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, visually appealing, melancholic, stylized, talky and realistic films and TV shows about / with storytelling, dialogue, mentor, love, artistic, weird, runaway, culture clash, catastrophe and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
lyrical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lyrical: Impulse (2018), A Fantastic Woman (2017), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Frank (2014), Across the Universe (2007), Mamma Mia! (2008), Wings of Desire (1987).

List of lyrical movies

Impulse (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, bleak, suspense, sexual, lyrical ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: super strength, teenage life, youth, supernatural, danger, family relations, friendship, investigation, school, suburbs, superheroine, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
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, sentimental, suspenseful, melancholic, captivating
Plot: death of lover, waitress, loss, love, female protagonist, police, singing, death, funeral, gender, apartment, hallucination ...
Place: south america, chile
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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: melancholic, lyrical, bleak, tense, touching ...
Plot: fugitives, love triangle, police officer, outlaw, chase, couple relations, criminal heroes, crimes, escapades, romance, on the road, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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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: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, couple relations, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, love, first love, mother daughter relationship, class differences, pregnancy ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957 ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, tokyo
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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging ...
Style: stylized, meditative, melancholic, scenic, lyrical ...
Plot: missing person, girls' boarding school, valentine's day, mystery, unsolved mystery, wilderness, expedition, disappearance, tragedy, friendship between girls, suicide, coming of age ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, victorian era, turn of the century
Place: australia, south australia
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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: biblical, lyrical, stylized, emotional, talky ...
Plot: betrayal, destiny, hopes, singing, religion, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism, christianity, dancing, jesus ...
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, suicide, music band, identity, eccentricity, mental illness, creativity, musician, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
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Across the Universe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Music, 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: stylized, captivating, realistic, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: freedom, anti war, protest, vietnam war, cultural difference, political unrest, friendship, fan, music, hippie, counterculture, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: liverpool, usa, new york, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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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: romantic, sentimental, stylized, not serious, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, free spirited, father daughter relationship, lovers reunited, love and romance, eccentric family, family reunited, family secret, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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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, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, immortality, mortality, diary, desire, poet, dream, impossible love, german, fall in love, romance, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany
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Scarlet Sails (1961)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A little girl Assol met a wizard and it has been foretold: "... it will be a fine sunny day when a beautiful ship under scarlet sail comes and the noble prince will take you away from here. He'll take you to the world of your dreams, where ...
Style: lyrical, romantic, sentimental, scenic, fairy tale
Plot: love, sailboat, sailing ship, love and romance, father daughter relationship, friendship, life is a bitch, poverty, based on a novel, prince, crazy, captain ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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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: lyrical, emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, captive, lovers apart, beach, terrorist, love, male female relationship, couples, underwater, christmas, scotsman, spy ...
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, melancholic, sad, rough
Plot: cancer, village, disguise, in the woods, changing lives, terminal illness, family relations, rape, reject
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: romantic, dramatic, colourful, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pianist, jazz, jazz club, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, audition, bigger dreams, dance, passion, love, dancing, jazz musician ...
Place: paris france, los angeles
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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, serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, singer, disfigurement, musician's life, fall in love, love and romance, dangerous attraction, prodigy, disguise, tragic hero, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, 1870s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, 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, melancholic, lyrical, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, love affair, writer's life, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, audition, living together, memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2009
Place: usa, ohio, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Camelot (1967)
Genre: Adventure, 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, atmospheric, stylized, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: knight, camelot, jousting, king arthur, romance, heroes, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, sword and sorcery, battle, love triangle ...
Time: middle ages, 1960s
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, lyrical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, couples, social relations, couple relations, small town, cabaret, magic, dancing, teenage girl, father son relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
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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: meditative, philosophical, atmospheric, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, meditation, monk, redemption, teachers and students, mentor, guilt, isolation, life, buddhist monk, solitude, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
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, kids
Plot: music band, musician's life, friendship, youth, teenage life, music, singing, school, singer, family, coming of age, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: 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, adventurer, new world, colonialism, unlikely relationship, communication problem, princess, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
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, sentimental, serious, rough, emotional ...
Plot: dying, loss, gangsters, loss of partner, love and romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, loss of loved one, law enforcement, crimes, mafia, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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 ...
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, cinderella story, hopes, folk hero, leadership, love and romance, human spirit, state affairs, rise to the top, charity, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, south america, italy ...
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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: obsession, yakuza, disfigurement, love and romance, lovers reunited, blind character, regret, renewed love, mental illness, romance, suicide attempt, elopement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 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, sincere, tense, lyrical, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, infidelity, custody, fall in love, love affair, family problems, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, sweden, denmark, paris france, tokyo
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Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 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: atmospheric, tense, surreal, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: desert, islam, survival, taliban, on the road, refugee, politics, rescue, danger, journalism, race against time, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east, canada, iran, africa ...
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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, musician's life, police brutality, racism, drug dealer, rags to riches, feud, racial slur, gang, police harassment ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1986 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, detroit ...
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As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
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 ...
Plot: music, choir, village, musician's life, ambition, teachers and students, human nature, romance, rehearsal, school, church, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, australia
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, serious, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, love and romance, theft, mentor, warrior, adventure, mountain, sword, heroine, aristocracy ...
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: touching, serious, realistic, psychological, lyrical ...
Plot: unemployment, housewife, job seeking, pianist, alienation, rebellion, hopes, family secret, dysfunctional family, family relations, youth, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, china, middle east
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