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March 19, 2015 4:50 AM

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This 1997 sci-fi favorite has one of the greatest opera/classical music moments on screen of all time. In the associated clip, the alien diva Plavalaguna (voiced by the Albanian soprano Inva Mula and played in the film by French actress Mainwenn Le Besco) sings an aria from the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor." It's a beautiful scene and the alien diva's strange but striking appearance heightens the opera even more.

In what is arguably one of the greatest war films of all time, Wagner's "The Ride of the Valkyries" plays as the squadron of attack helicopters (projecting "Ride of Valkyries" from their speakers) begin their assault on a Vietnamese village. "Apocalypse Now" isn't the only film to use the epic opera...

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