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, 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, dancer's life, unfulfillment, showbiz, factory worker, romance ...
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, love triangle and tragic love mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Carmen: A Love Bewitched (1986), Tango (1998), Romeo and Juliet (1966), The Tango Lesson (1997), 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, realistic, serious
Plot: music, village life, curses spells and rituals, love affair, dancer's life, social misfits, unfulfillment, redemption, love triangle, infidelity, village, betrayal ...
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: captivating, sexual, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: opera, soldier, tragic love, love triangle, femme fatale, music, unfulfillment, love and romance, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, romance, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sexy, atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: rehearsal, love, tango, dancer, romance, artists and showbiz, gangsters, fall in love, rivalry, crimes, music, dancer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, captivating, stylized, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, music, romance, couples, tragic love, true love, forbidden love, ballet, tragedy ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic, epic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: dance, dancer, tango, showbiz, human nature, introspection, lifestyle, obsession, romance, latin, dancer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, england, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: stylized, captivating, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, couple relations, dancer's life, follow your dream, hopes, parents and children, romance, love affair, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, erotic, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love, crimes, love affair, unfulfillment, love triangle, society, lifestyle, fall in love, obsession ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ 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, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, music, dance, love triangle, love and romance, hopes, lifestyle, ambition, infidelity, rivalry, dance teacher, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: touching, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: betrayal, ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, romance, love affair, musician's life, couples, dishonesty, tragic love, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: serious, stylized, realistic, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: broadway, disco, music, rising to stardom, desire for fame, follow your dream, dancer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, performer's life, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: romance, tragic love, rise and fall, self discovery, rock star, fame, relationship vs career, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, performer's life, friends, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, psychological, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, musician's life, rivalry, band, love triangle, saxophonist, brooklyn new york city, jealousy, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 605
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: serious, realistic, stylized, sincere, captivating
Plot: love triangle, jealousy, homosexuality, choreographer, ballet, couples, dancer's life, rising to stardom, prodigy, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: budapest hungary, paris france, france, greece, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 995
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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: opera, womanizer, couples, wooing, society, ambition, love triangle, vengeance, infidelity, one last chance, looking for love, deal with the devil ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6K
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: talky, stylized, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: ballet, dancer, choreographer, lifestyle, ambition, couples, hopes, fall in love, music, performer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 637
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: gloomy, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: hip hop, modern day adaptation, dishonesty, couples, society, showbiz, tragic love, social differences, lovers reunited, lifestyle, haunted by the past, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, romantic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, lifestyle, romance, follow your dream, performer's life, couple relations, dancer's life, love and romance, showbiz, redemption, teenage love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 492
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, gang, dancer's life, fall in love, romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair, artists and showbiz, prison, wizards and magicians, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, stylized, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, nun, kidnapping, duchess, romance, couple relations, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, unfulfillment, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: france, europe, spain, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 883
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: realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, dancer's life, couples, nightlife, self discovery, love and romance, immigrants, follow your dream, fall in love, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 469
Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, tragic hero, royal family, dishonesty, love and romance, interracial relations, manipulations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, soldier, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 406
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, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, musician's life, betrayal, romance, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, dishonesty, rivalry, coming of age, desire for fame, fall in love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 913
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sexual, sentimental
Plot: adultery, curses spells and rituals, destructive relationship, love and romance, love affair, sexual relations, romance, tragic love, rise and fall, love triangle, infidelity, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama
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, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: hip hop, femme fatale, tragic love, police corruption, romance, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, performer's life, love and romance, couples, law enforcement, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Phantom Lover (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1936 China, a nearly bankrupt drama troupe starts performing in a burned-out theater where the great actor Song Danping was killed. One of the actors, Wei Qing, starts seeing strange apparitions that could revive his troupe and deliver him to the ...
Style: serious, sexual, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, tragic love, supernatural romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, actor's life, romance, unfulfilled love, performer's life, vengeance, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Mystery of Oberwald (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A hunted man breaks into the castle at Oberwald to kill the Queen, but faints before doing so. He is Sebastian, the splitting image of the King who was assassinated on his wedding day. The Queen discovers that Sebastian once wrote a subversive poem ...
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, state affairs, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, couples, palaces castles and temples, assassination, politics, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: sentimental, captivating, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, social differences, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, oxford university, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 489
Those Who Love (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret and deep passion marks the life of a young doctor, and threatens the existence of those around him.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, lovers on the run, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, love affair, young lovers, intrigue, village, infidelity, destructive relationship, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%