MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,942 this week

The Tempest (1960)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  3 February 1960 (USA)
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 77 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 1 critic

Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, who lives in exile on a remote island as a sorcerer, uses his powers to shipwreck his usurper brother on the island.

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (play)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Exclusive Trailer

View the Foxcatcher Exclusive trailer with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 745 titles
created 07 Oct 2011
 
a list of 112 titles
created 04 Jul 2012
 
a list of 2281 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 47 titles
created 6 months ago
 
list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Tempest" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Tempest (TV Movie 1960)

The Tempest (TV Movie 1960) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Tempest.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Tempest (1958)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young officer in the army of Empress Catherine of Russia is on his way to his new duty station at a remote outpost. During a blinding snowstorm he comes upon a stranger who was caught in ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Lattuada
Stars: Silvana Mangano, Van Heflin, Viveca Lindfors
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An ambitious cowboy will stop at nothing to get what he wants, including using the affections of two women.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Don Murray, Richard Egan, Lee Remick
Tempest (1928)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In Czarist Russia, a peasant officer, resented by the aristocrats, falls in love with a princess.

Directors: Sam Taylor, Lewis Milestone, and 1 more credit »
Stars: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Louis Wolheim
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with politics, promoting socialism to the world. Stalin has sent out an ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Richard Burton, Alain Delon, Romy Schneider
The Comedians (1967)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Set in the Haiti of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, The Comedians tells the story of a sardonic Welsh hotel owner and his encroaching fatalism as he watches Haiti sink into barbarism and poverty. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Glenville
Stars: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness
Boom! (1968)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Explores the confrontation between the woman who has everything, including emptiness, and a penniless poet who has nothing but the ability to fill a wealthy woman's needs.

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Noel Coward
The Tempest I (2010)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female.

Director: Julie Taymor
Stars: Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, Djimon Hounsou
Fantasy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway
Stars: John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Michel Blanc
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the ... See full summary »

Director: George P. Cosmatos
Stars: Richard Burton, Marcello Mastroianni, Leo McKern
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A crafty serial killer plays a game of cat-and-mouse with a harried police detective trying to track him down.

Director: Jack Smight
Stars: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal
The Tempest II (2014)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and his deformed ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Herrin
Stars: Roger Allam, Jason Baughan, Jessie Buckley
The Fifth Column (TV Movie 1960)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: John Frankenheimer
Stars: Richard Burton, Maximilian Schell, Sally Ann Howes
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
...
Liam Redmond ...
...
Ferdinand (as William H. Bassett)
Ronald Radd ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Ballantyne ...
Chris Gampel ...
William LeMassena ...
Geoffrey Lumb ...
...
Edit

Storyline

Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, who lives in exile on a remote island as a sorcerer, uses his powers to shipwreck his usurper brother on the island.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

island | usurper | exile | shipwreck | sorcerer | See more »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 February 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

George Schaefer's Showcase Theatre: The Tempest  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of The Tempest (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Come Unto These Yellow Sands
Music by Lehman Engel
Lyrics by William Shakespeare
Sung by Roddy McDowall
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
me too or is it three?
26 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Count me in too. I saw this as a kid and still recall with great pleasure that it was my introduction to Shakespeare and has lead to a lifetime love. As was the case for several other films of plays, the clever camera work was a definite plus. Loved making Ariel a sprite by playing with size. Having him ride on Prosperos shoulder certainly worked for me. What a lovely conceit! It made the scenes between them as magical as they were meant to be. Calaban is a bit of a monster but one with Burton's voice. All in all, even thinking about it and the wonderful cast brings a smile to my face. I visited the site and wasn't surprised to see the high rating and generally positive reviews. I feel exactly the same way. Well done all around and a wonderful introduction for kids that lingers on the mind and in the heart as well.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Tempest (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page