Movies like Dorian Gray

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Dorian Gray (2009)
 6.3
 60K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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, stylized, captivating, gloomy, sexy, serious, suspense, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, aristocracy, male nudity, physical appearance, society, eternal youth, fall in love, high society, painting, supernatural, immortality, love and romance, obsession, artist, friendship, social differences, portrait, destiny, immorality, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, confession, role model, murder, friends ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london

Most similar movies to Dorian Gray

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, stylized and visually appealing films with plots about storytelling, murder, dialogue, mentor, weird, adaptation and obsession mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dorian Gray: Crimson Peak (2015), The Phantom of the Opera (2004), The Prestige (2006), The Woman in Black (2012), Byzantium (2012). 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, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, loneliness, supernatural, vampire human love, haunted by the past, human nature, manipulations, dark hero, victim, bonding, unhappy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, georgian era ...
Place: paris france, new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, insanity, vengeance, social injustice, violence, goth, shaving, haunted by the past, widow, cannibalism, murderous pair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, dark fantasy, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, perfume, insanity, corpse, deadly, killings, genius ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 126K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, twist ending, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, estate, brother sister incest, old mansion, supernatural romance, brother sister relationship, greed ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
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, serious, gloomy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, love and romance, fall in love, singer, musician's life, dangerous attraction, prodigy, disguise, tragic hero, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Picture of Dorian Gray (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As a young man, Dorian Gray's beguiling innocence captured the eye of famed artist Basil Hallward. As the two enter into a close friendship, Basil crafts a remarkable piece of art that seems to capture Dorian's essence as much as it does ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: eternal youth, murder, transformation, narcissism, immortality, portrait, unrequited love, supernatural power, pride, deal with the devil, evil, corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.5
 1.1M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, captivating, psychological, clever ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, deception, secret, magical, magic, diary, stage magic, teleportation, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era, 1900s ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, adventure, supernatural, friendship, curses spells and rituals, buddies, teachers and students, apprentice, good versus evil, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, 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, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, gothic horror, ghosts, isolation, supernatural, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, tragic event, village, loss of son ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, victorian era, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 40K
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, dark, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, fall in love, supernatural romance, small town, immortality, supernatural, dangerous attraction, imaginary, mother daughter relationship, family secret, parents and children, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
The Woman in White (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, couple relations, social differences, society, manipulations, love and romance, ghost, supernatural, missing person, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, crimes, investigation, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, mysterious character, psychopath, starting over, deadly, ghost, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: false identity, mistaken identity, romance, social differences, friendship, couples, comedy of errors, disorder, diary, love story, happy ending, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: stylized, clever, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, social differences, class differences, society, strong female presence, solace, male nudity, butt naked, male objectification, female protagonist
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Where the Truth Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter probes the reasons behind the sudden split of a 1950s comedy team.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, tricky, disturbing ...
Plot: sexualized violence, murder, investigation, extramarital affair, mystery, crimes, sex party, lesbian cunnilingus, journalist, entertainer, obsession, murder mystery ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1972
Place: new jersey, miami, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, double agent, government agency, british intelligence, investigation, mole, betrayal, kgb, secret service, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest hungary, istanbul turkey, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Adaptation of the novel by Oscar Wilde.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: deal with the devil, obsession, danger, manipulation, destiny, supernatural, mystery, escapades, manipulations, imaginary, obsessive quest, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The corrupt Lord Ambrose D'Arcy steals the life's work of the poor musical Professor Petry. In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D'Arcy's name on it, Petry breaks into the printing office and accidentally starts a ...
Style: gothic, captivating, stylized, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, opera, murder, woman in danger, opera house, ghost, tragic hero, vengeance, lifestyle, obsession, supernatural, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 349K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: enigmatic, surprise ending, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, investigation, wizards and magicians, death, magic, period piece, magical, supernatural ability, secrets, murder, crown prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 1870s ...
Place: vienna, london, austria, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 144K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, tense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: jack the ripper, who done it, serial killer, graphic violence, police detective, crimes, woman in danger, psychic, police investigation, a vision, murder, clairvoyant ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, ireland, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
In My Father's Den (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Paul (Macfadyen), a prize-winning war journalist, returns to his remote New Zealand hometown due to the death of his father, battle-scarred and world-weary. For the discontented sixteen-year-old Celia (Barclay) he opens up a world she has only ...
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, talky, touching ...
Plot: disappearance, homecoming, journalism, society, haunted by the past, doubts and hesitations, mystery, self discovery, love story, small town, betrayal, existentialism ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, couples, danger, couple relations, love and romance, culture clash, murder, investigation, stranger, swingers, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: gambling, obsession, wager, inheritance, fall in love, friendship, introspection, obsessive quest, love and romance, murder, ship, college ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 7K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: surrealism, seance, mystery, mind game, insanity, supernatural, ghost, hallucination, drugs, cult, woman in danger, demons ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, 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: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, children, imaginary, time loop, youth, adventure, boarding school life, dark fantasy, riddles and clues, monster ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 53K
Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense, romantic ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, couple relations, passion, passionate sex, desire, love and romance, sex, murder, false identity, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: cuba, latin america, delaware, havana cuba, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Photographing Fairies (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: death sentence, world war one, fairy, legends and myths, haunted by the past, supernatural, couples, dealing with death, imaginary, unfulfillment, love and romance, mystery ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, society, infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.
Style: captivating, intellectual, enigmatic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, investigation, mystery, private detective, deadly, mentally challenged, friendship, love, prostitute, misfit, americana ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 79K
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, captivating, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, romance, power of love, master and servant, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, society, family secret, unlikely couple, love, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%