Movies like Immortal Beloved

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Immortal Beloved (1994)
 7.5
 22K
Immortal Beloved (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had many women in his life.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, dramatic, reflective, intense, factual ...
Plot: pianist, investigation, letter, secretary, deafness, uncle nephew relationship, music, musician, couple relations, historical character, life is a bitch, love and romance, aristocracy, obsessive quest, mute or deaf, artists and showbiz, couples, musician's life, romance, character study, classical music, mentor, genius, childhood, tragedy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, hungary

Most similar movies to Immortal Beloved

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and dramatic films with plots about love, storytelling, artists and showbiz, mentor, death, runaway and love and romance mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Immortal Beloved: Amadeus (1984), Farinelli (1994), Copying Beethoven (2006), Shine (1996), Hilary and Jackie (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 332K
Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, inspirational, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, envy, emperor, music, mozart, obsession, composer, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall, desire for fame, bohemian life ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1820s, 1780s, 1800s ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 6K
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, factual, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: opera, music, opera singer, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, life philosophy, destiny, artist, eunuch, culture clash, art, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, italy, spain, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Copying Beethoven (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: artist, musician, dying, singer, performance, pianist, classical music, composer, mute or deaf, couple relations, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 48K
Shine (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: pianist, child prodigy, prodigy, jewish, nervous breakdown, mental illness, jumping, piano, letter, concert hall, overbearing parent, music ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia, south australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hilary and Jackie (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prodigy, concert, cellist, career, music, mentally unstable, lifestyle, family relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, uninhibited rivalry, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 10K
Bird (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: jazz, heroin, jazz music, heroin addict, eiffel tower paris, death of daughter, music, drug abuse, addiction, ambition, infidelity, bohemian life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 30K
The Red Violin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional, enigmatic ...
Plot: monk, musician, monastery, auction, violin, romance, collector, obsessive quest, obsession, classical music, husband wife relationship, orphan ...
Time: 18th century
Place: montreal, oxford university, beijing china, shanghai, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 27K
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, destructive relationship, drug addiction, punk, domestic violence, vandalism, dwarf, bassist, punk rock, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, epic, realistic ...
Plot: pianist, prodigy, musician, musician's life, jazz, music, storm, orphan, passenger, ship, ocean, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bride of the Wind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: infidelity, painter, composer, wish come true, artists and showbiz, couple relations, remarry, love and romance, romance, obsession, ambition, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 16K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, love, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, lesbian, life & death, character study, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 211K
Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, marriage, country music, music, accident, couple relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, musician, divorce, performer's life ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 40s ...
Place: usa, germany, arkansas, memphis, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In 1965, passionate musician Glenn Holland takes a day job as a high school music teacher, convinced it's just a small obstacle on the road to his true calling: writing a historic opus. As the decades roll by with the composition unwritten but ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: music, classical music, school, composer, mentor, teachers and students, follow your dream, dedicated educator, power relations, hopes, apprentice, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 1960s
Place: portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 14K
Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, obsession, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, gay relationship, writer's life, prison, gays and lesbians, love and romance, society, rise and fall, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 33K
Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: touching, witty, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, aspiring musician, adolescence, childhood ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, new zealand, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 54K
Becoming Jane (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
Style: touching, intellectual, romantic, sweet, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writer's life, unfulfilled love, romance, poverty, love and romance, social differences, prejudice, society, love, couple relations, family, fall in love ...
Time: 18th century, future, 1790s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 615
Elvis and Me (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The story of Priscilla's life with rock and roll star Elvis Presley.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, romance, musician's life, couples, couple relations, love and romance, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, music, introspection, ambition ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy, twists and turns ...
Plot: drug abuse, jazz, racism, showbiz, nightclub owner, racist, music, addiction, rise to the top, unfulfillment, tragic hero, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: harlem, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: country music, music, rising to stardom, musician's life, human spirit, artists and showbiz, rags to riches, couple relations, love and romance, relationship vs career, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Devil's Violinist (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The life story of Italian violinist and composer, Niccolò Paganini, who rose to fame as a virtuoso in the early 19th Century.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, factual ...
Plot: rise to the top, musician's life, violinist, womanizer, rising to stardom, music, ambition, deal with the devil, female nudity, success, composer, beefcake ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 77K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, biting, realistic, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, childhood, loss of loved one, manager, cabaret, poverty, death, accident, song, blindness ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, manhattan new york city, normandy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Music Lovers (1971)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Composer, conductor and teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexual tendencies by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a wonky, nymphomaniac girl whom he cannot satisfy.
Style: serious, atmospheric, sexual, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: music, composer, homosexuality, obsession, warning, unfulfillment, sexual relations, romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couple relations, sex addict ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s
Place: london, europe, russia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, romance, betrayal, unfulfillment, couple relations, forbidden love, soldier, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Competition (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, romance, music, prodigy, couple relations, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 24K
Bright Star (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poet, letter, romance, tragic love, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, couples, poetry, death, obsession, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, rome italy, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 126K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, pianist, jazz, addiction, heroin, musician, african american, guilt, music, ambition, blues, lifestyle ...
Time: 30s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, houston texas, st. louis missouri, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 48K
The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, misfit, down on your luck, rich and poor, unlikely partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 7K
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, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 7K
The Rose (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: blues, rise and fall, ambition, music, addiction, drug abuse, generosity, alcohol abuse, fall in love, downfall, musician's life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, couples, fall in love, love affair, actor's life, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, sea disaster, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%