Movies like Carmen 1984

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Carmen (1984)
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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: sexual, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, sexy, dramatic, erotic, stylized, talky ...
Plot: opera, soldier, love triangle, tragic love, femme fatale, music, betrayal, love and romance, obsessive quest, society, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, deadly, unfulfillment, factory worker, romance, gypsy, love, sexuality, unrequited love, seduction, smuggler, jealousy, tragedy, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and stylized films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, unfulfillment, tragic love, love triangle and betrayal mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Carmen: Othello (1986), Madame Butterfly (1995), A Love Bewitched (1986), The Duchess of Langeais (2007), Don Giovanni (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, sexual, sexy, erotic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love affair, femme fatale, betrayal, obsession, love triangle, society, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Place: spain, europe
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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 ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, based on opera, dancer, jealousy, betrayal, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love affair, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, performer's life ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, manipulations, interracial relations, uninhibited rivalry, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, love and romance, intrigue, dishonesty, royal family ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Madame Butterfly (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Cio-Cio-San, a young Japanese geisha, seeks to fulfill her dreams through marriage to an American naval officer. Her faith in their future is shattered by his empty vows and the loss she endures touches something deep within us all.
Style: emotional, stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opera, betrayal, interracial relations, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, unfulfillment, couples, innocence lost, love affair, down on your luck, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, china, tokyo, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: wrongfully committed, curses spells and rituals, village life, unfulfilled love, love affair, romance, unfulfillment, social misfits, love and romance, music, dancer's life, village ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, stylized, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, nun, obsession, duchess, romance, love and romance, infidelity, soldier, military life, couples, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: france, spain, europe, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, stylized
Plot: opera, womanizer, couple relations, artists and showbiz, music, vengeance, infidelity, love triangle, ambition, society, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, social differences, society, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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39%
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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, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love affair, obsession, unrequited love, tragic love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Torrents of Spring (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon starts sharing his feelings. They decide to get married and, ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, love triangle, betrayal, forbidden love, society, store, social differences, true love, lovers reunited, tragic love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ethan Frome (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, intense, serious ...
Plot: family problems, forbidden love, romance, fall in love, family relations, dull life, love triangle, infidelity, family drama, destiny, couple relations, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
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33%
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Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 172 min.
Story: This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl (Nastassja Kinski, in a gorgeous breakthrough) is sent by her father to the ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, rape, innocence lost, period piece, farmer, love, revenge, marriage, peasant, stonehenge, nobility, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love affair, tragic love, forbidden love, family relations, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: love triangle, high society, love and romance, countess, infidelity, forbidden love, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: love, tragedy, adultery, lieutenant, romance, love affair, destructive relationship, social differences, society, infidelity, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, couples, true love, forbidden love, tragic love, ballet, shakespeare's romeo and juliet ...
Place: england
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29%
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Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, love triangle, navy, jane austen, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
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27%
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled, "Farewell My Concubine," that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou ...
Style: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: gender bending, gays and lesbians, opera, friendship, prostitute, teacher, marriage, communism, love triangle, suicide, actor, homosexual ...
Time: 60s, 20s, 40s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: china, asia, beijing china, japan, taiwan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Lovers: A True Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in '50s Spain, a young man leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée can get married. He rents a room from a widow, and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: tragic love, murder, love triangle, soldier, scam, sex, widow, seduction, destructive relationship, couple relations, love affair, homecoming ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Tosca (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Benoit Jacquot's acclaimed 2002 film of Puccini's opera stars Angela Gheorghiu in the title role, with Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under Antonio Pappano.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: opera, tragic love, manipulations, curses spells and rituals, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, tragic hero, dishonesty, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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26%
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Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, classic literature, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Wuthering Heights (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, orphan, vengeance, society, social differences, tragic love, true love, couples, love triangle, infidelity, siblings relations, romance ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Carmen in 3D (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Passion, jealousy and betrayal take center stage at Londons Royal Opera House in a spectacular production of the worlds most popular opera. Bizets Carmen is packed with some of the best-loved and memorable music in all of opera. In this ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: opera, destructive relationship, murder, betrayal, rebelliousness, infidelity, love and romance, romance, couples, wooing, dishonesty, gypsy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Belle du Seigneur (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, cheating wife, social differences, love affair, romance, society, political unrest, politics, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Voyage (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, couples, terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, siblings relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, death ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, gay, jealousy, courtesan, power relations, dishonesty, couples, love affair, unfulfillment, society, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, revenge, orphan, adoption, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, love and romance, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, fall in love, art critic, artists and showbiz, critic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sexual, erotic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, unfulfillment, love and romance, looking for love, couples, wooing, dishonesty, femme fatale, power relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, sexy, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, musician, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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