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Queen: Hungarian Rhapsody - Live in Budapest '86 (1987)

Varázslat - A Queen Budapesten (original title)
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On 27th July 1986, British stadium rock band Queen broke new ground by playing for the first time in Hungary, a country which was still under a communist dictatorship behind the Iron Curtain.

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János Zsombolyai
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Queen ... Themselves
John Deacon ... Self
Brian May ... Self
Freddie Mercury ... Self
Roger Taylor ... Self
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On 27th July 1986, British Stadium Rock Band Queen broke new ground by playing for the first time in Hungary, a country which was still under a communist dictatorship behind the Iron Curtain. Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest is a concert film of the British rock band Queen's performance in Budapest on 27 July 1986. It was part of the band's final tour with original lead singer Freddie Mercury, The Magic Tour. Queen were one of the few bands from Western Europe to perform in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War. The film had a limited release in theatres worldwide on 20 September 2012. The concert was released on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time on 5 November 2012 worldwide, except in the United States where it was released a day later. The concert title is a play on the Hungarian Rhapsodies by Franz Liszt and one of Queen's most celebrated hits, "Bohemian Rhapsody." Written by Neville C. Bardoli OBE

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The concert title "Hungarian Rhapsody" is a play on the Hungarian Rhapsodies by Franz Liszt and the fact that one of Queen's most celebrated hits was "Bohemian Rhapsody". See more »

Quotes

Freddie Mercury: [singing] What is this thing that builds our dreams, Yet slips away from us? Who wants to live forever? Who wants to live forever?
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Another One Bites the Dust
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It's fantastic, darling!
1 October 2020 | by Agent_IrisSee all my reviews

While Live at Wembley is far more famous, I think that this show is better. Freddie is in better voice here. "Under Pressure" is especially great.


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Hungary | Canada | USA

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Hungarian | English

Release Date:

1 January 1987 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen ao Vivo em Budapest '86 See more »

Filming Locations:

Nep Stadium, Budapest, Hungary

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Mafilm, Queen Films Ltd. See more »
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1.37 : 1
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