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ShakespeaRe-Told (2005 Mini-Series)
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A modern re-telling of four William Shakespeare stories.
 
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A Bunch of Amateurs (2008)
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A sleazy Hollywood agent tricks one of his clients, a faded action star, into playing King Lear in an amateur charity production in England. (96 mins.)
Director: Andy Cadiff
 
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Hamlet (1996)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing. (242 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
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Shakespeare in Love (1998)
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A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays. (123 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
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A Performance of Macbeth (1979 TV Movie)
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Macbeth is a daring member of the Scottish military who receives a revelation from three menacing sorceresses... (145 mins.)
Director: Philip Casson
 
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
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Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
 
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Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992 Mini-Series)
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Condensed animated adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare. (26 mins.)
 
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As You Like It (1978 TV Movie)
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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing. (151 mins.)
Director: Basil Coleman
 
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Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
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Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
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Much Ado About Nothing (2010)
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An adaptation of Shakespeare's play set in a modern day high school. Cast and crew was comprised entirely of students from East Hollywood High School in Salt Lake City, UT. (68 mins.)
Director: Brandon Arnold
 
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Prospero's Books (1991)
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An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and... (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
12.
O (2001)
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An update of Shakespeare's 'Othello' with a young cast, set in an upper class prep school, & centered around basketball player Odin. (95 mins.)
 
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Maqbool (2003)
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The intrigue of the Shakespearean tragedy 'Macbeth' is transposed to the Mumbai underworld. (132 mins.)
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
 
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Hamlet (2009 TV Movie)
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The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer. (180 mins.)
Director: Gregory Doran
 
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West Side Story (1961)
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Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. (152 mins.)
 
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Kiss Me Kate (1953)
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An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'; off-stage, the production is troublesome with ex-lovers' quarrels and a gangster looking for some money owed to them. (109 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
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A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does. (97 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
 
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Romeo + Juliet (1996)
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Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. (120 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
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Tempest (1982)
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A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful... (140 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
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She's the Man (2006)
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When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
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Twelfth Night, or What You Will (2003 TV Movie)
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Multicultural version of the Shakespearean tale Twelth Night, Made in modern day society featuring Anglo-Indian cast. (125 mins.)
Director: Tim Supple
 
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As You Like It (1992)
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Hiding out in an industrial wasteland from the murderous wrath of a regional ruler, a woman, disguised as a boy, gives wooing lessons to the edgy lad who proclaims he loves her. (117 mins.)
 
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Hamlet A.D.D. (2014)
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Hamlet is an easily distracted prince who is challenged to kill his uncle Claudius by the ghost of his recently dead dad. This bizarre sci-fi comedy features live-action characters in a colorful cartoon world. (95 mins.)
 
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The Tragedy of Macbeth (2012 Video)
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (92 mins.)
Director: Daniel Coll
 
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'As You Like It' at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (2010 Video)
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Shakespeare's tale of young love, betrayal, cross-dressing, and redemption. (149 mins.)
Director: Thea Sharrock