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, stylized, talky, realistic and clever films and TV shows about / with dialogue, culture clash, runaway, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dancing, loneliness, love and romance and music plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres shot in USA, France, UK 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), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), La La Land (2016), Impulse (2018), 8 Mile (2002), Descendants 2 (2017), Manhole (2017).
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La La Land (2016)
Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
USA, Hong Kong
128 min.
D'artagnan and Three Musketeers (1979)
Adventure, History, Musical
Soviet Union
220 min.
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Impulse (2018)
Action, Sci-Fi
50 min.

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 1963 ...
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, injustice, jesus, singing, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism ...
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, eccentric family, parent child relationship, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, meet the parents, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
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, colourful, emotional, dramatic, sad ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: pianist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, jazz, jazz club, audition, passion, dance, bigger dreams, jazz musician, jazz music, destiny ...
Place: los angeles, paris 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, bleak, lyrical, ambiguous ending, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, friendship, teenage life, youth, danger, school, investigation, dialogue, super strength, family relations, superheroine, suburbs ...
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: captivating, romantic, lyrical, stylized
Plot: adventure, musketeer, friends, swashbuckler, unlikely partners, escapades, secret mission, honor, king of france, cardinal the priest, secret, king ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: france
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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, gloomy, lyrical, sincere, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, music, musician's life, follow your dream, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, street gang, life is a bitch, racial slur, drugs/alcohol, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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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, evil witch, teenage protagonist, moral dilemma, relationships, friendship, 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, lyrical, entertaining, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friends, love and romance, love triangle, family relations, twists & turns, heroes, adventure, escapades, couple relations, fistfight, redemption ...
Place: korea
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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: death of lover, waitress, singer, loss, women, love, loss of loved one, church, hospital, nightclub, affair, cremation ...
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: offbeat, surreal, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti war, protest, university, riot, police arrest, cultural difference, vietnam war, political unrest, music, americana, artist, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, seaport, california, 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, robbery, violence, unemployment, social misfits, criminal heroes, sexual abuse, neo realism, crimes, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, pregnancy, roommate, piano, butler, hospital, 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, realistic ...
Plot: canal, neighbor, coming of age, drowning, mouse, realism, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, 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, romance, danger, 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, psychological, surreal, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, immortality, supernatural romance, library, dream, berlin wall, mortality, circus, temptation, poet, diary, desire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin 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: epic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, touching ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, rug, elderly couple, village, romance, village life, new wave, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Place: iran, middle east, japan, tokyo
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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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, wife, marriage, divorce, writer's life, artists and showbiz, broadway, music, dialogue, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, book, office, advertising, oldies, rise to the top, workplace romance, workplace situations, ambition, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
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Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, 'Flight of the Red Balloon' tells the story of a French family as seen through the eyes of a Chinese student. The film was shot in August and September 2006 on ...
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic, touching ...
Plot: single parent, nanny, balloon, museum, parents and children, family, shadow puppet, neglect, postmodernism, urban, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, brussels, paris france, tokyo
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Finian's Rainbow (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Irishman, Finian, and his daughter Sharon, arrive in Rainbow Valley, a Southern town of tobacco sharecroppers in the state of Missitucky. The town has its own resident dreamer, Woody, who thinks that he might be able to put the town on the map by ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: racism, small town, mysterious character, small town life, irishman, wish come true, fish out of water, hopes, society, curses spells and rituals, discrimination, miraculous event ...
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Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, stylized, offbeat, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, jealousy, terminal illness, performer's life, showbiz, postmodernism, cabaret, nightclub, absinthe, bohemian, dance hall, duke ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1900s
Place: europe, paris france, france, india
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Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, new wave, marriage, adultery, musician, prostitute, jealousy, obsession, love, romance, promiscuity ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
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Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, music, pianist, friendship, passionate interest, song, romance, singer, musician, immigrants, folk, irish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, czech republic, europe, london
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, surreal, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, mental institution, politics, assassin, honeymoon, exile, neo noir, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, political unrest ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france, rome italy
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: stylized, emotional, offbeat, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, singer, gays and lesbians, gay, sex, child molestation, betrayal, musician, rock, fall in love, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, kansas, usa, east germany ...
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Badlands (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.
Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, on the run, mass murder, crime, notoriety, criminal heroes, on the road, murderous pair, romance, lovers on the run, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: south dakota, usa, montana
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, brothel madam, brothel, gambler, snow, mining town, folk, human nature, old west, americana, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: washington state, usa, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
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