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1. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

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Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

Director: Tom Stoppard | Stars: Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss, Livio Badurina

Votes: 17,566 | Gross: $0.74M

2. Hamlet (1996)

PG-13 | 242 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

Votes: 31,429 | Gross: $4.41M

3. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 135 min | Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

Votes: 18,361 | Gross: $20.71M

4. Haider (2014)

160 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects of playing a role in his father's fate.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Shraddha Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon

Votes: 40,082 | Gross: $0.90M

5. Hamlet (1948)

Unrated | 154 min | Drama

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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

Votes: 12,325

6. Hamlet (2000)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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70 Metascore

Modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder.

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Venora, Sam Shepard

Votes: 8,215 | Gross: $1.57M

7. Hamlet (2009 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Gregory Doran | Stars: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart, Penny Downie, Oliver Ford Davies

Votes: 2,488

8. Hamlet 2 (2008)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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54 Metascore

In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Steve Coogan, Elisabeth Shue, Catherine Keener, J.J. Soria

Votes: 15,356 | Gross: $4.88M

9. Ye yan (2006)

Not Rated | 131 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, You Ge, Daniel Wu, Xun Zhou

Votes: 5,924

10. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980 TV Movie)

210 min | Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Director: Rodney Bennett | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Patrick Stewart, Eric Porter

Votes: 455

11. Hamlet (1964)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered by Claudius, Hamlet's uncle. Claudius usurps the throne of Denmark, and marries Hamlet's recently widowed mother. Hamlet is tormented, haunted, and increasingly unstable.

Director: Grigori Kozintsev | Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Votes: 1,944

12. A Midwinter's Tale (1995)

R | 99 min | Comedy

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Out of work actor Joe volunteers to help try and save his sister's local church for the community by putting on a Christmas production of Hamlet, somewhat against the advice of his agent ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Michael Maloney, Richard Briers, Hetta Charnley, Joan Collins

Votes: 2,055 | Gross: $0.35M

13. Hamlet (1969)

G | 117 min | Drama

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Nicol Williamson takes the lead role in this star-studded 1969 version of William Shakespeare's tragedy. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother's remarriage to Claudius... See full summary »

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Nicol Williamson, Judy Parfitt, Anthony Hopkins, Marianne Faithfull

Votes: 606

14. Hamlet liikemaailmassa (1987)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen, Elina Salo

Votes: 1,322

15. Hamlet (I) (1964)

191 min | Drama

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The highly successful 1964 Richard Burton Broadway production of "Hamlet", deliberately staged in the style of a "dress rehearsal", but performed in front of a live audience.

Directors: Bill Colleran, John Gielgud | Stars: Richard Burton, Hume Cronyn, Alfred Drake, Eileen Herlie

Votes: 332

16. Hamlet at Elsinore (1964 TV Movie)

170 min | Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Robert Shaw, Alec Clunes, Michael Caine

Votes: 116

17. Ophélia (1963)

105 min | Drama

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Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Alida Valli, Claude Cerval, André Jocelyn, Juliette Mayniel

Votes: 97

18. Hamlet (II) (2000 TV Movie)

178 min | Drama

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67 Metascore

The classic Shakespeare tragedy is revisioned in America at the turn of the 20th Century. Campbell Scott (Singles, The Spanish Prisoner) adapted, co-directed and stars in the title role ... See full summary »

Directors: Campbell Scott, Eric Simonson | Stars: Campbell Scott, Blair Brown, Roscoe Lee Browne, LisaGay Hamilton

Votes: 203

19. Hamlet A.D.D. (2014)

100 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

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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.

Directors: Bobby Ciraldo, Andrew Swant | Stars: Bobby Ciraldo, Robert Richard Jorge, Andrew Swant, Dustin Diamond

Votes: 73

20. Hamlet (1960 TV Movie)

152 min | Drama, Mystery

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle.

Director: Franz Peter Wirth | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Hans Caninenberg, Wanda Rotha, Dunja Movar

Votes: 523

21. Hamlet (2011)

88 min | Drama

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33 Metascore

Shot on a micro-budget in only three days, Ramsay's adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal play premiered in competition at the Vancouver International Film Festival in 2011.

