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Opera in Movies

06/08/2012 01:00 pm ET | Updated Aug 08, 2012

It's very common for opera newcomers to be surprised at their own familiarity with opera. How can you know the music if you've never been to the opera before? Simple -- it's everywhere! Opera is such a powerful driver of human emotion that it is often used in movies, TV shows, and even cartoons to enhance the poignant undertones of a scene.

Here's a countdown of some of the best uses of opera music and references in movies.

Opera In Movies