• Released
  • February 7, 2014
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 44 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 1,493 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Rose Hathaway (Deutch) is a Dhampir: half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. This is her story.

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Critic Ratings


Village Voice

By Amy Nicholson
For smart, strong girls and the guys who like them, Vampire Academy will hit a vein.
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New York Daily News

The supernatural fight scenes are cheesy and cheap, but this movie is less about epic brawls and more about a headmistress in fabulous...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Tedious as all this vampire exposition is (and there’s a LOT), the jokey tone here is much appreciated, with everyone “a few corpuscles shy...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
If you're not at the bull's-eye center of the target audience, a movie like this one can suck the life out of you.
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
What is surprising is that while the patchwork whole creaks terribly in places, the parts also show signs of life.
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The Dissolve

By Keith Phipps
Fans of the books might enjoy seeing their world brought to life, but most everyone else will likely leave feeling as if they’ve just...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
It’s not a complete disaster, but even the appearance of Gabriel Byrne, as Lissa’s uncle Victor, fails to make much of a dent in the...
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Arizona Republic

By Randy Cordova
The film is based on a popular series of young-adult books (big surprise), but one figures only die-hard fans will enjoy the result. The...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A film as soul-sucking as any of the fang-baring bores who populate it.
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Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
Despite such attractions as Gabriel Byrne as a vampire with a skin disease and a décor that combines Hogwarts with “Suspiria,” the only...
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What did they do?!

By The Alley Cat
If anyone believes that this is what the books are about, please don't. This felt more like a spoof than an adaptation. Disappointing...humorous, but disappointing....

Loved it

By moirakeeghan
I am not a child, I am a grandmother. I went with my youngest daughter (mid-20's) and her friend. I have read the books and thought it followed the plot-line of the book very closely. I had heard...

As an older fan

By SynD
I am surprised that I liked it as much as I did. It's funny and quick and alot of people would dismiss this as a teenager movie and at its core it is but it is really entertaining. I liked the fact...

Vampire Acamdemy

By klutzygurl
This series of books is one of my favorites and I worried a lot about what they were going to do to it, but I think this is one my favorite book adaptions! I know some people are worried because of...


By nakers82
This movie was totally amazing! It strayed a little bit from the book but that's okay it made it wonderful! It is definitely NOT another Twilight or Harry Potter but if you didn't read the book then...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Language, Bloody Images, Sexual Content and Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Blood and sexy stuff in teen-targeted supernatural spoof.
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