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What To Watch If You Love 'Vampire Diaries'

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Wondering what to watch after Vampire Diaries? If the  of the series has you hungry for more supernatural romance, you're in luck! Since the public fascination with vampires and other fantasy creatures is not ceasing any time soon, there are loads of other movies and TV shows like Vampire Diaries ready for you to start bingeing. 

If you’re on the hunt for movies and TV shows similar to Vampire Diaries, Legacies is a great TV series about a teenage vampire-werewolf hybrid. True Blood is another great show featuring a girl who is caught in a love triangle with sexy vampires.

For fans of Vampire Diaries looking for good movie recommendations, The Twilight Saga are excellent films that blend supernatural and young love. Other good movies and shows featured on this list include The Originals, Carnival Row, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  • Carnival Row
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    This high fantasy neo-noir series from Amazon is the perfect pick for fans of The Vampire Diaries that can't get enough of the supernatural. 

    Carnival Row (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American neo-noir fantasy web television series created by René Echevarria and Travis Beacham. As a serial killer preys on mystical creatures in a dark futuristic city the detective on the case, Rycroft Philostrate (Orlando Bloom) becomes the prime suspect in the murders.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
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    This spooky and dark teen fantasy drama by Netflix is the perfect series to dive into after finishing The Vampire Diaries if you're feeling a little bit witchy.

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) must reconcile her dual nature as a half-witch, half-mortal while fighting the evil forces that threaten her, her family, and the daylight world humans inhabit.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Teen Wolf
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    This series inspired by the 1985 film of the same name is a great pick for fans of The Vampire Diaries that want a little genre mixed in with their teen drama.

    Teen Wolf (MTV, 2011) is an American teen drama series developed by Jeff Davis, and is loosely based on the 1985 film of the same name. A teenager named Scott (Tyler Posey), is bitten by a werewolf and must cope with how it affects his life and the lives of those closest to him.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Penny Dreadful
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    This grim retelling of classic British horror stories is the perfect pick for fans of The Vampire Diaries that are looking for something a little on the dark side. 

    Penny Dreadful (Showtime, 2014) is a British-American horror drama television series created by John Logan. Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton), American gunslinger Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett), scientist Victor Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), and medium Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.... more on Wikipedia
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