40 Best Vampire Love Story Movie: Finding the Romance

by | May 27, 2021 | 0 comments

Only a vampire can love you forever, which is why we can’t get enough of vampire movies with romance!

There’s something so delightfully fun about watching the big bad monster wade through the dating pool like the rest of us – but it can be hard to find the gems in this ever-expanding genre. 

From sappy teen angst to cult-classic horror, we’ve braved the challenge of rating the Top 35 Vampire Movies With Romance for you so you can grab the popcorn and enjoy!

Dracula And Son (1976)
#1 Dracula And Son (1976)

Dracula’s adult son moves to Paris, where he falls in love and decides he doesn’t want to be a vampire anymore. Starring Christopher Lee as Dracula, this movie is the English adaptation of the original French version and is an old comedy classic.

Where to watch: DVD

Vampire Diary (2007)
#2 Vampire Diary (2007)

Holly falls in love with Vicki, who claims to be a real-life vampire. But when Holly discovers that Vicki is pregnant with a vampire baby, she is drawn into a spiral of death, deceit, and betrayal. While not the most romantic or original plot, Vampire Diary will please fans of erotic horror.

Where to watch: Amazon

Beautiful Vampire (2018) Vampire Movies With Romance
#3 Beautiful Vampire (2018)

The life of a 500 year old vampire is turned upside down in this vampire movie with romance when the scent of a human boy who likes her stimulates her vampire instincts. This cute South Korean film is perfect for fans of Twilight and K-dramas.

Where to watch: Amazon

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
#4 Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Maximilian (Eddie Murphy) must find a mate to continue the vampire race. He learns of a woman named Rita living in Brooklyn who is half vampire and travels there to woe her. But Rita is unaware that she is half vampire and must choose between Maximilian and her mortal partner, Justice. Eddie Murphy fans will enjoy this classic.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

Vampire Academy (2014)
#5 Vampire Academy (2014)

Rose Hathaway is the half-vampire bodyguard to Princess Vasilisa Dragomir, a moroi vampire and the last of her line. Rose must protect Vasilisa from those who wish to harm the princess and use her for their own means. Full of high school angst and teen heartthrobs, this film is based on the bestselling novels by Richelle Mead.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

Queen Of The Damned (2002)
#6 Queen Of The Damned (2002)

In this sequel to Interview with the Vampire (1994), Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the beautiful and monstrous queen Akasha. She makes Lestat her king, but after learning her plans to take over humankind, Lestat teams with the other vampire nobility to take her down.

Where to watch: Amazon

Underworld Evolution (2006)
#7 Underworld Evolution (2006)

Picking up directly from the previous movie, vampire warrior Selene and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them. Like most fans of the Underworld franchise, we can’t get enough of the forbidden romance between Michael and Selene.

Where to watch: Amazon

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011)
#8 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011)

Bella and Edward celebrate their wedding, but things take a turn for the worse when Bella realises she is pregnant. Vampire Edward and the local werewolf pack fear the threat the child may pose to the people of Forks. The Twilight Saga doesn’t get much better than it’s stunning two-part conclusion.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

Dracula Untold (2014)
#9 Dracula Untold (2014)

In order to protect his family and kingdom, Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own people. In our opinion, this ‘origin story’ is one of the more original and cinematically beautiful setups based on the classic Bram Stroker’s Dracula character.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
#10 The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

Vampire Edward leaves his girlfriend, Bella, after an attack that nearly claimed her life. Bella then falls into yet another difficult relationship – this time with her close werewolf friend, Jacob Black. The love triangle between Edward, Bella, and Jacob intensifies in New Moon, making it a Twilight Saga favorite.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu 

Underworld (2003) Vampire Movies With Romance
#11 Underworld (2003)

Selene, a vampire warrior, is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.

Where to watch: Amazon

Dark Shadows (2012) Vampire Movies With Romance
#12 Dark Shadows (2012)

Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) breaks the heart of a witch, Angelique Bouchard. She gets her revenge by turning him into a vampire and burying him alive. Two centuries later, Barnabas emerges into the very changed world of 1972, where Angelique is still waiting for him. Based on the 1966 television series, this remake by Tim Burton is a light-hearted and fun film.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992) Vampire Movies With Romance
#13 Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992)

Buffy has everything a teenage girl could want. She’s a cheerleader dating the captain of the basketball team. She has no idea her true calling is to defend the world from vampires. Reluctant to concede to the fact, Buffy finds solace in the town outcast, Pike (Luke Perry), who knows very well the terrors that have arisen. This fun campy film by Joss Whedon eventually led to the more successful TV series, and for that reason it will always have a place in our hearts.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

House Of Dark Shadows (1970) Vampire Movies With Romance

#14 House Of Dark Shadows (1970)

Recently unleashed from his coffin, vampire Barnabas Collins goes on a killing spree while at the same time charming his present day family members. He meets Maggie Evans and notices that she looks exactly like his deceased fiance, Josette. Barnabas assumes that she is the reincarnation of Josette and plans to make her his unholy bride. This classic is another fun adaptation based on the 1966 Dark Shadows television soap opera. It’s worth the watch for fans.

