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Director: Milos Forman

Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge

Domestic lifetime gross (adjusted for inflation, 2014): $117,767,500

Famous quote: “Mediocrities everywhere... I absolve you... I absolve you... I absolve you... I absolve you... I absolve you all.” — Salieri

Hulce practiced piano four hours a day for the role, but the music ended up being dubbed in anyway.

Box-office totals courtesy of BoxOfficeMojo.com.