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, stylized, captivating, serious, sentimental, breathtaking, gloomy, lyrical, intense, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, fall in love, dangerous attraction, singer, love and romance, musician's life, love triangle, disguise, theater, dancing, tragic hero, loneliness, prodigy, destructive relationship, aristocracy, musician, seduction, kidnapping, romance, music, love story, sword fight, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1910s, year 1919, 1870s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, london, 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, stylized, realistic and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, obsession, betrayal, murder and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Love Never Dies (2012), Moulin Rouge! (2001), The Illusionist (2006), Jane Eyre (2011), Dorian Gray (2009). 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, chick flick
Plot: unfulfilled love, disfigurement, opera singer, theater, obsession, destructive relationship, musician, singer, tragic hero, love and romance, couples, lifestyle ...
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, opera, haunted by the past, love triangle, couples, longing, destructive relationship, romance, unfulfillment, island, disfigurement, phantom ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, paris france, usa, 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.
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 ...
Style: gothic, serious, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, tragic love, romantic triangle, opera, phantom, kidnapping, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, 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: suspense, gothic, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: opera, supernatural, monster, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, musician's life, unfulfillment, ghost, tragic hero, lifestyle, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: slasher, sexy, stylized, gothic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, obsession, winter, supernatural, music, snow, devil, destiny, weapons, violence, murder, death ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe, manhattan new york city, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, romantic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, love story, jealousy, showbiz, terminal illness, nightclub, dancing, performer's life, love, romance, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, india, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 371K
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: surprise ending, captivating, enigmatic, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: magic, forbidden love, wizards and magicians, love triangle, secrets, investigation, death, magical, murder, police investigation, rivals, fame ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, edwardian era, 1880s ...
Place: vienna, austria, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, gothic horror, gloomy, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, insanity, social injustice, judge, villain, vengeance, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: gothic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, young woman, older man younger woman relationship, estate, power of love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, gothic horror, serious, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, murder, police protection, serial killer, police shootout, secret passageway, opera, rat, paranormal phenomena, dark killer, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.2
 65K
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, sexy, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: eternal youth, deal with the devil, aristocracy, beefcake, male nudity, painting, fall in love, supernatural, society, physical appearance, love and romance, high society ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
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Les Misérables (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
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, epic, inspirational, touching, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rebellion, redemption, prostitute, revolution, corpse, arrest, parole, army, orphan, father daughter relationship, sewer, suicide ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 86K
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, romantic, light, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, ambition, nightlife, nightclub, follow your dream, dancer, rising to stardom, backstage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beauty and the Beast (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: France, late 1700s. Leon Dalville is a prince who has it all - good looks, love and wealth. One mysterious night, however, he loses everything. His young wife passes away in a fire and the prince’s face is permanently marred. To hide his ...
Style: lyrical, romantic, sentimental, stylized, fairy tale
Plot: aristocracy, beauty and the beast, bittersweet, disfigurement, dangerous attraction, tragic hero, destructive relationship, disguise, loneliness, unfulfillment, tragic villain, lovers ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, high society, love triangle, millionaire, loneliness, love and romance, destructive relationship, social differences, forbidden love, american dream, love story, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, midwest, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, romantic, touching, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: circus, forbidden love, love and romance, older woman younger man relationship, lovers, fall in love, performer's life, couples, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, veterinarian, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
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, romantic, atmospheric, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, beautiful scenery, romance, betrayal, cheating wife, age difference, death, love, imperial russia, russian, runaway, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 41K
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: art house, philosophical, sexy, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, friendship, polyamory, marriage, love story, melancholy, adultery, promiscuity, love, romance, female psychopath, menage a trois ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 248
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: captivating, serious, psychological, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: escape, femme fatale, women's prison, murder, lesbian, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, obsession, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, senegal
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 85
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, couples, dishonesty, betrayal, romance, wooing, destructive relationship, infidelity, murder, strong female presence, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: hip hop, femme fatale, tragic love, performer's life, fall in love, romance, betrayal, obsession, destiny, destructive relationship, music, black cast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 56K
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, romantic, twist ending, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, unrequited love, love at first sight, love story, fall in love, dating, romance, love and romance, love, betrayal, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, france
⇓ 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: emotional, serious, gothic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hunchback, forbidden love, clergy, obsession, self discovery, fall in love, renaissance, society, misfit, dishonesty, betrayal, social misfits ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, duchess, kidnapping, unrequited love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, social differences, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, africa, spain, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 39K
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, sexual, psychological, breathtaking ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, bdsm, femme fatale, sexual relations, destructive relationship, s&m, sexual perversion, dangerous attraction, explicit sex, love affair, ship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, filmmaking, love triangle, betrayal, jealousy, destructive relationship, love, romance, blind character, actress, couple relations, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: madrid, spain, ibiza, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 197
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, romance, dangerous attraction, fugitives, fall in love, ocean, ship, skinny dipping, chases and races, danger ...
Place: poland, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 8K
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, romantic, sexy, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, marriage, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, inheritance, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 6K
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: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love, romance, art critic, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lesbian, age difference ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 46K
Labor Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely relationship, single parent, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, single mother, happy ending, escapades, parents and children, crimes, on the run, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%