Scary Romance Movies

Updated
Scary Romance Movies

Have you heard all of these Scary Romance Movies? We bet you'll find some new movies. We assembled 25 of the top ones.

Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tomas Alfredson, starring Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl
Rated R

Let the Right One In (2008) is a Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The story follows 12-year-old Oskar, an outsider who is bullied by his peers and finds solace in his new friend Eli, a peculiar girl who moves in next door. As their friendship deepens, it is revealed that Eli is a vampire and her keeper, Hakan, is a murderous vampire hunter. Oskar must protect Eli from Hakan, while also dealing with his own personal struggles. Together, they form an unusual bond as they confront life’s harsh realities and navigate the unfamiliar terrain of love.

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Shaun of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Edgar Wright, starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis
Rated R

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 horror/comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. The story follows Shaun (Simon Pegg), a 30-something electronics store worker who's stuck in a mundane existence with his girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield), and his two best friends, Ed (Nick Frost) and Pete (Peter Serafinowicz). When Shaun's relationship with Liz hits a rough patch, he decides to try to rekindle their romance by taking her out for a romantic evening. Unfortunately, Shaun's plans are disrupted when a zombie apocalypse begins. Shaun then finds himself and his friends fighting off hordes of the undead while they try to get to safety. Along the way, they form an unlikely alliance with a ragtag group of survivors, including Shaun's mother Barbara (Penelope Wilton), and Liz's flatmate David (Dylan Moran). Shaun and his group must use all of their wits and courage to outwit the zombies and make it to safety. In the end, the group is able to survive the infection, and Shaun and Liz find a new appreciation for each other as they come to terms with the new world order.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Edward Scissorhands
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall
Rated PG-13

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. The film stars Johnny Depp as an artificial man named Edward, an unfinished creation who has scissor blades instead of hands. After being taken in by a suburban family, Edward falls in love with their teenage daughter (Winona Ryder) and struggles to fit into society. The film also stars Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin. The film follows Edward as he struggles to find his place in a suburban world that he does not understand. He is initially rejected by a jealous neighbor (Hall) and is seen as a danger to the town by the town's inhabitants. However, as he grows closer to the family and the community, they begin to accept him and his unique abilities. Eventually, Edward must choose between the comfort of the suburban life he has found and the loneliness of his world. The film explores themes of acceptance, loneliness, and the power of love.

The Fly (1986)

The Fly
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From David Cronenberg, starring Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel
Rated R

The Fly is a 1986 science-fiction horror film directed by David Cronenberg and starring Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis. The film follows Seth Brundle (Goldblum), a brilliant but eccentric scientist whose latest invention, a teleportation device, causes a disastrous mutation when he accidentally merges his atoms with those of a housefly. Seth slowly begins to transform into a grotesque man-fly hybrid, and his lover Veronica (Davis) must decide whether or not to help him before it's too late. A thrilling, emotional, and disturbing journey into the unknown, The Fly is an unforgettable classic.

The Birds (1963)

The Birds
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette
Rated PG-13

The Birds is a classic horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film follows the story of Melanie Daniels, a wealthy socialite, and ornithologist Mitch Brenner as they become the target of a series of increasingly violent attacks by birds of all kinds. The birds of the small town of Bodega Bay, California, begin to act erratically and attack the townspeople. Melanie and Mitch must fight off the birds and discover the source of the unexplained phenomenon. Along the way, the movie explores themes of nature, human nature, and the fragility of life. At the end, the birds inexplicably disappear, leaving the town and its inhabitants in a state of shock.

Deep Red (1975)

Deep Red
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril
Rated R

Deep Red is a 1975 Italian horror-thriller film directed by Dario Argento. The plot follows Marcus Daly (David Hemmings), a British music professor living in Rome who witnesses the gruesome murder of a psychic. When Marcus reports the crime to the police, they become suspicious of him, leading him to carry out his own investigation. With the help of a journalist and the victim's neighbor, Marcus discovers that the murderer is seeking an ancient relic hidden in the house and will stop at nothing to get it. Marcus must race against time to find the murderer before he succeeds in his sinister plan.

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Neil Jordan, starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst
Rated R

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, is a 1994 horror-drama film based on Anne Rice’s novel of the same name. The film follows the story of Louis de Pointe du Lac, a young plantation owner who is turned into a vampire by a mysterious man named Lestat. As he struggles to come to terms with his new identity, he finds himself pulled into a centuries-long battle between Lestat and an ancient vampire known as Akasha. With the help of a young girl named Claudia, Louis must find a way to save himself, his loved ones, and the entire vampire race from destruction.

Dead Alive (1992)

Dead Alive
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody, Ian Watkin
Rated R

Dead Alive is a 1992 horror-comedy film directed by Peter Jackson. It tells the story of a young man named Lionel, who is dealing with a mysterious Sumatran Rat-Monkey that has been unleashed upon his town. As the creature's victims begin to pile up, Lionel must find a way to stop the terror and save his beloved mother, who has been turned into a zombie. Along the way, Lionel teams up with a priest, a sexy veterinarian, and a gang of kung-fu fighting cemetery workers to battle hordes of the undead. With a mix of slapstick comedy, splatter-gore, and a clever story, Dead Alive is a horror classic that is sure to entertain.

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

An American Werewolf in London
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne
Rated R

An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film directed by John Landis, starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne. The movie follows two American college students, David and Jack, on a backpacking trip in England. After a strange encounter in a London pub, the two are attacked by a werewolf, and Jack is killed. David survives with a bite, and soon finds himself transforming into a werewolf himself. With the help of a beautiful nurse, David must fight the temptation of his new animalistic side and try to end his curse before it’s too late.

Dracula (1992)

Dracula
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Francis Ford Coppola, starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves
Rated R

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Only Lovers Left Alive
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jim Jarmusch, starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt
Rated R

The Lost Boys (1987)

The Lost Boys
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Joel Schumacher, starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes
Rated R

Dead Ringers (1988)

Dead Ringers
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From David Cronenberg, starring Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon
Rated R

Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Matt Reeves, starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono
Rated R

Audition (1999)

Audition
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Takashi Miike, starring Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura
Rated R

Thirst (2009)

Thirst
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Park Chan-wook, starring Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-bin, Hee-jin Choi, Seo Dong-soo
Rated R

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

Little Shop of Horrors
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Frank Oz, starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Levi Stubbs
Rated PG-13

Underworld (2003)

Underworld
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Len Wiseman, starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane Brolly, Michael Sheen
Rated R

The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)

The Happiness of the Katakuris
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Takashi Miike, starring Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida
Rated R

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ana Lily Amirpour, starring Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò
Rated Not Rated

Near Dark (1987)

Near Dark
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Kathryn Bigelow, starring Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton
Rated R

Altered States (1980)

Altered States
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ken Russell, starring William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid
Rated R

Warm Bodies (2013)

Warm Bodies
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Levine, starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Lio Tipton
Rated PG-13

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Ginger Snaps
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Fawcett, starring Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche, Mimi Rogers
Rated Not Rated

Spring (2014)

Spring
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker, Francesco Carnelutti, Nick Nevern
Rated Not Rated

 



Related Articles

Visitors also search for: Movies About Different Cultures 1920s Films Best Bogart Movies Weirdest Movies On Netflix Hitmen Movies Werewolf Movies Of The 80s Movies About The Internet