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The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
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The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
Original name: Le fantôme de l'opéra
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives Carriere's dismissed. His arrogant successor refuses to let a woman of low birth sing in his opera, but graciously employs Christine as gadrobiere for his wife Charlotta, who's installed as first singer. He also fights the phantom, an unknown guy who lives since many years in the catacombs below the opera and was granted privileges by Carriere. However the phantom knows how to defend himself and at the same time helps Christine to her career.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, gothic, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, phantom, gondola, tragic love, crimes, obsession, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, tragic hero, woman in danger, romance, love, unrequited love, childhood sweetheart, deliberate cruelty, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france

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Most similar movies to The Phantom of the Opera

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and stylized films and TV series with plots about love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, love triangle, couples, obsession and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Love Never Dies (2012), Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971), Rebecca (1997), Carmen (1984), The Duchess of Langeais (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, fall in love, tragic hero, love triangle, dangerous attraction, love and romance, dancing, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: dungeon, france, europe, paris france, london
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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorises the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves. The 25th anniversary of the first public performance of Phantom of the Opera ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, chorus girl, musician, obsession, fainting, singer, disfigurement, backstage, kidnapping, opera singer, destructive relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1910s, year 1919
Place: france, europe, paris france
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100%
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A darker version of the classic Gaston Leroux novel. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer who has plans for those oppose himself or the young singer.
Style: stylized, gloomy, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opera, obsession, kidnapping, woman in danger, gore, gory, music, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 20th century, 80s
Place: dungeon, england, london, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, opera, murder, opera house, obsession, lifestyle, woman in danger, ghost, vengeance, supernatural, artists and showbiz, musician's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Love Never Dies (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set 10 years later, the Phantom has escaped from Paris to New York where he lives amongst the joyrides and freak shows of Coney Island. He has finally found a place for his music to soar, all that is missing is his love Christine Daaé. In a bid to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, stylized, gothic ...
Plot: opera, haunted by the past, disfigurement, tragic hero, island, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, misfit, longing ...
Time: 1900s, victorian
Place: france, usa, new york
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41%
Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jacques, a young man with artistic aspirations, spends four nights wandering Paris with a young woman, whom he rescued from suicide.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, touching, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, couples, fall in love, romance, destructive relationship, losing-it hero, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love affair, tape recorder, night ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
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37%
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Rebecca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the beautiful and accomplished Rebecca, dies. She finds herself in an ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: estate, haunted by the past, master and servant, secret, widower, marriage, housekeeper, betrayal, couple relations, crimes, love and romance, mystery ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
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37%
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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: captivating, sexual, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: opera, love triangle, tragic love, soldier, femme fatale, music, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, europe
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37%
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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, stylized, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, nun, obsession, duchess, romance, love and romance, infidelity, soldier, military life, couples, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: france, spain, europe, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, based on opera, dancer, jealousy, betrayal, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love affair, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, performer's life ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: estate, unfulfilled love, love affair, social differences, forbidden love, family relations, destructive relationship, obsession, punishment, abuse, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, orphan, forbidden love, social differences, impossible love, tragic love, countryside, couples, vengeance, opposites attract, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love, jane austen, siblings relations, romance, rich and poor, love and romance, love affair, unlikely couple, master and servant, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
This Sweet Sickness (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: French filmmaker Claude Miller's This Sweet Sickness is based on a suspense novel by Patricia Highsmith, of Strangers on a Train fame. In the original, the murder-protagonist was a psychotic, pure and simple (if such words are appropriate ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: insanity, unfulfillment, crimes, destructive relationship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, unlikely criminals, psychopath, sexual dysfunction, couples, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, passion, sister, small town, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, unsupportive spouse, love triangle, small town, hotel, unfulfillment, romance, sexual relations, jazz, pain, rescue ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, love and romance, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, fall in love, art critic, artists and showbiz, critic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, social differences, society, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Hunchback (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.
Style: emotional, serious, gothic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hunchback, clergy, forbidden love, obsession, fall in love, self discovery, friendship, misfit, society, dishonesty, social misfits, destructive relationship ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 1400s, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, sexual ...
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, love triangle, friendship, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couples, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, gender, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: stylized, serious, realistic, sexual, erotic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, unfulfillment, love and romance, looking for love, couples, wooing, dishonesty, femme fatale, power relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Cry of the Owl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robert is an architect and artist, in Vichy after separating from his Parisian wife. Robert finds it calms him to stand in the shadows of the home of Juliette and Patrick and watch her cook. She thinks he's a prowler and confronts him, then ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, stalking, murder, dead woman, injustice, dishonesty, obsession, crumbling marriage, love affair, destructive relationship, deadly, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, society, family relations, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, revenge, orphan, adoption, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love affair, tragic love, forbidden love, family relations, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Rouge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir to a chain of pharmacies. They agree to ...
Style: sentimental, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, ghost, romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, supernatural ability, love affair, haunted by the past, reunion, couple relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1987
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, emotional, classic literature, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, sex scene, love triangle, divorce, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sense & Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: romanticism, classic literature, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sister sister relationship, love triangle, society, love and romance, jane austen, romance, love, wooing, rich and poor, love affair, class differences, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.
Style: touching, gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farm, social differences, obsession, youth, family relations, young lovers, tragic love, society, human nature, against the odds, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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30%