How could one forget the skills and courage of Gabriel Van Helsing in his fight against the iconic monsters of the fantasy world of evil? Initially inspired by Bram Stoker’s character in the novel “Dracula”, Hugh Jackman has turned this intelligent professor into a legendary hunter of wicked creatures. Through this action film that leaves no detail aside from the imaginary settings created through extensive CGI, we have an exciting and eventful story that takes us on a voyage upon dark imagination. This shadowy atmosphere where vampires awaken from their sleep, werewolves hide in the pitch-dark forest and monsters lure their victims into their spell is a world we can find in various other interpretations of horror classics.
Having that said, kill the light and dive into a world of darkness with this list of movies similar to Van Helsing that are our recommendations. You can watch some of these movies like Van Helsing on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
12. The Mummy (1999)
“The Mummy” is a famous one in the action fantasy drawer, although actually a remake of the 1932 original, that led into a whole franchise of various films. Although it doesn’t involve any vampires of werewolves, a similar concept is taken as a central element, that is, the awakening of a cursed mummy. This disastrous event is triggered by three individuals : adventurer Rick O’Connell, Egyptologist Evelyn and her brother Jonathan. After this accidental discovery, the Mummy Imhotep begins killing the members of the expedition and leads the protagonists into a difficult quest to put the world back in order.
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11. Brotherhood of The Wolf (2001)