Movies and TV shows like Verdi

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Verdi (1982)
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Verdi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, UK, Sweden
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Giuseppe Verdi was born in 1813 and lived until 1901, his life spanning nearly a century of political turmoil and considerable personal turmoil. This 1982 biographical television miniseries, as seen on PBS's Great Performances, dramatizes the life of this classic Italian composer known for operas including La Traviata, Rigoletto, and Aida and his Requiem.
Plot: musician, composer, opera
Time: 1840s
Place: italy, milan italy

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Most similar movies to Verdi

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films and TV series with plots about musician, composer, singer, opera, artists and showbiz, friendship and family relations mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Verdi: Nicolo Paganini (1982), Interlude in Prague (2017), Farinelli (1994), Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000), Four White Shirts (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nicolo Paganini (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union, Bulgaria
Duration: 256 min.
Story: Biopic about Niccolo Paganini. He receives training from his father in early childhood. The best teachers of Parma are unable to give him more, so Paganini turns to a daily 15 hours of rigorous self-training. He makes sensational concert tours in ...
Plot: jealousy, concert, musician, rivalry, violin, competition, period piece, composer
Time: 1800s
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Interlude in Prague (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The incredible tale of Mozart's Prague years.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, stylized
Plot: composer, opera, musician, love triangle, aristocrat, singer, love and romance, society, nobleman, arranged marriage
Time: 1780s, 18th century
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
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Farinelli (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Farinelli is a 1994 biopic film about the life and career of Italian opera singer Farinelli, considered one of the greatest castrato singers of all time.
Style: realistic, touching, heartbreaking, factual, emotional ...
Plot: opera, opera singer, music, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, art, life philosophy, destiny, artist, eunuch, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, london, madrid, italy, napoli italy ...
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73%
Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian. This man fought to be loyal to himself. His music is a transparent portrait of his genius, intuition, freedom, adventure and passion for Brazil.
Plot: musician, brazilian, composer, fictional biography, male nudity, controversy, childhood, memory, passion, cellist, time, concert ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s, 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france, new york, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Four White Shirts (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Latvia, Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In his free time, phone technician Cezars Kalnins writes songs and plays in a band he has started with friends. The band has a long road to travel in order to receive a permit and make its public debut. A member of the Culture Committee ...
Plot: musician, band, rock music, artist, composer, censorship, working class
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: latvia
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72%
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Nashville (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: country music, music, fame, family relations, rivalry, desire for fame, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, reluctant, ambition, music industry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, southern usa, tennessee
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69%
Dreams of Love - Liszt (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 171 min.
Story: This is a romantic biographical film about Franz Liszt. In a distinguished saloon of Paris, the unknown composer, Liszt, defeats the renown Thalberg at a piano competition. Through his playing, he wins the favours and later the hand of the countess ...
Plot: period piece, composer, piano, pianist, love, male female relationship, musician, jealousy, adultery, concert, passion
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, hungary, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Monstar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: Monstar is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Yong Jun-hyung, Ha Yeon-soo, and Kang Ha-neul. It aired on music channel Mnet from May 17 to August 2, 2013 every Friday at 21:50 for 12 episodes. The drama is about how a group of teenagers ...
Plot: love triangle, bullying, high school, youth, music, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, band, guitarist, pianist, korean, suicide attempt ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Passion (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Passion concentrates on Grainger's unusual relationship with his mother and his sexual peculiarities (especially his obsessive self-flagellation, though homosexuality is also hinted at) which affect his relationship with a woman who comes to ...
Plot: pianist, composer, bourgeoisie, folk song, photograph, musician, friendship, marriage proposal, friend, mental illness, genius, passion ...
Time: edwardian era, 1910s, year 1914
Place: melbourne australia, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Mystery of Dr Martinu (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: This biographical film of Czech composer Martinu is in two parts: the first part a recurring dream, the second a Freudian analysis of the dream.
Plot: composer, nude dance, musician, surrealism, female nudity
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69%
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Wagner (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: UK, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 469 min.
Story: A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth.
Style: realistic, epic, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: anti semitism, state affairs, performer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, celebrity culture, musician's life, music, life is a bitch, prodigy, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: switzerland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Bix (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Biopic of troubled jazz musician/composer Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931), who played with the Paul Whiteman band, among others.
