Movies like The Phantom of the Opera 1989

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The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
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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: stylized, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, gothic, surprise ending, bloody, sexy, macabre ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opera, obsession, kidnapping, woman in danger, gore, gory, music, supernatural, vengeance, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, musician's life, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, tragic hero, unfulfillment, blood, slasher, devil, violence, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, dungeon, london, europe, new york, america, manhattan new york city ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, atmospheric and suspenseful films with plots about murder, death, mentor, vengeance, storytelling, adaptation and brutality mostly in Drama, Romance and Horror genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), The Bodyguard (1992), Mo' Better Blues (1990), Let the Right One In (2008), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
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: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, phantom, gondola, tragic love, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, romance, crimes, haunted by the past, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
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100%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
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, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, opera, murder, opera house, obsession, lifestyle, woman in danger, ghost, vengeance, supernatural, artists and showbiz, musician's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ...
Style: gothic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, fall in love, tragic hero, love triangle, dangerous attraction, love and romance, dancing, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: dungeon, france, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, chorus girl, musician, obsession, fainting, singer, disfigurement, backstage, kidnapping, opera singer, destructive relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1910s, year 1919
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, stylized, scary, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: murder, fainting, obsession, opera, police protection, phantom, opera house, blood, rat, death, police shootout, moon ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, loneliness, supernatural, haunted by the past, manipulations, human nature, bonding, victim, dark hero, teaching the ways of the world, unhappy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 20th century ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans, san francisco, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, immortality, rescue, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural, mutant, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, danger, science ...
Time: 19th century, 1700s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, swiss alps, medical school, geneva switzerland
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44%
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The Bodyguard (1992)
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, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, interracial romance, love story, fall in love, bodyguard, love affair, music, love and romance, musician's life, woman in danger, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mo' Better Blues (1990)
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, psychological, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, musician's life, rivalry, band, love triangle, saxophonist, brooklyn new york city, jealousy, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 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: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, friendship, hidden identity, loneliness, deadly creature, bully, bullying, youth, mysterious character, murder, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Music, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rock Opera version of Phantom Of The Opera with elements of Faust. Record producer Swan steals both the music and the girl (Phoenix) from composer Leach. Disfigured Leach plans revenge on Swan and his rock palace, The Paradise, and becomes The ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, scary, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, deal with the devil, disfigurement, phantom, rock, adult as child, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, media satire, hopes, musician's life, blind ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: liverpool, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, fear, nightmare, disfigurement, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, high school, serial killer, burned alive, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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May (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, loneliness, murder, social misfits, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, disfigurement, misfit, insanity, lesbian, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
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Maniac (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, serial killer, gory, gore, violence, prostitute, psychopath, stalking, park, rage, sadism, mannequin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Kiss of the Damned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Beautiful vampire Djuna tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo, but eventually gives in to their passion. When her seductive and highly volatile sister Mimi unexpectedly comes to visit, she threatens Djuna's new ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: vampire, fall in love, supernatural romance, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, supernatural, dangerous attraction, self control, sibling rivalry, sister sister relationship, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Queen of the Damned (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, sexy, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, rock star, fatal attraction, queen, supernatural, danger, music, goth, loneliness, vengeance ...
Time: 1780s, 18th century, 2000s
Place: california, england, europe, usa, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Man Who Cried (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, intense, emotional ...
Plot: anti semitism, adoption, culture clash, love and romance, fall in love, ethnic, lifestyle, society, social relations, family relations, parents and children, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: russia, england, france, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, romantic, serious, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, couples, obsession, romance, society, dishonesty, friendship, secret, pursuit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Immortal Beloved (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: pianist, secretary, letter, investigation, deafness, uncle nephew relationship, music, artists and showbiz, musician's life, obsessive quest, historical character, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mary Reilly (1996)
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, suspenseful, gothic, macabre, scary ...
Plot: servant, mad scientist, human nature, laboratory, prostitute, master and servant, power relations, dangerous attraction, dual identity, rich man poor woman, mental illness, animal life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
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The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: stylized, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: quarantine, prostitution, corruption, confession, prostitute, boat, theft, polish, dancer, nightmare, escape, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, poland, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, danger, evil, fear, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, mute or deaf, family problems, curse ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do ...
Style: gothic, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, destiny, dangerous attraction, good versus evil, gory, transformation, death, chase, blood, parody, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.9
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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, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love affair, obsession, unrequited love, tragic love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, psychopath, nightmare, dream, resurrection, disfigurement, asthma ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 31K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, murder, good versus evil, psychopath, danger, boogeyman, scythe, psychiatrist, barn, kitten ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 30K
Near Dark (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.
Style: road movie, tense, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, gang, small town, femme fatale, hitchhiker, rescue, drifter, supernatural, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa, kansas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 3K
Faust (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An artist, John Jaspers sells his soul to the mysterious "M" in order to get revenge on the people who killed his girlfriend. Soon, he realizes everything has a price, and he is transformed into a horned demon with a passion for killing. ...
Style: stylized, gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deal with the devil, good versus evil, devil, police detective, satanic ritual, mysterious character, revenge, transformation, heroic mission, supernatural ability, slasher, mutation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, obsession, love affair, millionaire, wealth, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, demonic, satanic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, possession, diary, school bus, party, disfigurement, sleepwalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%