7 Movies Like "Twilight"
Twilight is an American fantasy, romance, drama film adopted from Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling Twilight series. It was directed by Catherine Hardwicke and released on November, 2008. Twilight heightened the international fame of Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner after starring in the film. A risky love story of an ordinary teenage girl and a dazzlingly gorgeous vampire, Twilight has been a huge international success, garnering a total income of nearly 200 million dollars.
Check out other movies like “Twilight” that revolve around the love story of a mortal and an extraordinary creature.
1. Beautiful Creatures
Release Date: February 14, 2013
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Cast: Alice Englert, Viola Davis, Emma Thompson
Teenager Ethan Wate is obsessed with leaving his small town Gaitlin. He is having mysterious dreams lately, where he sees a girl he has never met before. Until one day, Ethan meets Lena Duchannes, a pretty but shy transferee and the very same girl who inhabits his dreams. Being the granddaughter of Macon Ravenwood, whom the townspeople believe to be worshipping evils, Lena is avoided by everyone, except Ethan. Lena entrusted him her secret: she is a witch. They get close, fall in love, and discover that their human-superhuman relationship can cause Lena to be claimed by the darkness when she turns sixteen. Together, they will search for the magic spell to save their love.
2. Red Riding Hood
Release Date: March 11, 2011
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Lukas Haas, Gary Oldma
Valerie, a beautiful young woman, falls in love with Peter, an outsider, orphaned woodcutter. But Valerie's parents want her to marry the rich Henry instead. They can't afford to lose each other, so Valerie and Peter plan to escape. But Valerie's older sister has been murdered by the werewolf that has been hunting their medieval village for years. The villagers then ask Father Solomon, a famous werewolf hunter, to help them kill the beast. But Solomon warns them that the wolf pretends to be a human by day and could be one of them. As more and more killings happen, Valerie discovers that the werewolf could be any one of the people she loves.
3. Interview with the Vampire
Release Date: November 11, 1994
Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas
Louis, a man who runs a factory, loses his wife when she is giving birth to their child, who dies with her. With no other family left, he also loses his willingness to continue living. But Lestat, a vampire who likes Louis very much, offers to make him a night creature just as he is. When Louis agrees, Lestat sucks all his human blood and replaces it with his own, making Louis a vampire. Over time, under Lestat's guidance, Louis is able to learn the ways of a vampire. Now, he faces a storytelling about his life, love, frustrations and thirst for blood.
4. Meet Joe Black
Release Date: November 13, 1998
Director: Martin Brest
Cast: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani
One morning, loving father and media tycoon, Bill Parrish, is asked by Death to teach him about living on Earth. Death is an entity who takes the form of a handsome young man. Bill, at first, thinks that he is just hallucinating, until one day Joe Black appears in his house and in his life. Joe Black is none other than Death. While in the process of learning, however, Death falls in love with Susan, Bill’s beautiful young daughter. He then develops more interest in living on Earth because of her.
5. Only Lovers Left Alive
Release Date: December 25, 2013
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Cast: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska
An underground musician loses the love of his life and falls into deep misery. However, destiny does its job of reuniting them. He and his mysterious lover have already been into several hitches and heartaches throughout many centuries. And now that they are back in each other’s arms, they promise not to part again. But how can these lovers fulfill their promise if the girl’s own sister, who is tough and wild, has arrived, threatening to disrupt their wicked paradise?
6. What Dreams May Come
Release Date: October 2, 1998
Director: Vincent Ward
Cast: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra
A tragic car crash kills Chris Neilson. While his wife Annie suffers in loneliness, Chris has actually gained a ‘life’ after his death. He finds himself in a heaven that’s more astounding than he could ever dream of. He is happy for quite some time, but then falls into his own share of loneliness, because he feels incomplete, and there’s only one person who can complete him: his wife. Miserable and desperate to reunite with her husband, Annie committed suicide. But she goes to hell instead of heaven. Chris, determined to bring her to heaven, risks it all.
7. Snow White and the Huntsman
Release Date: June 1, 2012
Director: Rupert Sanders
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron
Snow White is the late king’s daughter who has been imprisoned for years by the Evil Queen. When the Magic Mirror reveals to her where the Evil Queen’s immortality is coming from, Snow White is able to run away. Fuming, the Queen sends her men into the woods to find Snow White and bring her back. She is captured by the men’s leader, a local huntsman, who discovers that he is in fact being played by the Queen. Turning against the Queen's men, the huntsman becomes Snow White’s guide and protector. Together, they plan to destroy the Queen. Her childhood friend, William, discovers that she is alive and sets off for her rescue.