It's 1781 and Antonio Salieri (Abraham) is the competent court composer to Emperor Joseph II. When Mozart (Oscar nominee Tom Hulce) arrives at court, Salieri is horrified to discover that the godlike musical gifts he desires for himself have been bestowed on a bawdy, impish jokester. Mad with envy, he plots to destroy Mozart by any means. Perhaps, even murder.

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Amadeus (1984)

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Music/Drama · 3h 0m · 4/5/1985

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Amadeus. The man. The music. The magic. The madness. The murder. The mystery. The motion picture.

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It's 1781 and Antonio Salieri (Abraham) is the competent court composer to Emperor Joseph II. When Mozart (Oscar nominee Tom Hulce) arrives at court, Salieri is horrified to discover that the godlike musical gifts he desires for himself have been bestowed on a bawdy, impish jokester. Mad with envy, he plots to destroy Mozart by any means. Perhaps, even murder.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, German

Countries

United States, France

Production Companies

The Saul Zaentz Company, AMLF, Orion Pictures

Budget

$18,000,000

Revenue

$52,000,000
Part Of
Cast
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Alexander Oliver

Basilio in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Zdenek Mahler

Cardinal (uncredited)
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Suzanne Murphy

Cavalieri in 'Axur' / Constanza in 'Abduction from the Seraglio' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Samuel Ramey

Figaro in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Richard Stilwell

Count Almaviva in 'The Marriage of Figaro' / Don Giovanni in 'Don Giovanni' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Vladimír Svitácek

Pope Clement (uncredited)
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John Tomlinson

Dr. Bartolo in 'The Marriage of Figaro' / Commendatore in 'Don Giovanni' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Willard White

Antonio in 'The Marriage of Figaro' / Leporello in 'Don Giovanni' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Robin Leggate

Don Curzio in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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F. Murray Abraham

Antonio Salieri
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Tom Hulce

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Elizabeth Berridge

Constanze Mozart
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Roy Dotrice

Leopold Mozart
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Simon Callow

Emanuel Schikaneder
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Christine Ebersole

Katerina Cavalieri
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Jeffrey Jones

Emperor Joseph II
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Charles Kay

Count Orsini-Rosenberg
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Kenneth McMillan

Michael Schlumberg (2002 Director's Cut)
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Kenny Baker

Parody Commendatore
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Lisbeth Bartlett

Papagena (as Lisabeth Bartlett)
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Barbara Bryne

Frau Weber
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Martin Cavina

Young Salieri (as Martin Cavani)
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Roderick Cook

Count Von Strack
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Milan Demjanenko

Karl Mozart
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Peter DiGesu

Francesco Salieri
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Richard Frank

Father Vogler
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Patrick Hines

Kappelmeister Bonno
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Nicholas Kepros

Archbishop Colloredo
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Philip Lenkowsky

Salieri's Servant
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Herman Meckler

Priest
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Jonathan Moore

Baron Van Swieten
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Cynthia Nixon

Lorl
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Brian Pettifer

Hospital Attendant
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Vincent Schiavelli

Salieri's Valet
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Douglas Seale

Count Arco
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Miroslav Sekera

Young Mozart
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Cassie Stuart

Gertrude Schlumberg (2002 Director's Cut) (as Cassie Stewart)
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John Strauss

Conductor
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Karl-Heinz Teuber

Wig Salesman
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Rita Zohar

Frau Schlumberg (2002 Director's Cut)
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Miro Grisa

Figaro in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Helena Cihelnikova

Countess in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Karel Gult

Count Almaviva in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Zuzana Kadlecova

Susanna in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Magda Celakovska

Cherubino in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Slavena Drasilova

Barbarina in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Eva Senková

Marcellina in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Leos Kratochvil

Basilio in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Gino Zeman

Don Curzio in 'The Marriage of Figaro'
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Janoslav Mikulín

Dr. Bartolo in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (as Jarolsav Mikulin)
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Ladislav Krecmer

Antonio in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (as Ladislav Kretschmer)
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Karel Fiala

Don Giovanni in 'Don Giovanni'
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Jan Blazek

Commendatore in 'Don Giovanni'
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Zdenek Jelen

Leporello in 'Don Giovanni'
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Milada Cechalova

Queen of the Night in 'The Magic Flute'
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John Carrafa

Dancer
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Sara Clifford

Dancer
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Richard Colton

Dancer
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Shelley Freydont

Dancer
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Anne Glasner

Dancer
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Barbara Hoom

Dancer
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Mary Kellogg

Dancer
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Raymond Kurshals

Dancer
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John Malashock

Dancer
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Jennifer Rawe

Dancer
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Tom Rawe

Dancer (as Thomas Rawe)
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William Whitener

Dancer
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Hana Brejchová

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Hana Brejchova)
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Miriam Chytilová

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Miriam Chytilova)
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Karel Effa

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Radka Fiedlerová

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Radka Fiedlerova)
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Rene Gabzdyl

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Karel Hábl

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Karel Habl)
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Atka Janousková

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Atka Janouskova)
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Marta Jarolimkova

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Gabriela Krckova

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Vladimir Krousky

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Jirí Krytinár

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Jiri Krtinar)
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Radka Kucharova

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Jan Kuzelka

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Jirí Lír

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Lenka Loubalová

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Lenka Loubalova)
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Dagmar Maskova

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Dagmar Maskov)
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Ladislav Mikes

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Jitka Molavcová

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Jitka Molavcova)
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Jana Musilová

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Vojtech Nalezenec

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Pavel Nový

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Pavel Novy)
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Jiri Opsatko

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Jan Pohan

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Therese Herz

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Tereza Pokorna)
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Ivan Pokorný

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Ivan Pokorny)
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Milan Riehs

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Iva Sebkova

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Zdenek Sklenar

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Renata Vackova

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Felicity Lott

Countess in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Brian Kay

Papageno in 'The Magic Flute' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Deborah Rees

Barbarina in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Patricia Payne

Marcellina in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Jiri Vancura

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Dana Vávrová

Czechoslovakian Actor (as Dana Vavrova)
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Petra Vogelova

Czechoslovakian Actor
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Josef Zeman

Czechoslovakian Actor
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June Anderson

Queen of the Night in 'The Magic Flute' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Isobel Buchanan

Susanna in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Michele Esposito

Salieri's Student (uncredited)
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Gillian Fisher

Papagena in 'The Magic Flute' (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Anne Howells

Cherubino in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)
Crew
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Milos Forman

Director
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Peter Shaffer

Writer
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Miroslav Ondricek

Cinematograpy
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Nena Danevic

Editor
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Michael Chandler

Editor
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(DVD, Snapper)

12/17/1997

$26.54

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(DVD, Snapper)

11/3/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus: Director's Cut

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/24/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(DVD)

1/8/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(Blu-ray, Digibook)

2/10/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(Blu-ray)

1/29/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

9/15/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(Blu-ray)

2/2/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Best Picture Oscar Collection (18-Pack)

(DVD)

2/8/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(DVD)

8/24/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

Amadeus

(DVD)

8/26/2008

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