Movies like Rigoletto 2010

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Rigoletto (2010)
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Rigoletto (2010)
Original name: Rigoletto a Mantova
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Italy, UK, France, Japan, USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Guiseppi Verdi's opera about Rigoletto, the unattractive, hunchbacked jester in the court of the Duke of Mantua. The Duke has noticed a young lady going to church each Sunday and he plans to seduce her. When Count Monterone confronts the Duke for seducing his daughter. Rigoletto ridicules Monterone, the Duke laughs, and Monterone casts an awful curse on both of them.
Plot: clown, court, kidnapping, murder, opera, duke, disguise, revenge, italian opera, live performance
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and emotional films with plots about opera, murder, live performance, opera live performance, italian opera, tragedy and love triangle mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Rigoletto: Macbeth (1987), Othello (1986), Il Trovatore (2002), Madama Butterfly (2010), Samson et Dalila (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Macbeth (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, West Germany, France
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
Plot: italian opera, live performance, tragedy, opera, curse
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Rigoletto (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: West Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rigoletto is a jester in the court of the Duke of Mantua. He has a hunch-back and he's rather unattractive, but he's good at his job of humiliating the courtiers for the amusement of the Duke. The courtiers, of course, are not amused. The ...
Plot: palace, opera, medieval, father daughter relationship, seduction, fence, duke
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Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, dishonesty, intrigue, unfulfillment, love and romance, losing-it hero, tragic hero, manipulations, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
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Il Trovatore (2002)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: José Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Verónica Villarroel and Yvonne Naef lead the star cast of Verdi's blazingly passionate opera IL TROVATORE, in Elijah Moshinsky's new Royal Opera House production co-produced with Teatro Real Madrid, with ...
Plot: anvil, gypsy, tragedy, love triangle, filicide, opera live performance, italian opera, revenge, live performance, opera
Place: spain
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Madama Butterfly (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The heroine of this beloved opera finds herself faced with a dreadful choice: life without dignity or death with honor. Hear some of Puccini's most soaring and captivating music in this classic story of colliding hearts and cultures.
Plot: betrayal, live performance, opera, bigamy, suicide, geisha, italian opera, deception
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Samson et Dalila (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While the rest of the Hebrews bewail their fate, Samson alone trusts in God's promise of liberty. Abimelech, the Philistine satrap of Gaza, enters to mock the Hebrews' God, proclaiming the superiority of Dagon, and the Hebrews are afraid ...
Style: biblical
Plot: seduction, live performance, hair, religion, demolition, betrayal, religious differences, priest, opera, french opera
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Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Katerina Izmailova is a filmization of Dmitry Shostakovich's long-suppressed 1936 opera. Galina Vishnevskaya stars as Katerina, a bored 19th century farm wife. At the behest of her grungy lover, Katerina murders her husband and her ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, opera, poison
Place: siberia, russia
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Eugene Onegin (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The Wiener Philharmoniker mounts, and Andrea Breth stages, this 2007 production of Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, starring Peter Mattei, Joseph Kaiser, Anna Samuil and Renée Morloc. The Konzertvereinigung Wiener ...
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Rigoletto (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Live recording at Royal Opera House, 22 September, 2001. Television live relay. In one of the Royal Opera's most celebrated and popular productions, director David McVicar mixes lavish historical costumes and dark stylized settings to ...
Plot: grudge, revenge, curse, opera, hunchback
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Rodelinda (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 203 min.
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Plot: opera live performance, rivals, live performance, rival, opera, queen
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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 ...
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Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Verdi's opera performed by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by James Levine. Starring Luciano Pavarotti.
Plot: opera live performance, masquerade, opera, murder, stabbed in the chest, actress playing male role, assassination, regicide
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The Death of Klinghoffer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation from the controversial John Adams opera about the true life incident that took place in the mid 80s. The liner "Achille Lauro" is on a 12-day cruise in the Mediterranean. While the ship is docked in Alexandria, a maid ...
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L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1979)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, coronation, opera, king
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Orpheus (1978)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. Filmed 28 march - 20 April. Sound recorded 1 - 25 ...
Plot: opera live performance, hell, husband wife relationship, opera, italian opera
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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 ...
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Carmen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Georges Bizet's Carmen, filmed at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, and conducted by Antonio Pappano, tells the tragic story of a soldier who falls for the sultry Carmen and abandons his career and family to be with her.
Plot: opera live performance, cultural conflict, knife fight, passion, topless woman, opera, women fight, live performance, jealousy, french opera
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Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
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Duration: 65 min.
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Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
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