Movies like Carmen 1983

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Carmen (1983)
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Carmen (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While rehearing Carmen of Bizet, the middle-aged choreographer Antonio brings the sexy Carmen to perform the lead role. Antonio falls in love for Carmen, who is an independent and seductive woman incapable to accept a possessive love. When Carmen has an affair with another dancer, Antonio is consumed by his jealousy like D. José in the original opera, entwining fiction with reality.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, stylized
Plot: tragic love, jealousy, dancer, based on opera, music, ballet, obsession, romance, couple relations, love triangle, betrayal, performer's life, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, artists and showbiz, latin, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, rivalry, factory worker, showbiz, unfulfillment, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and stylized films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, artists and showbiz, fall in love, unfulfillment and music mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Carmen: A Love Bewitched (1986), Alegria (1999), The Tango Lesson (1997), Tango (1998), Dance of the Dragon (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Love Bewitched (1986)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a Gypsy village, the fathers of Candela and José promise their children to each other. Years later, the unfaithful José marries Candela but while defending his lover Lucía in a brawl, he is stabbed to death. Carmelo, who secretly loves Candela ...
Style: sexual, captivating, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: social misfits, love triangle, village life, unfulfilled love, redemption, tragic love, forbidden love, infidelity, village, love affair, curses spells and rituals, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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95%
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Carmen (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A film version of the famous Bizet opera, where a soldier (Don Jose) falls in love with a beautiful factory worker (Carmen), but she does not reciprocate his feelings.
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: opera, love triangle, tragic love, soldier, femme fatale, music, betrayal, deadly, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 529
Alegria (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frac, a mime who is suffering from a severe bout of depression, happens to meet a troupe of circus entertainers and immediately falls in love with one of the stars, Giulietta. But while his affection for Giulietta and admiration for the performers ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: circus, lifestyle, showbiz, fall in love, coming of age, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, criminal heroes, actor's life, dull life, tragic love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: sexy, captivating, emotional, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Tango Lesson (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but ...
Style: sentimental, epic, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: dance, dancing, tango, dancer, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, latin, human nature, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, argentina, london, latin america, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Tango (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous love affair inspires a director to create the most spectacular and bodly seductive dance film ever made. 1998 Oscar Nominee Best Foreign Language Film.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: rehearsal, dancer, tango, love, rivalry, lifestyle, dancer's life, romance, love triangle, fall in love, music, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dance of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three people whose lives are pulled into review and assessment when their paths cross. The initial sparks of what could be a new romance plays off against a couple falling out of love, a student and teacher, a father and son, a ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, couple relations, dance school, family relations, follow your dream, fall in love, couples, teachers and students, love and romance, parents and children, dancer's life, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Scenes from the Goldmine (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl trying to make it in the 1980's New Wave rock and roll scene in L.A.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: betrayal, ambition, friends, profanity, love affair, fall in love, rock, tragic love, infidelity, music, music band, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Center Stage (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dance, dancing, ballet, music, love triangle, love and romance, hopes, ambition, lifestyle, infidelity, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, duchess, love and romance, romance, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Romeo and Juliet (1966)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Classic ballet by Kenneth MacMillan to the music of Prokofiev.
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, music, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, tragic love, true love, forbidden love, couples, male female relationship, love ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 653
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Company (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.
Style: stylized, realistic, sincere, serious, lyrical ...
Plot: ballet, choreographer, ambition, rising to stardom, dancer's life, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, ballerina, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 351
One Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Jamaica, Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kassa a free-wheelin rasta man, falls for a straight laced gospel singer Serena, when they both meet as they enter a music contest. Serena's father the pastor forbids her to see him and wants her to marry one of his church members. Meanwhile ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: music, romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, reggae, ambition, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, clergy, love, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
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Staying Alive (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, cult film, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: broadway, disco, music, dancer's life, follow your dream, ambition, performer's life, rising to stardom, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on Verdi's (Bizet's not Verdi's) classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting has been taken from the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: femme fatale, tragic love, hip hop, performer's life, fall in love, destiny, obsession, destructive relationship, betrayal, romance, based on opera, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
StreetDance 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.
Style: exciting, sexy, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, fall in love, dancer's life, hip hop, music, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rivalry, latin, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 960
Blood and Sand (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Remake of the tale of an acclaimed matador who finds himself involved with a beautiful woman, jeopardizing both his marriage and career.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: bullfighting, adultery, rise to the top, ambition, femme fatale, womanizer, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, vampire, couples, downfall ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, love affair, musician's life, lifestyle, opposites attract, society, couples, destructive relationship, fall in love, romance, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, mallorca, paris france, warsaw poland, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, rivalry, musician's life, band, love triangle, saxophonist, brooklyn new york city, jealousy, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Star Is Born (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Star Is Born is a 1976 rock music film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: romance, rise and fall, tragic love, self discovery, fame, rock star, couples, friends, love affair, celebrity culture, relationship vs career, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 908
Yellow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amaryllis Campos is a young, classically trained Latina ballerina, who dreams of leaving her impoverished home in Puerto Rico to pursue fame and fortune as a dancer. Amaryllis heads for New York City, where she is forced to work in a seedy strip ...
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, follow your dream, relationship vs career, self discovery, fall in love, love affair, nightlife, romance, dancer's life, stripper, life is a bitch, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
One Last Dance (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the wake of tragedy, a renowed New York dance company is on the brink of collapse. After leaving the dance world for good, Travis, Chrissa, and Max are pulled in to resurrect the dance that shattered their careers. They have one last chance to ...
Style: realistic, serious, romantic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, lifestyle, romance, follow your dream, performer's life, dancer's life, couple relations, love and romance, redemption, teenage love, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: mozart, casanova, opera, love affair, lifestyle, musician's life, writer's life, love and romance, rivalry, womanizer, stage performance, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: venice, italy, austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 626
Nijinsky (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The film suggests Nijinsky was driven into madness by both his consuming ambition and self-enforced heterosexuality, the latter prompted by his romantic involvement with Romola de Pulszky, a society girl who joins impresario Sergei Diaghilev's ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, jealousy, ballet, choreographer, couples, relationship vs career, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, prodigy, rising to stardom, gender ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912
Place: france, greece, budapest, paris france, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 1K
Don Giovanni (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom Giovanni killed) makes his appearance. He offers Giovanni ...
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: opera, womanizer, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, music, society, downfall, love and romance, ambition, couples, deal with the devil ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 638
Carmen (2005)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 122 min.
Story: U-CARMEN is a feature film based on Georges Bizet's 19th-century opera that was filmed on location in a modern South African township setting. The energy, compassion, and heat of township life in all its elements create a constantly visually ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, opera, tragic love, crimes of passion, vengeance, love affair, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couples, destructive relationship, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.2
 21K
Glitter (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.
Style: emotional, exciting, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, showbiz, hopes, music, talent, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, love affair, rising to stardom, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 415
Bandage (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in Japan in the early 1990s, there's one rising band called LANDS, that is starting to find success amidst a flood of other bands. Asako and Miharu are two Tokyo high school students. When Miharu gives Asako her favorite indie rock band; a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, musician's life, betrayal, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, rivalry, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, countryside, book ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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