Film versions of Shakespeare's Tragediesby hangerj | created - 13 Oct 2011 | updated - 13 Oct 2011 | Public
William Shakespeare wrote 38 plays divided into Comedies(16), Tragedies(12) and History Plays(10). Here are film versions of the Tragedies.
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4. Timon of Athens (1981 TV Movie)
128 min | Comedy, Drama
Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
5. Julius Caesar (1953)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.
7. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Votes: 32,742 | Gross: $4.41M
10. Othello (1995)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance
The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.
Votes: 8,150 | Gross: $2.11M
11. Antony and Cleopatra (1974 TV Movie)
161 min | Drama, History, Romance
After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.
12. Cymbeline (1982 TV Movie)
175 min | Drama, Comedy
Cymbeline, the King of Britain, is angry that his daughter Imogen has chosen a poor (but worthy) man for her husband. So he banishes Posthumus, who goes to fight for Rome. Imogen (dressed ... See full summary »