2010’s

Let Me In (2010): Directed by: Matt Reeves
Characters: Kodi Smit-McPhee (Owen), Chloe Grace Moretz (Abby), Richard Jenkins (“The Father”)

The film starts out with a man being rushed into the hospital. While questioning the man, the police detective gets a phone call and leaves the room to take it. While on the phone the detective hears a scream, rushing back to the room he finds that the man has jumped out of his window. All he left behind was a note that reads “I’m sorry Abby”.

(Available on Netflix, iTunes, and amazon.com)

Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010): Directed by: Dario Piana
Characters: Corey Feldman (Edgar), Tanit Phoenix (Gwen), Jamison Newlander (Alan)

This movie is a second sequel to the 1987 Lost Boys. It follows Edgar and Alan Frog who have a run in with vampires.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

We Are the Night (2010): Directed by: Dennis Gansel
Characters: Karoline Herfurth (Lena), Nina Hoss (Louise), Jennifer Ulrich (Charlotte)

This film follows a young girl who is bitten by a vampire and thrust into her world. She ends up falling in love with a young police officer that is investigating a murder case that has to do with vampires.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010): Directed by: Ben Ketai
Characters: Kiele Sanchez (Stella), Rhys Coiro (Paul), Diora Baird (Amber)

This is a sequel to 30 Days of Night. It has been a whole year since the attack on Barrow, Alaska during their winter month of darkness. Stella is still taken with grief over her husband death and is now trying to convince the rest of the world that vampires exist.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

Stake Land (2010): Directed by: Jim Mickle
Characters: Nick Damici (Mister), Connor Paolo (Martin), Michael Cerveris (Jebedia Loven)

A vampire outbreak causes humans to have to run from feral, vicious beasts. Big cities are left in ruins as survivors try to stick together to make it through nighfall.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

Fright Night (2011): Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Characters: Anton Yelchin (Charley), Colin Farrell (Jerry Dandrige), David Tennant (Peter Vincent)

This movie is a remake of Tom Hollands 1985 Fright Night. It follows Charley Brewster who discovers that his new neighbor is a vampire.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

Priest (2011): Directed by: Scott Charles Stewart
Characters: Paul Bettany (Priest), Karl Urban ( Black Hat), Cam Gigandet (Hicks)

A long war between vampires and humans has left the planet in ruins. An organization called the Church has taken over and built walled cities and has specially trained soldiers to help win the war with the vamps.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

Livid (2011): Directed by: Alexander Bustillo and Julien Maury
Characters: Chloe Coulloud (Lucy), Jeremy Kapone (Ben), Catherin Jacob (Wilson)

After starting her training as an in-home nurse, Lucy, meets an elderly woman named Mrs. Jessel. After hearing that Mrs. Jessel is rumored to have gold and treasure hidden somewhere in her house Lucy tells her boyfriend. They decide to break in to search for the treasure, but what they come across is much more dangerous.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

Dark Shadows (2012): Directed by: Tim Burton
Characters: Johnny Depp (Barnabas), Eva Green (Angelique), Michelle Pfeiffer (Elizabeth)

In 1760, Barnabas Collins is turned into a vampire by Angelique after she gets jealous that he fell in love with another woman. She then rallies a mob to bury Barnabas alive for the horrible monster he is. Over a hundred years later, Barnabas is freed when a group of construction workers stumble upon his grave.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012): Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
Characters: Benjamin Walker (Abraham), Marton Csokas( Barts), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Mary Todd Lincoln)

In 1818, Abraham Lincoln befriends a young African American boy and steps in when the boy is being beaten by a slaver named Jack Barts. Later that night, Abraham witnesses Barts break into his house and attack his mother, who dies shortly after. Nine years after his mother was attacked, Abraham decides to avenger her by killing Barts, which proves to be more difficult than he thought when he finds out he was a vampire.

(Available on iTunes, and amazon.com)

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