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, alcohol, theater, supernatural horror, magic show, actress, film within a film
Place: shanghai

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Most similar movies to Phantom of the Theatre

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and stylized films with plots about ghost, flashback, murder, couples, supernatural, crimes and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Phantom of the Theatre: Milk and Fashion (2007), Shanghai Panic (2002), Jasmine Flower (2004), Seven Devils (2015), Better Life (2010). 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: dancing, dance, ballet
Place: shanghai, china
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95%
 5.2
 111
Shanghai Panic (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of 4 Shanghai teenagers
Plot: gay, teenager, aids, gay romance, shower, male nudity, drug, gay relationship, drugs
Place: shanghai, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
 776
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: smoking, adopted daughter, actress, suicide, chinese, director, movie studio, communist, infertility, fame, movie star, generation gap ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s, 2000s, 80s, 50s
Place: shanghai, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.5
 161
Seven Devils (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A series of vignettes that explore the seven deadly sins.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ghost, supernatural, undercover cop, supernatural power, catholicism, vanity, plastic surgery, priest, settler, mysticism
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 7.6
 44
Better Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Inspired by the drowning of 23 Chinese undocumented cockle pickers in Morecambe Bay (northwest England). Mazu, goddess of the sea, floats over the tragedy.
Plot: skyscraper, ghost, sea, repeated scene, calligraphy, very little dialogue, streetcar
Place: shanghai, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, red dress, gazebo, attorney, birth certificate, party, haunted house, kiss, security system ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 978
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: stylized, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sexy
Plot: friendship, best friends, couples, fashion, romance, friends, urban, love and romance, relationship vs career, ambition, strong female presence, business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: shanghai, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Scarred Memory (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-Category 3 starlet Veronica Yip is a young doctor who’s suffering psychological trauma after being raped. She has an understanding boyfriend and best friend, but the pressure of her sexual frigidity gets to them and she finds them in ...
Plot: nurse uniform, stethoscope, medical, nurse, asian, blood, nurse hat, hospital, doctor, computer
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: brother brother relationship, party, interview, actress, director, loneliness, theater, hollywood
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 713
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: suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, murder, mystery, manipulations, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, dishonesty, manipulation, immigrants, prodigy, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: seduction, love triangle, couples, femme fatale, love and romance, intrigue, fall in love, wooing, rivalry, betrayal, power relations, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 786
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, psychological thriller ...
Plot: murder, ghost, family relations, psychopath, swamp, siblings relations, family problems, supernatural, who done it, isolation, uncover truth, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious ...
Plot: politics, election, obsession, death, ghost, politician, romance, state affairs, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, chile, manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 34
The Twenty (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Carty Fox has struggled with his drinking and the blackouts that attend it for as long as he can remember. But now, having jumped into the sober world one more time, he attempts to find a tiny handhold with which he can pull himself out of the gloom ...
Plot: male female relationship, alcoholics anonymous, recovering alcoholic, alcohol, husband wife relationship, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: friendship, autumn, chapel, attraction, resurrection, fire, love, loneliness, hospital, rain, time, english ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.1
 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: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, friendship, romance, ambition, coming of age, relationship vs career, youth, couples, looking for love, traffic jam, strong female presence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, urban legend, hitchhiker, blonde, late night, dead children
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 9K
Abandon (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, missing person, student life, police detective, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, obsession, boyfriend, plot twist, paranoia, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, athens greece, amsterdam, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Dead Man's Curve (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two roommates plan to kill a third to take advantage of college policy giving a 4.0 grade to a suicide's roommates.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: college, murder, urban legend, pregnancy, suicide, party, psychopath, deadly, youth, college life, legends and myths, urban ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, enigmatic, stylized, disturbing, pre war
Plot: sister sister relationship, seance, ghost, dream, anti semitism, filmmaking, decadence, promoter, luxury, actress, film producer, female director ...
Time: 1930s, year 1943
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Can't Sleep (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ninon is a spirited hotel-manager who teaches self-defense classes to her terrified elderly neighbors. Daiga, an aspiring Lithuanian actress newly arrived to Paris, comes to live at the hotel and becomes fascinated with the life of a mysteriously ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, hotel, murder, crimes, down on your luck, couples, transvestism, misfit, life is a bitch, love and romance, gender, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, scary, stylized, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, supernatural, vampire, estate, gothic horror, mansion, a vision, painting, hanging, haunted house, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: pursuit, car accident, death of mother, ghost, marriage, childhood trauma, funeral, wedding, suicide of mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.4
 9K
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, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, fall in love, political conspiracy, love and romance, life is a bitch, dark secret, mafia ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: china, asia, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rehearsal for Murder (1982)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A year after his fiancée's death, a playwright schedules a rehearsal for his new play, which proves to be a trap for her killer.
Style: suspense
Plot: suspect, flashback, murder, suicide, flashlight, loss of wife, whodunit, theater, blackout, rehearsal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, ghost, earthquake, supernatural power, female nudity, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.2
 664
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: psychological, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, survival, deadly, danger, ship, mystery, youth, supernatural, underwater, pursuit, fear, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 13K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, scary ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, murder, lighthouse, loss of child, supernatural, death in the family, uncover truth, mentally unstable, woman in danger, death of child, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 52K
Wicker Park (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.
Style: sexy, realistic, non-linear, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love at first sight, love triangle, manipulations, sociopath, friendship, betrayal, dating, love and romance, dishonesty, manipulation, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A View of Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Happily married with a daughter, Marc is a successful real estate agent in Aix-en-Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house. A few hours later, Marc finally puts a name to her face. It's Cathy, ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, uncover truth, haunted by the past, couple relations, investigation, couples, childhood love, teenage crush, repressed memory, romance, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: algeria, france, europe, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%