Movies like The Phantom of the Opera

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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
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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 demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love
Style: gothic, captivating, serious, gloomy, stylized, sentimental, lyrical, breathtaking, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, love and romance, disfigurement, fall in love, singer, musician's life, dangerous attraction, prodigy, disguise, tragic hero, destructive relationship, love triangle, danger, mask, aristocracy, musician, theater, loneliness, kidnapping, heroine, dungeon, chorus girl, dancing, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s, year 1919
Place: paris france, france, europe, london

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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, stylized and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, obsession, betrayal, couples and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Love Never Dies (2012), The Illusionist (2006), Jane Eyre (2011), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Les Mis?rables (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, opera singer, destructive relationship, singer, theater, musician, disfigurement, obsession, tragic hero, love and romance, tragic love, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tragic hero, longing, love triangle, romance, destructive relationship, couples, haunted by the past, phantom, island, unfulfillment, disfigurement, opera ...
Time: victorian, 1900s
Place: usa, france, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: serious, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, gothic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, phantom, gondola, tragic love, fall in love, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, orchestral, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 348K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, investigation, wizards and magicians, death, magic, period piece, magical, supernatural ability, murder, crown prince, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: london, austria, europe, england, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 79K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, captivating, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, power of love, romance, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, fall in love, society, family secret, unlikely couple, estate, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 261K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, terminal illness, jealousy, writers, love story, showbiz, seduction, performer's life, nightclub, postmodernism, bohemian life ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1900s
Place: paris france, europe, france, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 299K
Les Mis?rables (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, suspense, epic ...
Plot: redemption, prostitute, rebellion, mayor, fall in love, convict, revolution, haunted by the past, orphan, family relations, ex convict, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, dark humor, atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, insanity, vengeance, social injustice, violence, murderous pair, goth, shaving, haunted by the past, widow, cannibalism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
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: gothic, serious, emotional, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, police protection, secret passage, blood, police shootout, secret passageway, opera, dark killer, paranormal phenomena, fainting, theater ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 60K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, aristocracy, male nudity, society, physical appearance, high society, painting, fall in love, eternal youth, supernatural, immortality, love and romance ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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, gloomy, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, dungeon, kidnapping, opera, gore, gory, music, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york, 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, captivating, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: woman in danger, opera, kidnapping, murder, opera house, destructive relationship, music, crimes, supernatural, vengeance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 114K
The Bodyguard (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks ...
Style: touching, romantic, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, interracial romance, love story, fall in love, woman in danger, bodyguard, love affair, music, love and romance, musician's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 76K
Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, serious, melancholic, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cabaret, follow your dream, backstage, nightclub, performer's life, desire for fame, nightlife, ambition, dancing, love and romance, stripper, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iowa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Great Expectations (2012)
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, captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: generosity, orphan, redemption, love and romance, social differences, rise to the top, haunted by the past, hopes, unfulfilled love, benefactor, coming of age, humble ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, circus, love and romance, lovers, performer's life, boss and employee, fall in love, older woman younger man relationship, couples, couple relations, animal training, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 197K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, starting over, romance, terminal illness, death, love story, grief, dealing with death, family relations, letter, couples, loss of spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 631
Carmen (2005)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 122 min.
Story: U-CARMEN is a feature film based on Georges Bizet's 19th-century opera that was filmed on location in a modern South African township setting. The energy, compassion, and heat of township life in all its elements create a constantly visually ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, opera, tragic love, love triangle, vengeance, crimes of passion, love affair, dangerous attraction, infidelity, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Moonlight Serenade (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A jazz musician performs alongside a coat check girl with a beautiful voice in this musical drama from director Giancarlo Tallarico. By day Nate earns his living as a financial manager, but when night falls, he helps the girl with her singing career ...
Style: sexy, serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, couples, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love affair, romance, love and romance, musician's life, fired from the job, musician, singer, sexual content ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, society, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 219
Karmen Gei (2001)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: Senegal, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bizet's Carmen gets a modern adaptation. Seducting, provocating, sensual. All the ingredients for a perfect drama. With her charm, Karmen gets out of many situations.
Style: psychological, serious, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: escape, jazz, femme fatale, murder, women's prison, dangerous attraction, couples, dishonesty, prison life, love and romance, destructive relationship, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 89K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, tragic love, suicide, depression, love triangle, family relations, age difference, doubts and hesitations, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on Verdi's (Bizet's not Verdi's) classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting has been taken from the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, hip hop, performer's life, fall in love, betrayal, obsession, destiny, romance, destructive relationship, based on opera, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.3
 72
Carmen in 3D (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Passion, jealousy and betrayal take center stage at Londons Royal Opera House in a spectacular production of the worlds most popular opera. Bizets Carmen is packed with some of the best-loved and memorable music in all of opera. In this ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: opera, rebelliousness, destructive relationship, romance, infidelity, betrayal, murder, couples, dishonesty, wooing, concert, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 36K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, sexy, atmospheric, contemplative, controversial ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, musician, prostitute, adultery, jealousy, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, fall in love, obsession, clergy, self discovery, society, misfit, betrayal, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, social misfits ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 1400s, renaissance
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 176
Secret Sharer (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Poland, China, Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On a rusting cargo ship in the South China Sea, it's the young Polish captain's first command. His mutinous Chinese crew suspect him and his unscrupulous Boss of planning to scuttle the ship for an insurance scam. When the crew abandon ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: woman in danger, mysterious character, love and romance, fugitives, dangerous attraction, romance, fall in love, ship, ocean or sea, danger, chases and races, cargo ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 52K
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, non-linear, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love at first sight, love triangle, manipulations, sociopath, friendship, betrayal, manipulation, dating, love and romance, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, obsession, tragic love, countryside, book, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 4K
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: emotional, stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, self discovery, couples, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%