Movies like A Midsummer Night's Dream 1981

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The Glyndebourne Opera's 1981 production of the Benjamin Britten opera, based on Shakespeare's play.
Plot: opera live performance, fairy, elf, unrequited love, farce, opera, donkey, struggling actor, switch
Place: ancient greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, light and witty films with plots about opera, farce, love, love and romance, romance, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like A Midsummer Night's Dream: Othello (1992), Falstaff (1982), Le Comte Ory (1997), Alcina (2000), Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Othello (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The complete version of Verdi's Otello performed by Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Gala Performance in honour of Sir Georg Solti's 80th birthday.. 27 October 1992. BBC 2 Television live relay.
Plot: opera live performance, shakespeare's othello, tragedy, opera
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Company production is one of the best versions of this oft-attempted but seldom achieved vision.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, wedding, forest, fairy, romance, prank, battle of the sexes, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
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83%
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Falstaff (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The Graham Vicks production of FALSTAFF opened the new Covent Garden Royal Opera House, and was not to everybody's taste; the garish primary colours of the costumes. The staging is effective--the complicated counterpoint of the ensembles is ...
Plot: servant, disguise, fairy, knight, seduction, gluttony, laundry, opera, shakespeare
Place: england
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76%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, friendship, magic, mistaken identity, curses spells and rituals, romance, fall in love, young lovers, luck, legends and myths, supernatural ability, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england
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67%
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Le Comte Ory (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Story: Glyndebourne's intimate opera house provides the perfect setting for Rossini's third French opera, a sparkling medieval comedy of lust and chastity.
Plot: opera live performance, pilgrim, man disguised as a woman, recluse, wine cellar, seduction, countess, opera, impostor
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Alcina (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Handel's Alcina. Anonymous libretto, adapted from the libretto of Riccardo Broschi's "L'isola d'Alcina", based on Ludovico Ariosto's "Orlando furioso" (uncredited)
Plot: opera live performance, cross dressing, live performance, opera, undressing
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64%
Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Austria
Duration: 136 min.
Plot: opera
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63%
All's Well That Ends Well (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Helena loves Bertram, but he's of noble birth, while she's just a doctor's daughter. But Bertram is at the court of the King of France, who is ill, and Helena has a remedy that might cure him and win her the right to marry Bertram. ...
Plot: love, virgin, unrequited love, male female relationship, soldier
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62%
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Les Indes Galantes (2004)
Genre: Music, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 190 min.
Story: "William Christie and Les Arts Florissants propel this exuberant production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's second opera to great heights. Andrei Serban's extravagant, highly baroque staging presents the four exotic love stories vibrantly. ...
Plot: ballet, opera live performance, french opera, live performance, omnibus, opera, native american
Place: paris france, india
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48%
Blithe Spirit (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, captivating, light ...
Plot: resurrection, afterlife, love story, power of love, love, ghost, supernatural, psychic power, ex wife, supernatural romance, writer's life, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937
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40%
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Turandot (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: From the world famous Arena of Verona, an international cast perform one of Puccini's best loved operas. The cruel Princess Turandot, ruler of China, will only wed a prince who can answer correctly her three riddles. Those who fail are ...
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, sacrifice, queen, massacre, quiz, live performance, opera
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40%
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, exciting, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: mozart, kidnapping, royal family, heroic mission, romance, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, rescue, imaginary, escapades, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
Place: vienna, tokyo, england
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39%
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Cinderella (1970)
Genre: Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cinderella is helped to the ball by her fairy godmother.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: cinderella, half sister, clapping, prince, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, stepsister stepsister relationship, fairy godmother, fairy, live audience, playing violin, love at first sight, ballet ...
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38%
When We First Met (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, ...
Style: captivating, humorous, sentimental, romantic
Plot: unrequited love, time travel, time loop, photo booth, halloween party, destiny, photographer, meeting, love triangle, one more chance, wedding, rivalry ...
Time: year 2014, year 2017
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37%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: Theseus has defeated Hippolyta in battle, and now claims her as his bride. But before the nuptials begin, a pair of young lovers flee into the forest to be married, pursued by a pair of not-lovers. There, in the forest, live the fairies whose lives ...
