Movies like Phantom of the Theatre

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Phantom of the Theatre (2016)
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Phantom of the Theatre (2016)
Original name: 魔宫魅影
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A haunted theatre, filled with the vengeful spirits of a tragically-trapped performance troupe murdered in a fire 13 years ago, waits for the once-grand palatial playhouse to re-open with a new show - and bring in new victims.
Plot: director, ghost, supernatural horror, magic show, theater, actress
Place: shanghai

Most similar movies to Phantom of the Theatre

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about ghost, flashback, supernatural, mystery, couples, female nudity and murder mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Phantom of the Theatre: Milk and Fashion (2007), Shanghai Panic (2002), Jasmine Flower (2004), Better Life (2010), Dangerous Liaisons (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Milk and Fashion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Milk and Fashion centers on a young foreigner, Tyler Ralstin, as he travels from rural Yunnan to Shanghai to live with his uncle Jack. As caretaker for Tyler, Jack must balance his life between the high demand of his profession and the role of a ...
Plot: ballet, dance
Place: shanghai, china
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95%
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Shanghai Panic (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of 4 Shanghai teenagers
Plot: teenager, gay relationship, aids, shower, male nudity, gay romance, gay, drug
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.6
 735
Jasmine Flower (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Zhang Ziyi plays the youngest of three generations of women who leads lives in Shanghai. Joan Chen plays the great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother. The film recounts this family, the mistakes they make, and a cycle that the granddaughter breaks ...
Style: family saga
Plot: actress, pregnancy, singing, adoption, class differences, generation gap, director, adopted daughter, photo studio, grandmother, mother in law, loss of husband ...
Time: 2000s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.6
 41
Better Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Plot: repeated scene, skyscraper, ghost, calligraphy, sea
Place: shanghai, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Dangerous Liaisons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China, South Korea, Singapore
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is a Chinese film by Hur Jin-ho based on the novel with the same title by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.
Style: serious, tense, sexual, gloomy, realistic
Plot: seduction, mind game, wooing, couples, innocence lost, dishonesty, rivalry, power relations, betrayal, love triangle, manipulations, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: shanghai, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 76
Eternal Wave (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eternal Wave 密战 is a Chinese film set during the anti-Japanese occupation era starring Aaron Kwok, Zhao Li Ying and Zhang Han. It follows the main protagonist Lin Xiang who is a spy working underground to reestablish what was destroyed ruing the ...
Plot: world war two, spy, communist, japanese occupation, sino japanese war, espionage
Place: shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.3
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Tiny Times 2 (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set four years after the first movie, Lin Xiao, Lily, Nan Xiang, and Ruby, confront opportunities and challenges as their school days come to an end.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, stylized, captivating
Plot: friendship, urban, fashion, best friends, ambition, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, relationship vs career, business, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: shanghai, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
I Remember You (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After an older lady hangs herself in a church, a new psychiatrist discovers she was obsessed with the disappearance of his eight-year-old son, who vanished three years earlier. Meanwhile, three city dwellers are restoring a house when they realize ...
Plot: ghost, disappearance, cold case, sex scene, clairvoyant, ghosts
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Intruder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder begins playing strange mind games with Catherine in an ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, murder, deadly, mentally unstable, infidelity, isolation, woman in danger, dishonesty, couples, immigrants, prodigy, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Madeline's Madeline (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Madeline has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop's ambitious director pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and troubled history with her mother into their collective art, the lines ...
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, mentor protege relationship, theatre group, theater, pregnant woman, hypochondriac, play, actress, role playing, director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Spirit of Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman falls in love with a man who is somewhat unavailable.
Plot: ghost, christmas, holiday, curse, kissing, in laws, piano, chess, christmas tree, drinking, alcohol, pocket watch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sister, Sister (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A congressional aide (Eric Stoltz) explores an old Louisiana mansion two kooky sisters (Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey) run as a guest house.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, gothic
Plot: murder, ghost, psychopath, swamp, siblings relations, supernatural, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, confined, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Waking the Dead (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Style: emotional, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, minneapolis minnesota, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Haunting of Sarah Hardy (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sela Ward stars as beautiful, vulnerable heiress Sarah Hardy, recently wed and returning to her isolated childhood home, The Pines, to claim her vast inheritance. But something – or someone – evil waits there for her. It could be real. Or ...
Plot: suicide of mother, death of mother, marriage, wedding, ghost, funeral, childhood trauma
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 136
Seven Devils (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A series of vignettes that explore the seven deadly sins.
Plot: plastic surgery, priest, ghost, catholicism, vanity, supernatural, supernatural power, undercover cop
