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, slasher, gothic, surprise ending, gothic horror, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, dungeon, woman in danger, opera, gore, gory, music, supernatural, 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, vengeance, devil, violence, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york, america, manhattan new york city, scotland yard

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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, gothic and suspenseful films with plots about vengeance, murder, death, brutality, danger, adaptation and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Horror genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Dracula (1979), Mo' Better Blues (1990), The Bodyguard (1992), Purple Rain (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: gothic, captivating, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
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 ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1910s, 1870s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, london
⇓ 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: gothic, atmospheric, sentimental, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, mask, kidnapping, gondola, phantom, tragic love, unfulfillment, tragic hero, crimes, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: opera, woman in danger, kidnapping, murder, opera house, music, unfulfilled love, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, vengeance, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, year 1919, 1910s, 1870s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, serious, emotional, 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, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, vampire human love, loneliness, supernatural, haunted by the past, goth, human nature, manipulations, dark hero, bonding, victim ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1790s ...
Place: paris france, san francisco, new orleans, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, experiment gone awry, rescue, frankenstein, vengeance, supernatural, deadly creature, immortality, reincarnation, danger, science ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 1700s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: geneva switzerland, swiss alps, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Music, 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: cult film, humorous, scary, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: vengeance, deal with the devil, desire for fame, hopes, musician's life, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, rock, righting the wronged, phantom, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: liverpool, cincinnati ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
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, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, dracula, countryside, supernatural, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, immortality, village, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1910s, victorian era, 1920s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, serious, psychological, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, musician's life, rivalry, band, love triangle, saxophonist, jealousy, romance, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
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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: romance, interracial romance, white male black female relationship, love story, fall in love, bodyguard, musician's life, woman in danger, love, love affair, music, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
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Purple Rain (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young man with a talent for music meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs.
Style: captivating, exciting, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: aspiring singer, rivalry, performer's life, ambition, human spirit, love and romance, artists and showbiz, sensuality, love triangle, stage, passion, price of fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, fear, supernatural, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, vampire sex, fall in love, supernatural, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, dangerous attraction, love and romance, vampire human love, sibling rivalry, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, goth, rock star, supernatural, fatal attraction, danger, music, supernatural ability, loneliness, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, realistic, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, romance, victorian england, love affair, love and romance, couples, english countryside, dishonesty, obsession, pursuit, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Phantom Lover (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1936 China, a nearly bankrupt drama troupe starts performing in a burned-out theater where the great actor Song Danping was killed. One of the actors, Wei Qing, starts seeing strange apparitions that could revive his troupe and deliver him to the ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sexual, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, tragic love, love and romance, vengeance, destiny, unfulfilled love, lifestyle, romance, unfulfillment, performer's life, ghost, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Carmen (1984)
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: sexy, sexual, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: opera, tragic love, love triangle, soldier, femme fatale, music, betrayal, deadly, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: servant, mad scientist, human nature, laboratory, prostitute, master and servant, dangerous attraction, power relations, jekyll and hyde, rich man poor woman, dual identity, chambermaid ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, kidnapping, unrequited love, romance, love and romance, social differences, tragic love, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, crime, crimes, danger, price of fame, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, blood, immortality, small town, surrealism, palaces castles and temples, deadly, supernatural, danger, hidden identity, deadly creature, plague ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, black sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, fear, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past, evil, mute or deaf, family problems, curse ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 7.0
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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: tense, scary, suspenseful, road movie, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, hitchhiker, gang, femme fatale, small town, rescue, drifter, supernatural, danger, crimes, deadly, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa, texas, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.1
 35K
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: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, child in peril, psychopath, danger, good versus evil, kitten, barn, boogeyman, scythe, pitchfork ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 2K
Basil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England struggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: fall in love, betrayal, friendship, romance, couples, love affair, unfulfilled love, society, adultery, father daughter relationship, secret, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, ireland, yorkshire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, captivating, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, legends and myths, beast, vampire sex, immortality, supernatural, chase, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 15th century, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.5
 15K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, 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, splatter, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: model, knife murder, serial killer, gory, gore, sadistic horror, violence spree, violence, murder, psychopath, stalking, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
To Sleep with a Vampire (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Scott Valentine is a vampire who is torn between his need to feed and his desire to learn about the world of humans. But when he kidnaps Nina, a beautiful but troubled stripper, his world is turned upside down. For after she discovers that he cannot ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, supernatural, danger, femme fatale, gory, stripper, drugs/alcohol, power relations, supernatural romance, seduction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.3
 4K
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, police detective, devil, satanic ritual, mysterious character, revenge, transformation, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, body horror ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%