Top Ten Vampire Movies

The Top Ten Vampire Movies

1 Interview with the Vampire

I'm Sorry But Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise Vs Robert Pattinson! Film With Meaning vs Film based on a girl who is clumsy dumb and boring. Ha! It's A no Brainer! Interview With The Vampire All The Way!

Twilight is an embarrassment to the genre with a very dull, unattractive leading lady and a horridly cliche storyline. The only thing that sets it apart from other vampire films is the "pussification" (yes, I said it) of a creature that should be considered seductive yet notably dangerous nonetheless.

Interview with the vampire has more substance to it, is more complex than some teenage girl meeting some awkward boy who just so happens to be "unusual". The two are not even in the same league in terms of quality of story to be compared. Twilight is new "pop" age trash geared toward hormonal teens, whereas Interview with the Vampire is for a more mature audience.

You have a great point. But I think Nosferatu is more artistic, which makes it better. - TopTenTed

this is the best vampire movie ever
i have a friend and she loves twilight very much I told her about interview with the vampire now she hates twilight

OMG! How can people vote for Twilight?! Okay, yeah everybody has his own opinion but seriously IWTV is the best vampire movie ever! This movie has a sense and it's so beautiful and kind of tragic. I can watch it over and over again, if I would watch Twilight over and over again.. than it would probably kill me! And anyway Anne Rice is the best Vampire Novel author ftw! I mean only the Twilight vampires can sparkle! That's really argh so kind of childish, or don't you think so? IWTV ftw!

2 Twilight

Are you kidding? TWILIGHT! Having to see that movie was the worst 3 hours of my life!

Anytime I go to the theater to watch a new movie I always watch twilight before hand so the new movie I watch won't seem so bad. Thank you Twilight.

I don't think it's that bad. I find it interesting. It doesn't deserve the hate. I'm not the biggest fan, but I'll just leave my opinion here. I actually liked all those movies, so yeah. - blueLight

Twilight was the movie that ruined the vampire movie genre... Dracula should rise from his coffin and kill the whole crew of Twilight

3 Underworld

Underworld is the best movie! I've seen the whole series so much that I lost count... And who the hell sparkles? Fairies that's who! Real vampires burn. This movie is better than Twilight!

This is called a perfect vampire movie, action, thrill, story... all, that a movie needs..

Kristen Stewart CANNOT act. She is just her awkward self. Sure she is nice to look at but Kate Beckinsale... Enough said.

I like the storyline and the movie is good. I don’t really like the production and setting of it thought. Still a great movie

4 The Lost Boys

This should be number one and twilight is good if your into the whole love story films but it's just a different way of showing a vampire But the lost boys is amazing it's like a cross between the type of vampires in buffy and true blood :D xXx - kassybaby133

Heck yeah. I remember watching this and I fell in love with all of the boys. - NiallersNandosXOXO

This should be number one only this one because number 2 and 3 are just not the same do not judge this movie by its sequels watch this movie and you'll fall in love.

The Lost Boys is just awesome! If you haven't seen it and you like vampire movies then as soon as you get the chance watch it.

5 30 Days of Night

BEST and scariest EVER! Should b #1... Most beautiful and realistic depiction of what a vampire would b like if real. Not all foo foo and romantic... Blah! They r supposed to b brutal killers not sparkly or change into bat. This movie scares me and I love it... Kudos for Danny Houston, very sexy yet super scary.

Best vampire movie EVER! The vampires do not look like sparkling constipated models, nor like some gross wrinkly fetus. Another great vampire movie is Daybreakers.

Vampires at their most vile and bloodthirsty nature? You don't see vampire movies that depict vampires as they really are? Its always sugar coated. But the upcoming Abraham Lincoln vampire hunter movie will follow this trend! And what a welcome sight? Vampires are disease just like AIDS OR CANCER which has to be iradicated and wiped out, before it infects another person. They are contagion.

This is one of the best vampire movies ever! No long running drama, vamp-love story. No real happy ending. The sequel sucked FYI but this was an AWESOME addition to the genre. We need more, non-comic, blood thirsty, baby eating vamps in film. Everything can't be about EVERLASTING LOVE and ETERNAL LIFE. It's SO BORING!

6 Bram Stoker's Dracula

Moving, romantic, great music and powerful performances makes this movie tops for me. I think it won best picture for Costume design too. I still quote lines from it. "Your friend, D." D meaning dracula. :-) The Scene with the absinth with the music is magical to me. Almost other worldly. Thanks so much for this film.

