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1. Macbeth (I) (2015)

R | 113 min | Drama, War

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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Madigan, Frank Madigan

Votes: 33,746

2. Throne of Blood (1957)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama

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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 31,661

3. Macbeth (1971)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler

Votes: 9,678

4. Enemy of Man

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

A war hero and the lure of ambition and descent into hell. An adaptation of Macbeth.

Director: Vincent Regan | Stars: Joseph Gilgun, Sean Bean, Charles Dance, Rupert Grint

5. Macbeth (1948)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War

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In fog-dripping, barren and sometimes macabre settings, 11th-century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that ... See full summary »

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 4,632

6. The Damned (1969)

R | 156 min | Drama, War

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The dramatic collapse of a wealthy, industrialist/Junker family during the reign of the Third Reich.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem, Helmut Berger

Votes: 5,463

7. Macbeth (I) (2006)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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51 Metascore

A contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" set in the ganglands of Melbourne.

Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Chloe Armstrong, Kate Bell, Miranda Nation, Sam Worthington

Votes: 1,911 | Gross: $1.11M

8. Scotland, Pa. (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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49 Metascore

A modernized retelling of "MacBeth" set in 1970s suburban Pennsylvania. Joe McBeth, an unambitious hamburger stand employee, is driven to success by his scheming wife.

Director: Billy Morrissette | Stars: James Le Gros, Maura Tierney, Christopher Walken, Kevin Corrigan

Votes: 3,903 | Gross: $0.38M

9. Maqbool (2003)

132 min | Crime, Drama

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Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the ... See full summary »

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah

Votes: 4,573

10. A Performance of Macbeth (1979 TV Movie)

145 min | Drama

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Macbeth is a daring member of the Scottish military who receives a revelation from three menacing sorceresses that he will someday become the King of Scotland. This information gives him a ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, John Bown, Susan Dury

Votes: 641

11. The Moving Forest (2015)

99 min | Drama, Thriller

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Based on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth". Elias is a successful executive who works in the second largest private bank in Brazil. One day, Elias meets a mysterious woman who claims to be ... See full summary »

Director: Vinicius Coimbra | Stars: Fernando Alves Pinto, Ângelo Antônio, Ana Paula Arósio, Gabriel Braga Nunes

Votes: 94

12. Men of Respect (1990)

R | 113 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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A hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on ... See full summary »

Director: William Reilly | Stars: John Turturro, Katherine Borowitz, Dennis Farina, Peter Boyle

Votes: 640 | Gross: $0.14M

13. Macbeth (1997)

129 min | Drama

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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish laird seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Jeremy Freeston | Stars: Jason Connery, Helen Baxendale, Graham McTavish, Kenneth Bryans

Votes: 191

14. Macbeth (1961 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

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The Scottish lord Macbeth, chooses evil as the way to fulfill his ambition for power. He commits regicide to become king and then furthers his moral descent with a reign of murderous terror... See full summary »

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Sean Connery, Zoe Caldwell, William Needles, Ted Follows

Votes: 111

15. Macbeth (1983 TV Movie)

148 min | Drama

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Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Brenda Bruce, Eileen Way, Anne Dyson, Mark Dignam

Votes: 229

16. Macbeth (1998 TV Movie)

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English thespian Sean Pertwee plays the painfully ambitious royal who schemes to murder so he can ascend to the throne in this superior version of William Shakespeare's literary classic. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Bogdanov | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Greta Scacchi, Lorren Bent, Denise Black

Votes: 118

17. Macbeth (II) (1982 TV Movie)

72 min | Drama

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In this powerful short film, the renowned William Shakespeare play is stripped down to the bare essentials, consisting of two lengthy shots.