Director: Bruce Ramsay | Stars: Bruce Ramsay, Lara Gilchrist, Peter Wingfield, Gillian Barber

Votes: 15

22. Hamlet (1976)

65 min | Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Director: Celestino Coronado | Stars: Quentin Crisp, Helen Mirren, Barry Stanton, Vladek Sheybal

Votes: 54

23. Johnny Hamlet (1968)

PG | 91 min | Drama, Western

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On his way back from the Civil War, Johnny Hamilton is visited in his sleep by the ghost of his father who lets him know that he has been murdered and who asks him to avenge him. Back in ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Andrea Giordana, Gilbert Roland, Horst Frank, Ennio Girolami

Votes: 320

24. National Theatre Live: Hamlet (2010)

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Stars: Michael Peavoy, Matthew Barker, David Calder, Marcus Cunningham

Votes: 38

25. The Tragedy of Hamlet (2002 TV Movie)

134 min | Drama

7.5
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Peter Brook presents a new interpretation of the classic in a setting is vaguely eastern rather than Scandinavian, with a multi-ethnic cast .

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Adrian Lester, Jeffery Kissoon, Natasha Parry, Bruce Myers

Votes: 77

26. Som & Fúria (2009– )

Comedy, Drama

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The lives of a Shakespearian theatre group and their personal struggles to organize the production of 'Hamlet'.

Stars: Felipe Camargo, Andrea Beltrão, Pedro Paulo Rangel, Dan Stulbach

Votes: 169

27. Tardid (2009)

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Siavash Roozbehan is a young man and he has lost his father after his mysterious suicide.His uncle is managing his father's wealth. He is in love with his cousin Mahtab whose father is his ... See full summary »

Director: Varuzh Karim-Masihi | Stars: Bahram Radan, Taraneh Alidoosti, Hamed Komeili, Mahtab Keramati

Votes: 512

28. A Taste of Shakespeare (1995– )

50 min

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Stars: Eric Weinthal, Daniel Kash, Brian Tree, Holly Lewis

Votes: 5

29. The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (1995)

22 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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Shakespeare films Hamlet on a single reel then, after an initial screening, edits it down to the bare bones.

Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Austin Pendleton, Ernest Perry Jr., Philip Seymour Hoffman, Angie Phillips

Votes: 179

30. Hamlet (1921)

131 min | Drama

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Danish silent movie-star Asta Nielsen formed her own production company to make this film, in which new elements are combined with features (and a few lines) familiar from Shakespeare's ... See full summary »

Directors: Svend Gade, Heinz Schall | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Paul Conradi, Mathilde Brandt, Eduard von Winterstein

Votes: 274

31. Le duel d'Hamlet (1900)

2 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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Director: Clément Maurice | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Pierre Magnier, Suzanne Seylor

Votes: 117

32. Predstava 'Hamleta' u Mrdusi Donjoj (1974)

96 min | Drama

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In the village of Donja Mrdusa the anniversary party is being prepared marking the election of the peasant cooperatives' president. He orders the teacher to prepare a Hamlet play that would... See full summary »

Director: Krsto Papic | Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Milena Dravic, Kresimir Zidaric, Fabijan Sovagovic

Votes: 203

33. The Rest Is Silence (1959)

106 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: Helmut Käutner | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Peter van Eyck, Ingrid Andree, Adelheid Seeck

Votes: 80

34. Hamlet (2003 Video)

220 min | Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Director: Michael Mundell | Stars: William Houston, Jilly Bond, Richard Brimblecombe, Lucy Cockram

Votes: 14

35. Prince of the Himalayas (2006)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

6.8
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An adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet set in ancient Tibet.

