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, stylized, sentimental, gloomy, lyrical, breathtaking, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, fall in love, love and romance, singer, musician's life, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, tragic hero, prodigy, disguise, musician, love triangle, danger, kidnapping, loneliness, theater, mask, aristocracy, heroine, dancing, murder, theatre audience, chorus girl ...
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, stylized, realistic and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, obsession, fall in love, unfulfillment, couples 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), 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, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, opera singer, destructive relationship, disfigurement, singer, musician, obsession, theater, love and romance, tragic hero, romance, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, year 1919, 1910s
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, stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tragic hero, longing, destructive relationship, love triangle, romance, couples, haunted by the past, phantom, island, disfigurement, unfulfillment, opera ...
Time: 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: stylized, gothic, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, gondola, phantom, tragic love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, tragic hero, unfulfillment, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 352K
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, surprise ending, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, investigation, wizards and magicians, magic, death, magical, period piece, supernatural ability, secrets, murder, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1870s ...
Place: vienna, london, austria, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 80K
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, romance, society, unlikely couple, power of love, love and romance, master and servant, rich and poor, fall in love, family secret, love, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 264K
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, writers, love story, seduction, performer's life, postmodernism, nightclub, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: paris france, europe, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 305K
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, fall in love, mayor, convict, revolution, haunted by the past, orphan, family relations, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 164 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, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, murder, opera, opera house, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, vengeance, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, emotional, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, police protection, secret passageway, police shootout, blood, secret passage, opera, dark killer, paranormal phenomena, nudity (full frontal - brief), theater ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ 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, shaving, social injustice, violence, goth, haunted by the past, widow, cannibalism, murderous pair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 60K
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, gloomy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, male nudity, society, physical appearance, eternal youth, fall in love, aristocracy, high society, painting, 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, serious, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, woman in danger, dungeon, opera, gore, gory, music, supernatural, fall in love, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe, manhattan new york city, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 117K
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: interracial romance, romance, love story, white male black female relationship, fall in love, bodyguard, woman in danger, love affair, music, love and romance, musician's life, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, miami, beverly hills
⇓ 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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: generosity, orphan, love and romance, redemption, social differences, hopes, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, rise to the top, benefactor, romance, youth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: tragic love, jealousy, dancer, based on opera, unfulfillment, love and romance, factory worker, ballet, latin, fall in love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 641
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, crimes of passion, vengeance, love affair, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couples, destructive relationship, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ 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: sexy, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, couples, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love affair, musician's life, love and romance, romance, fired from the job, musician, singer, sexual content ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 223
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, women's prison, murder, dangerous attraction, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, obsession, destructive relationship, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: senegal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.6
 90K
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, depression, suicide, love triangle, family relations, age difference, cuckold, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 73
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, dishonesty, destructive relationship, murder, wooing, infidelity, betrayal, romance, couples, love and romance, concert ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, lovers, love and romance, circus, performer's life, fall in love, boss and employee, older woman younger man relationship, veterinarian, artists and showbiz, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 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: mysterious character, woman in danger, fall in love, fugitives, love and romance, romance, dangerous attraction, ocean or sea, ship, danger, chases and races, cargo ship ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 37K
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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, musician, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 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, captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, fall in love, couples, self discovery, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ 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: stylized, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, neo noir, filmmaking, blind character, actress, love, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 35K
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: femme fatale, sexual relations, obsession, dangerous attraction, s&m, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, sex addict, sexual perversion, passionate interest, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: femme fatale, tragic love, hip hop, performer's life, fall in love, destiny, obsession, destructive relationship, betrayal, romance, based on opera, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ 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, realistic, captivating, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, duchess, love and romance, romance, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, self discovery, fall in love, obsession, clergy, social misfits, misfit, betrayal, unfulfillment, dishonesty, society ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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