Where to watch: Amazon

Immortality (1998) Vampire Movies With Romance
#15 Immortality (1998)

Originally titled The Wisdom Of Crocodiles. Steven is a multi-talented handsome vampire and an expert seducer. But all his relationships end tragically. Eventually, he meets Anne, a strong woman who is better than the others. However, soon it becomes clear that this is a relationship that only one of them will survive.

Where to watch: Amazon

Blacula (1972) Vampire Movies With Romance
#16 Blacula (1972)

An 18th century African statesman is transformed into a vampire. Two hundred years later, a pair of interior decorators transport his coffin to L.A. where he awakes with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. As Blacula pursues a woman who resembles his long dead wife, her brother-in-law investigates the string of carnage that follows in the vampire’s wake.

Where to watch: Amazon

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) Vampire Movies With Romance
#17 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

Twilight (2008) Vampire Movies With Romance
#18 Twilight (2008)

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Based on the bestselling novels by Stephenie Meyer. As perhaps the most iconic vampire movie with romance of this generation, you knew to expect it on the list, right?

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

The Hunger (1983) Vampire Movies With Romance
#19 The Hunger (1983)

Vampire Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers. In return the guys or girls don’t age until Miriam has had enough of them. Unfortunately that’s currently the case with John, so his life expectancy is less than 24 hours. He seeks help from Dr. Sarah Roberts. She doesn’t really believe his story, but becomes curious and contacts Miriam and gets caught in her spell. A cult-classic featuring David Bowie!

Where to watch: Amazon

Vamps (2012) Vampire Movies With Romance
#20 Vamps (2012)

Two female vampire best friends living in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. Stacy falls in love with her classmate Joey and soon she learns that he is the son of the vampire slayer Dr. Van Helsing. We love the campy fun of this film and urge fans of vampire movies with romance to check it out.

Where to watch: Amazon

Kiss Of The Damned (2012) Vampire Movies With Romance
#21 Kiss Of The Damned (2012)

Vampire Djuna resists the advances of human Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna’s love is threatened and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.

Where to watch: AppleTV | YouTube

Vampire’s Kiss (1989) Vampire Movies With Romance
#22 Vampire’s Kiss (1989)

A publishing executive is bitten by a woman and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. The woman continues to visit and as his madness deepens, it begins to look as if some of the events he’s experiencing may be hallucinations. A dark comedy featuring Nicolas Cage.

Where to watch: AppleTV

Interview With The Vampire (1994) Vampire Movies With Romance
#23 Interview With The Vampire (1994)

A two-century-old vampire, Louis (Brad Pitt) recounts the unbelievable story of his eternal transformation and a life worse than death to the sceptic reporter, Daniel Molloy. Based on the bestselling novels by Anne Rice, this classic is a cinematic favorite.

Where to watch: Amazon

Love At First Bite (1979) Vampire Movies With Romance
#24 Love At First Bite (1979)

This comedy spoof has Count Dracula moving to New York to find his bride after being forced to move out of his Transylvanian castle. With the aid of assistant Renfield, he stumbles through typical New York city life situations while pursuing Cindy Soundheim.

Where to watch: Blu-ray

The Vampire Lovers (1970) Vampire Movies With Romance
#25 The Vampire Lovers (1970)

When a Countess is called away to tend a sick friend, she leaves her daughter Marcilla in the hands of a General. The General’s daughter, Laura, befriends Marcilla, but Laura soon grows weak and pale. The villagers begin whispering about vampires as Marcilla finds another family on which to impose herself.

Where to watch: Amazon

Carmilla (2019) Vampire Movies With Romance
#26 Carmilla (2019)

An atmospheric coming-of-age love story steeped in eerie mystery and inspired by the gothic novel of the same name. This period romance is beautifully done and deserves more credit, but don’t take our word for it!

Where to watch: Amazon

Dracula (1992) Vampire Movies With Romance
#27 Dracula (1992)

Based on the classic novel by Bram Stoker. Young barrister Jonathan Harker is assigned to a gloomy village in eastern Europe where he is captured and imprisoned by the vampire Dracula. Inspired by a photograph of Harker’s betrothed, Mina, Dracula travels to London to seduce Mina.

