by Team AllYourVideogames | Oct 7, 2022 | News |
If you've come this far, it's because you like vampire series and is looking for one to watch. With that in mind, we've separated a list of some series that are highly acclaimed by the public and are very successful, with engaging plots that make us like vampires and even root for them.
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Vampire Series: The 15 Best
1. The Vampire Diaries (The Vampire Diaries)
“The Vampire Diaries” is one of the vampire series, based on the romance and horror books by LJ Smith, with the first book released in 1991. In 2009, the literary plot was adapted to become a TV series.
Young Elena Gilbert loses her parents in a tragic accident and has to learn to live with the new reality of her life and the grief over her parents' death. On her first day back to school after the event, she meets Stefan Salvatore and soon falls in love, until she begins to realize that there is something wrong with him.
She quickly discovers that he is a vampire, and soon begins to unearth the dark secrets of the town of Mystic Falls. In addition to her boyfriend being a vampire, her best friend is a witch and one of her classmates a werewolf.
Elena will stir the heart of Stefan's cold, evil vampire and brother, Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder). Torn between the love of the two brothers, she will embark on a long journey, which will make her the target of several enemies of the Salvatore Family.
All seasons are available on Amazon Prime Video.
2. The Originals
"The Originals" emerged as a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries, showing the other side of the Mikaelson Family, the world's first vampire family, responsible for all existing vampire bloodlines.
If an original dies, all vampires that were created from it also die. And to kill an original, it takes a white oak stake, made from the tree used in their mother's spell, which made them bloodthirsty beings.
They form 6 brothers, with Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan) the main character of the series, all troubled, egocentric and ruthless. Until one day he falls in love and starts to become someone better.
But nothing that is good lasts forever. As in The Vampire Diaries, in “The Originals” there is also a universe full of magic and mystical beings, making it one of the best vampire series.
This complete series is available on Amazon Prime Video and also on Globoplay.
"Legacies" is a series of vampires and other supernatural beings, which emerged from the series "The Originals" mentioned above. The story revolves around Hope Mikaelson, the daughter of the feared Klaus Mikaelson, who in addition to being a vampire, is also part werewolf and part witch.
Hope attends the Salvatore School, run by Alaric Saltzman, an important character in The Vampire Diaries, where she learns to deal with her powers and control her impulses. The series can be watched on HBO Max and Globoplay.
4. True Blood
Thanks to synthetic blood developed by Japanese scientists, used as the main meal of vampires instead of fresh human blood, vampires are able to live in society among humans. As if that were the case, a portion of humans cannot adapt to this idea.
Vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) moves to the city of Bon Temps, where he meets Sookie (Anna Paquin), a young waitress who can hear thoughts and unravels some mysteries about Bill's trip to Bon Temps.
The series has 7 seasons and is based on the books by writer Charlaine Harris. It has also been awarded an Emmy, a Golden Globe and four Satellite Awards.
It is available on the HBO Max platform.
5. Penny Dreadful
“Penny Dreadful” features the darkest characters in the history of English literature, such as Dracula and Frankenstein, all living in the Victorian era in London. The vampire series brings together some of the most supernatural beings.
Vampires are presented in a figure based on the most classic description there is: sharp teeth and red eyes, totally terrifying. In addition to the horror, other elements make the series attractive to viewers, such as the photography and the very well-crafted script.
It's a production with great actors and special effects, even blood, a vampire's main food, makes us believe it's real blood. “Penny Dreadful” is on Prime Video.
6. Apocalypse V
Another vampire series with the participation of actor Ian Somerhalder. The character of Dr. Luther Swann works hard to find out more about a disease that can turn humans into vampires.
The virus began to spread because of climate change. In the search for a way out, Dr. Luther has to deal with the fact that his best friend has been tainted and turned into the leader of the vampires.
The series is available on Netflix and is an original production. However, it was canceled and will not have a second season.
“Van Helsing” revolves around Vanessa Helsing, descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the greatest vampire hunter and character responsible for great successful films in cinema history. In the series, Vanessa wakes up from a three-year coma in an unpleasant setting.
She will discover the post-apocalypse world, where everything has been taken over by vampires. Through a mutation, she may be the only hope for the human race. Her blood is capable of turning vampires into humans.
In order to uphold her family's legacy, she will fight with all her might and lead the resistance against these monsters unleashed across the world. “Van Helsing” is available on Netflix and is one of the original vampire series.
Another vampire series made by Netflix is called “Vampires”. In the story, a teenager half human and half vampire must learn to deal with her powers and impulses.
At the same time, she has to face a family crisis and run away from a vampire community.
The mini-series “Dracula” is based on the classic literary character Dracula and the plot takes place at the end of the XNUMXth century and tells the story of the vampire in a different way than the traditional one.
The series is on Netflix and has 3 episodes available.
10. Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
“Shadowhunters” tells the story of Clary Fray, a young woman whose life is completely turned around when she discovers that she is part of a family of hybrids (half angel and half human and demon hunters).
She knows a world where there are vampires, fairies, warriors, werewolves and sorcerers. To save her mother, she will have to learn to control powers she didn't even know she had.
The series is based on the books by Cassandra Clare, who also spawned the 2022 movie “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.” This vampire series is available on Netflix.
Mia is a vampire who was turned by Dmitry. Years later she is back in Istanbul looking for revenge for what Dmitry did to her and starts to pursue him.
You can find this and other vampire series on Netflix.
12. Hemlock Grove
The small Pennsylvania town of Hemlock Grove hides dark mysteries and secrets. After a barbaric crime, where two teenagers were murdered and their bodies exposed, Peter Rumancek becomes the suspect.
Also, they say he's a werewolf. The one who begins to investigate the case is Roman Godfrey, a vampire who is committed to solving the crime.
The series is on Netflix.
13. Being Human
For those who like a dash of comedy, “Being Human” balances between drama, supernatural world and comedy. It is about a group of friends, vampires and werewolves, who move in together.
When settling in the new house, they discover that there is a spirit there. Annie was a murdered woman who ended up with her soul trapped in the house.
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14. Blood Ties
Another vampire series based on a literary work, “Blood Books” by Tanya Huff, has 2 seasons released in 2007.
Private detective Vicki Nelson teams up with 480-year-old vampire Henry Fitzroy to investigate supernatural cases while her ex-husband thinks she's going crazy.
“Moonlight” only has one season. His story revolves around Mick St. John, a private detective who is also a vampire and who was turned by the bride on their wedding day, but abandoned her because of this attitude.
When he meets journalist Beth Turner, who was a victim of his ex-wife 22 years ago, he falls in love with her. The two go on to work together and she knows he is a vampire.
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