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Scary Movie List: Vampires (2000+)

With the advancement of special effects and bigger budgets, the movies of the 2000s offer an assortment of action-packed fighting scenes and other techniques used to tell a gripping story. In this article, you will learn about a popular vampire series of movies and other interpretations of the vampires of the present and future.  

Underworld (2003)

In addition to enjoying the carnage of vampires, “Underworld” is a movie that also highlights the rivalry between vampires and werewolves. Selene (played by Kate Beckinsale) is a beautiful vampire warrior who becomes a part of a race war between the vampire and werewolves. While she has an alliance with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael, who is a werewolf that wishes the war to end. This war has been going on for centuries between the vampires and the Lycans (werewolf race). Selene is what is known as a death dealer. She is given assignments to hunt down and kill the last of the Lycan. When she happens upon Michael, she learns that he is the key to ending the war, and she must make a decision the group that she is most loyal to. Several other sequels have been made to follow in the continuing story of Selene.  

Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

Shadow of the Vampire is a film that is basically a movie within a movie. It depicts the making of a German classic , a silent horror movie that dates back to 1922. The movie is called Nosferatu-Eine Symphonie des Grauens (Nosferatu-a Symphony of Horror). During the production of Nosferatu, a great deal of strangeness occurred. Some of the crew members vanished, while others died. The movie centers on the complicated relationship that occurred between Murnau (the director) and Schreck, who was the lead actor. The movie featured a nice assortment of actors, including John Malkovich as Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Willem Dafoe as Max Schreck, Udo Kier as Albin Grau, Cary Elwes as Fritz Arno Wagner, and Eddie Izzard as Gustav von Wangenhein.

Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)

The Japanese anime tale of Saya tells the story of the last original vampire. She is under contract by the United States government to pose as a schoolgirl and go undercover in a high school. Saya is instructed to identify and kill three chiropteran demons , creatures with bat-like features that feed on the blood of humans. They are hidden from the rest of the world and live in disguise. Saya’s character possesses supernatural abilities and senses that allow her to kill. In 2009, a Japanese live remake was released on an adaptation of the tale. You will see demons flying in the air and blood splatters.

Day Watch (2006)

Anton is a member of the Forces of the Light, who shares this allegiance with his girlfriend and apprentice. However, his teenaged son has become a rather powerful force from the Darkness. Anton still protects him because he is his son. When the death of evil vampires takes place, the balance between Light and Dark is affected. Anton becomes framed and accused for murdering the vampires. He then spends his time searching for an ancient remedy that has the power to change the destiny of its owner.