Based on the mega-successful book series written by Stephenie Meyer, Twilight starred Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen, a 17-year-old vampire who had been 17 years old since 1918. He and his adopted family of vampires, the other Cullens, live in the small and permanently overcast town of Forks, Washington, to attempt to have normal lives.But, when Edward falls in love with the new girl in town, Bella Swan (played by Kristen Stewart), the two have a Romeo-and-Juliet-esque forbidden relationship between predator and prey.The first Twilight movie was such a hit that it spawned four sequels (New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn Part 1, and Breaking Dawn Part 2), catapulted all the actors to the A-list — especially Pattinson and Stewart — and left every other studio and TV network scrambling to capitalize on vampire fever.Twilight is available to rent, New Moon and Eclipse are on Paramount+, and both Breaking Dawn parts are on Paramount+ and Showtime.If Twilight was made for every teen hitting puberty, True Blood was for the adults who also were super into vampire stuff. Based on the The Southern Vampire Mysteries series by Charlaine Harris, True Blood aired on HBO for seven seasons, from 2008 to 2014.True Blood starred Anna Paquin as Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress living in Bon Temps, Louisiana. The series takes place in a world where the existence of vampires became public knowledge two years prior, when synthetic blood called Tru Blood was created and vampires came out of the coffin and began living freely.For most of the series, Sookie is caught between two vampires: Bill, played by Stephen Moyer — in real life, Paquin and Moyer met while filming, fell in love, and are now married with kids — and Eric, played by Alexander Skarsgård in his breakout American role.Along the way, Sookie meets many other vampires and supernatural creatures, there's a lot of nudity (see: this Rolling Stone cover), and no shortage of campy fun.True Blood is streaming on HBO Max — and keep your eye out for a reboot.Like most the movies and shows on this list, TVD is based on the series of novels written by L. J. Smith of the same name, though only loosely.The supernatural teen series starred Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert, a high schooler touched by tragedy, whose life is changed forever when she meets the immortal vampiric Salvatore brothers Stefan and Damon, played by Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder respectively. Each has their reasons for returning to their hometown of Mystic Falls, where they were born in the 1800s.The love triangle between Elena, Stefan, and Damon ignited shipping wars when it premiered in 2009, and the battle hasn't cooled down since, even though the show wrapped up in 2017 after eight seasons.TVD is streaming on HBO Max.The Original family, the Mikaelsons, were introduced during season two of The Vampire Diaries. Elena and her crew first met Elijah, played by Daniel Gillies, then his brother Klaus, played by Joseph Morgan. Across two more seasons, viewers were introduced to more of their siblings, including Rebekah (Claire Holt), Kol (Nathaniel Buzolic), Finn (Casper Zafer), their mother Esther (Alice Evans), and their father Mikael (Sebastian Roché).All were vampires, except for Klaus, who was something extra: a hybrid. He was born a werewolf through his birth father — he was the result of a secret affair between his mother and a werewolf — and was turned into a vampire alongside the rest of his family. This made him the most popular being on Earth.Their story eventually came to an end on TVD — but the characters were too popular to leave behind. So, Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah (along with a few TVD stragglers) moved to New Orleans to retake one of their favorite cities, while rebuilding their dynasty.The Originals aired for five seasons from 2013 to 2018.The Originals is streaming on Netflix.In 2013's Only Lovers Left Alive, Hiddleston and Swinton play two married vampires, Adam and Eve, who, at the time of the movie, are living in Detroit, Michigan, and Tangier, Morocco, respectively.When it becomes clear to Eve that Adam is contemplating suicide after years of hiding out and being afraid of contaminated blood, she travels to Detroit to see him. The two reflect on their centuries of life, their shared passions for music, art, and literature, and ponder what it means to be immortal.Only Lovers Left Alive is streaming on HBO Max.Hemlock Grove, based on Brian McGreevy novel of the same name, revolves around the strange and horrifying incidents that keep befalling the Pennsylvanian town of Hemlock Grove. The first season focuses on two brutal unsolved murders that have happened in the town around the time that newcomer Peter Rumancek, played by Landon Liboiron, arrived in town.Peter is rumored to be a werewolf and is suspected by the townspeople — and, in fact, he is one (though he claims not to have committed the murders). He befriends the richest man in town, Roman Godfrey, played by Bill Skarsgård. Over the course of the show, it becomes clear that Roman is an upir, based on the Ukrainian folkloric versions of vampires.All three seasons of Hemlock Grove, which aired from 2013 t0 2015, will be available to stream on FilmRise soon, as it was taken off its original home Netflix in 2022.What We Do in the Shadows was written and directed by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, and also starred the two, along with Jonathan Brugh and Ben Fransham. They play four vampires living as housemates in a suburb of Wellington, New Zealand. Each vampire is hundreds, if not thousands of years old, and aren't great with modern technology. The film follows as they learn more about the modern world, deal with their exes, search for humans to feed and more.And, of course, coming from Clement and Waititi, it's hilarious.What We Do in the Shadows is available to rent on Prime Video.Filmed