By Miloš Forman

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1984-09-19
  • Advisory Rating: R
  • Runtime: 3h 0min
  • Director: Miloš Forman
  • Production Company: AMLF
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • iTunes Price: USD 14.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 3.99
From 2,942 Ratings


Nominated for eleven Academy Awards and winner of eight, including Best Picture, Director and Actor, this lavish story, based upon a Viennese urban legend and hit Broadway play, recounts the downfall of 18th-century musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as orchestrated by his nemesis, the less talented but politically favored Antonin Salieri. Starring Academy Award-winner F. Murray Abraham ("Thirteen Ghosts," "Finding Forrester"), Academy Award-nominee Tom Hulce ("Frankenstein," "Fearless"), Simon Callow ("Notting Hill," "Shakespeare in Love"), Golden Globe-nominated Jeffrey Jones ("Sleepy Hollow," "The Devil's Advocate") and Elizabeth Berridge (TV's "The John Larroquette Show"). Directed by Oscar-winner Milos Forman ("Man on the Moon," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest").




  • A classic of piece of juicebox history

    By Nicholas becerra
    There are a lot of reasons Amadeus is the best music history movie of all time. For some reason the verison i saw was the director's cut not the theatrical cut so dame shame. Either way Amadeus even without the original cut this movie is masterpiece because you have this court composer Antonio Salleri who after getting transeferd to the mental instutition which is a reference to Milos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Salleri tells his exprience and working with the spoiled and bratty Wolfgang Amdeus Mozart who is the king of music and he gets what he wants and i like that character study and his ark. This film really oversites the spolied Amadeus as he descents into madness with his rich fooly and his failed plays i enjoyed a well-made Amadeus character study then a biopic of Wolfgang but the actor who played Amadeus looked like a young Ryan Gosling so bad choice Hollywood 10/10
  • Dammed is good!

    By Gil p
    Great movie , if you don’t like it you miss the art part of it. Soundtrack is fantastic, and Falco who wrote and sang the theme song. “Rock me Amadeus”, is one of my favorite songs. What a tribute to an outstanding artist, from another!
  • Not the right movie

    By KeepingHope
    Rotten Tomatoes gives the theatrical version a score of 93. The director’s cut is unrated. The original version is far superior and, unfortunately, unavailable.
  • Great Film

    By css44
    A great story about a beyond great composer
  • Directors cut is terrible

    By jdhshebxnz
    Additional material does nothing for the story. Why is the theatrical version not available?
  • Directors Garbage Grab Bag

    By wary buddy
    I unwittingly acquired the directors version. What a waste of money and space I truly wish it were completely eraseable from itoons in memory I would love to just listen to the theatrical version of the movie overall the directors version - in the words of salieri replace one (line) there would be diminishment replace one phrase the structure would fall. the theatrical version was great why not just leave it at that that was truly the directors cut yea he had to cut it to make the theatrical version call this silly version something to help you steer clear try amadeus - added gibberish or amadues - my stool included Maybe - amadeus too many notes There it is.
  • Good

    By SugarSkrull256
    Pretty good
  • Great Film

    By Echelon33
    The history is inaccurate, though there are some historical tidbits that have a tiny bit if this if you look it up. but not really relevant. The what if they run with is exceptionally well done and exposes the thesis well which is the genius and the talented enough to recognize he is not the genius the other is - and the fairness of life/God in that. Besides, you will be exposed to real composed music and will as well learn something if you are not as familiar.
  • Watch Amadeus but not directors cut

    By BikeDaily
    I love Amadeus. The struggle of Salieri is so real for anyone who lives with impossible passion. Every character is deep and the music amazing. But for the love of all good entertainment, don't watch the directors cut. It changes the story line just too much and in all the wrong ways. Stay with the released version. The theatre released version is just soooo good.

    By Gravityknight
    Hands down one of the greatest movies ever to grace the silver screen. A must see in every cinephile's lifetime.