film The Best R-Rated Gothic Movies  

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List of R-Rated gothic movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated gothic movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Gothic movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated gothic movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated Gothic movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated Gothic films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Gothic Film film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List features movies like Bram Stoker's Dracula, Shadow of the Vampire and more!

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Kenneth Branagh and Francis Ford Coppola have both directed a R Gothic Film film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. It stars Gary Oldman as Count Dracula, Winona Ryder ...more

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Shadow of the Vampire Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Eddie Izzard Shadow of the Vampire is a 2000 horror film directed by E. Elias Merhige and written by Steven Katz, and starring John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe. The film is a fictionalised account of the ...more

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Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a film adaptation loosely inspired by the 1820 short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington ...more

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Vidocq Gérard Depardieu, Inés Sastre, Guillaume Canet Vidocq is a 2001 mystery film, directed by Pitof, starring Gérard Depardieu as historical figure Eugène François Vidocq pursuing a supernatural serial killer. It is notable ...more

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Cronos Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro, Claudio Brook Cronos is a 1993 Mexican vampire horror film written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, starring veteran Argentinean actor Federico Luppi and American actor Ron Perlman. Cronos is del Toro's ...more

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The Devil's Backbone Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes, Federico Luppi The Devil's Backbone is a 2001 Spanish-Mexican gothic horror film directed by Guillermo del Toro, and written by del Toro, Antonio Trashorras and David Muñoz. It was independently ...more

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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen 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 ...more

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Lisa and the Devil Elke Sommer, Telly Savalas, Sylva Koscina Lisa and the Devil is a 1973 Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava. The film was released in Spain as El diablo se lleva a los muertos. It had an ill-fated release in the US, where a ...more

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, John Cleese Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a 1994 American horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Robert De Niro and Branagh. The picture was produced on a budget of $45 million and is ...more

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Underworld: Evolution Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy 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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The Ninth Configuration Stacy Keach, Robert Loggia, William Peter Blatty The Ninth Configuration is a 1980 American film directed by William Peter Blatty. The film is based on Blatty's novel The Ninth Configuration, which was itself a reworking of an earlier version ...more

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The Orphanage Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar The Orphanage is a 2007 Spanish horror film and the debut feature of Spanish filmmaker J. A. Bayona. The film stars Belén Rueda as Laura, Fernando Cayo as her husband, Carlos, and Roger ...more

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Snow White: A Tale of Terror Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Monica Keena Snow White: A Tale of Terror is a 1997 American fantasy and horror television film based on the "Snow White" fairy tale. Also known as Snow White in the Black Forest, it was directed ...more

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Headless Horseman Richard Moll, Billy Aaron Brown, Brent Lydic Headless Horseman is a film that aired on the SCI FI Channel in October 2007, based on the legend of the Headless Horseman. The movie takes the tack that the Washington Irving story was the ...more

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Vanishing on 7th Street Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton, John Leguizamo Vanishing on 7th Street is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic thriller film directed by Brad Anderson and starring Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton and John Leguizamo.

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The River King Rachelle Lefevre, Thomas Gibson, Edward Burns The River King is a 2005 film starring Edward Burns, Rachelle Lefèvre and Jennifer Ehle as a policeman, student and teacher all searching for the truth behind the apparent suicide of a ...more

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Romasanta Elsa Pataky, Julian Sands, Ivana Baquero Romasanta is a Spanish-Italian-British horror film produced by Fantastic Factory, directed by Paco Plaza and starring Julian Sands, Elsa Pataky and John Sharian. It is available on DVD from ...more

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And Now the Screaming Starts! Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Stephanie Beacham A beautiful young bride discovers that her new family’s bloodline has been tainted by a vicious curse passed down from generation to generation.

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The Doctor and the Devils Patrick Stewart, Timothy Dalton, Twiggy The Doctor and the Devils is a 1985 film directed by Freddie Francis.

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The Vulture's Eye Anne Flosnik, Jim Nalitz, Brooke Paller The Vulture's Eye is a 2004 horror film inspired by Bram Stoker's novel Dracula set in Virginia.

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Pact with the Devil Christoph Waltz, Malcolm McDowell, Ron Lea Pact with the Devil is a 2004 thriller horror film written by Peter Jobin and Ron Raley, and directed by Allan A. Goldstein.