Spectacle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant spectacle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, visually appealing, weird, stylized and talky films and TV shows about / with spectacle, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, adaptation, pornography, runaway, murder and obsession plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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spectacle movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as spectacle: Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001), The Karamazov Brothers (2008), Bewitched (2005), Celebrity (1998), S1m0ne (2002), Hamilton (2020), Videodrome (1983), The Princess Bride (1987), Tonight She Comes (2016), In the Fade (2017).

List of spectacle movies

Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Chinese consider the lion a symbol of good luck, so it's a half-dragon, half-lion – a dralion – that is the symbol of the East-meets-West fusion of this performance in which 36 Chinese acrobats join the renowned Canadian troupe. ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: circus, juggler, arts and culture, artists and showbiz, live performance, juggling, spectacle, acrobat, music, crown, trapeze, concert
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: theater, lifestyle, hopes, parents and children, dealing with death, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, redemption, human nature, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague, poland ...
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 4.8
 73K
Bewitched (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: witch, magic, wizards and magicians, supernatural, romance, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, tv show, supernatural romance, disorder, actor's life, misfit ...
Time: 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.3
 27K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: greed, justice, loneliness, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, writers, satire, spectacle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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 6.1
 61K
S1m0ne (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally create an actress "Simone" to sub for the star — the first ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, humorous, satirical, thought provoking ...
Plot: cyberpunk, computer, hollywood, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, dishonesty, showbiz, ambition, obsession, creativity, movie business, starlet ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, taj mahal
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 8.4
 94K
Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.
Style: epic
Plot: hip hop, american history, friendship, death, father son relationship, murder, george washington, violence, dancing, friends, music, social change ...
Time: 18th century
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 7.2
 94K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, psychological, disturbing, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, cyberpunk, insanity, surrealism, television, paranoia, body horror, mind control, brainwashing, satire, suicide, distopia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, toronto ontario canada, usa, malaysia, brazil ...
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The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, pirate, romance, princess, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, prince, save the princess, swashbuckler, revenge ...
Time: middle ages, victorian era, 15th century
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Tonight She Comes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a girl goes missing, two of her friends and a mysterious set of strangers find themselves drawn to the cabin in the woods where she disappeared. They will laugh, they will drink, they will kiss, they will make love, and THEY MUST ALL DIE.
Style: slasher, rough, bleak, scary, enigmatic ...
Plot: demon, nudity (full frontal - brief), worship, spell, murder, cult, best friend, forest, faith, supernatural, peeping, death ...
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 7.1
 33K
In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Style: suspense, art house, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, terrorist, racism, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, revenge, suspect, bomb, lawyer, murder, policewoman, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016, year 2013
Place: hamburg germany, germany, greece, turkey
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 6.3
 2K
Villa Rides (1968)
Genre: War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Pulled into the Mexican Revolution by his own greed, Texas gunrunner & pilot Lee Arnold joins bandit-turned-patriot Pancho Villa & his band of dedicated men in a march across Mexico battling the Colorados & stealing ...
Style: political, realistic, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican revolution, maverick, gunrunner, power struggle, resistance, empire, cowboy, revolution, historical figure, tough heroes, injustice, right hand man ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, texas, latin america
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 6.9
 9K
Gloria (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gloria is a 58-year-old divorcée. Her children have all left home but she has no desire to spend her days and nights alone. Determined to defy old age and loneliness, she rushes headlong into a whirl of singles’ parties on the hunt for instant ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: elderly lovers, female nudity, looking for love, starting over, golden years, love and romance, aging, haunted by the past, singleness, fall in love, divorce, passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, spain, santiago chile
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 6.6
 8K
Vatel (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the ...
Style: melancholic, light, tricky, captivating, visually appealing ...
Plot: king of france, betrayal, food, political intrigue, tragic love, power relations, fall in love, nobility, intrigue, secret love, cooking and food, royal court ...
Time: 17th century, victorian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, england, europe, netherlands ...
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Hush Hush Baby (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: heist, culture clash, family life, parents and children, buddies, society, family relations, disagreement, immigrants, matchmaking, meet the parents, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, europe, holland, netherlands
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 5.5
 448
Tidal Wave (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: distopia, apocalypse, disaster, tsunami, race against time, escapades, rescue, survival, chaos, evacuation, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, australia, russia, korea ...
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, bloody, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, supernatural, murder, masked killer, psychopath, torture, death, violent, violence, hospital, monster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
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 7.2
 48K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, body horror, obsession, identical twins, twins, drug addiction, love triangle, addiction, mistaken identity, mental illness, life is a bitch, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, year 1954, 60s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 6.6
 156K
Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, ant, adventure, stereotypes, culture clash, worker, soldier, misfit, rebellion, childhood, heroism, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Notre-Dame de Paris (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel "Notre Dame de Paris" which follows the gypsy dancer Esmeralda and the three men who vie for her love: the kind hunchback Quadimodo, the twisted priest Frollo, and the unfaithful soldier ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, compassionate, philosophical ...
Plot: notre dame cathedral, love and romance, impossible love, unfulfilled love, theater, hunchback, tragedy, obsessive love, musical performance, unfaithful, life is a bitch, priest ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, paris france
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 6.9
 11K
Without a Clue (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play Holmes becomes insufferable, Watson fires him and tries to go out on his own, but ...
Style: parody, humorous, light, entertaining, witty ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, farce, investigation, mystery, who done it, comedy of errors, disorder, hidden identity, doctor, crimes, actor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.7
 11K
Mephisto (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the ...
Style: political, sexy, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, psychological ...
Plot: nazi, nazi germany, actor, pact with the devil, nazism, jewish, female nudity, theater, german, politics, ambition, morality ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, berlin germany, eastern europe, hamburg germany, europe ...
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Orchestra Seats (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: waitress, friendship, pianist, reconciliation, fall in love, lifestyle, couple relations, collector, couples, romance, artists and showbiz, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.
Style: humorous, melancholic, talky, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: farce, adultery, female protagonist, twists and turns, nervous breakdown, suicide attempt, terrorist, track down, couple relations, infidelity, relationships, frustration ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, latin america, madrid
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 7.1
 27K
Klute (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. Detective John Klute is hired to follow Daniel, and eventually begins a ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, prostitute, conspiracy, missing person, obsession, murder, crimes, private investigator, investigation, mystery, pimp, prostitution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.0
 119K
8½ (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: art house, psychological, surreal, philosophical, reflective ...
Plot: filmmaking, midlife crisis, surrealism, childhood, mistress, loneliness, stream of consciousness, memory, adultery, actress, dreams, traffic jam ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, vatican, europe, italy, france ...
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Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, serious, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: redemption, secrets, actor's life, funeral, alcoholic, artists and showbiz, teenage life, haunted by the past, female nudity, destiny, older woman teenage boy sex, flashback ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: california, south africa, england, usa, europe
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 4.9
 46K
Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.
Style: slasher, humorous, semi serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, killer doll, supernatural, urban legend, monster, serial killer, pregnancy, objects come to life, homicidal maniac, halloween, doll, female villain ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1998, 2000s, 80s
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his ...
Style: psychological, emotional, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, relationships, rising to stardom, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, family relations, understanding, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, italy, rome italy, london
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 7.2
 313K
Notting Hill (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: fame, romance, opposites attract, social differences, love and romance, love, paparazzi, couples, friendship, power of love, ordinary person, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and gives ...
Style: art house, avant garde, sexy, experimental, surreal ...
Plot: sex, love, female nudity, orgy, group sex, porn, violence, obsession, marriage, husband wife relationship, decadence, loan ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
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