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, emotional, realistic and dramatic films and TV shows about / with dialogue, runaway, culture clash, catastrophe, storytelling, dancing, mentor, singing, brutality and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Musical and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
lyrical movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lyrical: Impulse (2018), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Frank (2014), Mamma Mia! (2008), Scarlet Sails (1961), Submergence (2017), The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018), La La Land (2016), The Phantom of the Opera (2004).

List of lyrical movies

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, suspense, ambiguous ending
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, youth, friendship, teenage life, danger, super strength, investigation, family relations, school, dialogue, suburbs, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: 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, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, love, mother daughter relationship, teenage love, first love, class differences ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
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, religion, hopes, singing, jesus, rock and roll, music, storytelling, atheism, christianity, 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, music band, identity, eccentricity, suicide, mental illness, creativity, musician, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression ...
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, wedding, free spirited, lovers reunited, eccentric family, family secret, love and romance, family reunited, ex couple relations, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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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, scenic, sentimental
Plot: love, sailing ship, love and romance, life is a bitch, prince, friendship, father daughter relationship, poverty, based on a novel, sea
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: touching, lyrical, emotional, sincere, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, captive, beach, lovers apart, love, male female relationship, couples, underwater, terrorist, scotsman, christmas, hostage ...
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, date night, chick flick
Plot: pianist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jazz, music, audition, passion, jazz club, dance, bigger dreams, jazz musician, jazz music, 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: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, fall in love, opera, musician's life, singer, disfigurement, tragic hero, love triangle, love and romance, destructive relationship, prodigy, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, dungeon, europe, paris france, london
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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: sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, lyrical ...
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, cinderella story, hopes, charity, folk hero, state affairs, rise to the top, love and romance, ambition, human spirit, leadership ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: argentina, latin america, south america, spain, italy ...
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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, love, teenager, classmate classmate relationship, friendship, school, jealousy, rumor, teenage boy, teenage girl, mother, teenage rape ...
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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: inspirational, intellectual, based on true events, lyrical, captivating
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, ghost writer, husband wife relationship, nobel prize, exploitation, novelist, bisexuality, infidelity, money, entrepreneur, one legged man ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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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, romantic, captivating, stylized
Plot: adventure, king of france, friends, musketeer, swashbuckler, secret mission, cardinal the priest, courage, honor, escapades, unlikely partners, rivalry ...
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, dysfunctional family, depression, family problems, parents and children, first love, couple relations, single parent, football, high school life ...
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, gloomy, lyrical, sincere, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, street gang, music, follow your dream, musician's life, underdog, white rapper, african american, contests and competitions, racial slur, ambition, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, wife husband relationship, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
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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, psychological, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: anti war, human nature, haunted by the past, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, battles, society, memory, 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, investigator, girlfriend, search, writers, disappearance, best friends, hallucinations, book burning, classmate, arson, flash forward ...
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, lyrical, entertaining, exciting
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, teenage protagonist, imaginary kingdom, moral dilemma, evil witch, friendship, relationships, high school, music, villain, teenager
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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, lyrical, exciting, entertaining, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friends, love and romance, love triangle, twists & turns, family relations, adventure, escapades, heroes, misfit, drinking, wedding ...
Place: korea
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Fish Tank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Everything changes for 15 year old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.
Style: serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: age difference, family problems, innocence lost, fall in love, youth, adolescence, party, coming of age, boyfriend, dysfunctional family, rebelliousness, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california
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Paris, Texas (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.
Style: touching, surreal, serious, psychological, road movie ...
Plot: redemption, desert, drifter, reunion, on the road, reconciliation, family reunited, estrangement, parents and children, family relations, hopes, presumed dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, california, houston texas ...
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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: witty, stylized, captivating, semi serious, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: femme fatale, prison, desire for fame, rising to stardom, jail, ambition, warden, fame, crimes of passion, uninhibited rivalry, jazz, media satire ...
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, bleak, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: therapy, support group, surgery, opera, powerful corporation, life is a bitch, against humanity, future dystopia, terminal illness, grudge, blackmail, stabbing ...
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: romantic, lyrical, touching, sentimental
Plot: russian empire, royal family, loveless marriage, royal court, heir to the throne, coup d'etat, empress, palace intrigue, russian history, arranged marriage, aunt
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, professor, extramarital affair, infidelity, wife husband relationship, nobel prize, marriage, revelation, father son relationship, adulterous husband, sexism, aspiring writer ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1960, year 1968 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, manhattan new york city, scandinavia, sweden
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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: waitress, singer, death of lover, loss, women, wind, power, church, prejudice, loss of loved one, male nudity, birthday cake ...
Place: south america, chile
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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: stylized, captivating, realistic, heartbreaking, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti war, freedom, protest, cultural difference, fan, political unrest, friendship, music, romance, love and romance, young lovers, artist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: liverpool, seaport, new york, usa, 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, rough, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, unemployment, poverty, violence, robbery, criminal heroes, social misfits, crimes, life is a bitch, homeless, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
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