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The Phantom of the Opera
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: gothic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, stylized, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, tragic hero, tragic love, romance, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, love and romance, gondola, phantom, mask, unfulfillment, obsession, kidnapping, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love triangle, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, crimes, lifestyle, romantic triangle, childhood sweetheart, diva, deliberate cruelty, opera house ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france

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, obsession, unfulfillment, fall in love, couples and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: The Duchess of Langeais (2007), Carmen (1983), This Sweet Sickness (1977), Rebecca (1997), Wuthering Heights (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, tragic hero, theater, unfulfilled love, romance, woman in danger, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, musician's life, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, year 1919, 1870s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   95%
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The Phantom of the Opera
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: stylized, serious, gothic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opera, romance, obsession, dancing, loneliness, fall in love, sword fight, mentally unstable, music, broadway, haunted house, mask ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, 1870s, year 1919
Place: europe, france, london, dungeon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
The Phantom of the Opera
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: opera, ghost, tragic hero, obsession, destructive relationship, music, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, opera house, artists and showbiz, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   80%
 
The Phantom of the Opera
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, serious, suspenseful, gothic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opera, gory, obsession, music, vengeance, supernatural, blood, slasher, devil, mentally unstable, violence, dark hero ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   100%
 
The Duchess of Langeais
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: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, obsession, destructive relationship, romance, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, kidnapping, mind game ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: europe, france, spain, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
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Carmen
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: latin, fall in love, dancer's life, romance, couple relations, music, destructive relationship, tragic love, love affair, dancer, jealousy, showbiz ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
This Sweet Sickness
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, destructive relationship, misfit, romance, unlikely criminals, unfulfilled love, insanity, psychopath, crimes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
The Phantom of the Opera
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gory remake of the Gaston Leroux classic story, only this time, the phantom is not disfigured, but a man who was raised by rats deep under the Paris Opera House.
Style: emotional, serious, gothic, offbeat, scary ...
Plot: opera, tragic hero, impossible love, theater, romance, love triangle, tragic love, unfulfilled love, danger, gore, blood, death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Rebecca
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, estate, mystery, master and servant, romance, betrayal, investigation, obsession, couple relations, marriage, secret, widower ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Wuthering Heights
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, romance, murder, love affair, adaptation, literature, love triangle, book, social differences, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
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Carmen
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: emotional, serious, sexy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: opera, music, femme fatale, obsessive quest, mozart, tragic love, unfulfilled love, adaptation, culture clash, romance, love and romance, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
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Rouge
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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, romance, supernatural ability, couple relations, destructive relationship, impossible love, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, supernatural romance, tragic love ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1987
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
The Cry of the Owl
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: voyeurism, stalking, neo noir, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, manipulations, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, dead woman, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
Four Nights of a Dreamer
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, touching, realistic, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: losing-it hero, fall in love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, destructive relationship, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, flashback, artist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Wuthering Heights
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: opposites attract, obsession, romance, countryside, couple relations, impossible love, love triangle, social differences, mental illness, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
The Soft Skin
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, fall in love, new wave, human nature, romance, obsession, couple relations, destructive relationship, airport, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
Great Expectations
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: orphan, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, rise to the top, obsession, redemption, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Anna Karenina
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: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, romance, infidelity, love, literature, death, adaptation, crumbling marriage, beautiful scenery, love story, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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Obsession
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two men become entangled in a torrid love affair with the same woman. Pierre is Miriam's longtime lover. John is desperately searching for clues about his past when he and Miriam have a fateful encounter in a Berlin train station. The allure of ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: destructive relationship, forbidden love, romance, impossible love, infidelity, train, love triangle, love affair, niagara falls, unfulfilled love, midlife crisis, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
Wuthering Heights
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, realistic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, social differences, romance, unfulfilled love, estate, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, forbidden love, obsession, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
Wuthering Heights
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, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, revenge, obsession, vengeance, betrayal, love, couple relations, book, adaptation, literature, destructive relationship, love story ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
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Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: gothic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, estate, rich and poor, social differences, romance, haunted by the past, mystery, fall in love, love and romance, society, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father's killer. When tragedy befalls her, his grief lasts months; finally he rejoins the colorful life around him, marrying Palagna. She wants children but his mind ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, couple relations, romance, curses spells and rituals, village, village life, adventure, wizards and magicians, unfulfillment, couples, obsession, true love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ukraine, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
The Tango Lesson
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: latin, dancer's life, romance, couple relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dance, dancer, tango, love and romance, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, england, europe, france, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
Swann in Love
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: femme fatale, gays and lesbians, romance, prostitute, obsession, rise to the top, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Sense and Sensibility
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, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: master and servant, unlikely couple, village, infidelity, romance, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, jane austen, love, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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Anna Karenina
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, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, romance, destructive relationship, forbidden love, tragic love, love triangle, love and romance, betrayal, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
The Hunchback
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, realistic, gloomy, gothic
Plot: clergy, romance, social misfits, betrayal, obsession, self discovery, destructive relationship, hunchback, forbidden love, friendship, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: middle ages, 1400s, renaissance, 15th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
Three Colors: Blue
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: solitude, french, classical music, memory, hospital, loneliness, music, life & death, dealing with death, relationships, isolation, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, poland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
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The Voyage
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, tragic love, couple relations, siblings relations, terminal illness, aristocrat ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, sicily, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
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