Movies like The Phantom of the Opera 1989

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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, suspenseful, serious, gothic, gloomy, rough, bloody, sexy, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opera, gory, obsession, music, vengeance, supernatural, blood, slasher, devil, mentally unstable, violence, dark hero, immortality, murder, musician's life, destiny, death, splatter, adaptation, tragic hero, fight scenes, woman in danger, brutality, curses spells and rituals, gore ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, dungeon, europe, scotland yard, new york, america ...
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, melancholic and suspenseful films with plots about brutality, adaptation, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and runaway mostly in Drama, Horror and Romance genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Mary Reilly (1996), Thirst (2009), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Dracula (1979), Shadow of the Vampire (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: stylized, serious, gothic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opera, romance, obsession, dancing, loneliness, fall in love, sword fight, mentally unstable, music, broadway, haunted house, mask ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, 1870s, year 1919
Place: europe, france, london, dungeon, paris france
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Mary Reilly
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, gothic, gloomy ...
Plot: mad scientist, master and servant, good versus evil, transformation, depression, dangerous attraction, servant, laboratory, adaptation, society, sexualized violence, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
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System:   67%
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The Phantom of the Opera
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: opera, ghost, tragic hero, obsession, music, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, opera house, artists and showbiz, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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Thirst
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho), a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: vampire, gory, betrayal, supernatural, blood, hospital, death, splatter, vengeance, afterlife, stylish, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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System:   63%
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: mad scientist, vengeance, obsession, immortality, monster, mentor, death, revenge, deadly creature, science, literature, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1700s
Place: germany, swiss alps, geneva switzerland, medical school
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Dracula
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, adaptation, ship, deadly, blood, village, imaginary, stylish, brutality, countryside ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, victorian era
Place: europe
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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspenseful, melancholic, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, mentor, supernatural, loneliness, dark hero, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, haunted by the past, brutality, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 20th century, 1870s ...
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, new orleans, mississippi river ...
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Shadow of the Vampire
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Style: scary, gothic, serious, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: vampire, obsession, gory, supernatural, blood, palaces castles and temples, monster, obsessive quest, human nature, immortality, adaptation, insanity ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, czechoslovakia, berlin germany
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    User:   47%
 
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Carmen
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A film version of the famous Bizet opera, where a soldier (Don Jose) falls in love with a beautiful factory worker (Carmen), but she does not reciprocate his feelings.
Style: emotional, serious, sexy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: opera, music, femme fatale, obsessive quest, mozart, tragic love, unfulfilled love, adaptation, culture clash, romance, love and romance, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, europe
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System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves. And an enigmatic Indian hunter decides to help the girls, but one of the girls has been bitten ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, werewolf, gory, supernatural, destiny, danger, sisters, goth, deadly, escapades, splatter, pornography ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: canada
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Glitter
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, awful ...
Plot: music, romance, hip hop, music business, performer's life, family, desire for fame, rags to riches, follow your dream, lame, rising to stardom, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play small clubs. They play smaltzy music and have never needed a day job...
Style: sexy, serious, clever, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, music, romance, hotel, musician's life, brothers, nightclub, music business, performer's life, love triangle, siblings relations, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey, seattle washington
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Let the Right One In
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: vampire, bullying, gory, friendship, murder, childhood, loneliness, coming of age, blood, brutality, school, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
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    User:   51%
 
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Sweeney Todd
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, vengeance, cannibalism, obsession, murderous pair, prison, revenge, mind game, adaptation, demons ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1700s
Place: london, england, europe
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    User:   42%
 
Mo' Better Blues
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, music, musician's life, gambling, violence, artists and showbiz, urban, gangsters, love and romance, relationships, dialogue, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 4.0
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The Mangler
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, slasher, supernatural, gore, death, deadly creature, splatter, demons, ghost, blood, mysterious character, first contact ...
Time: 90s
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
Theatre of Blood
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.
Style: humorous, witty, gothic, semi serious, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, revenge, vengeance, investigation, slasher, splatter, police investigation, death, violent, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
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Popcorn
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, halloween, college, splatter, college life, psychopath, monster, camp, dreams ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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Staying Alive
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: music, broadway, dancing, dance, dancer's life, performer's life, dysfunctional family, follow your dream, showbiz, ambition, mentor, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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The Bodyguard
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, sexy, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: bodyguard, love story, love affair, music, romance, fall in love, musician's life, woman in danger, love and romance, love, relationships, interracial romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dance, romance, music, dancing, latin, dancer's life, interracial romance, love, social differences, revolution, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, island, slasher, zombie, fish, gore, dangerous animal, death, deadly creature, resort, underwater, school ...
Time: 80s
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System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
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The Rose
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: music, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, rock, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, depression, rock and roll, rise and fall, blues, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa
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System:   39%
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Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, redemption, religion, archaeologist, archaeology, nazi, demons, danger, devil ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1947, 1940s
Place: africa, kenya
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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Flashdance
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The popular 1980’s dance movie that depicts the life of an exotic dancer with a side job as a welder who true desire is to get into ballet school. It’s her dream to be a professional dancer and now is her chance. The film has a great soundtrack ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: music, dancing, dance, romance, ballet, dancer's life, underdog, rock, rock and roll, mentor, dreams, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
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:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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Blacula
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An 18th century African prince is turned into a vampire while visiting Transylvania. Two centuries later, he rises from his coffin attacking various residents of Los Angeles and meets Tina, a woman who he believes is the reincarnation of his ...
Style: scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, zombie, reincarnation, deadly creature, splatter, hidden identity, supernatural ability, camp, monster, demons, urban, blood ...
Time: 19th century, 1790s, 1800s
Place: los angeles, california, europe, usa, australia
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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The Hand
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, comics, midlife crisis, family in danger, splatter, demons, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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System:   37%
    User:   33%
 

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Half Light
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mystery, supernatural, murder, death, village, ghost, twists & turns, island, mentally unstable, ghosts, supernatural ability, first contact ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london
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Wolf
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: werewolf, transformation, supernatural romance, supernatural, deadly creature, betrayal, revenge, dangerous attraction, police investigation, romance, danger, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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