Top Ten Vampire Movies


The Top Ten

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.

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

Top notch best ever to set the screen Brad Pitt Tom Cruise fantastic with the rest of the cast in top form love this movie to death.

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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.

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

I like twilight and underworld and lost boys and blade and van helsing near dark Buffy vampires Salem lot vampires suck and los muertos

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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.

This is the amazing movie with great story

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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.

Lost boys is my favorite vampire movie

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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.

Great film

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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.

In my top three favorite vampire movies. The overall storyline is tragic love; however, this movie is scary and has an all-star cast! The gore is there, but is not hokey nor overdone. Give this movie a shot. You won't be disappointed.

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7 Blade

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!

One of the best Vampire movies ever - ShadowAngel

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8 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.

Why isn’t this no. 1!? This classic, along with Nosferatu (1922), are the greatest vampire movies ever and Twilight is above them!? This generation I swear to god...

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9 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

Bored me to tears.

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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

This is outstanding it should in the top 3

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The Contenders

11 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!

Best movie ever

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12 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.

Not only the best vampire movie, the best of all time

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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.

I hope they do more vampire chronicles sequel in the future?
Let Jesse get pregnant with lestat baby.

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14 Dark Shadows

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

Funny and entertaining

My favorit vampire film

15 From Dusk Till Dawn

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?

The Best. Pulp Fiction with vampires... Awesome!

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16 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

17 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
18 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.

19 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

20 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

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

I love this movie very much

It is really good


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21 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!

22 Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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!

23 Blacula
24 Vampire Hunter D
25 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!

26 Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter

Guillermo Del Torro's vampire masterpiece...

27 Shadow of the Vampire
28 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

29 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.

Without a doubt... Top 5 all-time. If you haven't seen it, get the DVD and see if you don't agree.

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30 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.

31 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

32 What We Do In the Shadows

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

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

Overall one of my favorite movies of all time

33 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!

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 Daybreakers

All ethan hawke are so underrated specially gattaca and this one

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

36 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Very good movie would watch over and over again

37 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.

38 The Addiction
39 Vampire Circus
40 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!

I wonder why all the higher rated vampire are so Shakespearean and sexual? To me, the more savage vampire movies are way better! I’d rather watch craziness than hear a bunch of fancy, boring dialogue!

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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 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

43 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

44 Underworld: Evolution
45 Lesbian Vampire Killers

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

I love lesbian killer.

46 The Twilight Saga: New Moon

This is awesome movie full of romance and love and thriller

I have seen every movie of twilight saga and I love them all. They are all amazing.

I love it it make my heart beat a love jacob

You all should see all parts of twilight.

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47 Kiss of the Damned
48 Blade: Trinity

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

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

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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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