The 20 Best Modern Vampire Movies, 1979 to the Present

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For every failure, there are numerous modern vampire movies that manage to plumb and toy with the creature's mythology in imaginative ways. The breadth of the directors featured here -- from French auteur Claire Denis to Germany's Werner Herzog to American mavericks Jim Jarmusch and Francis Ford Coppola -- speaks to the wide variety of voices that have tackled the genre with such ingenuity in recent decades.
By Amy Nicholson, Alan Scherstuhl, and Stephanie Zacharek.



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