Plot: live performance, stage
Place: new york
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37%
L'Incoronazione di Poppea (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Experience Claudio Monteverdi's three-act opera in the environment it was meant to be seen with this release of a filmed performance captured live during a 2000 production staged at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in France. Mireille ...
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, coronation, opera, torment, live performance, menage a trois, music festival, god, italian opera
Place: provence
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36%
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Luv (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his wife away from him so that Milt can be with his girlfriend. ...
Plot: farce, waterfall, bridge, water, chaos, marriage, suicidal thoughts, fitness, disorder, coat, contemplating suicide, head scarf ...
Place: new york
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33%
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Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: retired, elderly, retirement home life, retirement home, musician, aging, opera, reconciliation, concert, rehearsal, musician's life, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, paris france
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33%
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Bedazzled (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stanley is infatuated with Margaret, the statuesque waitress who works with him. He meets George Spiggott AKA the devil and sells his soul for 7 wishes, which Stanley uses to try and make Margaret his own first as an intellectual, then as a rock ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspense, biting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wish come true, deal with the devil, satire, fall in love, devil, dark humor, seven deadly sins, love and romance, hopes, fish out of water, silly humor, soul selling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
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Ella Enchanted (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, magic, true love, fall in love, prince, wizards and magicians, love and romance, cinderella, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The second televised production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Helen Mirren in the cast, although this time in a different role (Titania). In the 1968 production, which was released to movie theatres in Europe, but premiered in ...
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32%
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Yesterday (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.
Plot: the beatles, alternate reality, rock star, rock music, male female friendship, musician, fame, pop singer, moral dilemma, price of fame, plagiarism, actor playing himself ...
Place: liverpool, los angeles, moscow russia
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32%
La Cenerentola (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music
Country: Austria
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Gioacchino Rossini's sparkling version of the Cinderella story comes live from the Salzburg Festival with Ann Murray and Francisco Araiza as Cinderella and the Prince. Director Michael Hampe envisions La Cenerentola less as a fairy tale and ...
Plot: cinderella, disguise, live audience, live performance, love, masquerade, prince, opera, royal romance, royalty
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31%
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Be Wanton and Tread No Shame (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pablo and Fernando, owners of a children's book publishing company about to go bankrupt, have managed through unorthodox means to contract the country's best-selling author, Adela Mora. The evening of the official signing, Paco asks his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: infidelity, farce, screwball, couples, dishonesty, disorder, comedy of errors, cons and scams, verbal byplay, love and romance, romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
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31%
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The Bobo (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unsuccessful singing bullfighter Juan arrives in Barcelona to try his luck in a big town. He finally persuades a devious local impresario to book him, but only on the condition that Juan first manages to spend an evening with Olimpia, a "shrewd ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, gender bending, buddies, nothing goes right, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gender, partners, goofy hero, couples, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, spain
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31%
The Canterville Ghost (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 'The Canterville Ghost' is one of the most popular choice for making a film in Oscar Wilde's works, and the original short story deserves the popularity. It is a witty spoof about a ghost and the 'haunted' mansion where a ...
Plot: ghost, anger, blood, painting, tradition, husband wife relationship, dancing, rodent, spiritualist, musician, umbrella, wealth ...
Place: england
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31%
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Cinderella (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 152 min.
Story: The Prince, Don Ramiro (who has changed places with his valet, Dandini), meets Cenerentola and they are instantly attracted to each other. When the Philosopher, Alidoro, later takes Cenerentola (dressed in magnificent clothing) to the palace, ...
Plot: cinderella, love, singing, song, singer, prince, disguise, masquerade, opera, royal romance, royalty
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31%
Victor Victoria (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Style: sexy, witty, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, music, cabaret, nightclub, jazz, woman dressed as man, romance, transvestite, gay, overnight success, chorus girl ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: paris france, france, europe, chicago illinois
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30%
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Penelope (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, light, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, true love, witch, loneliness, looking for love, disfigurement, magical, secret identity, physical appearance, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: london
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29%
A Key to the Bedroom (2003)
Genre: Comedy, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In the beginning of a new century the capital of Russia is just amazing and full of poets, beautiful women and arts...
Plot: closet, inspector, swing, poet, submarine, duel, farce, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%