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Itawari (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Jack Porter was a lonely man whose sole devotion was guarding an abandoned hospital, until he met Hannah, a homeless woman using the hospital for refuge. Over a year she changed Jack's life completely, before fate separated them. Jack forces ...
Plot: longing, autumn, alienation, attraction, trapped, wind, summer, secret place, explosion, memory, time, spring ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Haunting Passion (1983)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan was a successful football player, but when his contract expired recently, it wasn't renewed due to his age. Together with his wife Julie he decides to make a new start and they move into a romantic and lonesome house. While Dan starts a ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, supernatural power, female nudity, erotica, earthquake
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 3K
Planetarium (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Follows the journey of sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. They cross paths with a visionary French producer while performing in Paris.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, enigmatic, disturbing, pre war
Plot: sister sister relationship, seance, ghost, dream, anti semitism, filmmaking, actress, luxury, decadence, film producer, promoter, sibling relationship ...
Time: 1930s, year 1943
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2.2
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Haunted Boat (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the young Kevin gets the boat of his dead uncle as a gift, he invites five friends of him to a trip to Catalina Island for the weekend. While in the journey, they drink booze, have sex and play games, with each one of them telling his or her ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological
Plot: ghost, mystery, escapades, ocean or sea, youth, danger, terrorism, supernatural, deadly, ship, survival, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night of Dark Shadows (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed painter and his wife move into his family's ancestral home and find themselves plagued by spirits of past residents.
Style: gothic, serious, stylized, scary, twist ending
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, estate, supernatural, vampire, hanging, painting, gothic horror, mansion, haunted house, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Midnight Bayou (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The new owner of a supposedly haunted New Orleans plantation manor uncovers a shocking secret that has been hidden for over 100 years.
Style: touching, sentimental, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, couples, afterlife, drug abuse, assassination attempt, supernatural, love and romance, supernatural ability, legends and myths, romance, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Someone to Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During a party at movie director Danny's home, a group of friends and actors people are reunited to converse about love and relationship. Orson Welles is the "judge" of these conversations.
Plot: loneliness, actress, director, brother brother relationship, party, interview, theater
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kennedy's Blonde Ghost (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The ghost of a young German colonist, who died a couple of hundred years ago in unclear supernatural circumstances, appears in Chile to fulfill her mythical destiny. To achieve this, she will intervene in the life of an unsuccessful publicist and ...
Plot: ghost, car accident, dead children, late night, urban legend, hitchhiker, blonde
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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Shanghai (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of the death, he falls in love and discovers a much larger secret that his own ...
Style: captivating, stylized, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, political conspiracy, fall in love, life is a bitch, love and romance, dark secret, crime boss ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941, 1940s
Place: china, asia, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
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Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, loss of child, haunted by the past, dealing with death, death in the family, uncover truth, family problems, afterlife, mentally unstable, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA, China, Kenya
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: aids, corruption, murder, death, investigation, political corruption, cover up, uncover truth, diplomat, fighting the system, obsession, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa, sudan, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hush Little Baby (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young mother suffers her worst nightmare -the drowning of her young daughter. Two years later, Jamie gives birth to another girl. After a series of suspicious accidents, Jamie becomes haunted by fears that her dead daughter's vengeful spirit ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, babies and infants, dealing with death, mystery, missing child, supernatural, pregnancy, custody, single parent, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
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Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, stalking, memory loss, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, mysterious character, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, crimes, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.0
 2K
Tiny Times (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When four best friends try and move forward in their work and personal life, they realize that trying to live their life's dream is more difficult than they imagine -- especially in the high fashion world of Shanghai.
Style: sentimental, realistic, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, friendship, best friends, traffic jam, urban, looking for love, couples, youth, coming of age, romance, friends, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wedding Director (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Franco Elica is a film director casting a remake of a pious melodrama in Rome. He's melancholy, heading south for a break. On a beach, he meets a man who films weddings and is roped into helping film the wedding of the daughter of a severe and ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, surreal, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: rock, church, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, true love, introspection, filmmaking, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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