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Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart 

Christopher Shultz
February 13, 2020 1.3k votes 315 voters 10.7k views 15 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite horror movie love stories.

Whether it's Valentine's Day or date night with your honey, what better way to get all lovey-dovey than by watching a horror movie? After all, some of the happiest couples view macabre and bloody films together. Why not also take it one step further and put on a scary romance movies - the kind of pictures that blend terror and tender-hearted lovers, twisted obsessions, and even taboo relationships, like the living falling in love with the dead.

Below are some of the best romantic horror movies available, many of which feature couples that either define or subvert relationship goals. What are some of your favorites?

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Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

Released: 1992

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the 1897 Gothic horror novel by Bram Stoker. Count Dracula (Gary Oldman), a ...more

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Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

Released: 2004

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get ...more

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Warm Bodies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Warm Bodies is a 2013 drama horror romance film written by Jonathan Levine and Isaac Marion and directed by Jonathan Levine.

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Crimson Peak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

Released: 2015

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro. In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author (Mia Wasikowska) is torn between love for her ...more

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Let the Right One In is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
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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Jennifer's Body is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Chris Pratt

Released: 2009

Directed by: Karyn Kusama

Jennifer's Body is a 2009 black comedy horror film written by Diablo Cody and directed by Karyn Kusama. The film stars Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Simmons, and Adam Brody. Fox portrays a ...more

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Valentine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Katherine Heigl, Denise Richards, David Boreanaz

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jamie Blanks

Valentine is a 2001 slasher film directed by Jamie Blanks, and starring David Boreanaz, Marley Shelton, Jessica Capshaw, Hedy Burress, Jessica Cauffiel, Katherine Heigl, and Denise Richards. The ...more

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My Bloody Valentine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Don Francks, Cynthia Dale, Helene Udy

Released: 1981

Directed by: George Mihalka

My Bloody Valentine is a 1981 slasher film directed by George Mihalka and written by John Beaird. The film tells the story of a group of teenagers who decide to throw a Valentine's Day party ...more

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Return of the Living Dea... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Melinda Clarke, Sarah Douglas, Pia Reyes

Released: 1993

Directed by: Brian Yuzna

This film is an American romantic-horror film released in 1993. It was directed by Brian Yuzna and was written by John Penney. The film stars Melinda Clarke as Julie Walker, J. Trevor Edmond as ...more

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The Hunger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
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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Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez

Directed by: Alex Garland

Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer. A biologist (Natalie Portman) signs up for a dangerous, secret ...more

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Obsessed is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter, Idris Elba

Released: 2009

Directed by: Steve Shill

Obsessed is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Steve Shill. The Rainforest Films production stars Idris Elba, Beyoncé, and Ali Larter. Obsessed tells the story of Lisa, a ...more

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The Loved Ones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Gulliver McGrath

Released: 2009

Directed by: Sean Byrne

The Loved Ones is a 2009 Australian horror film written and directed by Sean Byrne and starring Xavier Samuel and Robin McLeavy.

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Nina Forever is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Abigail Hardingham, Cian Barry

Released: 2015

Directed by: Ben Blaine, Chris Blaine

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Deep Crimson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart
Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Sherlyn González, Julieta Egurrola

Released: 1996

Directed by: Arturo Ripstein

Deep Crimson is a 1996 Mexican crime film directed by Arturo Ripstein, written by Paz Alicia Garciadiego and starring Regina Orozco and Daniel Giménez Cacho. Like The Honeymoon Killers ...more