in black and white and almost entirely with Persian dialogue, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night follows a young man, Arash, who mysteriously encounters The Girl (played by Sheila Vand), who decides to help him with his problems after he shows her his vulnerability and compassionate nature.Fans of David Lynch, run, don't walk.A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is streaming on Tubi and Pluto TV.Preacher, which aired for four seasons from 2016 to 2019, starred Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer, a preacher who discovers he has a supernatural ability to control people by telling them what to do.He's joined on his quest to find God himself by his ex-girlfriend Tulip, played by Cooper's actual then-girlfriend Ruth Negga, and Cassidy, his new vampire friend who hails from Ireland, played by Joe Gilgun. The trio encounter all variety of supernatural beings, including God, Satan, and more.Preacher is streaming on Hulu.A Discovery of Witches is based on the All Souls trilogy of books written by Deborah Harkness. In the series, which aired for three seasons from 2018 to 2022, viewers enter a universe in which vampires and witches are real, and have a centuries-long rivalry and distaste for each other.Diana Bishop, played by Teresa Palmer, is a professor and non-practicing witch — and when she finds a mystical manuscript at her university's library, she's forced back into the magical world and reluctantly teams up with her fellow professor (and vampire) Matthew Clairmont, played by Matthew Goode. The two begin an us-against-the-world relationship as they try to keep the manuscript safe.A Discovery of Witches is streaming on AMC+.The TV version of What We Do in the Shadows moves the action to Staten Island, and follows a new group of vampiric housemates: Nandor, a 760-year-old former ruler of a fictional Iranian kingdom played by Kayvan Novak; Laszlo, a 310-year-old bisexual former British noble and former porn star played by Matt Berry; his 500-year-old wife Nadja who turned him, played by Natasia Demetriou; and Colin, an energy vampire who feeds on humans' energy by being boring, played by Mark Proksch.The show also stars Harvey Guillén as Guillermo, Nandor's familiar who assists him in his tasks and tries to explain modern life to him, to no avail.The series premiered in 2019, and wrapped up its fourth season in 2022. It was renewed for a fifth and sixth season after securing two outstanding comedy series nominations at the Emmys in 2020 and 2022.What We Do in the Shadows is streaming on Hulu.Created by Haunting of Hill House's Mike Flanagan, Midnight Mass stars Hamish Linklater as Father Paul Hill, a new priest on the small island of Crockett Island who is replacing the church's old leader temporarily. While following Father Paul's journey with his faith, we also watch the return of Riley Flynn, played by Zach Gilford, who is back in his hometown after spending four years in prison for killing someone while drunk driving.Coinciding with the return of Riley and the arrival of Father Hill is the eerie, unexplainable mass death of hundreds of cats on the beach of Crockett Island. No spoilers, but be prepared for a wild, thought-provoking ride.All seven episodes of Midnight Mass are streaming on Netflix.Day Shift stars Jamie Foxx as Bud, a vampire hunter who is forced to rejoin the strict vampire hunter's union when he needs to come up with money for his daughter's tuition fees.To rejoin, he's forced to pair up with the nerdy union rep Seth, played hilariously by Dave Franco.Oh, and Snoop Dogg stars as a veteran vampire hunter and old friend of Bud's.Day Shift is streaming on Netflix.The 2022 Peacock series isn't the first adaptation of Richelle Mead's young adult novels — that distinction goes to the 2014 film starring Zoey Deutch — but the series is easily the superior adaptation.There's a lot of lore to be explained in the Vampire Academy universe, but to put it simply, in this world, there are good and bad vampires. The good vampires, the moroi, only drink blood from donors, live peacefully, and can control one of the elements. The bad vampires, the strigoi, hunt humans and kill them.Instead of vampire slayers, there are dhamphirs, or guardians, who help the moroi and kill the strigoi. They train at the titular vampire academy, St. Vladimir's Academy.The series follows a student at St. Vladimir's, Rose (played by Sisi Stringer), who is half-moroi and half-human. Rose's best friend is Lissa Dragomir, a royal miroi, and is played by Daniela Nieves.Vampire Academy is created by the same mind behind The Vampire Diaries, so if you're feeling that missing from your life, Vampire Academy is the perfect fix.Vampire Academy is streaming on Peacock.Based on V. E. Schwab's short story of the same name, First Kill is a classic star-crossed lovers story — but, unlike many of the shows and movies on this list, it's a queer love story.The show revolves around teenage vampire Juliette Fairmont, played by Sarah Catherine Hook, who must make her first kill to enter vampire adulthood after her 16th birthday, even though she doesn't agree with feeding on humans.Instead, she decides to start dating Calliope Burns, played by Imani Lewis, who turns out to be descended from a line of monster hunters who must choose her first monster to slay to become a full-fledged hunter. You can imagine where things might go from there.All eight episodes of First Kill are streaming on Netflix.Interview with a Vampire was first turned into a movie in 1994 starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. Twenty-eight years later, Lestat and Louis are back, this time played by Sam Reid and Jacob Anderson.The show moves the time from the 1790s to the 1910s, and makes the gay subtext from the novel and the movie simply text, as the new Louis is a closeted Black man and is fully in a relationship with Lestat, a much-appreciated update.The first (so far) season of Interview with a Vampire is streaming on AMC.