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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.
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, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, phantom, gondola, tragic love, crimes, obsession, romance, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, tragic hero, unfulfillment, orchestral, romantic triangle, love, passion, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 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, gloomy and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, love triangle, obsession and destructive relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Love Never Dies (2012), The Duchess of Langeais (2007), Carmen (1984), 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
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, serious, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, fall in love, love and romance, singer, musician's life, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, tragic hero, prodigy, disguise ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s ...
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, destructive relationship, disfigurement, singer, musician, obsession, theater, love and romance, tragic hero, romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, year 1919, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ 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: stylized, serious, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, woman in danger, dungeon, opera, gore, gory, music, supernatural, fall in love, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe, manhattan new york city, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 164 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, captivating, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, murder, opera, opera house, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, vengeance, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tragic hero, longing, destructive relationship, love triangle, romance, couples, haunted by the past, phantom, island, disfigurement, unfulfillment, opera ...
Time: victorian, 1900s
Place: paris france, france, usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, captivating, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, duchess, love and romance, romance, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, africa
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24%
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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, sexual, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: opera, love triangle, tragic love, soldier, femme fatale, music, betrayal, deadly, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: estate, master and servant, haunted by the past, widower, fall in love, secret, marriage, housekeeper, betrayal, family relations, power relations, investigation ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: atmospheric, touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, couples, love and romance, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, romance, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, touching, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, bittersweet, siblings relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, passion, sister sister relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, touching, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, romance, unfulfillment, small town, sexual relations, love triangle, hotel, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany
⇓ 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, realistic, gothic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, unfulfilled love, love affair, obsession, estate, family relations, love triangle, destructive relationship, society, punishment, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, self discovery, fall in love, obsession, clergy, social misfits, misfit, betrayal, unfulfillment, dishonesty, society ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: insanity, unlikely criminals, unfulfillment, sexual dysfunction, psychopath, couples, romance, crimes, misfit, love and romance, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, impossible love, forbidden love, love affair, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, vengeance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: touching, atmospheric, witty, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love, grief, village life, family life, master and servant, unfulfillment, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, romance, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: tragic love, jealousy, dancer, based on opera, unfulfillment, love and romance, factory worker, ballet, latin, fall in love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, tragic love, social differences, destructive relationship, love triangle, revenge, orphan, master and servant, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, erotic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, sex, captive, paranoia, desire, friendship, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, losing-it hero, voyeurism, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, psychological, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, love affair, forbidden love, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, courtesan, unfulfilled love, tragic love, social differences, couple relations, anti semitism, infidelity, destructive relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulation, manipulations, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, tragic love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Soft Skin (1964)
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: sexy, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, human nature, destructive relationship, tragic love, fall in love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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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: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Dangerous Liaisons (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 182 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: atmospheric, stylized, sexy, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, lifestyle, love and romance, mind game, love triangle, infidelity, cynicism, womanizer, liar, seduction, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 18th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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, couple relations, parents and children, couples, society, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After living a miserable life with her aunt, orphaned Jane Eyre is sent to Lowood, a residential school for children of limited means. Jane takes the advice of her friend and over many years takes her studies seriously, eventually advertising for a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, orphan, governess, rich and poor, estate, couple relations, fall in love, dark hero, society, social differences, blind character, power of love ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, stalking, murder, neo noir, dead woman, injustice, dishonesty, manipulations, mentally unstable, deadly, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 504
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: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, dishonesty, tragic hero, betrayal, breakup, dysfunctional family, love triangle, social differences, couples, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: emotional, sexy, captivating, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%