Where to watch: Amazon

The Lost Boys (1987) Vampire Movies With Romance
#28 The Lost Boys (1987)

Teenager Michael and his younger brother Sam are new in town. Lured by a mysterious girl, Michael becomes involved with a local gang of bikers who have a dark secret, while Sam becomes friends with two weird boys who claim that the town is being invaded by vampires. As Michael begins to act strange, Sam suspects that his brother has become one of the undead and begins to take his friends seriously. Not many vampire movies are as beloved as The Lost Boys and we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention it.

Where to watch: Amazon

Thirst (2009) Vampire Movies With Romance
#29 Thirst (2009)

A priest selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine project intended to eradicate a deadly virus. He nearly dies, but makes a miraculous recovery by an accidental transfusion of vampire blood. Afterwhich, his sole purpose for living becomes pleasures of the flesh as he begins to fall for his dying friend’s wife. This film touches on many dark topics and is a box-office success.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

Near Dark (1987) Vampire Movies With Romance
#30 Near Dark (1987)

A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars. Being such an original take on the vampire genre, Near Dark arguably doesn’t get quite the recognition it deserves.

Where to watch: Amazon

Subspecies (1991) Vampire Movies With Romance

#31 Subspecies (1991)

The evil vampire Radu returns to his hometown after spending years in exile. Meanwhile two American schoolgirls team up with a local girl for work on Romanian culture. Radu becomes attracted to them but runs into trouble when his brother Stephan helps the girls. This movie is so corny, it’s brilliant. Watch this vampire movie with romance for the 90s nostalgia!

Where to watch: Amazon

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) Vampire Movies With Romance
#32 Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

An underground musician deeply depressed by the direction of human activities reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them? If for no other reason, watch it for a young Tom Hiddleston!

Where to watch: Amazon

Martin (1977)
#33 Martin (1977)

This intense and realistic film follows the exploits of Martin, a young man who claims to be 84 years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburgh to stay with his cousin, who promises to save Martin’s soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin’s loneliness finds other means of release. Arguably a psychological thriller yet a horror classic all the same.

Where to watch: DVD

BIT (2019) Vampire Movies With Romance
#34 BIT (2019)

A transgender teenage girl on summer vacation in Los Angeles fights to survive after she falls in with four queer feminist vampires who try to rid the city’s streets of predatory men. Part comedy, part horror, 100% amazing! If you haven’t watched this vampire movie with romance yet, you need to!

Where to watch: Amazon

Let The Right One In (2008) Vampire Movies With Romance
#35 Let The Right One In (2008)

12 year old Oskar falls in love with Eli, a peculiar girl. She can’t stand the sun or food and to come into a room she needs to be invited. Eli gives Oskar the strength to defend himself against his bullies, but when he realizes that Eli needs to drink other people’s blood to live he’s faced to make a choice. How much can love forgive?

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu


This is considered a western romance horror mashup. An unnamed vampire lives in a broken-down Iranian city and roams around town on a skateboard. Unknown to the residents of Bad City, this vampiric woman hunts down men who abuse and mistreat women. She lacks any meaningful human connection. That is until two lonely people begin to find solace in one another, making for an interesting and unique love story.

Where to watch: Amazon


Starring Alanna Bale, Kicking Blood centers around Anna, a centuries-old vampire. She watches a young and reckless man named Robbie as he recovers from alcoholism. When doing so, Anna decides to quit blood and restore her humanity. It is a vampire love story movie you just have to see.

Where to watch: Amazon

#38 ROSE: A LOVE STORY (2021)

Moving through darkened corners and shadowed hallways, Sam’s wife Rose grapples with being a vampire. Once living in seclusion with her husband, a stranger arrives and shatters their refuge. Rose’s hunger grows as she threatens to harm those around her. Directed by Jennifer Sheridan, this is a vampire love story you are sure to want to sink your teeth into.

Where to watch: Amazon

#39. WE ARE THE NIGHT (2010)

Eighteen-year-old Lena is bitten one night by a female vampire trio leader. While settling into her new vampiric lifestyle, she finds it a blessing and curse. Soon, she falls in love with Tom, a young undercover cop. Now she has to decide to turn her back on her bloodsucking band of sisters and choose immortal life or immortal love.

Where to watch: Amazon (English Dubbed)


The original Fright Night is an American horror film written and directed by Tom Holland. Teenage boy Charley Brewster is convinced his new neighbor is a vampire and enlists the help of a vampire hunter. In Fright Night 2, Charley and his friends now discover their alluring professor is a real-life vampire, and they must stop her from drinking Charley’s ex-girlfriend’s blood, saving her from a fate far worse than death.

Where to watch: Amazon | Hulu

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