Director: Béla Tarr | Stars: György Cserhalmi, Erzsébet Kútvölgyi, Ferenc Bencze, Imre Csuja

Votes: 185

18. Macbeth (1981 Video)

132 min

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Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Piper Laurie, Simon MacCorkindale, Richard Alfieri

Votes: 73

19. Macbeth (2001 TV Movie)

132 min | Drama

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Director: Gregory Doran | Stars: Richard Armitage, Diane Beck, Ken Bones, Glenn Chapman

Votes: 51

20. The Tragedy of Macbeth (2012 Video)

92 min | Drama

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Director: Daniel Coll | Stars: Marek Oravec, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Hal Fowler, Killian Scott

Votes: 14

21. Siberian Lady Macbeth (1962)

93 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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In what might be termed Russo-Shakespearean noir, a ruthless woman's adulterous affair with a drifter sets in motion a chain-reaction of murder and deception in a remote village in 19th Century Mtsensk.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Olivera Markovic, Ljuba Tadic, Kapitalina Eric, Bojan Stupica

Votes: 192

22. Joe MacBeth (1955)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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Shakespeare (more-or-less) in modern gangster setting. Lily MacBeth pushes her husband Joe to rub out the reigning crime boss and become the new "kingpin" himself. Success is short- lived, ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Paul Douglas, Ruth Roman, Bonar Colleano, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 114

23. Macbeth on the Estate (1997 TV Movie)

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Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: James Frain, Susan Vidler, Andrew Tiernan, David Harewood

Votes: 81

24. Macbeth (I) (1987)

133 min | Music

7.3
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The Verdi opera, based on Shakespeare's play.

Director: Claude d'Anna | Stars: Leo Nucci, Shirley Verrett, Samuel Ramey, Johan Leysen

Votes: 35

25. Macbeth (III) (1960 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama

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Hallmark Hall of Fame's second version of Shakespeare's classic play, with the same two stars and the same director as its first version, but a different supporting cast.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Maurice Evans, Judith Anderson, Michael Hordern, Ian Bannen

Votes: 30

26. Rave Macbeth (2001)

87 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

5.7
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This movie is a loose adaptation of the Shakespeare play "MacBeth", except it's set in the world of the dance rave culture.

Director: Klaus Knoesel | Stars: Michael Rosenbaum, Nicki Aycox, Kirk Baltz, Jamie Elman

Votes: 119

27. Macbeth in Manhattan (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama

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Director: Greg Lombardo | Stars: Gloria Reuben, David Lansbury, Nick Gregory, John Glover

Votes: 101

28. Never Say Macbeth (2007)

86 min | Comedy

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Danny Teller, a high school science teacher, shows up at auditions for Macbeth trying to get his girlfriend back. But the director mistakes Danny's story of love for a passionate acting ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher J. Prouty | Stars: Tammy Caplan, John Combs, Scott Conte, Bayard Crawley

Votes: 65

29. Teenage Gang Debs (1966)

75 min | Crime

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A no-good Manhattan girl moves in on a Brooklyn gang. Using her obvious charms she gets the leader killed in a fight over her and then takes up with the victor and new head man. Then she ... See full summary »

Director: Sande N. Johnsen | Stars: Diane Conti, Linda Gale, Eileen Dietz, Robin Nolan

Votes: 117

30. Macbeth (1898)

Short, Drama

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Star: Johnston Forbes-Robertson

Votes: 10

31. Macbeth: Folger Shakespeare Library Edition (2009 Video)

124 min | Drama

9.0
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the final performance of this new vision reveals Macbeth's raw power as a supernatural horror thriller shock,suspense,stage magic,and grisly humor while remaining true to the brutal beauty of Shakespeare's poetry.

Directors: Aaron Posner, Teller | Stars: Evander Duck Jr., Dale Girard, Eric Hissom, Cleo House Jr.

Votes: 11

32. Macbeth (1954 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

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Based on Shakespeare's play: As Macbeth and Banquo return victorious from fighting a battle, they are met by three witches who make a series of tantalizing predictions. One of the ... See full summary »

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Maurice Evans, Judith Anderson, House Jameson, Richard Waring

Votes: 10

33. Macbeth (I) (1982 TV Movie)

148 min

7.0
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish laird seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Philip Anglim, Maureen Anderman, J. Kenneth Campbell, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 16

34. Macbeth (1916)

80 min | Drama, History

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Shakespeare's tragedy of the Scots nobleman whose ambition leads him to betrayal, murder, and damnation.

