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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, reciting poetry, opera, operetta, live performance, live audience
Time: 19th century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, live comedy and witty films with plots about live performance, live audience, opera, comedian, stand up comedian, joke and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Music and Musical genres. Some movies like Patience: The Gondoliers (1990), The Mikado (1987), Falstaff (1982), Les Indes Galantes (2004), La Cenerentola (1988). 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: king, newlywed, mistaken identity, sibling relationship, incognito, operetta, live audience, live performance, opera, brother brother relationship
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: opera, live performance, live audience, operetta
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: knight, gluttony, laundry, disguise, servant, fairy, seduction, opera, shakespeare
Place: england
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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: opera live performance, french opera, ballet, native american, opera, omnibus, live performance
Place: india, paris france
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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: royalty, live performance, prince, live audience, opera, disguise, cinderella, love, masquerade, royal romance
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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: concert film, one man show, live comedy
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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: live comedy
Plot: live performance, irreverence, parody, pop culture, entertainment, television, memories, news satire, actor playing himself, satire, archive footage, compilation ...
Time: 80s
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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: affair, stage, bourgeoisie, ballet, stage performance, live performance, con artists, research
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere
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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.
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Trevor Noah: The Nationwild Comedy Tour (2015)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: parody, music, partners, rising to stardom, music band, musician's life, media, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall ...
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Steve Martin: Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, witty, feel good ...
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Tim Minchin: So Live (2007)
Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
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Genre: Comedy, Music
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
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Country: UK
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Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous
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Place: london, india, england, europe, asia
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
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