If you value any other vampire film or T.V. series over this, you clearly don't know vampire lore at all. Dracula is the benchmark of what vampire lore is. Bram Stoker, the mastermind behind the creation of the Dracula lore (and hell, in my opinion, the writer of vampire lore itself), puts the final nail in the coffin as far as what vampires are really about. Something that this film does not do is pander to what I call "candy vampires." This film focuses on the nitty gritty of vampire lore and does so exquisitely. I like the harshness of it, the brutality, the absolute heart wrenching emotions delivered through it. I have to say that Gary Oldman's portrayal of Dracula was spot on. I highly recommend this film to vampire lore aficionados. - chemical

Gary Oldman's performance is classic.

Gary oldman is great and so is hopkins in this movie. It's creepy, violent, sexual, and compelling. But what the hell is Twilight doing at number one? It sucks, at least Van Helsing had action that got somewhat interested in the plot. I fell asleep 13 times when I watched twilight.

7 Blade

Without blade there would basically be no modern pop culture in movies

Probably one of the best superhero movies of all time, yes it's a superhero movie as well as a vampire movie, but its definitely better than twilight, anybody who thinks that twilight was good is somebody that is wasting our precious oxygen.

An underrated Super-Hero movie, a rare vampire film that is actually entertaining to watch. Now if only we could get a Blade/Twilight Crossover?

This is a must, one of the best vamp movies ever!

8 Nosferatu

The first time I watched this I hated it, because of the nonstop pounding music, just too much. I know silent films had music throughout, but this was way over the top, pure distraction, and nausea inducing. Well, I watched it a second time, only this time I did so with the volume off... Let me tell you it was fantastic, especially for 1922. Without the music I was able to concentrate, and realize how good this was. The vampire scared the poop out of me!

To be completely honest, I only knew who Nosferatu was because of the SpongeBob episode called "The night shift". I did my research and watched the movie. It is very is from the 1920s so I didn't much out of it... But I highly recommend it. Definitely shows what a vampire is suppose to be like.

The absolute best representation of what a vampire, and a vampire movie, is supposed to be. Twilight is a love story not a vampire movie. Trust me there's a differance. Besides, the people in twilight aren't vampires anyway... - zadrabidu

Yes, why the hell do they GLOW in sunlight? Nosferatu is definitely one of the scariest vampires in film. - TopTenTed

I cannot praise this film enough, ultimate gothic masterpiece still scares and makes me cry where all the above just make me laugh

9 Fright Night

Twilight... I know it's good but I think this should be #1! It was an amazing movie with great actors in it. Especially Chris Sarandon! I would go buy it when you have a chance. This movie is really awesome! (: And by Fright Night, I mean the 1985 one.

This movies also have some good vampires in it. One of them if remember was the main villain in the movie and he also had a very famous scene.

This is number one in my opinion, still watch it to this day!

Fantastic movie. I think this should be number one, or Lost Boys. Fright Night had some camp, but it worked, Fantastic actors all around. Also Dracula starring Frank Longella made in 1979 should be on this list, a must see, really well done!

10 Van Helsing

It's the best vampire movie, besides the film has the best image of werewolf aka hagl jackman

I'm sorry guys but Van Helsing is the best vampire movie ever. Hugh jackman at his best. Its surely deserve top 5. - pradeepbarman

It's a reealy kick ass movie but (spoiler alert) when van helsings lady died it was extremely messed up - the-rate-it-guy

How is this not number 1. From the sexy brides of Dracula to the epic fight scenes and comedy! Loved it

The Contenders

11 Dracula (with Bela Lugosi)

This is the master of all vampire's movie! The Lost boy is in the 10 top and Dracula? Don't make me cry (of blood tears of curse)

I first wanted to vote for Interview... But just because I'm a total fan of Rice!

This should be in the top 5... Yes it may seem a bit campy for today, but it is another that started it all. I still watch it every year in October, and I still love it!

Best movie about vampires anywhere. Bela Lugosi is a legend! Check this film out.

Bite me. Really. This version of Dracula, a cinematic masterpiece, is behind Twilight. Same with Nosferatu. - Chaplin

12 From Dusk Till Dawn

Probably one of the greatest vampire movies ever! I could watch this over and over and never get tired.

Come on! Started as action then went all out vampire! George Clooney, Tarantino?! Come on! Plus I ended up with a girl crush on salma

This is the first vampire movie I've seen, back when I was so young. From then, I loved vampire action movies

You ended with a girl crush on Salma? Before or after she turned into a vampire?

13 Queen of the Damned

Queen of the Damned was a great Vampire movie because it had Aaliyah cast as Akasha in the movie that's what made the movie sexy and hot it was Queen Akasha played by Aaliyah, not only was Aaliyah beautiful and gorgeous in the movie but she also wad really scary and creepy and she was very convincing as scary in the movie and beautiful at the same time this role was made for Aaliyah she was born to do this role and the costume she wore in the movie really made her embodied the character in the movie she was a sexy Beast in the movie and Vamp.

