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 »
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 »
In eleventh century Scotland, three witches foretell that Macbeth will become King, while Banquo will beget Kings. Macbeth accordingly has King Duncan slain, and is duly crowned in his place. But that's where his problems really begin.
The play opens with the scene on the wild heath where the three witches appear to Macbeth and Banquo, as they are returning from their victorious battle with the rebels. They predict the ... See full summary »
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 »
When the film was screened at the Chicago exhibition, it was censored by the police. The scenes showing the duel between Macbeth and McDuff, and the stabbing of King Duncan and the brandishing of the bloody dagger, were ordered to be cut out. See more »