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What To Watch If You Love 'What We Do in the Shadows'

Updated August 6, 2020 953 votes 84 voters 1.9k views49 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'What We Do in the Shadows' will love.

If you just finished What We Do in the Shadows and feel like it’s left a gaping hole in your life, there’s no need to despair. We’ve compiled this list of movies and TV shows similar to What We Do in the Shadows that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of spooky delight that you had while watching your favorite episodes of Los Espookys. 

With lots of options, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a show that gave life to What We Do in the Shadows thanks to its cancellation, and even movies like the What We Do In The Shadows feature, a film that inspired the creation of the show, deciding what to watch after What We Do in the Shadows will really just depend on your mood. 

This list of shows What We Do in the Shadows is sorted by fans who’ve chimed in and voted for their fave movies and TV series that they think other What We Do in the Shadows fans will also love, and the titles included are ordered by their votes. So what are your favorite movies and TV series like What We Do in the Shadows? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list. 

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  • What We Do in the Shadows is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'What We Do in the Shadows'
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    The film that inspired the hilarious FX series is a must-watch for any fan. 

    What We Do in the Shadows is a 2014 New Zealand mockumentary comedy horror film directed by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Vampire roommates Viago (Waititi), Deacon (Jonathan Brugh), and Vladislav (Clement) struggle with adjusting to modern life.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'What We Do in the Shadows'
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    This fantasy series inspired by Neil Gaiman's character in The Sandman is a great pick for fans of What We Do In The Shadows that can't get enough of fantasy storytelling.

    Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series developed by Tom Kapinos. The series revolves around Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who abandons Hell for Los Angeles where he runs his own nightclub and becomes a consultant to the LAPD.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'What We Do in the Shadows'
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    If What We Do In Shadows left you hungry for more horror-adjacent comedy, this Netflix series about a growing need to eat human flesh is just the thing to wet your whistle. 

    Santa Clarita Diet (Netfklix, 2017) is an American comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and Joel (Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, California who face a dark future filled with death and mystery.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Tucker & Dale vs. Evil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'What We Do in the Shadows'
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    Campy and much better than it has any right to be, this horror-comedy film is a great pick for fans of What We Do In Shadows.

    Tucker & Dave vs. Evil is a 2010 American comedy horror film directed by Eli Craig. Tucker (Alan Tudyk) and Dale (Tyler Labine), two hillbillies heading to their “fixer-upper” cabin for some relaxin’, are mistaken for killers by a group of clueless college students.... more on Wikipedia
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