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Patience (1995)
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Patience (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A 1995 Opera Australia performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic operetta, recorded at the Sydney Opera House. Bunthorne, a poet worshiped by every lady he meets, loves only one woman: Patience. But Patience does not share the other women's fascination with Bunthorne. She loves Archibald, her childhood friend who is now also a poet.
Plot: poet, sweetheart, opera, live performance, operetta, reciting poetry, live audience
Time: 19th century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, live comedy and witty films with plots about live performance, live audience, opera, joke, stand up comedian, satire and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Music and Musical genres. Some movies like Patience: The Gondoliers (1990), The Mikado (1987), Falstaff (1982), La Cenerentola (1988), Les Indes Galantes (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Gondoliers (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Story: After marrying their sweethearts Gianetta and Tessa, gondoliers Marco and Giuseppe learn that one of them is really the King of Barataria. But it's a mystery as to which one is which. The couples begin to fantasize about wealth and royalty, ...
Plot: sibling relationship, incognito, mistaken identity, newlywed, king, operetta, opera, live performance, brother brother relationship, live audience
Place: venice
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The Mikado (1987)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: Australia
Story: Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado, leaves home and disguises himself as a musician to escape a distasteful marriage - and meets a beautiful girl, Yum-Yum, with whom he falls in love. He desperately wants to marry her, but obstacles are cast in his ...
Plot: operetta, live performance, opera, live audience
Place: japan
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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: opera, servant, seduction, fairy, knight, gluttony, disguise, shakespeare, laundry
Place: england
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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: opera, cinderella, royalty, prince, love, masquerade, live performance, disguise, royal romance, live audience
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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, native american, live performance, opera live performance, french opera, omnibus
Place: india, paris france
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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, recluse, pilgrim, man disguised as a woman, impostor, seduction, countess, opera live performance, wine cellar
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The George Burns One-Man Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: George Burns has gathered many of his entertainer friends to watch him perform a one-man show. They become concerned for his health in doing a show all by himself. He says he is fine, but he starts acting like he is sick and tricks his fellow ...
Style: one man show, concert film, live comedy
Plot: performance, actor, live performance, joke, stand up comedian, old man, comedian, variety show, auditorium, eyeglasses, actor playing himself, chair ...
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Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Austria
Duration: 136 min.
Plot: opera
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Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Story: A TV special celebrating the 15th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits ...
Style: parody, live comedy
Plot: joke, live performance, social satire, television, irreverence, guest, pop culture, political satire, celebrity, celebrity impersonation, tv show, politics ...
Time: 80s
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Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, comédie-ballet de Molière et Lully (2005)
Genre: Music, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The quest of the bourgeois Jourdain for the nobility status in the France of king Louis XIV
Plot: research, con artists, affair, bourgeoisie, live performance, ballet, stage, stage performance
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Svengali (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, music band, music, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, relationship vs career, music industry, rising to stardom, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Trevor Noah: The Nationwild Comedy Tour (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What do you get when you take some of the funniest people in South Africa and put them on the same stage? That's the question Trevor Noah answered with SA's first Nationwild tour! Featuring the likes of Dusty Rich, Dillan Oliphant, Robby ...
Style: live comedy
Plot: live performance, comedian, satire, stand up comedian, live audience
Place: south africa
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I'm Still Here... Damn It! (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1999 standup special.
Plot: pregnant woman, heroine, lesbian, female musician, monologue, homosexual, pun, singing, storytelling, hymn, stage performance, stand up ...
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La fille du régiment (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This version of Donizetti’s comic opera zooms right to the top of any list of essential videos for opera fans. In this action filled physical comedy, the beautiful tomboy Marie was found on a battlefield as a baby and adopted, not by one soldier ...
Plot: opera, soldier, nobility, army life, farce, live performance, regiment, french opera
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland
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Tim Minchin: So Live (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Only available from Australia and New Zealand, “So Live” is a 2 hour performance recorded at The Sydney Opera House Studio in 2007. Contains material from “Dark Side” and “So Rock” including Inflatable You, Rock n Roll Nerd, Canvas Bags, ...
Style: one man show, live comedy
Plot: live performance, monologue, stand up comedian, joke, dark humor, actor playing himself, live audience, stage, strong language, microphone, laughter, profanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: music, partners, musician's life, media, rising to stardom, music band, celebrity culture, lifestyle, buddies, journalism, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: opera, cinderella, love, singer, prince, royal romance, disguise, masquerade, royalty, singing, song
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Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Steve Martin's fourth NBC special was in the spirit of his previous association with Saturday Night Live. It was broadcast live from Studio 8H, produced by Lorne Michaels and featured some original cast members of the show.
Style: parody
Plot: live performance, variety show, comedian, stand up comedian, absurd humor, joke, pop culture, goofball, reunion, musical number, stand up, live audience ...
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Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s
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Bigger Than Tina (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
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Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, female impersonator, desert, gender bending, cross dressing, on the road, bus, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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25%
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band. Accompanied by the exception and urged on by her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
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24%
Champagnegalopp (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Victorian aristocrat buys a former madhouse and converts it into a "love nest" to woo and bed Alice, the lovely blonde Minister's daughter he meets in an art gallery.
Style: sexual, sexy, sex comedy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, brothel, jack the ripper, sex toy, prostitute, pervert, female nudity, high society, sex scene, satire
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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24%
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
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Story: A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British series, "The Office" as he now fancies himself a rockstar on the road.
Style: realistic, humorous, cynical, witty, not serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Bo Burnham: Make Happy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: witty, talky, touching, psychological, melancholic ...
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Place: new jersey, usa
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22%
Matt Besser: Besser Breaks The Record (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
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Style: alternative comedy, live comedy
Plot: stand up comedian, comedian, marijuana, live performance, joke, masquerade, live audience, actor playing himself
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An Ideal Husband (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs. Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
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Lady L (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lady L is an elegant 80-year-old woman who recalls her amorous life story, including past loves and lusty, scandalous adventures she has lived through.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good, absurd ...
Plot: love triangle, ambition, farce, rivalry, rise to the top, couples, love affair, rebelliousness, fictional biography, autobiography, love and romance, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, corsica, paris france
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Broken Lizard Stands Up (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nothing is off limits when Broken Lizard, the guys behind Super Troopers and Beerfest, a night of stand-up comedy. Live from The El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, each group member takes the stage to discuss drugs, lust and everything in between, ...
Style: cult film, cult movie cast, live comedy
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Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
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