Best new Gothic movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best gothic movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Guillermo del Toro, Tim Burton & Mike Johnson our new gothic genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

Directors like Tim Burton built an entire career on of the distinct Gothic aesthetics and continue to draw audiences to the cinema’s. What else is there to enjoy?

New gothic movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • The Shape of Water

    DIRECTOR: Guillermo del Toro
    CAST: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon

    Guillermo del Toro is back with another winning modern fairytale! 'The Shape of Water' takes place in 1962 and evolves around a lonely janitor who works in a top secret research centre. One day, she discovers a mysterious creature that is being held in captivity. A bond between them slowly develops. Read more

    RATING: 80/100

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  • Suspiria

    DIRECTOR: Luca Guadagnino
    CAST: Chloë Grace Moretz, Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton

    Italy's hottest director of the moment Luca Guadagnino ('Call Me By Your Name', 'A Bigger Splash') took up the challenge and 'remade' Dario Argenta's cult classic 'Suspiria'. Dakota Fanning stars as Susie Bannion, an American girl enrolling at a prestigious German dance academy, only to find out its sinister secrets... Read more

    RATING: 92/100

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Best gothic movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 gothic movies

Best gothic movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated gothic movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Corpse Bride

    DIRECTOR: Tim Burton Mike Johnson
    CAST: Johnny Depp Helena Bonham Carter Emily Watson

    A man who is about to get married practices his wedding vows in front of a grave, the corpse of a young woman that assumes his vows to be marriage promises for her, rises... Read more

    RATING: 74/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 23rd, 2005

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  • Constantine

    DIRECTOR: Francis Lawrence
    CAST: Keanu Reeves Rachel Weisz Djimon Hounsou

    A woman's death is considered as a clear case of suicide and thus dismissed as such but super natural detective John Constantine helps her sister to prove that the... Read more

    RATING: 69/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 18th, 2005

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  • From Hell

    DIRECTOR: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
    CAST: Johnny Depp Heather Graham Ian Holm

    The story follows the investigation of gruesome murders committed by probably the most infamous murderer of all times 'Jack the Ripper' in the London of... Read more

    RATING: 68/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 19th, 2001

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  • The Raven

    DIRECTOR: James McTeigue
    CAST: John Cusack Alice Eve Luke Evans

    A deranged person begins to draw horrifying inspirations to commit murders, from Edgar Allan Poe's poems so a detective joins hands with Poe to find out the... Read more

    RATING: 64/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 27th, 2012

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  • The Wolfman

    DIRECTOR: Joe Johnston
    CAST: Benicio Del Toro Anthony Hopkins Emily Blunt

    The story delves into the mythical existence of werewolves; a man visits his ancestral lands, he is bitten by a creature and thus gradually turns into a werewolf. Read more

    RATING: 58/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 12th, 2010

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  • Gothika

    DIRECTOR: Mathieu Kassovitz
    CAST: Halle Berry Penélope Cruz Robert Downey Jr.

    A female psychiatrist is restrained in her own hospital as a patient; She has no memory whatsoever of the events that have led to her inhibition in the hospital cell as a... Read more

    RATING: 58/100

    RELEASE DATE: November 21st, 2003

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