Movies like Les Misérables 2012

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Les Misérables (2012)
 7.5
 328K
Les Misérables (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: emotional, epic, inspirational, touching, harsh, sentimental, stylized, lyrical, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: rebellion, redemption, prostitute, revolution, army, corpse, arrest, parole, orphan, father daughter relationship, suicide, dying man, sewer, fall in love, convict, historical character, haunted by the past, french, obsessive quest, betrayal, destiny, historical event, sacrifice, dancing, brothel ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Les Misérables

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love, love and romance, destiny, society, mentor, romance and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Les Misérables: Oliver! (1968), Les Miserables (1978), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Great Expectations (2012), Moulin Rouge! (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 38K
Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, witty, dark, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: orphan, street kid, children, orphanage, child abuse, child, coming of age, youth, victorian england, kids in trouble, charles dickens, owl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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100%
Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: french revolution, unrequited love, historical event, catholic, tragic love, redemption, mother love, falsely accused, revolution, dehumanization, injustice, bishop ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: judaism, jewish, tradition versus modernity, wedding, tradition, village, anti semitism, dancing, immigration, jewish culture, father daughter relationship, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: russia, ukraine, poland, israel, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Les Misérables (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, epic, sexy ...
Plot: redemption, ex convict, freedom, prison escape, going straight, hopes, rise to the top, french, happy ending, prisoner, justice, christian ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Great Expectations (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: generosity, unfulfilled love, orphan, charles dickens, love and romance, redemption, social differences, hopes, rise to the top, haunted by the past, youth, benefactor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 283K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, romantic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, love story, jealousy, showbiz, terminal illness, nightclub, dancing, performer's life, love, romance, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, india, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 14K
Yentl (1983)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training.
Style: sexy, touching, emotional, feminist film, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: gender, jewish, skinny dipping, arm wrestling, dancing, romance, catastrophe, destiny, disaster, bittersweet, transsexual, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, fall in love, dangerous attraction, singer, love and romance, musician's life, love triangle, disguise, theater, dancing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Les Misérables (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 400 min.
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Story: The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving nineteen years. At first he only encounter mistrust and closed ...
Style: suspense, melancholic, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: redemption, justice, romance, injustice, depression, on the run, thief, mayor, haunted by the past, theft, ex convict, french ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, governess, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, couples, british, mother daughter relationship, love, estate ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1830s, 90s
Place: england, london, san francisco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Razor's Edge (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.
Style: philosophical, touching, thought provoking, twists and turns, epic ...
Plot: philosophy, friendship, redemption, world war one, female nudity, hospital, idealism, death, first contact, adaptation, greed, fantasy world ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, india, asia, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Les Misérables (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 372 min.
TV show
Story: Television adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel which follows Jean Valjean as he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings to grip the city of Paris once more.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, suspense, cult film
Plot: poverty, rebellion, prostitution, redemption, forgiveness, father daughter relationship, manhunt, thief, social problems, police officer, corruption, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, dramatic, clever, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, women, prostitution, death of husband, evil priest, lone hero, prejudice, family, distopia, destiny, culture clash, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 152K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love, best friends in love, friendship, love and romance, male female friendship, opposites attract, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ambition, introspection, destiny, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: sexy, romantic, atmospheric, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, beautiful scenery, romance, betrayal, cheating wife, age difference, death, love, imperial russia, russian, runaway, mentor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 88K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: gothic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, young woman, older man younger woman relationship, estate, power of love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 11K
Silk (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Italy, UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.
Style: romantic, stylized, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: love story, terminal illness, betrayal, romance, travel, life philosophy, interracial love relationship, smuggling, couple relations, love and romance, sex, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1870s
Place: japan, france, tokyo, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.
Style: touching, motivational, realistic, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: poverty, childhood, orphan, against the odds, destiny, life is a bitch, rags to riches, society, true love, love, street kid, street life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, year 2005 ...
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.8
 10K
Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, intense, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, happy ending, orphan, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, power relations, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 8K
Oh, My Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Orphaned and homeless Ranbir Raj re-locates to a small town and orders a glass of milk in the RK Bar. He befriends a prostitute by the name of Gulabji, who invites him to spend the night with her, and when he refuses, she re-directs him to Lillian ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, friendship, love and romance, tragic love, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, hopes, small town life, idealism, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Little Dorrit (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 357 min.
Story: A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has been imprisoned for twenty-five years. A film in originally released ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, charles dickens, age difference, couples, family relations, love and romance, society, rise to the top, life is a bitch, master and servant, down on your luck, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, venice, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 34K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, tragedy, romance, college, young love, love story, tragic love, young lovers, death, ice hockey, terminal illness, graduation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, new york, boston, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.8
 2.0M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: mentally challenged, life philosophy, love, human spirit, destiny, philosophy, journey, rise to the top, life, vietnam war, courage, selflessness ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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: romantic, emotional, sexy, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: artist, childhood, art, destiny, romance, love, fall in love, social differences, inheritance, painting, stranger, understanding ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 18th century, 90s ...
Place: florida, new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.4
 248K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, romance, disability, love story, fall in love, love and romance, handicapped, caregiver, quadriplegic, euthanasia, loneliness, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, mallorca, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 345
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, tragedy, unsupportive spouse, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 3K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: light, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, revenge, adultery, dysfunctional family, manipulation, family relations, love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.5
 789
St. Ives (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp. He's a swashbuckler, so the prison's commander, Major Farquar Bolingbroke Chevening, asks for lessons in communicating ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: prison, adventure, fall in love, adventurer, haunted by the past, soldier, escapades, captivity, battles, military, napoleonic wars, napoleon bonaparte ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 17K
Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl (Nastassja Kinski, in a gorgeous breakthrough) is sent by her father to the ...
Style: erotic, scenic, sexy, atmospheric, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: tragic love, rape, breast feeding, loneliness, peasant, destiny, tragedy, social injustice, pregnant from rape, beautiful scenery, assassination, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.3
 2K
Umrao Jaan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role. The film is directed by J.P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: courtesan, life is a bitch, social differences, forbidden love, prostitute, romance, society, destiny, impossible love, curses spells and rituals, abduction, brothel ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%