MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 187 this week

Richard III (2008)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 125 users  
Reviews: write review

"Now is the winter of our discontent..." With these timeless words, Duke Richard - lounging on his sun deck - sets his murderous plans in motion. His goal: to eliminate the hated rival ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Related News

Jay Gillespie
| backstage.com
Night Train Movie Poster
| ShockYa

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 56 titles
created 06 Nov 2011
 
a list of 71 titles
created 08 Dec 2013
 
a list of 20 titles
created 08 Apr 2014
 
a list of 106 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Richard III" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Richard III (2008)

Richard III (2008) on IMDb 7.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Richard III.
2 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Princes in the Tower (TV Movie 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

16 years after the 'deaths' of the two boy Princes held captive in the Tower, Perkin Warbeck makes his claim to the throne as the rightful King Richard. Did the younger brother survive? Is ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Hardy
Stars: Mark Umbers, John Castle, Roger Hammond
Broken Arrows (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A story of love and a struggle over the virtues of free will versus destiny. It follows the journey of Reese, who becomes a hitman after he loses his wife and unborn child, as he confronts the forces of love, faith, and destiny.

Director: Reid Gershbein
Stars: Peter Quartaroli, Lori Petty, Mackenzie Firgens
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A psychotic man likes to hunt down young women, then kill them and sell their organs. Detective Nick Stevens has been chasing this killer for years and has to overcome this personal demons in order to conquer this serial killer.

Director: Kevin Carraway
Stars: Richard Tyson, Rhett Giles, Steven Williams
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

When a load of cash and dead underworld assassins are found at the scene of a drug deal gone sour, Candy, a feisty stripper, finds herself in the Mafia's cross hairs. She's the only ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ironside
Stars: Michael Ironside, Currie Graham, Lori Petty
Last Call I (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Coming Soon is a film about that one, often unnoticed moment that can change everything.

Director: Steven Tanenbaum
Stars: Cara Seymour, Lori Petty, James McCaffrey
King Lear (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Blessed, Tony Rotherham
Stars: Brian Blessed, Hildegard Neil, Jason Riddington
Richard II (TV Movie 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  
Stars: Andrew Marr, Razia Iqbal, Mark Rylance
Richard III (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Raoul Ruiz
Stars: Ariel García Valdés, Gilles Arbona, Marc Betton
Richard III (1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Act One of Richard III by William Shakespeare

Director: Philippe Mora
Stars: Mickey Cottrell, Shelly Desai, Michael Patrick Hughes
The Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-Series 1965)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A filmed theatre production of four of Shakespeare's historical plays condensed down into a trilogy.

Stars: David Warner, Peggy Ashcroft, Anthony Boden
Richard III (1980)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Stars: Ramaz Chkhikvadze, Gogi Gegechkori, Salome Kancheli
Cage Free (2010)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The daughter of a meat producer is kidnapped, the ransom:- No More Factory Farms.

Director: Keith Holland
Stars: Masayuki Imai, Dee Wallace, Robert Miano
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Scott Anderson ...
...
...
Anne
...
...
Natasha (as Natalia Guslistaya)
...
...
...
Bishop of Ely
...
...
Major
...
Portia
...
Edit

Storyline

"Now is the winter of our discontent..." With these timeless words, Duke Richard - lounging on his sun deck - sets his murderous plans in motion. His goal: to eliminate the hated rival Lancaster dynasty, and reign as undisputed king. Standing between him and the throne are his brothers Clarence and King Edward, his nephews the Princes, his bitter adversary Queen Elizabeth, and a host of enemies, rivals, and dubious allies. In the Los Angeles of "Shakespeare's Richard III", violence is the norm: every member of the nobility expects to kill or be killed, according to the code duel lo. They prefer death before dishonor. The women in this society are just as dangerous, courageous, and brutal as the men. The York and Lancaster families - rival branches of the former England Studios - exert a mafia-like control of the city and local politics/law enforcement. Aided by his sinister counselor Buckingham, Richard will stop at nothing - seduction, bribery, conspiracy, and wholesale slaughter - ... Written by Scott Anderson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Richard III (1986) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who?.... Siovhann
I was on the set, but my name is not in the credits mandyakridge
Would Shakespeare approve? belmarbomber
Dear fellow Shakespeare fans: MDMOLINARI
Ian McKellan already made a fine Richard III mortyt
Release Date? belmarbomber
Discuss Richard III (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?