Between 2008 and 2012 the world was invaded by a vampire fever that had its origin in the four novels by Stephenie Meyer and, especially, in the film version of them. A saga of five romantic films that left us dangerous and almost impossible loves between a human and a vampire. ” Twilight ” is a romantic fantasy that actors Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson put a face and voice to, becoming the most spectacular fan phenomenon of those years.
If you were and are still a fan of the saga, feel nostalgic for it, or just want to discover it, in this Salir.com article we offer you a selection of 9 movies similar to Twilight that will make you remember those years. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world where love and the supernaturals come together to offer you stories full of passion and adventure!
The Twilight saga and other similar movies that will surprise you
Although it is not coping well with the passage of time, the Twilight saga was a phenomenon for an entire generation that nostalgically recalls the loves and misadventures of a young couple of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen. A human and a vampire are overwhelmed by a force greater than their own condition, the force of love.
This romantic love story drew millions of people to theaters between 2008 and 2012 with five titles including Twilight (2008), New Moon (2009), Eclipse (2010), and the two parts of Breaking Dawn, released in the years 2011 and 2012 respectively.
This saga tells us how the young Bella Swan goes from being a young teenager who comes to a small town in North America to live with her father to become a vampire for the love of the vampire she falls in love with. A young woman who is immersed in a supernatural world whose forces will lead her to become an adult, a woman, a lover, and a mother, sacrificing her mortal life to live a love above time and conventions.
If nostalgia assails you on this tenth anniversary of Twilight and you are thinking of recovering these titles for a revival movie night, you cannot forget other similar films like the ones we discover here.
Although it is a series, Vampire Chronicles begins with a plot very similar to that of Twilight, released in 2009. This series tells the story of two vampire brothers who fall in love with a mortal girl. The three of them live in a small town in Virginia, Mystic Falls, where natural and supernatural beings coexist.
As you can see, a very similar theme to which details are added such as that the girl with whom both brothers fall in love is identical to the woman who turned them into vampires and who played with their hearts. The series has had eight successful seasons. The last episode of the eighth season aired in 2017. And has launched its main leads, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, and Ian Somerhalder, to stardom.
Underworld, a fast-paced saga of vampires
Another movie similar to Twilight is “Underworld.” This is a saga of horror and action films created by Len Wiseman, Patrick Tatopoulos, Måns Mårlind, and Björn Stein in which the wars between a race of aristocratic vampires and is brutal werewolves, the Lycans.
The first installment of this saga, Underworld premiered in 2003, the second, Underworld: Evolution, in 2006, the third Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, a prequel to the first of all, on January 23, 2009, a fourth, Underworld: Awakening, a sequel to the second film, on January 20, 2012, and in 2017, Underworld: Blood Wars, the fifth installment of the saga, was released in Spain.
In this latest installment, Selene, a Vampire Warrior, the protagonist of the entire saga. Will have to fight both the Lycans clan and the vampires of her clan who betrayed her. A fight whose endpoint will require a great sacrifice.
Interview with the vampire, a classic of cinema
This 1994 film is already a classic among vampire films, with a group of great actors and actresses such as Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst, and Christian Slater in its cast. In this film, it is the adaptation of the homonymous novel by Ann Rice and in which the experiences of the vampire Lestat are narrated.
An iconic vampire who is dedicated to turning his victims into vampires throughout the centuries. Granting them immortality, but condemning them to his eternal company and whims. In an interview with the Vampire, we find ourselves before the story of Louise de Pointe. A desperate young man from the 18th century will see his world upset when he meets Lestat. A love and horror story that will surprise you.
Other movies similar to Twilight that may interest you
If you like the Twilight saga, then you may also be interested in the following titles:
- Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
- Queen of the Damned (2002)
- Van Helsing (2004)
- The Strangers’ Circus (2009)
- We are the night (2010)
- Sink my tooth (2010)