Amazing vampire movie if you like a twist between vampires and love And the guy who play lestat is sexy! The music in this movie is amazing, enough said.

Queen of the Damned best vampire movie ever Aaliyah embodied the vamp Queen Akasha so good channel T.V. guides ranked Aaliyah number 18 on T.V. guide's sexiest beasts of All time she got into this character great and she was beautiful the Green eyes were so beautiful on her face Wow and let's not forget Aaliyah Dance moves she is one of the best Dancers of All time love you Aaliyah.

As a big fan of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, I was very disappointed in this. Rather poor production values, a poor mis-mosh adaptation of parts of 2 solid books, and, despite decent performances by 2 leads, very poor characterizations of the other vampires and a weak supporting cast. - Billyv

14 Let The Right One In

Twilight? TWILIGHT? Really. This movie is amazing, and I couldn't sit through 5 minutes of Twilight. I swear people these days don't know what a good movie is if it hit them in the face. - InsertNameHere

In my opinion the best vampire movie made, by quite a long way too. If you want blood guts or glamour don't bother with this one. You get atmosphere and good acting instead. This should be at the top with interview and lost boys.

Definitely my favourite vampire movie. I have read the twilight books and watched the movies but this is far better.

This list makes this website lose tons of credibility. Only 2 great movies on the top ten, and Let The Right One In is not even in the top 20! What a joke!

15 Blade 2

This movie is so boring

Buffy is also a film..

Buffy is a T.V. show and this one was better than the first

16 Buffy the Vampire Slayer

It's awesome and so romantic! I can't believe that people choose twilight over this!

We're talking about the movie here that came out before the series!

I love this show so awesome show that women have power too!

Buffy is best vampire series ever!

17 Dark Shadows

Awesome movie, funny, romantic and just what I wanted!

Funny and entertaining

My favorit vampire film

18 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
19 Horror of Dracula

The best Dracula movie hands down. Christopher Lee is the best Dracula ever and Peter Cushing shines as Van Helsing. 10/10.

20 Let Me In

Let Me In's love story owns Twilight and the 3 others combined. Great movie, really worth the time. Fell in love with Chloe Grace Moretz. And yes, Twilight can suck Harry Potter's You-Know-What!

Chloe moretz rocks. At least this movie shows how a real vampire deals with drinking blood and yearning for love.

Let the Right One In is an amazing film, but the American remake is even better. Normally American re-makes butcher the foreign-film(ex. Vanilla Sky/Open Your Eyes), but this one manages to improve on the original. I think the two leads give very strong performances, especially Moretz, and give this film real bite. So much better than the Twilight nonsense. If any of the Cullens ran into Abby they would run for the hills.

Why so low? Because people like the new seaquel stuff to Twilight? Seriously, don't watch Twilight and say it's the best, and most scariest vampire movie. Especially is it's the first vampire movie you've ever seen. Don't limit your choices, watch some other vampire movies (Let Me In, Lost Boys, Interview With a Vampire etc.. ) with all the vanpire movies out there, Twilight seriously should be in like... #40 not #2.

21 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

33 really and seriously... This is the best, with MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD make it more better

Why is this so low on the list? It was different, but in a good way... I loved it, very entertaining, and good actors and story.

What's better than guys killing vampires? Abe Lincoln killing vampires that's what

22 Hotel Transylvania

I'm proud to say that this movie is awesome and much better than twilight.

Ha, Ha, Ha, super cute, funny movie. I own it, and I am not ashamed to admit it!

23 John Carpenter's Vampires

A modern vampire film done with a western motif. Strong performances by cast including James Woods and Alec Baldwin. Plenty of action, yet including many horror and suspense elements as well. Soundtrack is very well done.

Great movie underrated

24 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

Shocking? Yes! Worth watching? Definitely. This movies is what makes the twilight series worth while.

! This film is amazing and so romantic! My favourite!

I love this movie very much

It is really good

25 Blacula
26 Dracula 2000

gerard butler is the best looking dracula I have ever seen!

Such a low place for such a cool and intriguing movie! - Irina2932

This movie is nearly unwatchable. Just terrible!

27 Vampire Hunter D
28 Salem's Lot

Even both adaptations were made for tv, the 2004 version is better, deeper and scarier, im not a robe lowe fan, but i most say i like his performance

One of the best made for T.V. horror movies ever. This is the original, the one to see... The remake sucks, no need for it. I mean Danny Glick scratching at the window messed me up when I was 12, and still scares the Bejesus out of me today!