Plot: flashback, jazz, musician
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Shut Up Flower Boy Band is a 2012 South Korean television series starring Sung Joon, Jo Bo-ah, Kim Myung-soo, Jung Eui-chul, Lee Hyun-jae, Yoo Min-kyu, and Kim Min-suk. It is a coming-of-age story about a high school rock band dealing with ...
Style: captivating, realistic, light, sincere, emotional
Plot: friendship, band, romance, music, boy band, youth, love, love triangle, rock music, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music industry, jealousy ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Carmen (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Filmed production of Bizet’s Carmen at Earls Court in London, June 1989.
Plot: gypsy, opera, bullfighter, menage a trois
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Rigoletto (2010)
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 ...
Plot: italian opera, murder, revenge, disguise, opera, clown, court, kidnapping, live performance, duke
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Cilla (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Three-part biopic of the Liverpudlian songbird who would later find fame and fortune. It tells of her rocky road to fame and captures the essence of 1960s Liverpool.
Style: serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: pop singer, ambition, musician's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, friendship, fame, friends, oldies, music manager, typist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Brontes of Haworth (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dramatized biography of the Brontë sisters Charlotte, Anne and Emily.
Plot: strict father, sister sister relationship, family relations, tuberculosis
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Fleming (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: hotshot hero, world war two, post war, spy, british secret service, womanizer, nazi collaborator, love and romance, nazism, espionage, undercover, secret service ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1930s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Dickens of London (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dickens of London is a 1976 television miniseries from Yorkshire Television based on the life of English novelist Charles Dickens. Both Dickens and his father John were played by British actor Roy Dotrice. The series was written by Wolf Mankowitz ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Testimony (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, West Germany, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.
Plot: classical music, newsreel footage, orchestra, sherlock holmes, composer, josef stalin, delirium, russian history, survival, dream, irony, musician ...
Place: ussr, russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour biographical mini-series.
Plot: british history, society, aristocracy, retiring
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Pavlova: A Woman for All Time (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany, Cuba, France, UK
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The film is based on the biography of the legendary Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. She became an internationally regarded ballerina after her performances in 1909 with the Dyaghilev's Ballet in Paris and in London. Anna Pavlova eventually ...
Plot: ballet, ballerina, theater, dance, dancing
Place: russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Borgias (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.
Plot: leonardo da vinci, pope, family relations, priest, murder, brother sister relationship, rise to power, italian history, religion
Time: renaissance, 15th century, 16th century, 1500s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Immortal Beloved (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: pianist, secretary, letter, investigation, deafness, uncle nephew relationship, music, musician, mute or deaf, life is a bitch, couple relations, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1820s
Place: europe, austria, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Marina (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Belgium, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: against the odds, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, follow your dream, society, parents and children, hopes, first love, immigrants, father son relationship, post war ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: belgium, europe, italy
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65%
Portrait of a Marriage (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The story of the real-life love affair between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Keppel.
Style: serious, sexy, sexual, realistic
Plot: love affair, love triangle, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, gender, society, tragic love, feminism, lifestyle, strong female presence, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, new zealand, virginia, england, usa ...
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65%
The Full Monteverdi (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Full Monteverdi follows the simultaneous break-up of six couples, from shocking revelation, vengeful anger and erotic longing for reconciliation, as an ensemble film. Vulnerable and disarming, it draws viewers into its emotional journey and ...
Style: baroque
Plot: breakup, break-up, break up, desire, engagement, loneliness, loss of lover, singing, love, betrayal, melancholy, bitterness ...
Place: london
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65%
Mozart's Sister (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: family relations, prodigy, against the rules, follow your dream, musician's life, feminism, dishonesty, siblings relations, gender, rebellion, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, paris france, versailles, english channel, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Aida (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: La Scala went all out for its 1986 production of this grandest of grand operas, with a strong cast and, most important for a video recording, a larger-than-life staging. The Triumph Scene in Act II is by no means Aida's only attraction, but it ...
Plot: opera, slave, singing, unrequited love, classical music, singer
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%