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Pretty Good Romance Horror Movies For Your Dark Heart

Updated February 10, 2021 2.3k votes 373 voters 13.3k views15 items

List RulesVote 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 movie - the kind of picture that blends 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

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves

    Released1992

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford...  more
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  • Shaun of the Dead2
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    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. In a small...  more
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  • Warm Bodies3
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    Warm Bodies

    Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich

    Released2013

    Directed byJonathan Levine

    Warm Bodies is a 2013 drama horror romance film written by Jonathan Levine and Isaac Marion...  more
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  • Crimson Peak4
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    Crimson Peak

    Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2015

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro. In the...  more
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  • Let the Right One In5
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    Let the Right One In

    Lina Leandersson, Tom Ljungman

    Released2008

    Directed byTomas Alfredson

    Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. A...  more
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  • Jennifer's Body6
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    Jennifer's Body

    Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2009

    Directed byKaryn Kusama

    Jennifer's Body is a 2009 black comedy horror film written by Diablo Cody and directed by...  more
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  • My Bloody Valentine7
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    My Bloody Valentine

    Don Francks, Cynthia Dale

    Released1981

    Directed byGeorge Mihalka

    My Bloody Valentine is a 1981 slasher film directed by George Mihalka and written by John...  more
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  • Valentine8
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    Valentine

    Katherine Heigl, Denise Richards

    Released2001

    Directed byJamie Blanks

    Valentine is a 2001 slasher film directed by Jamie Blanks, and starring David Boreanaz, Marley...  more
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    The Hunger

    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe

    Released1983

    Directed byTony Scott

    The Hunger is a 1983 British horror film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Catherine...  more
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  • Return of the Living Dead 310
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    Return of the Living Dead 3

    Melinda Clarke, Sarah Douglas

    Released1993

    Directed byBrian Yuzna

    This film is an American romantic-horror film released in 1993. It was directed by Brian Yuzna...  more
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  • Annihilation11
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    Annihilation

    Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released2018

    Directed byAlex Garland

    Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on...  more
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  • Obsessed12
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    Obsessed

    Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Shill

    Obsessed is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Steve Shill. The Rainforest Films...  more
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  • The Loved Ones13
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    The Loved Ones

    Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy

    Released2009

    Directed bySean Byrne

    The Loved Ones is a 2009 Australian horror film written and directed by Sean Byrne and...  more
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    Nina Forever

    Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Abigail Hardingham

    Released2015

    Directed byBen Blaine, Chris Blaine

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    Deep Crimson

    Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Sherlyn González

    Released1996

    Directed byArturo Ripstein

    Deep Crimson is a 1996 Mexican crime film directed by Arturo Ripstein, written by Paz Alicia...  more
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