Movies and TV shows like The Phantom of the Opera 1990

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The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
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The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
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, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, gloomy, gothic horror
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, opera, phantom, tragic love, obsession, romance, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, woman in danger, tragic hero, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, romantic triangle, obsessive love, love, passion, murder, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: paris france, france, europe

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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 gloomy films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, obsession, love triangle and destructive relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Love Never Dies (2012), Carmen (1984), The Duchess of Langeais (2007), Rebecca (1997), Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971). 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, serious, captivating, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, disfigurement, singer, musician's life, dangerous attraction, love and romance, love triangle, disguise, tragic hero, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, year 1919, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, 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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, opera singer, disfigurement, destructive relationship, musician, singer, theater, obsession, tragic hero, love and romance, lifestyle, performer's life ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, year 1919, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, rough, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, dungeon, kidnapping, woman in danger, opera, music, supernatural, rivalry, musician's life, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: opera, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, supernatural, musician's life, unfulfillment, ghost, tragic hero, lifestyle, crimes, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: gothic, sentimental, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Plot: opera, tragic hero, haunted by the past, love triangle, couples, longing, destructive relationship, romance, unfulfillment, island, disfigurement, phantom ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century
Place: usa, france, paris france, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city
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25%
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: opera, soldier, tragic love, love triangle, femme fatale, music, obsessive quest, lifestyle, love and romance, betrayal, romance, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
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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, realistic, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, duchess, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, social differences, couples, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, africa
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23%
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Rebecca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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: tense, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: estate, master and servant, widower, haunted by the past, older man younger woman relationship, fall in love, marriage, housekeeper, betrayal, couples, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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, realistic, touching, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, unfulfilled love, love triangle, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, obsession, love affair, love triangle, estate, social differences, family relations, destructive relationship, society, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: serious, emotional, gothic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hunchback, forbidden love, clergy, obsession, self discovery, fall in love, society, misfit, dishonesty, betrayal, social misfits, unfulfillment ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, love triangle, sexual relations, small town, hotel, unfulfillment, romance, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, sexual dysfunction, psychopath, couples, obsession, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, romance, unlikely criminals, misfit, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: tragic love, dancer, jealousy, betrayal, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rivalry, music, romance, performer's life, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, obsession, opposites attract, romance, orphan, love and romance, couples, tragic love, love affair, impossible love, love triangle, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Sense and Sensibility (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Two sisters of opposing temperaments find love and some heartbreak in Jane Austen's 18th century classic.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love, grief, couples, family relations, power relations, social relations, siblings relations, village life, family life, wooing, village ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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, family relations, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, obsession, social differences, love triangle, opposites attract, destructive relationship, revenge, master and servant, haunted by the past, betrayal, family disapproval ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, duchess, courtesan, couples, power relations, unfulfillment, romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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The Captive (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.
Style: sexy, psychological, serious, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, captive, desire, paranoia, friendship, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, sex, voyeurism, destructive relationship, losing-it hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
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: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, family problems, couples, bittersweet, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, manipulation, forbidden love, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, love affair, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Notre-Dame de Paris (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel "Notre Dame de Paris" which follows the gypsy dancer Esmeralda and the three men who vie for her love: the kind hunchback Quadimodo, the twisted priest Frollo, and the unfaithful soldier ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, compassionate, philosophical ...
Plot: obsessive love, unfulfilled love, impossible love, love and romance, notre dame cathedral, hunchback, priest, gypsy, tragedy, life is a bitch, musical performance, disfigurement ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: breakup, infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, dishonesty, tragic hero, family problems, couples, social differences, dysfunctional family, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Dangerous Liaisons (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 252 min.
TV show
Story: Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance against her ex-lover Gercourt when ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, lifestyle, love and romance, love triangle, mind game, cynicism, infidelity, womanizer, seduction, liar, intrigue, vengeance ...
Time: 60s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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17%
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: neo noir, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: voyeurism, stalking, murder, dead woman, injustice, vengeance, destructive relationship, love affair, dangerous attraction, love triangle, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, vichy
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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: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, estate, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, looking for love, romance, love story, family secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%