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, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, slasher, gothic, surprise ending, gothic horror, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, dungeon, woman in danger, opera, music, supernatural, love and romance, fall in love, rivalry, dangerous attraction, musician's life, tragic hero, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, devil, violence, murder, destiny, death, weapons ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1880s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york, america, scotland yard, manhattan new york city

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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, atmospheric and suspenseful films with plots about vengeance, murder, death, storytelling, adaptation, mentor and brutality mostly in Drama, Romance and Horror genres. Some movies like The Phantom of the Opera: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Dracula (1979), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Mo' Better Blues (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, captivating, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, disfigurement, singer, musician's life, dangerous attraction, love and romance, love triangle, disguise, tragic hero, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, year 1919, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, london
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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: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: opera, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, supernatural, musician's life, unfulfillment, ghost, tragic hero, lifestyle, crimes, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, opera, phantom, tragic love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, tragic hero, crimes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, disfigurement, destructive relationship, musician, singer, theater, obsession, tragic hero, love and romance, lifestyle, performer's life ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, year 1919, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious, emotional, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsessive love, murder, obsession, police protection, secret passageway, police shootout, opera, paranormal phenomena, dark killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), theater, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rescue, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural, immortality, reincarnation, science, mutant ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, geneva switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: 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, dark fantasy, scary, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, beast, legends and myths, vampire sex, supernatural, love triangle, victorian england, love affair, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 15th century, middle ages, 1890s ...
Place: transylvania, england, london, europe, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, witty, gothic ...
Plot: deal with the devil, vengeance, hopes, musician's life, desire for fame, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, rock, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, phantom, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: liverpool, cincinnati ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, immortality, village, male female relationship, mental institution, visceral, betrayal, greed ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, edwardian era, 1920s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, supernatural, goth, loneliness, vampire human love, haunted by the past, bonding, dark hero, human nature, vampirism, aristocracy ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1780s ...
Place: paris france, new orleans, san francisco, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 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, love triangle, saxophonist, jealousy, romance, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1969, 60s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, love affair, ghost, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, performer's life, actor's life, vengeance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
To Sleep with a Vampire (1992)
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, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, supernatural, stripper, power relations, seduction, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Great Expectations (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, romantic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: childhood, artist, destiny, romance, fall in love, inheritance, painting, stranger, understanding, social differences, convict, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s, 19th century ...
Place: florida, new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: opera, soldier, tragic love, love triangle, femme fatale, music, obsessive quest, lifestyle, love and romance, betrayal, romance, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, suspenseful ...
Plot: bullying, supernatural, vampire, friendship, loneliness, bully, deadly creature, hidden identity, youth, mysterious character, vampire human love, new neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: aspiring singer, rivalry, performer's life, ambition, human spirit, artists and showbiz, love and romance, sensuality, love triangle, passion, price of fame, suicide attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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: sexy, scary, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, vampire sex, strong sexual content, fall in love, supernatural, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, dangerous attraction, erotica, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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, bodyguard, love story, fall in love, interracial love, musician's life, woman in danger, love, love affair, music ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, goth, fatal attraction, immortality, rock star, vampirism, supernatural, interspecies romance, supernatural ability, loneliness, music ...
Time: 1780s, 2000s, 18th century
Place: california, england, europe, usa, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.8
 15K
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 ⇓
18%
 5.6
 21K
Song to Song (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, music, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry, ambition, party, nightclub, restaurant, record producer, musician, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, mexico, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 5.7
 2K
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, stalking, murder, maniac, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, price of fame, fanatic, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, stylized, realistic, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, duchess, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, social differences, couples, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.4
 17K
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, serial killer, sadistic horror, violence spree, murder, stalking, mentally unstable, prostitute, psychopath, scalping, killer, rage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deal with the devil, good versus evil, police detective, devil, satanic ritual, mysterious character, revenge, transformation, supernatural ability, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, mutation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.9
 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: sentimental, realistic, serious, light, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, fall in love, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, friendship, couples, romance, love affair, society, secret, father daughter relationship, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, cornwall, yorkshire, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, good versus evil, psychopath, child in peril, psychiatrist, boogeyman, kitten, heroine, hospital, supernatural, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, murder, psychopath, serial killer, high school, martial arts, sleeping, burned alive, disfigurement, resurrection, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 80s, year 1991
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%