Director: John Emerson | Stars: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Constance Collier, Wilfred Lucas, Spottiswoode Aitken

Votes: 11

35. James Marsters: Words and Music (2005 Video)

103 min | Music

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James Marsters performed both "words and music" at a live theater. The DVD shows him declaiming selected lines from Shakespeare's "Macbeth," and he also performs many songs of his own composition on guitar.

Director: James Marsters | Star: James Marsters

36. Macbeth (1911)

14 min | Short, Drama

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Stars: Frank R. Benson, Constance Benson, Murray Carrington, Nora Lancaster

37. Macbeth (1998)

Drama

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Shakespeare's classic tale of a noble general spurred to regicide by his ambitious, alluring wife and the prophecy of 3 mysterious fortune tellers.

Director: Paul Winarski | Stars: Stephen J. Lewis, Dawn Winarski, John Schugard, Scott Vinnacombe

Votes: 13

38. Macbeth (1987 TV Movie)

Drama, Music

8.0
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Director: Brian Large | Stars: Renato Bruson, Mara Zampieri, Goetz Rose, David Griffith

Votes: 21

39. Macbeth (2002 TV Movie)

140 min | Music, Drama

7.0
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Director: Thomas Grimm | Stars: Thomas Hampson, Paoletta Marrocu, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Luis Lima

Votes: 26

40. Macbeth (1978 TV Movie)

180 min | History

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Director: Hacho Boyadzhiev | Stars: Violeta Gindeva, Lyubomir Kiselichki

41. Makibefo (2001)

73 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Alexander Abela | Stars: Martin Zia, Neoliny Dety, Gilbert Laumord, Victor Raobelina

Votes: 17

42. A Taste of Shakespeare (1995– )

50 min

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

43. The Real Thing at Last (1916)

Short, Comedy

6.2
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A satire on American films, in which Shakespeare's Macbeth is performed as it might be imagined performed in an American film. (The film was prepared as part of a live benefit for the YMCA ... See full summary »

Director: L.C. MacBean | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Nelson Keys, Godfrey Tearle, Owen Nares

Votes: 6

44. Macbeth (1970– )

119 min | Drama, Family

5.3
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This is a modern adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy.

Stars: Michael Jayston, Brian Badcoe, Tim Hardy, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 10

45. Macbeth the Movie (2009)

117 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Brett Eshelman | Stars: Chris Canfield, Kat Olsson, Breanna Rankin, Sierra Laverty

Votes: 5

46. Macbeth (1993 TV Movie)

142 min | Music

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Director: Aarno Cronvall | Stars: Jorma Hynninen, Cynthia Makris, Jaakko Ryhänen, Peter Lindroos

47. Shakespeare's Macbeth (1999 TV Movie)

Action, Crime, Drama

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The Roma Theatre performs the play at a ruined castle on Gotland, Sweden.

Director: Thomas Segerström | Stars: Peter Sundberg, Karin Holmberg, Bert Rolfart, Pontus Stenshäll

48. Macbeth (1974 TV Movie)

155 min | Drama

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Director: Hansgünther Heyme | Stars: Hans Schulze, Veronika Bayer, Erik Frey, Reent Reins

49. Macbeth (2011 Video)

16 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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Macbeth, noble and honored, located three witches who prophesy honors and the title of king. Influenced by his wife and by his own ambition, kills King Duncan and becomes king of Scotland. ... See full summary »

Director: Horacio Ojeda Lacognata | Stars: Horacio Ojeda Lacognata, Alicia Ávalos, Jorge López, Marcelo López

50. Macbeth (1965 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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This is a different production teams' take on the 1960 Australian version using some of the same cast.

Director: Alan Burke | Stars: Wyn Roberts, Terri Aldred, Keith Eden, Keith Lee