31 Best Movies Like Dark Shadows ...

31 Best Movies Like Dark Shadows ...

If you liked this one , you will for sure love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Dark Shadows (2012)

1h 53m Comedy Fantasy

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.

2. The Addams Family (1991)

1h 42m Comedy Fantasy Drama

When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any of the details of Fester's life.

3. Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

1h 28m Comedy Horror Fantasy

When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Professor Van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the Count.

4. Death Becomes Her (1992)

1h 44m Comedy Fantasy Horror

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.

5. Beetlejuice (1988)

1h 32m Fantasy Comedy

Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.

6. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

1h 34m Action Fantasy Horror

President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.

7. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

1h 39m Thriller Fantasy Comedy Family Mystery

Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner Sara get a call one night from a mansion owner, Edward Gracey, who wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion, a torrential thunderstorm of mysterious origin strands them with the brooding, eccentric Gracey, his mysterious butler, and a variety of residents both seen and unseen.

8. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

1h 45m Drama Fantasy Thriller Mystery Horror

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. Locals believe the culprit to be none other than the legendary Headless Horseman.

9. Corpse Bride (2005)

1h 17m Romance Fantasy Animation

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.

10. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

1h 56m Drama Horror

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.

11. What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

1h 26m Comedy Horror

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

12. Hocus Pocus (1993)

1h 36m Comedy Family Fantasy

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.

13. Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)

1h 36m Fantasy Horror Comedy

When her great aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen's ample assets, all hell busts out & breaks loose.

14. Addams Family Values (1993)

1h 34m Comedy Family Fantasy

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection of dead husbands.

15. Once Bitten (1985)

1h 34m Horror Comedy Romance

Mark wants to lose his virginity, but his girlfriend wants to wait. Unfortunately for both of them, a 400-year-old vampire Countess needs to turn a virgin into a vampire before Halloween in order to preserve her own youthful appearance, and when she finds Mark, she turns his life upside-down.

16. The Raven (1963)

1h 26m Comedy Fantasy Horror

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

17. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

1h 45m Fantasy Drama Romance

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.

18. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

1h 58m Comedy Fantasy Horror

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

19. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

1h 40m Comedy Horror Romance

Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do whatever's necessary to put her under his spell.

20. The Craft (1996)

1h 41m Fantasy Horror Drama Thriller

A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.

21. House II: The Second Story (1987)

1h 28m Fantasy Horror Comedy

Jesse has returned to this old family mansion after his parents were murdered when he was a baby. While going through old things in the basement, Jesse finds a picture of his great-great grandfather in front of a Mayan temple holding a crystal skull with jewels in the eyes. In the background is a man Jesse learns is Slim Razor, a former partner of his great-great grandfather turned bitter enemy after a disagreement over who would get to keep the skull.

22. Vamp (1986)

1h 33m Comedy Horror

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

23. Army of Darkness (1992)

1h 21m Fantasy Horror Comedy

Ash is transported back to medieval days, where he is captured by the dreaded Lord Arthur. Aided by the deadly chainsaw that has become his only friend, Ash is sent on a perilous mission to recover the Book of the Dead, a powerful tome that gives its owner the power to summon an army of ghouls.

24. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

2h 8m Romance Horror

When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker, the reincarnation of Dracula's long-dead wife Elisabeta, obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.

25. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)

1h 48m Comedy Horror

A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

26. Practical Magic (1998)

1h 44m Romance Comedy Fantasy

Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.

27. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)

1h 33m Horror Comedy

In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal flesh.

28. Fright Night (2011)

1h 46m Horror Comedy

A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.

29. The Monster Squad (1987)

1h 22m Comedy Action Fantasy

Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the only ones daring to stand in their way.

30. Night Watch (2004)

1h 54m Fantasy Action Thriller

Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, the movie's protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage

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