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The Best Movies About Female Vampires 

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Updated April 17, 2019 505 votes 63 voters 3.3k views 29 items

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While Count Dracula may be the king of vampires, people often forget that there are female vampire movies as well. Even as far back as Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula was shown to be in league with a group of female vampires who lived in his castle and made a meal of poor Jonathon Harker.

While Dracula was the first vampire, he's far from the only one. Hundreds, if not thousands, of vampires, have popped up on film and TV and it's no surprise that some of the very best vampire movies are focused on women vampires.

The best female vampire movies are just as fierce as the movies featuring the Count and his cronies. They range from the comically oversexed movies of the 70s, like Lust For A Vampire, to the commanding presence of Aaliyah in Queen of the Damned.

So sleep with a stake by your bed tonight, vote up your favorites and don't forget to add anything that's missing as we look at the greatest female vampire movies!

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Underworld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Wentworth Miller

Released: 2003

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Underworld is a 2003 action horror film directed by Len Wiseman about the secret history of Vampires and Lycans. It is the first installment in the Underworld series. The main plot revolves ...more
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Queen of the Damned is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Aaliyah, Lena Olin, Paul McGann

Released: 2002

Directed by: Michael Rymer

Queen of the Damned is a 2002 vampire horror film and a loose adaptation of the third novel of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles series, The Queen of the Damned, although the film contains many ...more
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Underworld: Awakening is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Ealy

Released: 2012

Directed by: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein

Underworld: Awakening is a 2012 American 3D action horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. It is the fourth installment in the Underworld film series, with Kate ...more
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Underworld: Evolution is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy

Released: 2006

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Underworld: Evolution is an American action-vampire film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the second installment in the Underworld series, following Underworld. The events of the film begin during ...more
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Underworld: Blood Wars ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver

Released: 2017

Directed by: Anna Foerster

Underworld: Blood Wars is a 2016 action horror film directed by Anna Foerster. It is the fifth installment in the Underworld franchise. Vampire death dealer Selene (Kate Beckinsale) continues ...more
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Let the Right One In is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman, Philip Hersh

Released: 2008

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. A 12-year-old boy (Kåre Hedebrant) develops a friendship with a vampire child (Lina Leandersson) in ...more
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Interview with the Vampi... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Tom Cruise Brad Pitt Stephen Rea Antonio Banderas Christian Slater Kirsten Dunst
Interview with the Vampire is a 1994 American gothic romantic horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on the novel by Anne Rice. A self-proclaimed vampire, Louis (Brad Pitt), decides to tell ...more
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Underworld: Rise of the ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen

Released: 2009

Directed by: Patrick Tatopoulos

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans is an American film released January 23, 2009. It is the third installment in the Underworld series, focusing primarily on the origins of some characters and the ...more
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Let Me In is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Released: 2010

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Let Me In is a 2010 romantic horror film written and directed by Matt Reeves and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Chloë Grace Moretz. It is a remake of the 2008 Swedish film Let the Right One ...more
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From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

Released: 1996

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez, Sarah Kelly

From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. It stars George Clooney, Tarantino, Harvey Keitel and Juliette ...more
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Only Lovers Left Alive ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Tom Hiddleston, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Only Lovers Left Alive is a 2013 vampire film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, and starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright, Slimane Dazi, and ...more
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BloodRayne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf

Released: 2005

Directed by: Uwe Boll

BloodRayne is a 2005 German fantasy action horror film set in 18th-century Romania, directed by Uwe Boll. The film stars Kristanna Loken, Michael Madsen, Billy Zane, Ben Kingsley, Meat Loaf and ...more
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The Hunger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon

Released: 1983

Directed by: Tony Scott

The Hunger is a 1983 British horror film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, and Susan Sarandon. It is the story of a love triangle between a doctor who ...more
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Near Dark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar

Released: 1987

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Near Dark is a 1987 American vampire Western horror film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by her and Eric Red. The story follows a young man in a small midwestern town who becomes ...more
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Blade II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

Released: 2002

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the sequel of the first film and the second part of the Blade film series, ...more
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Lifeforce is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Patrick Stewart, Mathilda May, Peter Firth

Released: 1985

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Lifeforce is a 1985 science fiction, horror film directed by Tobe Hooper and written by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby, based on Colin Wilson's 1976 novel, The Space Vampires. Featuring Steve ...more
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Byzantium is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Jonny Lee Miller

Released: 2012

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Byzantium is a 2012 drama, fantasy and thriller film written by Moira Buffini and directed by Neil Jordan.
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Bordello of Blood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Corey Feldman, Angie Everhart, Erika Eleniak

Released: 1996

Directed by: Gilbert Adler

Bordello of Blood is a 1996 comedy/horror film starring Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Corey Feldman and Chris Sarandon. It is based on the HBO television series Tales from the ...more
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BloodRayne 2: Deliveranc... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Natassia Malthe, Zack Ward, Chris Coppola

Released: 2007

Directed by: Uwe Boll

BloodRayne 2: Deliverance is a 2007 direct-to-DVD Western horror film directed by Uwe Boll. Rayne (Natassia Malthe), the half-human/half-vampire warrior, ventures to America's 1880's Wild West ...more
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Vampyros Lesbos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Dennis Price, Soledad Miranda, Paul Muller

Released: 1971

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Vampyros Lesbos is a 1971 West German-Spanish horror film directed and co-written by Jesús Franco. The film stars Ewa Stroemberg as Linda Westinghouse, an American who works in a Turkish ...more
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A Girl Walks Home Alone ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Marshall Manesh, Mozhan Marnò, Dominic Rains

Released: 2014

Directed by: Ana Lily Amirpour

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a 2014 American vampire western film directed by Ana Lily Amirpour. Arash (Arash Marandi) is caring for his addict father and being harrassed by a drug dealer ...more
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BloodRayne: The Third Re... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Clint Howard, Natassia Malthe, Michael Paré

Released: 2010

Directed by: Uwe Boll

BloodRayne: The Third Reich is a 2011 direct-to-DVD action-adventure horror film written by Michael Nachoff and directed by Uwe Boll, set in 1943 Europe during World War II and starring Natassia ...more
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The Velvet Vampire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
The Velvet Vampire Johnny Shines, Robert Tessier, Michael Blodgett

Released: 1971

Directed by: Stephanie Rothman

A dim-witted nice guy and his vapid but pretty wife accept the invitation of enigmatic vixen Diane LeFanu to visit her desert estate. However, they soon discover that Diane is a vampire and that ...more
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The Werewolf Versus the ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Paul Naschy, Bernabe Barta Barri, Yelena Samarina

Released: 1971

Directed by: León Klimovsky

La Noche de Walpurgis is a 1970 Spanish horror movie starring Paul Naschy, the fifth in a series about the werewolf Waldemar Daninsky. This film was directed by León Klimovsky and written ...more
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The Blood Spattered Brid... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Female Vampires
Alexandra Bastedo, Simón Andreu, Maribel Martín

Released: 1972

Directed by: Vicente Aranda

The Blood Spattered Bride is a 1972 Spanish horror film written and directed by Vicente Aranda, based on the vampire story, "Carmilla" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. It stars Simón ...more