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: sexy, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, sexual, dramatic, unusual plot structure, erotic, allegory ...
Plot: opera, love triangle, soldier, tragic love, femme fatale, music, romance, betrayal, love and romance, society, strong female presence, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, factory worker, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, classical music, love, fight, escape, murder, unrequited love, seduction, jealousy, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and emotional films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, unfulfillment, tragic love, love triangle and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Carmen: Othello (1986), Notre-Dame de Paris (1998), Anna Karenina (2012), Madame Butterfly (1995), 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: erotic, sexy, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, couples, lifestyle, romance, love triangle, love affair, obsession, betrayal, soldier, society, unfulfillment ...
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, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: tragic love, dancer, jealousy, betrayal, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rivalry, music, romance, performer's life, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
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100%
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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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, tragic love, forbidden love, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, royal family, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
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38%
Notre-Dame de Paris (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel "Notre Dame de Paris" which follows the gypsy dancer Esmeralda and the three men who vie for her love: the kind hunchback Quadimodo, the twisted priest Frollo, and the unfaithful soldier ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, compassionate, philosophical ...
Plot: obsessive love, unfulfilled love, impossible love, love and romance, notre dame cathedral, hunchback, priest, gypsy, tragedy, life is a bitch, musical performance, disfigurement ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, paris france
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100%
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Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, sentimental, colourful, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, imperial russia, tragic love, depression, suicide, love triangle, family relations, age difference, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia
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100%
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, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opera, interracial relations, betrayal, couples, innocence lost, custody, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, down on your luck, tragic love, love affair, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, china, paris france ...
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28%
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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, stylized, emotional
Plot: opera, womanizer, one last chance, deal with the devil, couples, ambition, unfulfillment, downfall, music, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
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27%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
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: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, family problems, couples, bittersweet, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
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26%
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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: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: betrayal, music, social misfits, love and romance, dancer's life, romance, unfulfillment, tragic love, love affair, love triangle, wrongfully committed, village ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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26%
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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: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: opera, couples, tragic love, love and romance, tragic hero, manipulation, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, curses spells and rituals, concert
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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26%
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, realistic, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, duchess, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, social differences, couples, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, africa
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26%
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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, betrayal, love triangle, cinderella story, power relations, couples, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, master and servant, romance, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, germany, russia, venice
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25%
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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, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, countryside, love affair, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
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24%
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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: infidelity, family problems, forbidden love, love triangle, dull life, family relations, romance, fall in love, destiny, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
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24%
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Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 186 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, touching, sincere, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: tragic love, peasant, rape, fall in love, innocence lost, family relations, farmer, marriage, love, revenge, nobility, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, brazil
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23%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: opera, murder, tragic love, love triangle, love affair, vengeance, dangerous attraction, crimes of passion, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
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22%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: opera, rebelliousness, dishonesty, betrayal, romance, couples, wooing, destructive relationship, infidelity, murder, strong female presence, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
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22%
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, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: high society, countess, infidelity, forbidden love, love triangle, love and romance, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, boston, washington d.c., paris france
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22%
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Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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22%
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: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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21%
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, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender bending, love triangle, homosexual, friendship, theater, prostitute, actor, marriage, communism, teacher, suicide ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: china, beijing china, asia, taiwan, japan ...
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21%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, manipulation, forbidden love, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, love affair, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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21%
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, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, obsession, social differences, love triangle, opposites attract, destructive relationship, revenge, master and servant, haunted by the past, betrayal, family disapproval ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, atmospheric ...
Plot: bullfighting, adultery, destructive relationship, couples, curses spells and rituals, sexual relations, apocalypse, love triangle, infidelity, tragic love, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, forbidden love, tragic love, love affair, unfulfilled love, wedding, family relations, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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, sexy, atmospheric, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, musician, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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21%
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: sexual, gloomy, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, duchess, courtesan, couples, power relations, unfulfillment, romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, italy, egypt
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21%
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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: emotional, captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: music, romance, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, reggae, ambition, clergy, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, love, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica
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20%
 6.0
 576
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, realistic, sexy, emotional, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, village, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, redemption, fall in love, village life, school, family relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Farinelli (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Farinelli is a 1994 biopic film about the life and career of Italian opera singer Farinelli, considered one of the greatest castrato singers of all time.
Style: realistic, touching, heartbreaking, factual, emotional ...
Plot: opera, opera singer, music, brother brother relationship, eunuch, siblings relations, art, life philosophy, destiny, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, london, italy, napoli italy, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%