Movies Like Let the Right One In

Movies like let the right one in

by All Horror on November 10th, 2018 | |

The Swedish horror film Let the Right One In is set in the 1980s in a suburb of Stockholm and follows Oskar, an internally violent 12 year old boy, as he befriends a young girl who moves into his housing block. He slowly discovers that she is not a regular girl but instead a very old vampire and she encourages him to take violent revenge on the bullies who torment him at school. When her caretaker is unable to obtain blood for her he burns his own face with acid and allows her to feed off him. Oskar and Eli attempt to have a normal relationship, knowing they both have penchants for violence and Eli eventually takes care of Oskar’s bullies so that he can become her new companion.

Other movies like Let the Right One In

Thirst (2009)

Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho), a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, Sang-hyun is torn between faith and bloodlust, and has a newfound desire for Tae-ju (Kim Ok-vin), the wife of his childhood friend.

Shiver (2008)

Santi, a young high-school student with a serious physical reaction to sunlight, is forced by his health to move with his single mother to a shadowy, isolated village in the mountains of Spain where the inhabitants begin to reveal themselves as strangely xenophobic. When terrible, violent events begin to occur, Santi becomes first a pariah at school and then strongly suspected by the police of hideous murders. Santi himself, however, wonders if he is not the next victim.

The Devil’s Backbone (2001)

After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that wanders the grounds.

The Orphanage (2007)

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.

May (2002)

Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.

30 Days of Night (2007)

This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of destruction. Only the small town’s husband-and-wife Sheriff team stand between the survivors and certain destruction.

Let Me In (2010)

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

Dawn (2003)

Dawn is a special little girl with special needs. Born from a human father and a vampire mother who died while giving birth. Dawn requires blood to survive. She and her father travel across the country, assuming new identities and never staying in one place for very long–until a small town detective with psychic powers pays extra attention to the murder of one of his townsfolk.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

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