Movies like The Phantom of the Opera

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The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
 7.3
 111K
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, sentimental, gloomy, serious, stylized, lyrical, breathtaking, intense, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, fall in love, tragic hero, love triangle, love and romance, dangerous attraction, dancing, destructive relationship, prodigy, disguise, mask, musician, kidnapping, chorus girl, heroine, danger, unfulfillment, aristocracy, theater, murder, theatre audience ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s, year 1919
Place: dungeon, france, europe, paris france, 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 atmospheric films with plots about love and romance, romance, obsession, betrayal, fall in love, dialogue and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Love Never Dies (2012), The Illusionist (2006), Jane Eyre (2011), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Water for Elephants (2011). 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: gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, chorus girl, musician, obsession, fainting, singer, disfigurement, backstage, kidnapping, opera singer, destructive relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1910s, year 1919
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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: realistic, sentimental, captivating, stylized, gothic ...
Plot: opera, haunted by the past, disfigurement, tragic hero, island, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, misfit, longing ...
Time: 1900s, victorian
Place: france, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 339K
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, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, investigation, love triangle, wizards and magicians, secret, magical, magic, supernatural ability, death, murder, childhood sweetheart, crown prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s ...
Place: austria, england, europe, london, vienna
⇓ 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, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, phantom, gondola, tragic love, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, romance, crimes, haunted by the past, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, offbeat, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, insanity, villain, violence, murderous pair, social injustice, shaving, haunted by the past, cannibalism, trial, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.3
 76K
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, gothic, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, love, estate, power of love, family secret, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 254K
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, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, terminal illness, jealousy, showbiz, cabaret, seduction, performer's life, nightclub, postmodernism, love story, bohemian life, french ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: paris france, europe, france, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, circus, lovers, love and romance, boss and employee, performer's life, animal training, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, couples, abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 110K
The Bodyguard (1992)
Genre: 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: romantic, touching, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, interracial romance, love story, fall in love, bodyguard, love affair, music, love and romance, musician's life, woman in danger, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 72K
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: chick flick
Plot: nightclub, follow your dream, backstage, performer's life, ambition, cabaret, nightlife, desire for fame, dancer's life, love and romance, burlesque, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: opera, obsession, kidnapping, woman in danger, gore, gory, music, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 20th century, 80s
Place: dungeon, england, london, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, opera, murder, opera house, obsession, lifestyle, woman in danger, ghost, vengeance, supernatural, artists and showbiz, musician's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 193K
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, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, terminal illness, death, romance, dealing with death, family relations, letter, loss of spouse, couples, widow widower, lost love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 3K
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, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, based on opera, dancer, jealousy, betrayal, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love affair, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, performer's life ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 58K
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 ...
Plot: deal with the devil, physical appearance, society, aristocracy, painting, fall in love, love and romance, immortality, supernatural, high society, obsession, artist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, social differences, society, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 86K
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, classic literature, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, tragic love, depression, suicide, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love affair, obsession, unrequited love, tragic love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, obsession, love affair, millionaire, wealth, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 51K
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, manipulations, track down, friendship, betrayal, dating, sociopath, love and romance, dishonesty, intrigue, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: realistic, serious, stylized, sentimental, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, musician's life, fall in love, love affair, couples, jazz, job interview, bracelet, singer, friendship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 32K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: sexual relations, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, infidelity, destructive relationship, obsession, passionate interest, love affair, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 622
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
Plot: opera, murder, destructive relationship, love and romance, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, romance, tragic love, obsession, unfulfillment, love affair, factory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: orphan, generosity, love and romance, redemption, social differences, haunted by the past, rise to the top, hopes, unfulfilled love, benefactor, destiny, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, teenage love, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations, love, mother daughter relationship, first love, class differences ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, love and romance, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, fall in love, art critic, artists and showbiz, critic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 98K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, starting over, small town, abusive husband, domestic violence, haunted by the past, small town life, fall in love, single father, love triangle, obsession, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, boston, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, stylized, scary, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: murder, fainting, obsession, opera, police protection, phantom, opera house, blood, rat, death, police shootout, moon ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 13K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, love triangle, navy, jane austen, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: clever, stylized, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, jealousy, love triangle, destructive relationship, love, actress, neo noir, secretary, confession, filmmaking, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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