32
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Superpowers, Obsession, Friendship, Supernatural
PlacePrison, Texas, Laboratory, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Black humor, Serious, For men

Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by the arrival of a new prison doctor and the brother of the girl who suffered from West's experiments 13 years earlier.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Cannibals, Genie
PlotFight, Death, Supernatural, Jealousy, Funeral
PlaceCemetery
TimeHalloween
StyleFancy, Black humor

It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it’s time to call it quits. There’s just one problem: he’s terrified of breaking up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is the victim of a fatal, freak accident, leaving Max single and ready to mingle. Just as Max is thinking about moving on with what could be his dream girl, Olivia – Evelyn has returned from the grave and is determined to get her boyfriend back...even if that means transforming him into one of the undead.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceIslands
StyleFancy, Black humor, Disturbing

Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersZombie, Teens
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Friendship, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceParty, Small cities
StyleBlack humor

Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put their scouting skills to the test to save mankind from the undead.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersZombie, Gay, Werewolf, Monsters, Gypsies
PlotDancing, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceBeach, Cemetery
StyleAction, Tense, Fancy

It's the closing night at the last drive-in theater in America and Cecil B. Kaufman has planned the ultimate marathon of lost film prints to unleash upon his faithful cinephile patrons. Four films so rare that they have never been exhibited publicly on American soil until this very night! With titles like Wadzilla, Deathecation, The Diary of Anne Frankenstein, and Zom-B-Movie, Chillerama not only celebrates the golden age of drive-in B horror shlock but also spans over four decades of cinema with something for every bad taste.





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