Vampires have been a prominent facet of popular culture ever since Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula was published in 1897. Vampire fiction as it exists today stems from the Stoker novel, which was the first to present everyone’s favorite vampire stereotypes: their hatred of sunlight, their ability to shape shift, their love for sleeping in coffins, and, most importantly, their lust for human blood.
As the years have progressed, there have been many versions of the vampire that have been made into films. The first was made all the way back in 1922 and vampires are still seen on the silver screen today. There is something that intrigues all of us about the vampire, whether it is our interest in their immortality, or our admiration for the vampire’s beauty and sexuality.
Whatever it may be, we seem to love our vampire movies. Some of them are more horrific and some of them are more romantic, but we just can’t seem to get enough of vampires nowadays. And with Halloween just a few weeks away, what better way to pay homage to our favorite creature of the night than by counting down the top 10 best vampire movies ever made?
10. Daybreakers (2009)
This movie is perhaps one of the most inventive of the modern vampire films. It revolves around life on Earth in 2017; only a plague has turned most of the human race into vampires. A corporation supplies human blood to the population, but the human race is dwindling fast, and the remaining humans are being farmed for blood. I like this film because of its unique take on the vampire genre, and it is one that is worth watching.