Director: Sherwood Hu | Stars: Purba Rgyal, Dobrgyal, Zomskyid, Sonamdolgar

Votes: 69 | Gross: $0.01M

36. Hamlet (I) (1970 TV Movie)

Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Director: David Giles | Stars: Faith Brook, Susan Fleetwood, Ian McKellen, John Woodvine

Votes: 33

37. Hamlet (1913)

64 min | Drama

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The opening scene is in Elsinore, where a ghost is seen by the sentinels keeping guard on the battlements of the castle. This is related to Hamlet by his friend Horatio, who describes the ... See full summary »

Director: Hay Plumb | Stars: Walter Ringham, Johnston Forbes-Robertson, S.A. Cookson, J.H. Barnes

Votes: 25

38. Hamlet_X (2003)

Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A great mosaic, a labyrinth of scenes, dialogue splinters, interviews, portraits of people surrounding Hamlet and wanting to be part of his story.

Director: Herbert Fritsch | Stars: Boris Aljinovic, Kathrin Angerer, Hendrik Arnst, Bela B.

Votes: 139

39. The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark (2007)

119 min | Drama

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Shortly after the death of his father, Hamlet must witness the remarriage of his mother to his uncle. Convinced that his uncle is in fact his fathers killer, Hamlet tragically struggles ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Redding | Stars: Heather Bolton, Beth Buchanan, Brian Lipson, Steve Mouzakis

Votes: 11

40. Hamlet (1911)

Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Director: August Blom | Stars: Alwin Neuß, Aage Hertel, Ella La Cour, Emilie Sannom

Votes: 10

41. Intikam Melegi/Kadin Hamlet (1976)

86 min | Drama

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Director: Metin Erksan | Stars: Fatma Girik, Sevda Ferdag, Reha Yurdakul, Orçun Sonat

Votes: 137

42. Hamlet (II) (2005)

93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.9
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A young Prince is visited by the Ghost of his father and compelled to vengeance - but can he stop thinking for long enough to do it?

Director: Stephen Cavanagh | Stars: James Lecky, Yvonne Richardson, Stephen Cavanagh, Simone Kirby

Votes: 13

43. Hamlet: The Fall of a Sparrow (2017)

Drama, Romance, Thriller | Announced

A young prince's epic journey of love, obsession and betrayal.

Director: Javor Gardev

44. Hamlet (1953 TV Movie)

115 min | Drama

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This vibrant and colourful new cinema version of William Shakespeare's most popular tragedy features a powerful performance in the lead role by rising star William Houston. With superb ... See full summary »

Director: Albert McCleery | Stars: Maurice Evans, Wesley Addy, Norman Barrs, Francis Bethencourt

Votes: 11

45. Hamlet (II) (2007)

131 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Set in a surrealistic, nightmarish, Kafkaesque no man's land, this version of the famous Shakespeare play centres on the ghostly, supernatural aspects of the play. The text is the original ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Fodor | Stars: William Belchambers, Max Davis, Alexander Fodor, James Frail

Votes: 50

46. Hamlet (II) (1964)

Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Directors: Bruce Minnix, Joseph Papp | Stars: Michael Alaimo, Ian Cameron, Staats Cotsworth, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 5

47. Hamlet (1961– )

25 min | Drama

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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Stars: Ernest Clark, Jennifer Daniel, Mark Dignam, Barry Foster

48. The Hamlet Adventure (2008)

81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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Obsessed by Hamlet's tragic character since adolescence, writer-producer Stanislav Semerdjiev ventures to write and stage a new post-modern monological version of the famous plot at the ... See full summary »

Directors: Ivaylo Dikanski, Greg Roach | Stars: Stanislav Semerdjiev, Greg Roach, Emil Trifonov, Paul Hiaumet

Votes: 19

49. Un Amleto di meno (1973)

70 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Carmelo Bene | Stars: Carmelo Bene, Luciana Cante, Sergio Di Giulio, Franco Leo

Votes: 82

50. Hamlet the Vampire Slayer (2008)

85 min | Comedy

3.0
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Hamlet is haunted by the possibility that his Latin Lover Uncle Claudio is a vampire who murdered Hamlet's father in order to become king and seduce Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. As the ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Witter | Stars: Kevin R. Elder, Leslie Nesbit, Doug Montoya, Summer Olsson

Votes: 24