Movies like The Phantom of the Opera

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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 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: stylized, serious, gothic, captivating, sentimental, dramatic, gloomy, romantic, sexy, colourful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opera, romance, obsession, dancing, loneliness, fall in love, sword fight, mentally unstable, music, broadway, haunted house, mask, musician's life, performer's life, love story, tragic hero, woman in danger, stage magic, catastrophe, adaptation, singer, mozart, rock and roll, mentor, disfigured face ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, year 1919, 1870s
Place: europe, france, london, dungeon, paris france
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The Illusionist
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
USA, Czech Republic
110 min.
 7.6
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
USA, UK
116 min.
 7.4
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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 realistic, stylized, light and serious films with plots about love and romance, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, adaptation and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Moulin Rouge! (2001), The Illusionist (2006), Water for Elephants (2011), Burlesque (2010), West Side Story (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.6
 246K
Moulin Rouge!
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: stylized, sentimental, sexy, offbeat, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, music, terminal illness, postmodernism, dance, tragedy, fall in love, nightclub, love story, love, performer's life, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1900s
Place: europe, paris france, india, france
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
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 7.6
 329K
The Illusionist
Genre: Drama, 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: stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, magic, mystery, love, obsession, murder, investigation, supernatural, period piece, police investigation, conspiracy, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: vienna, austria, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   100%
 
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, cannibalism, violence, obsession, blood, insanity, murder, corruption, murderous pair, music, broadway ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   63%
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Water for Elephants
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, serious, realistic, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: circus, romance, brutality, fall in love, train, animals, performer's life, love story, forbidden love, period piece, adaptation, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: usa
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System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
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 ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, tragic hero, romance, tragic love, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, love and romance, mask, gondola, phantom, unfulfillment, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
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    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 68K
Burlesque
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, entertaining, melancholic, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: burlesque, nightclub, dancing, performer's life, desire for fame, nightlife, follow your dream, cabaret, music, ambition, mentor, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   75%
 
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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:   41%
    User:   35%
 
West Side Story
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are ...
Style: stylized, serious, emotional, realistic, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, dance, prejudice, dancing, forbidden love, gang, oldies, rivalry, tragedy, music, gangs, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
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Yentl
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training.
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: music, romance, destiny, judaism, jewish, fall in love, college, religion, love triangle, cross dressing, school, women ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
 6.6
 82K
Anna Karenina
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, russian, marriage, high society, couple relations, destructive relationship, period piece, adaptation, literature, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1870s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
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
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    User:   34%
 
 5.8
 40K
Nine
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: midlife crisis, memory, infidelity, dancing, music, showbiz, broadway, filmmaking, romance, dance, artists and showbiz, hip hop ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965, 1920s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
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 7.9
 77K
My Fair Lady
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Style: clever, witty, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, transformation, opposites attract, dance, dancing, social differences, high society, broadway, love, music, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
Great Expectations
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, artist, obsession, childhood, love, love story, adaptation, orphan, literature, book, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: florida, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Absolute Beginners
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, sentimental, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: jazz, fashion, musician's life, pornography, music, rock and roll, dancing, british, performer's life, rock, dance, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: london, europe, mount everest, england
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System:   34%
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love, young lovers, love triangle, love story, love and romance, marriage of convenience, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, class differences, first love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
One from the Heart
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship. Each one of them meets their dream mate, but as bright ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, futuristic, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, self discovery, dancing, couple relations, love affair, music, nudity (topless - notable), love story, art, love triangle, fall in love, stylish ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
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 7.1
 187K
P.S. I Love You
Genre: 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, romantic, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, starting over, supportive spouse, widow widower, dealing with death, letter, love story, love, loss of husband, love and romance, life philosophy, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Pennies from Heaven
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although he's ...
Style: surreal, stylized, dark humor, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dance, dancing, couple relations, adultery, innocence lost, music, murder, bank, down on your luck, showbiz, store, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
 7.6
 276K
Les Mis?rables
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: emotional, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rebellion, revolution, going straight, mayor, convict, father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, betrayal, music, orphan, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 7.4
 72K
Jane Eyre
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: captivating, touching, romantic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love, rich and poor, love and romance, jane austen, man-woman relation, power of love, social differences, haunted by the past, master and servant, family secret, broken heart ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
Bride & Prejudice
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, colourful, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, culture clash, romance, jane austen, dance, love, dancing, opposites attract, indians, interracial romance, wedding, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, london, asia, california, england ...
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System:   30%
    User:   24%
 
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 8.4
 17K
Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gothic, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, childhood, prejudice, unlikely couple, literature, adaptation, estate, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love story, infidelity, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
 5.9
 68K
Rock of Ages
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, rock, dance, rock and roll, musician's life, music, hip hop, young lovers, nightclub, dancing, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
The Age of Innocence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, period piece, divorce, marriage, infidelity, unfulfilled love, adaptation, fall in love, beautiful scenery, obsession, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
 7.5
 12K
Persuasion
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, classic literature, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, jane austen, love triangle, ocean or sea, navy, couple relations, adaptation, literature, infidelity, love story, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
Across the Universe
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, a rich but sheltered American girl who joins the growing ...
Style: stylized, surreal, offbeat, serious, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, idealism, romance, rebellion, artist, anti war, loneliness, young lovers, rock, drugs/alcohol, protest, revolution ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, seaport, california, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   29%
    User:   25%
 

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Oscar and Lucinda
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly ...
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 6.8
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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