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, unusual plot structure, erotic, allegory ...
Plot: opera, soldier, love triangle, tragic love, femme fatale, music, romance, betrayal, love and romance, obsessive quest, society, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, deadly, factory worker, unfulfillment, strong female presence, love, sexuality, fight, magic, unrequited love, seduction, smuggler, jealousy ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
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 love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Carmen: Othello (1986), The Duchess of Langeais (2007), Madame Butterfly (1995), Anna Karenina (1997), 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: captivating, emotional, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, couples, obsession, lifestyle, romance, love affair, love triangle, betrayal, strong female presence, unfulfilled love, sexual content ...
Place: spain, europe
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100%
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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, stylized, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, jealousy, dancer, based on opera, latin, dangerous attraction, couple relations, destructive relationship, ballet, love affair, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 491
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, dishonesty, tragic love, royal family, intrigue, forbidden love, love and romance, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, duchess, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, love affair, romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: europe, france, spain, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opera, betrayal, opposites attract, romance, unfulfillment, love affair, love and romance, custody, society, interracial relations, unfulfilled love, down on your luck ...
Time: 1900s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, china, tokyo, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, bittersweet, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: opera, womanizer, wooing, downfall, deal with the devil, couples, looking for love, dishonesty, one last chance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
⇓ 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: serious, gloomy, clever, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, estate, cinderella story, fall in love, love affair, romance, master and servant, love and romance, unfulfillment, forbidden love, true love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, sentimental, captivating, intense, contemplative ...
Plot: family problems, forbidden love, love triangle, infidelity, dull life, family relations, fall in love, romance, family drama, destiny, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: redemption, infidelity, love triangle, village, forbidden love, tragic love, couples, betrayal, unfulfilled love, wrongfully committed, curses spells and rituals, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfillment, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, unfulfilled love, obsession, tragic love, book, unrequited love, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, london, st. petersburg russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, contemplative, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, period piece, rape, innocence lost, love, revenge, stonehenge, peasant, farmer, marriage, nobility, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, society, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, forbidden love, high society, love and romance, countess, infidelity, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, sentimental, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, orphan, vengeance, romance, master and servant, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, love affair, love triangle, infidelity, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love, navy, love triangle, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, rich and poor, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 282
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: emotional, serious, classic literature, psychological, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, love affair, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender bending, homosexual, love triangle, friendship, teacher, marriage, prostitute, suicide, actor, communism, opera ...
Time: 70s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: china, asia, japan, taiwan, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, revenge, orphan, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract, family disapproval ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, parents and children, power relations, rich and poor, love and romance, love affair, family relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, touching, gloomy, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, forbidden love, tragic love, couples, unfulfilled love, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: emotional, gloomy, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, terminal illness, couples, unfulfilled love, couple relations, siblings relations, family relations, gondola ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, touching, serious
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, infidelity, social differences, romance, love affair, society, politics, state affairs, political unrest, unfulfillment, anti semitism ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.8
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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, contemplative, controversial ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, adultery, jealousy, musician, prostitute, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, sexual relations, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulations, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, tragic love, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 372
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: realistic, sexual, stylized, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: opera, tragic hero, manipulations, unfulfilled love, curses spells and rituals, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, tragic love, dishonesty
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 645
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: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, tragic love, lovers reunited, social differences, love affair, infidelity, betrayal, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ 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: contemplative, gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, prostitute, jealousy, courtesan, gender, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couple relations, destructive relationship, rise to the top, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, italy, egypt, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, stylized, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, love triangle, society, social differences, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, yale university, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 347
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: stylized, captivating, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: reggae, jamaican, rastafarian, fall in love, romance, religions or cults, unfulfilled love, contests and competitions, society, lifestyle, tragic love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%