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
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, sentimental, stylized, gloomy, breathtaking, lyrical, intense, mad ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, fall in love, love and romance, singer, dangerous attraction, musician's life, mask, disguise, destructive relationship, tragic hero, prodigy, musician, love triangle, danger, kidnapping, aristocracy, loneliness, theater, heroine, dancing, seduction, opera singer, disfigured face ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1910s, 1870s, 20th century, 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, stylized, realistic and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, obsession, fall in love, couples, unfulfillment and destructive relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Love Never Dies (2012), The Illusionist (2006), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Jane Eyre (2011), Anna Karenina (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, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opera singer, unfulfilled love, disfigurement, destructive relationship, singer, musician, theater, obsession, tragic hero, love and romance, lifestyle, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, year 1919, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, destructive relationship, longing, romance, love triangle, couples, haunted by the past, island, unfulfillment, disfigurement, phantom, opera ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, victorian, 1900s
Place: paris france, france, usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 168 min.
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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, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, gondola, phantom, tragic love, orchestral, unfulfillment, tragic hero, crimes, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 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, scary, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: opera, woman in danger, kidnapping, murder, opera house, lifestyle, crimes, unfulfillment, tragic hero, music, deadly, ghost ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 359K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, captivating, surprise ending, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, magic, investigation, wizards and magicians, period piece, death, murder, magical, rivals, rivalry, secrets ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: vienna, london, austria, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 271K
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, showbiz, jealousy, love story, seduction, performer's life, postmodernism, nightclub, writers, bohemian life ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Hungary
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, emotional, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, obsession, police protection, secret passageway, police shootout, secret passage, obsessive love, opera, paranormal phenomena, dark killer, woman in danger, theater ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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, atmospheric, offbeat, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, dark humor, insanity, goth, vengeance, social injustice, shaving, haunted by the past, widow, barbershop, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 83K
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, gothic, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, forbidden love, power of love, couple relations, romance, estate, love and romance, master and servant, young woman, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, tragic love, depression, suicide, love triangle, family relations, age difference, doubts and hesitations, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: captivating, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: generosity, orphan, unfulfilled love, redemption, social differences, love and romance, haunted by the past, rise to the top, hopes, benefactor, coming of age, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, jealousy, dancer, unfulfillment, love and romance, factory worker, latin, ballet, love affair, fall in love, obsession, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 654
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: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, opera, tragic love, crimes of passion, vengeance, love affair, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couples, destructive relationship, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 62K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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, captivating, sexy, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, eternal youth, aristocracy, physical appearance, fall in love, society, beefcake, male nudity, high society, artist, painting, supernatural ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, bad ending, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: high society, loneliness, millionaire, love and romance, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, obsessive love, american dream, social differences, unfulfilled love, party ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, sexy, sentimental, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, couples, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love affair, romance, love and romance, musician's life, fired from the job, musician, singer, sexual content ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 314K
Les Misérables (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, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: redemption, revolution, prostitute, fall in love, rebellion, convict, mayor, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, historical character, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 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, stylized, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, lovers, circus, performer's life, veterinarian, older woman younger man relationship, star, love affair, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 74
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: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: opera, rebelliousness, romance, destructive relationship, murder, wooing, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, couples, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 234
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: stylized, psychological, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: escape, jazz, femme fatale, murder, women's prison, dangerous attraction, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, obsession, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: senegal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 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: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: woman in danger, mysterious character, love and romance, romance, dangerous attraction, fugitives, fall in love, ship, ocean, ocean or sea, danger, chases and races ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 39K
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, captivating, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, promiscuity, german, world war one, jealousy, musician, adultery, prostitute, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia
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, love triangle, tragic love, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 5K
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, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 36K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
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, psychological, sexual, breathtaking ...
Plot: femme fatale, s&m, sexual relations, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual perversion, infidelity, bdsm, destructive relationship, love affair, passionate interest, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, stylized, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, unrequited love, romance, love and romance, social differences, tragic love, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: neo noir, stylized, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, filmmaking, actress, blind character, love, couple relations, romance, suffering ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: femme fatale, tragic love, hip hop, performer's life, fall in love, destiny, obsession, destructive relationship, betrayal, romance, music, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, couple relations, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, love, mother daughter relationship, class differences, first love, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%