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, melancholic, visually appealing, stylized, talky and weird films and TV shows about / with storytelling, artistic, dialogue, mentor, love, runaway, culture clash, loneliness, catastrophe and beautiful scenery plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
lyrical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lyrical: The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017), Impulse (2018), A Fantastic Woman (2017), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Frank (2014), Wings of Desire (1987), I Named Her Feriha (2011), Meteor Garden (2018), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), Submergence (2017).

List of lyrical movies

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: lyrical, meditative, captivating, melancholic, non-linear
Audience: girls' night
Plot: writers, disappearance, investigator, girlfriend, best friends, abusive parent, hallucination, publisher, classmate, arson, recovery, fire ...
Time: contemporary
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Impulse (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: sexual, captivating, bleak, lyrical, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, youth, supernatural, super strength, family relations, friendship, investigation, criminal, rage, violence, drugs, murderer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Germany
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, suspenseful, sentimental, captivating, melancholic
Plot: death of lover, waitress, transsexual, police, loss, love, female protagonist, gender, restaurant, death, funeral, church ...
Time: 2010s
Place: santiago chile, spain, south america, chile, latin america
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: lyrical, stylized, emotional, talky, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, hopes, dancing, christianity, jesus, religion, rock and roll, music, crucifix, atheism, creativity ...
Time: 1st century, 70s
Place: middle east, israel, holy land, palestine
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Frank (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK
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 band, music, mental illness, suicide, identity, musician, strange person, eccentricity, creativity, deadpan, loneliness, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, austin texas, britain
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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: meditative, atmospheric, surreal, touching, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, immortality, mortality, diary, desire, dream, impossible love, german, afterlife, fall in love, supernatural, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, west germany
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I Named Her Feriha (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adını Feriha Koydum is a Turkish television drama series produced by Med Yapım. The series broadcast on Show TV and it is written by duo Melis Civelek and Sırma Yanık.
Style: romantic, surprise ending, touching, serious, lyrical ...
Plot: love and romance, jealousy, family relations, mystery, unlikely couple, friends, intrigue, rich and poor, male female relationship, love affair, love interest, love story ...
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D'artagnan and Three Musketeers (1979)
Genre: Adventure, History, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 220 min.
TV show
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: captivating, romantic, lyrical, stylized
Plot: musketeer, king of france, friends, adventure, king, queen, escapades, secret mission, palace intrigue, secret, courage, honor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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Meteor Garden (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary girl is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school - Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo.
Style: sweet, romantic, sincere, light, lyrical ...
Plot: love hate relationship, school, chinese, romance, youth, friendship, love and romance, friends, looking for love, university, envy, university student ...
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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: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, love, class differences, first love, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1963 ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, paris france, tokyo
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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, sincere, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lovers apart, romance, love, beach, terrorist, captive, male female relationship, couples, christmas, scotsman, running, swimming ...
Time: 21st century
Place: somalia, france, africa, 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, disturbing ...
Plot: cancer, village, male to female cross dressing, disguise, forest, changing lives, terminal illness, lifestyle change, illness, fighting illness, cancer patient, personality change ...
Place: siberia
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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, serious, captivating, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, disfigurement, singer, musician's life, dangerous attraction, love and romance, love triangle, disguise, tragic hero, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, year 1919, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, london
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The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, audition, memory, aspiring writer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2011, year 2009
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ohio
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Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: king arthur, knight, heroes, jousting, romance, betrayal, camelot, rivalry, intrigue, medieval, sword and sorcery, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Fantasticks (2000)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two rural teens sing and dance their way through a forbidden romance and a dangerous travelling carnival.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, couples, social relations, couple relations, cabaret, small town, dancing, family feud, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s
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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: romantic, melancholic, dramatic, colourful, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, love, jazz, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, pianist, bigger dreams, audition, traffic jam, jazz club, jazz musician, destiny ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Style: philosophical, melancholic, meditative, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, existentialism, buddhist monk, meditation, life, life changing experience, solitude, human nature, philosophy, monk, teachers and students, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: music band, musician's life, friendship, youth, teenage life, school, singer, family, coming of age, music, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, england
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The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: touching, meditative, serious, lyrical, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, chief, power of love, communication problem, new world, adventurer, colonialism, unlikely relationship, love triangle, princess, wilderness, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: virginia, usa, england
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Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A police officer leaves the force in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into a depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Style: bleak, serious, sentimental, rough, emotional ...
Plot: dying, gangsters, loss, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, loss of loved one, loss of partner, law enforcement, crimes, fighting illness, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji
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Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, ambition, hopes, cinderella story, charity, love and romance, state affairs, rise to the top, leadership, folk hero, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, 1920s ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, italy, spain ...
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Dolls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dolls takes puppeteering as its overriding motif -- specifically, the kind practiced in Bunraku doll theater performances -- opening each section of his film with a story provided by the puppets and their masters, which relates thematically to the ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, bleak, surreal, melancholic ...
Plot: regret, obsession, disfigurement, suicide attempt, love and romance, blind character, renewed love, mental illness, romance, yakuza, elopement, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, gloomy, lyrical ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, infidelity, love affair, custody, fall in love, crumbling marriage, family problems, destructive relationship, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, denmark, france, sweden, tokyo
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Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Style: tense, atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: desert, islam, survival, on the road, refugee, politics, rescue, taliban, life is a bitch, hidden identity, race against time, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, canada, iran, california ...
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Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, lyrical, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, music, rapper, rap, racism, police brutality, rags to riches, musician's life, gang, feud, racial slur, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1986, year 1990 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, ohio ...
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As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: choir, village, music, musician's life, ambition, teachers and students, human nature, romance, church, school, rehearsal, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, scandinavia ...
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword fight, warrior, female martial artist, qing dynasty, aristocracy, martial artist, duel, vengeance, love and romance, ninja ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
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Tokyo Sonata (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Netherlands, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ryûhei Sasaki (Teruyuki Kagawa) is keeping a secret from his wife, Megumi (Kyôko Koizumi), and his two teenage sons. Even though he leaves the house every day, he's not really going to work. He's going to an employment office. He ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, psychological, lyrical ...
Plot: family relations, job seeking, housewife, unemployment, pianist, layoff, alienation, rebellion, family secret, hopes, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, china, middle east
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Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as ...
Style: touching, colourful, captivating, fairy tale, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, mythical creature, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, lighthouse, supernatural, legends and myths, getting home, lighthouse keeper, celtic, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo
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