10 movies similar to Twilight

It is probably impossible to find a movie fan who has not heard anything about this famous saga. The sensual and dangerous love story of young Bella and the ancient vampire Edward has gained millions of fans around the world. If you are also impressed by the popular project, then we suggest that you study the list of the best films similar to Twilight.

The Warmth of Our Bodies (2013)

Er is a twenty-three-year-old zombie who has long forgotten the times when he was a man. The guy lives with the same creatures as himself, periodically arranging a hunt for ordinary people. One day, Er meets a young Julie, and gradually begins to notice that his interests are changing.

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First of all, the film is similar to “Twilight” in the difficult story of the relationship between a naive and kind girl and a subject who is considered a threat to society. The heroine tries to close her eyes to this unattractive circumstance, believing that even someone who seems like a monster in the eyes of others is capable of sincere feelings and changes for the sake of a loved one.

Original title: Warm Bodies
Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analy Tipton
Country: USA, Canada
Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 6.9
Age limit: 12+

Immortals (2002)

15-year-old Winnifred is a girl from a wealthy family. Walking through the forest, she meets an unusual guy named Jes. Once in a hut hidden from human eyes, the young beauty learns that her new acquaintance lives with her brother, and at the same time they are both immortal.

The similarity of the plots of both films is obvious: the action is built around a girl of senior school age who meets several attractive and immortal young people. She has strong feelings for one of the guys, and in the end she faces a difficult choice.

Original title: Tuck Everlasting
Cast: Alexis Bledel, Jonathan Jackson, Scott Bairstow
Country: USA
Rating: Myreleasedate – 7.2, IMDb – 6.6
Age limit: 12+

Taste of the Night (2010)

In certain episodes, the film is similar to “Twilight”. The plot is built around a young lady who one day meets a clan of vampires.

If Bella first became close to only one of the bloodsuckers, then on the way Lina met a whole company of such girls. As a result, both heroines had a chance to radically change their lives. Also, the similarity is that the film will show a love story that broke out between a man and a bloodsucker.

Original title: Wir sind die Nacht
Cast: Carolina Herfurt, Nina Hoss, Jennifer Ulrich
Country: Germany
Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 6.2
Age limit: 16+

Little Red Riding Hood (2011)

Valerie is a young girl who falls in love with a poor lumberjack. At the same time, her father expects that she will marry the son of a wealthy blacksmith. The heroine plans to run away with her chosen one, but it seems that before that she needs to understand which of the inhabitants of her native village is a werewolf who terrifies the surroundings.

In part, “Twilight” is very similar to “Little Red Riding Hood”: each of the pictures tells about a person who finds herself in a love triangle. It does not do without murders by otherworldly creatures, the close connection of the heroine with one of them and her need to make a very difficult choice.

Original title: Red Riding Hood
Starring: Amanda Seifred, Gary Oldman, Shiloh Fernandez
Country: USA, Canada
Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 5.5
Age limit: 12+

The Vampire Diaries (TV series 2009-2017)

In the list of films similar to “Twilight”, a separate item is the TV series “The Vampire Diaries”. Each of the fantasy stories is about a high school student who meets an attractive classmate at school and soon finds out that he is a vampire. Along the way, an unusual story of the family of her lover opens.

Not without a similar love triangle, in which the girl will have to choose between two guys. If in Elena’s case it was about two vampires, then Bella pondered whether to give her preference to a werewolf or a vampire.

Original title: The Vampire Diaries
Cast: Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham
Country: USA
Rating: Myreleasedate – 7.9, IMDb – 7.7
Age limit: 16+

Blood and Chocolate (2007)

Vivienne is a werewolf girl who hides her true nature from others, posing as an unremarkable person. One day she falls in love with a mortal guy, and realizes that she won’t be able to hide the truth from him for long.

The similarity of the two films lies in the need for one of the main characters, in love with a simple person, to hide his essence, and, accordingly, lead a double life. There is also a place for the rivalry of two guys for one girl and the agony of choice.

Original title: Blood and Chocolate
Cast: Agnes Bruckner, Hugh Dancy, Olivier Martinez
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, USA
Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 5.4
Age limit: 16+

Vampire Hickey (2010)

If you’re looking for films like Twilight, check out Vampire Hickey, a parody of the famous saga. Its plot is almost exactly the same as the original: Becca moves to a small town with her father and enters a local school. She falls in love with Edward Sullen, who turned out to be a vampire, and shares her experiences with her friend Jacob White, who is also not an ordinary young man.

The stories are not just similar, they are absolutely similar in plot, only “Vampire Hickey” is seasoned with a fair amount of banter over the scenes of the original picture.

Original title: Vampires Suck
Cast: Jenn Proske, Matt Lanter, Diedrich Bader
Country: USA
Rating: Myreleasedate – 4.1, IMDb – 3.4
Age limit: 16+

Let me in. Saga (2011)

Owen is a withdrawn and lonely teenager who lives in a small town. One day, a peer settles nearby – a girl named Abby. Despite the detachment of the new neighbor, the teenagers gradually begin to get closer, and the young man finds out that his girlfriend is a vampire.

The situation is similar to the one that the audience saw in “Twilight”. Here, feelings also flare up between a man and a vampire, and the main character finds himself in a world previously unknown to himself. The similarity lies in the fact that the main character has only recently moved to a small town, and from this the main action of the plot begins to spin.

Original title: Let Me In
Cast: Cody Smith-McPhee, Chloe Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins
Country: UK, USA
Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 7.1
Age limit: 18+

I am the fourth (2011)

John Smith is a seemingly typical teenager who actually comes from another planet. He has to constantly hide, changing cities and countries in the company of his guardian. John is used to changing schools, but one day he decides to linger, having met an amazing person.

Among the films like “Twilight” this fantastic tape includes many features. The protagonist is similarly forced to hide the essence, moving from place to place, until he meets true love in one of the provinces. As a result, he will have to open himself to his beloved, thereby bringing danger to her.

Original title: I Am Number Four
Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Oliphant, Teresa Palmer
Country: USA, India
Rating: Myreleasedate – 6.4, IMDb – 6.1
Age limit: 12+

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Ethan Waite is a lonely guy who is tired of his hometown and plans to move. One day, a beautiful and mysterious girl, Lena, moves in nearby. The character falls in love with a visiting person, gradually realizing that there is some connection between them and it seems that the new acquaintance hides a special secret about herself and her family.

A similar situation was in “Twilight”: an invisible thread between the key characters. The similarity is that one of the characters is a danger to society, while the other is ready to accept this fact. In each picture, events unfold in a small province.

Original title: Beautiful Creatures
Cast: Alice Englert, Jeremy Irons, Emmy Rossum
Country: USA
Rating: Myreleasedate – 5.9, IMDb – 6.1
Age limit: 12+
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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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