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The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 40m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $51,973,029.00

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Release Information

  • November 13, 1984
    R, Theatrical



Cast 60

  1. F. Murray Abraham

    F. Murray Abraham
    Antonio Salieri

  2. Tom Hulce

    Tom Hulce
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  3. Elizabeth Berridge

    Elizabeth Berridge
    Constanze Mozart

  4. Roy Dotrice

    Roy Dotrice
    Leopold Mozart

  5. Simon Callow

    Simon Callow
    Emanuel Schikaneder

  6. Christine Ebersole

    Christine Ebersole
    Katerina Cavalieri

  7. Jeffrey Jones

    Jeffrey Jones
    Emperor Joseph II

  8. Barbara Bryne

    Barbara Bryne
    Mrs. Weber

  9. Cynthia Nixon
  10. Douglas Seale

    Douglas Seale
    Count Arco

  11. Charles Kay

    Charles Kay
    Count Orsini-Rosenberg

  12. Kenny Baker

    Kenny Baker
    Parody Commendatore

  13. MC

    Martin Cavina
    Young Salieri

  14. RC

    Roderick Cook
    Count Von Strack

  15. MD

    Milan Demjanenko
    Karl Mozart

  16. PD

    Peter DiGesu
    Francesco Salieri

  17. PH

    Patrick Hines
    Kappelmeister Bonno

  18. Nicholas Kepros

    Nicholas Kepros
    Archbishop Colloredo

  19. Philip Lenkowsky

    Philip Lenkowsky
    Salieri's Servant

  20. Lisbeth Bartlett
  21. RF

    Richard Frank
    Father Vogler

  22. HM
  23. JM

    Jonathan Moore
    Baron Van Swieten

  24. BP

    Brian Pettifer
    Hospital Attendant

  25. Vincent Schiavelli

    Vincent Schiavelli
    Salieri's Valet

  26. JS

    John Strauss

  27. KT

    Karl-Heinz Teuber
    Wig Salesman

  28. MG

    Miro Grisa
    Figaro in 'The Marriage of Figaro'

  29. KG

    Karel Gult
    Count Almaviva in 'The Marriage of Figaro'

  30. LK

    Ladislav Krečmer
    Antonio in 'The Marriage of Figaro'

  31. Karel Fiala

    Karel Fiala
    Don Giovanni in 'Don Giovanni'

  32. John Carrafa

    John Carrafa

  33. HB

    Hana Brejchová
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  34. Miriam Chytilová

    Miriam Chytilová
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  35. Karel Effa

    Karel Effa
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  36. RG

    René Gabzdyl
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  37. KH

    Karel Hábl
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  38. JK

    Jiří Krytinář
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  39. Jan Kuželka

    Jan Kuželka
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  40. JL

    Jiří Lír
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  41. Jitka Molavcová

    Jitka Molavcová
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  42. Pavel Nový

    Pavel Nový
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  43. JP

    Jan Pohan
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  44. TH

    Therese Herz
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  45. IP

    Ivan Pokorný
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  46. MR

    Milan Riehs
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  47. Dana Vávrová

    Dana Vávrová
    Czechoslovakian Actor

  48. June Anderson

    June Anderson
    Queen of the Night in 'The Magic Flute' (singing voice) (uncredited)

  49. IB

    Isobel Buchanan
    Susanna in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)

  50. AH

    Anne Howells
    Cherubino in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)

  51. Robin Leggate

    Robin Leggate
    Don Curzio in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)

  52. Felicity Lott

    Felicity Lott
    Countess in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)

  53. AO

    Alexander Oliver
    Basilio in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)

  54. Samuel Ramey

    Samuel Ramey
    Figaro in 'The Marriage of Figaro' (singing voice) (uncredited)

  55. RS

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

  56. John Tomlinson

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

  57. Willard White

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

  58. ME

    Michele Esposito
    Salieri's Student (uncredited)

  59. ZM

    Zdeněk Mahler
    Cardinal (uncredited)

  60. VS

    Vladimír Svitáček
    Pope Clement (uncredited)

Crew 28


  1. Patrizia von Brandenstein

    Patrizia von Brandenstein
    Production Design

  2. KC

    Karel Cerný
    Art Direction


  1. MO

    Miroslav Ondříček
    Director of Photography

  2. PB

    Phil Bray
    Still Photographer

  3. JK

    Jaromír Komárek
    Still Photographer

Costume & Make-Up

  1. Theodor Pištěk

    Theodor Pištěk
    Costume Design

  2. PL

    Paul LeBlanc
    Makeup Designer

  3. BS

    Bobo Sobotka
    Makeup Artist


  1. TB

    Thomas Baker
    Motion Capture Artist

  2. TT

    Twyla Tharp


  1. Miloš Forman

    Miloš Forman

  2. AG

    Anne Gyory
    Script Supervisor

  3. MH

    Michael Hausman
    Assistant Director


  1. MC
  2. ND

    Nena Danevic


  1. MH

    Michael Hausman
    Executive Producer

  2. BO

    Bertil Ohlsson
    Executive Producer

  3. Saul Zaentz

    Saul Zaentz

  4. MC
  5. MG

    Mary Goldberg

  6. DR

    David Rubin
    Casting Associate

  7. Bonnie Timmermann
  8. PF

    Paolo Fabbri
    Location Manager

  9. KT

    Ken Tuohy
    Location Manager


  1. TB

    Todd Boekelheide
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  2. JS


  1. PS

    Peter Shaffer
    Theatre Play

  2. PS

    Peter Shaffer

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