Lyrical movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lyrical movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out lyrical, stylized, melancholic, realistic, harsh and talky films and TV shows about / with dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, culture clash, runaway, storytelling, brutality, love, dancing and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
lyrical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lyrical: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Frank (2014), Mamma Mia! (2008), Submergence (2017), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), La La Land (2016), The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Corrections Class (2014), Colette (2018).

List of lyrical movies

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, love, class differences, first love, mother daughter relationship, teenage love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, tokyo
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for ...
Style: biblical, lyrical, stylized, emotional, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, christianity, religion, hopes, jesus, singing, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism, dancing ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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Frank (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, touching, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: music, identity, music band, eccentricity, suicide, mental illness, creativity, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
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Mamma Mia! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, wedding, single parent, free spirited, eccentric family, parent child relationship, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, meet the parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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Submergence (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In a room with no windows on the eastern coast of Africa, an Englishman, James Moore, is held captive by jihadist fighters. Thousands of miles away on the Greenland Sea, Danielle Flinders prepares to dive in a submersive to the ocean floor. In their ...
Style: touching, lyrical, emotional, sincere, sentimental
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, captive, beach, lovers apart, love, male female relationship, underwater, couples, scotsman, terrorist, christmas, religious conversion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: somalia, france, atlantic ocean
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The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Estonia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Egor Korshunov (40) is a Siberian forest guard who works in a local environmental company, fighting fearlessly against poachers in taiga. Egor is a great family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second ...
Style: lyrical, sad, melancholic, rough
Plot: cancer, village, disguise, changing lives, terminal illness, family relations, rape
Place: siberia
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La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: melancholic, romantic, colourful, emotional, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: pianist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, jazz, audition, jazz club, passion, dance, bigger dreams, jazz music, jazz musician, destiny ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
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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, captivating, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, prodigy, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
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Corrections Class (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lena is a bright, disabled girl who, after years spent studying at home, is keen to get back to school. She is assigned to a special class for disabled pupils who have to present themselves before a school commission at the end of the year in order ...
Style: melancholic, lyrical, emotional, compassionate, sad
Audience: teens
Plot: disabled person, teenager, classmate classmate relationship, love, school, friendship, rumor, jealousy, handicap, railway, maid, classmate ...
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: based on true events, inspirational, lyrical, captivating, intellectual
Plot: ghost writer, nobel prize, husband wife relationship, female writer, novelist, exploitation, bisexuality, female protagonist, lesbian kiss, branding, open marriage, libertine ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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Impulse (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Follow 16-year-old Henrietta, aka Henry, who discovers she has the ability to teleport. The first time she realizes this, she is in a truck with her high school’s Golden Boy, who tries to rape her.
Style: captivating, lyrical, bleak, ambiguous ending, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, friendship, youth, teenage life, school, danger, investigation, super strength, dialogue, superheroine, suburbs, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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D'artagnan and Three Musketeers (1979)
Genre: Adventure, History, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 220 min.
Story: This is a wonderful three-part music video, shot by one of the most famous adventure novels of Alexandre Dumas. Four friends - the musketeers save the honor of the Queen of France, the battle against the all-powerful Cardinal Richelieu and the ...
Style: lyrical, captivating, romantic, stylized
Plot: adventure, musketeer, friends, swashbuckler, secret mission, honor, king, rivalry, secret, queen, king of france, cardinal the priest ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: france
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Snow Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, depressing, heartbreaking, melancholic ...
Plot: teenage love, small town, small town life, depression, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couple relations, young love, family problems, first love, single parent, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
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8 Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: captivating, lyrical, gloomy, sincere, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, music, musician's life, follow your dream, underdog, white rapper, contests and competitions, street gang, racial slur, drugs/alcohol, human spirit, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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Rhapsody in August (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over the summer. She learns of a long-lost brother, Suzujiro, living in Hawaii who wants her to visit him ...
Style: emotional, serious, atmospheric, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: anti war, human nature, haunted by the past, parents and children, siblings relations, memory, family relations, battles, society, post war, grandmother, elderly ...
Place: japan, hawaii, asia, usa, tokyo ...
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The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Over the course of 12 years, and three stages of life, Sidney Hall falls in love, writes the book of a generation and then disappears without a trace.
Style: captivating, lyrical, melancholic, meditative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: novel, girlfriend, investigator, search, writers, best friends, hallucinations, book burning, disappearance, classmate, arson, recovery ...
Time: contemporary
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Descendants 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, lyrical, exciting
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, teenage protagonist, moral dilemma, evil witch, friendship, relationships, high school, music, teenager, villain
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Manhole (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Story: This time-slip drama centers around Bong Pil and his five friends who travel between the past and present through a manhole in order to stop a wedding scheduled a week later.
Style: funny, exciting, entertaining, lyrical, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friends, love and romance, heroes, love triangle, escapades, adventure, family relations, twists & turns, misfit, couple relations, redemption ...
Place: korea
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Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: stylized, witty, captivating, semi serious, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: femme fatale, prison, desire for fame, jail, rising to stardom, ambition, crimes of passion, warden, fame, uninhibited rivalry, media satire, jazz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Style: gothic, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: therapy, surgery, support group, opera, future dystopia, life is a bitch, powerful corporation, against humanity, terminal illness, mercilessness, panic, grudge ...
Time: 21st century, future
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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once she came into power, transformed the Russian empire.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, lyrical
Plot: royal family, russian empire, empress, coup d'etat, loveless marriage, heir to the throne, royal court, palace intrigue, arranged marriage, aunt, russian history
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, infidelity, extramarital affair, professor, wife husband relationship, nobel prize, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband, sexism, father son relationship, aspiring writer ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, year 1992, year 1968, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, sweden, scandinavia
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A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.
Style: lyrical
Plot: singer, waitress, death of lover, women, loss, love, church, male in shower, gender, talent, concert, hospital ...
Place: chile, south america
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Across the Universe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, a rich but sheltered American girl who joins the growing ...
Style: surreal, stylized, offbeat, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti war, protest, freedom, vietnam war, university, police arrest, riot, cultural difference, artist, political unrest, music, friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: liverpool, new york, usa, seaport, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, poverty, unemployment, violence, robbery, social misfits, criminal heroes, neo realism, crimes, dishonesty, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
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Georgy Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Georgy has resigned herself to being one of life's accidents. She disapproves somewhat of her father's butlering James Leamington. She's tall, plump, sloppy and wistfully envious of what she conceives to be the life led by her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, pregnancy, butler, roommate, hospital, piano, adoption, love triangle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, music teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
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Ratcatcher (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Gillespie is 12 years old. The world he knew is changing. Haunted by a secret, he has become a stranger in his own family. He is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. He finds an awkward tenderness with Margaret Anne, a ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: canal, neighbor, coming of age, drowning, mouse, realism, urban ghetto, dysfunctional family, youth, family relations, parents and children, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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The Magic Flute (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The Queen of the Night enlists a handsome prince named Tamino to rescue her beautiful kidnapped daughter, Princess Pamina, in this screen adaptation of the beloved Mozart opera. Aided by the lovelorn bird hunter Papageno and a magical flute that ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: mozart, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, romance, clergy, rescue, kidnapping, royal family, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: vienna, tokyo, england
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Wings of Desire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immortality, angel, library, circus, mortality, berlin wall, dream, temptation, poet, diary, desire, supernatural romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, west germany
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Gabbeh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh (a intricately-designed rug), while bickering gently with each other. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two clean the rug. This young woman belongs to the clan whose ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, stylized, touching ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, rug, elderly couple, village, romance, village life, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations, golden years ...
Place: iran, middle east, japan, tokyo
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