Movies like Dorian Gray

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Dorian Gray (2009)
 6.2
 65K
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, sexy, stylized, captivating, gloomy, gothic horror, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: eternal youth, deal with the devil, aristocracy, beefcake, male nudity, painting, fall in love, supernatural, society, physical appearance, love and romance, high society, artist, immortality, destiny, obsession, murder, art, secrets, life philosophy, jealousy, immorality, justice, brutality, life & death ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, victorian, 1900s
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Dorian Gray

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, stylized and weird films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, betrayal, obsession, catastrophe and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dorian Gray: Interview with the Vampire (1994), Taboo (2017), Crimson Peak (2015), The Woman in Black (2012), The Prestige (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, atmospheric, gothic horror, gloomy, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, insanity, social injustice, judge, villain, vengeance, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, scary, captivating, suspenseful, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, goth, loneliness, vampire human love, dark hero, vampirism, haunted by the past, human nature, bonding, child vampire ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1870s, georgian era, victorian era ...
Place: paris france, new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
 136K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, stylized, rough ...
Plot: family business, british empire, murder, incest overtones, brother sister incest, witchcraft, dark secret, adventurer, inheritance, investigation, conspiracy, blackmail ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, united kingdom, africa, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 147K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: 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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
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, twist ending, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, perfume, psychopath, insanity, genius, woman in danger, killings, dangerous attraction, sense of smell, corpse, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: france, paris france, provence, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, gothic horror, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, estate, supernatural, afterlife, isolation, curses spells and rituals, revenge, lawyer, vengeance, curse, tragic event ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 1.3M
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, twist ending, psychological, clever ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, magic, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, secrets, deception, magic trick, magical, illusionist, secret, mystery ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: london, colorado, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, stylized, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, fall in love, dangerous attraction, singer, love and romance, musician's life, love triangle, disguise, theater, dancing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: eternal youth, male prostitute, homosexual, narcissism, transformation, murder, deal with the devil, immortality, corruption, high society, deception, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, victorian era
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 44K
Byzantium (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, supernatural romance, female vampire, prostitution, fall in love, immortality, mother daughter relationship, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, love and romance, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Where the Truth Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, 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: sexy, stylized, erotic, tricky, disturbing ...
Plot: sexualized violence, murder, male nudity, sex party, lesbian cunnilingus, threesome, investigation, sex, hotel, lesbian, voyeur, extramarital affair ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1957
Place: new jersey, los angeles, miami
⇓ 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, feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, false identity, romance, love story, happy ending, couples, social differences, comedy of errors, friendship, comedy of manners, disorder, farce ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy ...
Plot: high society, love triangle, countess, forbidden love, aristocracy, love and romance, destiny, infidelity, marriage, romance, lovers, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1890s
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, paris france, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 100K
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, colourful, surreal, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, imperial russia, romance, suicide, love triangle, depression, tragic love, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 50s, 18th century ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
She Never Died (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lacey, a socially detached loner is cursed with immortality and a never-ending tedium of existence. In her attempts to keep her compulsions in check, she seeks out the darkest souls humanity has to offer. Lacey must now face her own inner demons ...
Style: suspense, gothic
Plot: eternal youth, life & death, destiny, supernatural, immortality, supernatural power, transformation, brutality, youth, loneliness, redemption, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 67K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, boarding school, fear, investigation, haunted by the past, teacher, boarding school life, supernatural horror, murder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, tense, clever, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, malice, class differences, female protagonist, social differences, society, high society, deception, social problems, relationship problems, rich and poor ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 21K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
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: gothic, atmospheric, touching, romantic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, rich and poor, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, romance, estate, love story, social differences, looking for love, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, society, social differences, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, ghost, mystery, supernatural, missing person ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: deal with the devil, obsession, physical appearance, destiny, curses spells and rituals, escapades, aging, obsessive quest, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, obsession, psychiatrist, uncover truth, psychology, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, investigation, memory ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 1999, year 2013 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 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: suspense, gothic, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: opera, supernatural, monster, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, musician's life, unfulfillment, ghost, tragic hero, lifestyle, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: erotic, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, erotica, seduction, couples, love and romance, couple relations, stranger, culture clash, dysfunctional marriage, dangerous friend, sexual fantasy, sunset ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, emotional, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: journalism, disappearance, small town, mystery, father daughter relationship, homecoming, small town life, society, doubts and hesitations, haunted by the past, betrayal, friendship ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 127 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: suspense, thought provoking, tense, bleak, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, investigation, double agent, british intelligence, mole, secret service, betrayal, government agency, secret agents, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england, hungary, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: emotional, romantic, scenic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, love, tragedy, love affair, romance, lieutenant, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love story, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: melancholic, surreal, captivating, touching, romantic ...
Plot: gambling, religion, obsession, wager, inheritance, friendship, fall in love, introspection, obsessive quest, love and romance, love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 8K
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, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, seance, mystery, hallucination, demon, mind game, brutality, obsession, mad scientist, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Apartment Zero (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, neighbor, dark humor, serial killer, loneliness, mental illness, murder, homosexual subtext, gender, crimes, lgbt, suspicion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1988
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 118K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, psychological, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, art collector, collector, art, deception, age difference, obsession, mysterious character, art theft, forgery, painting, adult virgin ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, prague, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%