Movies like The Tempest

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The Tempest (2010)
 5.4
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The Tempest (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare. Prospera (a female version of Shakespeare's Prospero) is the usurped ruler of Milan who has been banished to a mysterious island with her daughter. Using her magical powers, she draws her enemies to the island to exact her revenge.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, surreal, stylized, offbeat
Plot: sorceress, island, spirit, storm, vengeance, family relations, betrayal, wizards and magicians, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, destiny, love and romance, imaginary, isolation, female protagonist, confusion, witchcraft, sword, exile, staff, shakespeare, romance, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century

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Most similar movies to The Tempest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, atmospheric, serious and offbeat films with plots about love and romance, romance, destiny, fall in love, love, storytelling and danger mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Tempest: Prospero's Books (1991), Into the Woods (2014), Practical Magic (1998), Stardust (2007), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Prospero's Books (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary, rivalry, escapades, danger, dishonesty, memory loss, vengeance, island, legends and myths, royal family, parents and children, imaginary kingdom ...
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100%
 6.4
 1K
The Tempest (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prospero, a potent magician, lives on a desolate isle with his virginal daughter, Miranda. He's in exile, banished from his duchy by his usurping brother and the King of Naples. Providence brings these enemies near; aided by his vassal the ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, offbeat, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: island, couples, wizards and magicians, destiny, parents and children, isolation, royal family, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, vengeance, betrayal, intrigue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 136K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, melancholic, talky, lyrical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, in the woods, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, good versus evil, curse, cinderella, prince, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, sincere, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, witchcraft, magic, small town, supernatural, supernatural ability, curse, witches, love, wizards and magicians, spell ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 262K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, fall in love, adventure, magical, true love, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, witches, pirate, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Company production is one of the best versions of this oft-attempted but seldom achieved vision.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, fairy, prank, battle of the sexes, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, true love, farce ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 2K
The Tempest (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, modern day adaptation, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, midlife crisis, architect, greek island, romance, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, teenage life, couple relations, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, new york, europe, usa, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 354
The Tempest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, modern day adaptation
Audience: family outing
Plot: american civil war, swamp, scout, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, power relations, wizards and magicians, family relations, danger, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Chinese Tall Story (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young monk Taka and his three disciples are captured by a demonic tree. Taka manages to escape thanks to the magic stick of Monkey King and decided to go free his companions. En route, he encounters a strange ally called Meiyan, a girl who is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rescue, battles, fall in love, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, rivalry, clergy, danger, imaginary, wizards and magicians, destiny ...
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 53K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, power of love, true love, angel, supernatural ability, imaginary, good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, impossible love, danger ...
Time: 19th century, year 2014
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, friendship, magic, mistaken identity, curses spells and rituals, romance, fall in love, young lovers, luck, legends and myths, supernatural ability, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 2K
Rough Magic (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A sleazy politician sends an agent (Russell Crowe) after his ex-fiancee (Bridget Fonda), who fled to Mexico with incriminating film of him.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, romance, chases and races, realism, disorder, love and romance, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, shaman, chase, justice ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Arabian Nights (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The final part of Pasolini's Trilogy of Life series is rich with exotic tales of slaves and kings, potions, betrayals, demons and, most of all, love and lovemaking in all its myriad forms. Mysterious and liberating, this is an exquisitely ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, master and servant, romance, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, couples, gender, adventurer, danger, demon, gay ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: iran, middle east, persia, nepal, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 107
Yellow Day (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yellow Day chronicles a young man's life-changing and inspirational journey through the mysterious Yellow Day. To many, the Yellow Day is simply a fun day celebrating outreach at a kid's camp, but to some, God bestows visions and miracles, ...
Style: stylized, feel good, surreal, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: looking for love, youth, teenage life, romance, love and romance, family, camp, escapades, imaginary
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beauty and the Beast (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between the beautiful Belle and the feared Beast. As the villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as the one responsible for the mayhem, Belle and Beast team up to defeat the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, fairy tale
Plot: wizards and magicians, unlikely couple, fall in love, good versus evil, physical appearance, danger, imaginary, save the kingdom, supernatural, beauty and the beast, forest, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 8K
Passion Play (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: angel, musician, romance, danger, redemption, fall in love, love affair, desert, down on your luck, unlikely couple, wings, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
As You Like It (2006)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosalind and Orlando's celebrated courtship is played out against a backdrop of political rivalry, banishment and exile in the Forest of Arden - set in ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, talky, offbeat
Plot: exile, young lovers, dishonesty, love and romance, gender bending, fall in love, mistaken identity, disorder, hidden identity, gender, romance, royal family ...
Time: victorian, victorian era
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an enchanted forest, back in the time of the Druids, the shepherd Céladon and the shepherdess Astrée share a pure and chaste love. Fooled by a suitor, Astrée dismisses Céladon, who throws himself into a river out of despair. She thinks ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Plot: countryside, curses spells and rituals, forbidden love, true love, couples, youth, young lovers, estrangement, cons and scams, tragic love, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 5th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 76K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, modern fairy tale, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, love, love and romance, beast, popularity, teenage love, true love, curse, physical appearance, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: captivating, sentimental, dramatic, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: life philosophy, impossible love, love and romance, aging, true love, tragic love, life & death, child as adult, adult as child, existentialism, journey, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, pearl harbor, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 59K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, king arthur, witch, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: island, survival, missing person, deadly, ghost, danger, confined, isolation, supernatural, rescue, demonic possession, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 3K
Green Snake (1993)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mischievous snake who assumes human form interferes with the romance between her reptilian sister and a hapless man.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, surreal, cult film ...
Plot: martial arts, dangerous attraction, good versus evil, hidden identity, supernatural romance, supernatural, fall in love, danger, rivalry, romance, curses spells and rituals, clergy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, surreal, witty, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: first love, social misfits, boy scout, orphan, teenage love, island, youth, adolescence, childhood sweetheart, family relations, summer camp, misfit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 2K
Wake (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When things get tough for offbeat Carys Reitman, she does what any emotionally isolated, modern girl would do - she goes to strangers' funerals...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: funeral, romance, estrangement, fall in love, introspection, family relations, parents and children, roommate, self discovery, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, parents and children, unlikely couple, romance, supernatural ability, ghost, misfit, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tears for Sale (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. Our heroines, Ognjenka and Mala Boginja decide to go to the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, enigmatic, light, realistic ...
Plot: village, obsessive quest, romance, escapades, siblings relations, sex scene, drinking alcohol, female nudity, drinking, looking for love, rivalry, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 217K
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. ...
Style: stylized, romantic, tense, suspense, modern day adaptation ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, star crossed lovers, young lovers, teen romance, romance, true love, family feud, shakespeare, family relations, love and romance, gun violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, starting over, beach, haunted by the past, hopes, single parent, teenage life, death in the family, island, romance, denial, grief ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 175
Swing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anthony is caught between dreams of being a musician and pleasing his father and fiance. Encouraged by his great uncle, Anthony finds inspiration from a mysterious older woman in an other worldly night club, who teaches him to find happiness through ...
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couples, prodigy, musician's life, fall in love, destiny, self discovery, romance, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, nightclub ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%