29 What We Do In the Shadows

This movie is really funny with lots of jokes. The accents also make it funny. - KilljoyWithAPen

Perhaps one of my favorite vampire movies, and by far my favorite comedy. Got me into vampires and all.

Overall one of my favorite movies of all time

30 Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter

Guillermo Del Torro's vampire masterpiece...

31 Shadow of the Vampire

Adds a layer to the original Nosferatu using the idea of a film about the making of Nosferatu where something is very wrong. There is a sense of dream like panic as you realize the true nature of the characters. It is wonderful. Check it out for Eddy Izzard's performance too.

32 The Hunger

" Underrated " as a vampire movie when as a matter of fact this is a masterpiece in the genre. Catherine Deneuve as the " cool classy " vampire is a delight and the atmosphere and music are awesome.

33 Near Dark

yeah its really underrated started off slow friends saying what the hell is this a romantic movie but later got really good especially the bar scene loved Bill Paxton in this movie. Had the romance in it but all Vampire movies have that a great modern story on Vampires - sUx2Bu

This is my favorite vampire movie of ALL time. The chemistry between the main three vampires (Jesse, Diamondback, Severn) is strong, partly because the actors had worked together less than a year before in a little film called Aliens. (And no, I would never mistake her for a man.) Because of studio bankruptcy and no press budget, Near Dark was overshadowed by it's year mate, The Lost Boys, so not as many knew about it or saw it. But it is well worth watching. It even makes the ending worth it.

Atmospheric, Sexy, AND Extremely Underrated!

Still a better love story than twilight.

34 Moon Child

A vampire, abandoned by his maker, and the boy from the streets, who becomes his family.

Though this is certainly an action film, it's more about characters and family than special effects.

It's the best film I've ever watched, especially the ending is really great!

I normally don't like vampire films, but this one has got a total different storyline. I like that!

The most intresting, the most beautiful, the saddest movie what I've ever seen. - Ga-Gackt

The acting was great and so was the story-line. - Nejixchan

35 Nosferatu The Vampyre

This is only a vampire movie on the surface. More than that, it is poetry, visual art and most pure emotion. It is like a fevery dream, it feels like from another world.
The 1922 silent version was frightning and dark, morbid and occult. This 1979 version is calm, meditative, beautiful, philosophical. It ranks among the most fascinating movie experiences I have seen. Just don't expect action, drama and entertainment. More than anything, this is art. - Martin_Canine

36 Daybreakers

All ethan hawke are so underrated specially gattaca and this one

I enjoyed's so interesting, I'm in love with Ethan Hawke

37 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Very good movie would watch over and over again

38 Dracula

It's the best movie in the world to me

Excellent screen adaption of Bram Stoker's novel... It stars Frank Lengella ( Sorry if misspelled). Please check this out, you will be pleasentley surprised in my opinion.

39 The Addiction
40 Vampire Circus
41 Hotel Transylvania 2

Should move in rank above the first one. This one is actually better than the first Hotel Transylvania.

This is a animated movie that's the the soul

42 Vampires Suck

So much better than twilight. Even though it was one of those brain dead films, it made twilight look like dog poop in comparison..


Funny made me laugh out loud and is toatly amasing

43 Underworld: Evolution
44 Lesbian Vampire Killers

I loved this movie! Kinky 60s lesbian vampire porn!

I love lesbian killer.

45 The Twilight Saga Eclipse

Simply love it.

Is a good movie I like bryce dallas howard she did really good job. Playing victorin and the newborns. Were great and the whole. Enter Cast was really good and nobody got drink any blood

I love twilight 1234 amd 5 it's the best vampire movie and my favourite actors are kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson and taylor luather

46 Kiss of the Damned
47 Blade: Trinity

Parker Posey makes all the difference as a vampire in this one.

48 Count Dracula (1970) with Christopher Lee

Released in the USA in 1973 but shot in 1970. Starring also the very beautiful Soledad Miranda, known as the " Blood Queen " who died in a car accident in 1970.

49 Vampire Academy

Underrated movie if you ask me. This is really a very good movie. It's like Kate Beckinsale's " Underworld " movies meets " Mean Girls " but with its own originality. Actresses and actors are all outstanding in their performances. This movie certainly needs to move up in this list. Worth to watch more than once.

Best movie! Tops Twilight!

This movie in a way can be better than twitlight they should definitely make a second VAMPIRE ACADEMY!

It very funny vampires funny more of orther vampires movie

50 Count Dracula (Louis Jordan as Dracula)

Shown here on PBS' "Great Performances," this UK production is strong on acting and on portraying the grisly nature of the vampires. (A couple of brief scenes now get edited out, when shown on television.) Less emphasis on special effects.

Louis Jordan, a French actor who usually played romantic leads, is surprisingly threatening and animalistic, as Dracula.

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