MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 32,608 this week

Macbeth in Manhattan (1999)

 -  Drama  -  14 March 1999 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 104 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3934 titles
created 21 Oct 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 04 Aug 2012
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Macbeth in Manhattan (1999)

Macbeth in Manhattan (1999) on IMDb 5.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Macbeth in Manhattan.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sweet Talk (2013)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A blocked writer and a troubled young woman who meet over a phone-sex line go on a journey together.

Director: Terri Hanauer
Stars: Karen Austin, Devion Andrez Coleman, John Glover
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life

Director: Boaz Yakin
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Julianna Margulies
Cut Bank (2014)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Dwayne McLaren has been looking for a way out of his small town upbringing of CUT BANK, MT since he graduated high school several years earlier. When he finds himself in the wrong place at ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Shakman
Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer, Billy Bob Thornton
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

Director: Edward Zwick
Stars: Lily Rabe, Liev Schreiber, Tobey Maguire
The Following (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.

Stars: Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore
The Losers I (2010)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

Director: Sylvain White
Stars: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: John Brenkus
Stars: Kerr Smith, Natalie Zea, Daniel Cosgrove
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Stars: Anna Grace, Angela Marie Baker, Sean Sweeney
Members Only (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Drama

A look at life at an elite private country club, as seen by its members and the employees who work there.

Stars: Natalie Zea, Betsy Brandt, Maria Canals-Barrera
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Claudia / Lady Macbeth
...
Max / Macduff
...
William / Macbeth
...
Richard / Director
...
Chorus
Christopher McCann ...
Derek / Duncan
...
Samantha / First Witch
...
Michelle / Second Witch
Tertia Lynch ...
Wendy / Third Witch
Lisa G. ...
Reporter
...
Michael / Malcolm
...
Robert / Ross
...
Joe Connelly / Banquo
Alan Pottinger ...
Jim / Murderer
...
Patty / Stage Manager
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 March 1999 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Witty and Clever take on Macbeth finds a home in Manhattan
3 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having seen and loved Greg Lombardo's most recent film "Knots" (he co-wrote and directed that feature as well), I decided to check out his earlier work, and this movie was well worth the effort and rental. Macbeth in Manhattan is a tongue in cheek, excellent take on the Shakespeare favorite, updated and moved to NYC. I was impressed by the underlying wit and intelligence of the script and was wowed by the way the storyline of the production in the movie mirrors the storyline of the play itself - and very cleverly at that. The trials and tribulations of life in Manhattan parallel many a Shakespeare play, and Central Park was rarely put to better use than as the woods around Macbeth's castle. Mr. Lombardo obviously has a fond place in his heart for New York and New York stories (Knots is a funny and warm sex comedy about six thirty-something New Yorkers set primarily in a charming Brooklyn neighborhood, with Manhattan offices and a downtown loft thrown in for good measure) and has spent considerable time around the plays of Shakespeare. The movie is well-paced and the story reflects a deep understanding of the essential drama at the core of Macbeth. It reminded me of Al Pacino's "Looking for Richard" - another wonderful Shakespeare "play within a movie." I highly recommend checking out Macbeth in Manhattan.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Macbeth in Manhattan (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?