Movies like Dorian Gray

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Dorian Gray (2009)
 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben Barnes) becomes obsessed with maintaining his youthful appearance, and commissions a special portrait that will weather the winds of time while he remains forever young. When Gray's obsession spirals out of control, his desperate attempts to safeguard his secret turn his once-privileged life into a living hell.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, gloomy, sexy, serious, suspense, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: deal with the devil, society, physical appearance, aristocracy, fall in love, love and romance, painting, immortality, high society, obsession, artist, friendship, social differences, painter, portrait, eternal youth, destiny, supernatural, female nudity, immorality, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, confession, role model, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe

Most similar movies to Dorian Gray

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, atmospheric and realistic films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, adaptation, runaway and culture clash mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Dorian Gray: Let Me In (2010), Jane Eyre (2006), Crimson Peak (2015), Oscar and Lucinda (1997), The Phantom of the Opera (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, supernatural, loneliness, haunted by the past, human nature, bonding, victim, manipulations, dark hero, teaching the ways of the world, unhappy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1790s ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans, san francisco, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, macabre ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, serial killer, insanity, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, killings, perfume, corpse, genius, deadly, dark fantasy ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, dark humor, offbeat, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, insanity, villain, violence, murderous pair, shaving, social injustice, haunted by the past, cannibalism, presumed dead, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Romania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 14-year-old orphan named Krabat flees the horrors of the 30 Years War by becoming an apprentice to an ominous master of a mysterious mill. Krabat is not only taught the craft of milling, but is also instructed in the sinister world of the darker ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, apprentice, supernatural ability, countryside, coming of age, friendship, buddies, rivalry, good versus evil, danger, best friends, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 106K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, melancholic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, loneliness, bully, vampire human love, friendship, gory, coming of age, fall in love, small town, transformation, blood, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.4
 18K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, gothic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, rich and poor, fall in love, love affair, social differences, looking for love, estate, dark hero, romance, family secret, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...
Style: witty, clever, biting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: mistaken identity, diary, false identity, romance, couples, couple relations, love and romance, verbal byplay, fall in love, dishonesty, disorder, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 120K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, greed, incest, supernatural romance, love, dark fantasy, ghosts, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly ...
Style: captivating, touching, surreal, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: gambling, obsession, wager, inheritance, fall in love, friendship, obsessive quest, love and romance, introspection, ship, college, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and ...
Style: gothic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love triangle, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Adaptation of the novel by Oscar Wilde.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological, scary ...
Plot: deal with the devil, destiny, manipulations, mystery, curses spells and rituals, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, obsession, rivalry, danger, physical appearance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Secret Agent (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: espionage, shop owner, bomb, police inspector, politics, terrorism, fighting the system, deadly, danger, dishonesty, mentally challenged, undercover ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, england, europe, scotland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 19K
The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, initiation, debauchery, student life, youth, college life, society, social relations, power relations, friends, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 1700s, 1850s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, campus, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 18K
Cracks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jealousy flares after the headmistress of an elite boarding school for girls becomes obsessed with a new student.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, school, teachers and students, lesbian interest, mental illness, coming of age, teenage life, power relations, lesbian relationship, teacher, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painting, fall in love, jealousy, maid, painter, new job, art, society, artist, family problems, romance ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, erotic, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, culture clash, murder, investigation, seduction, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, crimes, danger, opposites attract, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, orphan, adventure, riddles and clues, boarding school life, fantasy world, imaginary, destiny, youth, time loop, monster, boarding school ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: clever, realistic, psychological, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: tragedy, love, adultery, lieutenant, romance, dishonesty, love affair, postmodernism, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 80s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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 and romance, infidelity, forbidden love, high society, love triangle, countess, lawyer, romance, aristocracy, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love, lover ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 74K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, gothic, captivating, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, love and romance, rich and poor, family secret, master and servant, estate, power of love, fall in love, haunted by the past, couple relations, unlikely couple, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, romance, betrayal, death, dishonesty, fall in love, rise to the top, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, gothic horror, isolation, supernatural, lawyer, curses spells and rituals, revenge, village, loss of son, tragic event ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Great Expectations (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, generosity, love and romance, redemption, social differences, haunted by the past, hopes, rise to the top, unfulfilled love, benefactor, coming of age, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Making of a Lady (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: tense, stylized, realistic, clever, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, solace, society, social differences, male nudity, male objectification, class differences, female protagonist
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Apartment Zero (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, dark humor, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, politics, neighbor, male friendship, cat, boarder, dishonesty, deadly, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, california, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 3K
Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, rough, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cannibalism, obsession, vengeance, crime, crimes, mind game, rivalry, deadly, haunted by the past, prison ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Brimstone & Treacle (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A strange young man has a sinister effect on the family of a middle-aged writer.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: cons and scams, mute or deaf, mysterious character, elderly lovers, dangerous attraction, mental illness, danger, family life, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, rape ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: canada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 38K
Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, inheritance, intrigue, political intrigue, lifestyle, political unrest, play, queen, state affairs, dishonesty, writer's life, aristocracy ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, manhattan new york city, italy, wales ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 38K
Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fall in love, supernatural romance, supernatural, imaginary, immortality, love and romance, small town life, small town, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 6.8
 22K
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, realistic, epic ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, master and servant, artists and showbiz, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, supportive spouse, elderly lovers, elderly, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: england, london, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%