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.
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: atmospheric, gothic, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, stylized, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, gondola, phantom, tragic love, kidnapping, fall in love, tragic hero, romance, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, love and romance, unfulfillment, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, crimes, lifestyle, love, unrequited love, childhood sweetheart, murder, obsessive love ...
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, romance, unfulfillment, 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), Wuthering Heights (2009). 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: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, opera, obsession, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy, dangerous attraction, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, 1870s, year 1919
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
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100%
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, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, obsession, kidnapping, destructive relationship, chorus girl, fainting, disfigurement, backstage, singer, musician, tragic hero, theater ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, year 1919, 1870s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opera, obsession, gore, gory, woman in danger, kidnapping, music, mentally unstable, vengeance, musician's life, supernatural, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s, 80s
Place: england, dungeon, london, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ 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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: opera, opera house, kidnapping, murder, ghost, tragic hero, obsession, destructive relationship, music, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: opera, tragic hero, unfulfilled love, phantom, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, island, misfit, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 1900s, victorian
Place: france, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, touching, realistic, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: losing-it hero, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, destructive relationship, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, hugging, night ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: estate, widower, housekeeper, secret, marriage, master and servant, betrayal, haunted by the past, mystery, ghost, romance, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: opera, femme fatale, tragic love, soldier, love triangle, music, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: love affair, unfulfilled love, estate, social differences, obsession, family relations, forbidden love, society, destructive relationship, love triangle, couples, punishment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, nun, soldier, romance, destructive relationship, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: europe, france, spain, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, sister, passion, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, siblings relations, fall in love, train, mayor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, opposites attract, romance, countryside, couple relations, impossible love, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: jealousy, dancer, tragic love, latin, fall in love, dancer's life, romance, couple relations, music, destructive relationship, love affair, showbiz ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: witty, stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rich and poor, love triangle, love and romance, society, countryside, fall in love, social relations, wooing, duel, manners, love affair, village ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, obsession, destructive relationship, jealousy, castle, renovation, love of one's life, misfit, unlikely criminals, romance, unfulfilled love, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jane austen, love, love triangle, master and servant, unlikely couple, infidelity, village, romance, looking for love, love affair, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle, betrayal, tragic love, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, sexual, erotic, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, femme fatale, manipulations, aristocrat, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, love affair, tragic love, wooing ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: voyeurism, stalking, dead woman, murder, injustice, neo noir, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, manipulations, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, stylized, realistic, captivating, epic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, pregnancy, couple relations, romance, infidelity, siblings relations, fall in love, couples, family relations, intrigue, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: ireland, england, europe, london, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farm, social differences, against the odds, romance, love affair, abuse, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, tragedy, romance, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love triangle, love and romance, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, revenge, family disapproval, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, love and romance, romance, haunted by the past, adoption, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, love, wife, art critic, fall in love, crumbling marriage, self discovery, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 312
Obsession (1997)
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: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: niagara falls, love triangle, obsession, destructive relationship, forbidden love, romance, underwater, sibling relationship, impossible love, infidelity, train, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wuthering Heights (1970)
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, orphan, couple relations, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, vengeance, true love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, prostitute, afterlife, romance, supernatural ability, brothel, couple relations, destructive relationship, impossible love, infidelity, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1987
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, love affair, love and romance, couples, forbidden love, tragic love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Wicker Park (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.
Style: sexy, realistic, romantic, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, love triangle, friendship, track down, manipulations, dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, romance, dating, betrayal, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 475
Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%