Vampire Movies

From Bella and Edward to Dracula himself, vampires have always been popular subjects for movies. Many of them offer spooky scares for teens, but other vampire movies are just right for kids and tweens, like the Hotel Transylvania series. Our list of fanged favorites has something for everyone, from the littlest bats to teens who like to shriek. And if you still can't get enough vampires, be sure to check out our Vampire TV and Vampire, Werewolf, and Zombie Books lists.

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Dear Dracula

age 5+

Sweet, funny story of friendship is a treat for the family.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Archie's Weird Mysteries: Archie and the Riverdale Vampires

age 6+

Perfunctory but fun cartoon.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1999)
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Hotel Transylvania

age 7+

Father-daughter comedy works as intro to monster movies.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Hotel Transylvania 2

age 7+

Slightly spooky sequel isn't stellar, but fine for families.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

age 7+

Monster threequel is silly fun, with a few scary parts.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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The Little Vampire

age 8+

Dark movie may frighten some kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire

age 8+

Vampire mystery/musical is funny but has iffy themes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Dracula

age 10+

Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1931)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

age 13+

Flippant horror comedy that birthed the TV show.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1992)
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Twilight

age 13+

Teen fans will love faithful -- if uneven -- adaptation.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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The Twilight Saga: New Moon

age 13+

Twilight sequel has more obsession, action, wolves.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2009)
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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

age 13+

Third Twilight movie has more drama, violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2010)
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1

age 14+

Sexy honeymoon, disturbing pregnancy dominate vampire tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2011)
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2

age 14+

Final Twilight focuses on Edward and Bella's legacy.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Dark Shadows

age 14+

Mixed-up Depp/Burton vampire comedy has blood, innuendo.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Van Helsing

age 14+

This is one vampire movie with bite.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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Black as Night

age 15+

Vampire violence, social commentary in teen horror movie.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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Carmilla

age 15+

Sex, gore in elegant 19th century vampire love story.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Boys from County Hell

age 16+

Vampire horror-comedy has language, gory violence, drinking.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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The Lost Boys

age 16+

Scary '80s vampire film mixes gore with campy humor.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1987)
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