Shakespeare in the Original Klingonby dan_dassow | created - 16 Sep 2018 | updated - 17 Sep 2018 | Public
Klingon Chancellor Gorkon states, "You've not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon," in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). Which of these Klingon language Shakespearean films would you most like to see?
After voting, please discuss here.
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Sep tlhIngan Qang ghorqon, neHqu' legh "SeQpIr chu' qaStaHvIS tlhIngan Hol, " qaStaHvIS Hov leng loS: mISbe'chugh. nIb law' tlhIngan Hol mIllogh qonwI' qoSta' SeQpIr 'oH lulegh 'ach ghaytan SoH?
qaSpu'DI' DawIvpu', nuqneH ja'chuq naDev.
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1. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ... See full summary »
a poH tuj bI'reS ram naj botlh (a hot time to the middle of the night, beginning with the dream of)
2. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.
Votes: 28,046 | Gross: $38.90M
pong latlh pong (the name other name)
3. Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
PG | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Votes: 5,418 | Gross: $0.55M
ram cha'maH (night twelve)
4. Hamlet (1948)
Not Rated | 154 min | Drama
Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former King.
vay' non tobbej (am something rotten)
5. King Lear (1987)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost, and it is up to people like William Shakespear Junior the Fifth to restore the ... See full summary »
ta' lear (the King lear)
140 min | Comedy
Basing his plot on a farce by Plautus, Shakespeare caps the mayhem of his Roman original to build up a hectic tale of violent cross-purposes, furious slapstick and social nightmare.
Haghbe' chu' Qagh ("I want to make a mistake.)
7. The Merchant of Venice (1973 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
Antonio's friend Bassanio is in love and needs money to go courting. Using Antonio as his collateral, he borrows money from Shylock. But when the debt comes due, Shylock demands repayment ... See full summary »
veng Suy (the city of the Merchant)
8. As You Like It (1936)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
A Duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his entourage into the forest of Arden. The banished Duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen ... See full summary »
qeSmeylIj rur 'oH (It is your advertisement)
9. The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio (Richard Burton) tames his wealthy, shrewish wife, Katharina (Dame Elizabeth Taylor).
Votes: 6,912 | Gross: $8.00M
chargh be' qej (not when Victor)
10. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well.
Votes: 43,255 | Gross: $22.55M
vIHtaHbogh pagh ado mamej (of the ado or do we leave)
11. The Tempest (1960 TV Movie)
76 min | Drama
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.
HuStaHbogh (The eaves)
12. Richard III (1955)
Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed King and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
qabDaq Qun'a' wo' Sargh (the Kingdom of God in the face Horse)
13. Macbeth (1948)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War
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.
'Igh chu' (Jinxed.)
14. Othello (1965)
Unrated | 165 min | Drama
General Othello's marriage is destroyed when vengeful Ensign Iago convinces him that his new wife has been unfaithful.
SuD mInDu' veqlargh (Green is a witch in the eyes)
15. Julius Caesar (1953)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar, but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.
not mum Sub 'ach wa'logh Hegh (I will never taste Solid one to death)
16. The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy
In 16th century Italy, two inseparable friends suddenly become rivals for the love of a noblewoman.
cha' qaH tlhIngan (two Klingons, Sir)
17. Winter's Tale (2014)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Votes: 50,186 | Gross: $0.02M
Hoch rar maH (We connect all the)
18. The Merry Wives of Windsor (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 170 min | Comedy, Romance
When Sir John Falstaff decides that he wants to have a little fun he writes two letters to a pair of Window wives: Mistress Ford and Mistress Page. When they put their heads together and ... See full summary »
Quch be'nal tlhIngan (The Klingon wife happy)
19. Measure for Measure (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Drama
When the Duke of Vienna takes a mysterious leave of absence and leaves the strict Angelo in charge, things couldn't be worse for Claudio, who is sentenced to death for premarital sex. His ... See full summary »
'aD 'aD (measure measure)
20. Antony and Cleopatra (1972)
Not Rated | 160 min | Drama, History
After the murder of her lover Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor: Octavius.
antony cleopatra 'ej (antony and cleopatra)
21. Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
PG | 93 min | Romance, Comedy, Musical
An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Sir Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 1930s musical. This movie tells the story of four best friends who swear off love.
Votes: 4,232 | Gross: $0.28M
muSHa'ghach 'e' chIl (I love lose)
22. Henry IV (1984)
PG-13 | 85 min | Drama
The story begins at a medieval dressing party. A man, dressed as the King Enrico IV, falls from his horse and hits his head. This causes him serious lesions and gets insane, believing he is... See full summary »
ta' henry loS (There are four henry King)
23. Henry V (1989)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Biography, Drama
In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England (Sir Kenneth Branagh) embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Votes: 27,096 | Gross: $10.16M
ta' henry vagh (the King henry five)
24. Coriolanus (2011)
R | 123 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.
Votes: 30,095 | Gross: $0.76M
jISuv pagh SoH (or would You)
25. Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984 TV Movie)
177 min | Drama
When Pericles discovers the dread answer to Antioch's riddle, he flees for his life straight into famine, shipwreck, love, fatherhood, and another shipwreck; he loses his wife and daughter,... See full summary »
Soj, Duj Qaw', bang je vav Hutlh (Food and Destroy the ship, and the father of love, Without)
26. All's Well That Ends Well (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 141 min | Comedy, Romance
Helena loves Bertram but he's of noble birth, while she's just a doctor's daughter. But Bertram is at the court of the King of France, who is ill, and Helena has a remedy that might cure ... See full summary »
Hoch vaj qabna'Daj toH (His true face and all, why)
27. Titus Andronicus (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Horror
Roman warrior Titus Andronicus finds himself trapped in a nightmarish cycle of vengeance, misery, and bloodshed.
bortaS, 'oy', 'Iw 'ej jatlhqa' SuvwI' (revenge, pain, blood, and a warrior spirit said.)
28. Richard II (1978 TV Movie)
158 min | Biography, Drama, History
The incompetent King Richard II is deposed by Henry Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer King.
jIHvaD HoH poH DaH (Now time to Kill for me)
29. Cymbeline (2014)
R | 98 min | Drama
A gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang. A drug kingpin is driven to desperate measures.
tlhuQ vI'Iprup Qom puS DapIHchugh (tail more than ready, if I'll expect Us Hazardous)
30. Timon of Athens (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
ghom Ha'DIbaH moj Sey'e' (the meat is scheduled to become Excited)
31. King John (2015)
Not Rated | 152 min | Drama
A filmed version of the Shakespeare play as put on by the Stratford Festival. The much unloved 12th century King John fought battles on several fronts including with his own barons.
ta' john (john King)
The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Henry VI Part 1
112 min | Drama, History
Following his father's early death and the loss of possessions in France young Henry VI comes to the throne, under the protection of the duke of Gloucester. He is unaware that there are ... See full summary »
ta' henry jav (henry King six)
33. Troilus & Cressida (1981 TV Movie)
190 min | Drama
During the Trojan War, a Trojan warrior is distraught when his lover takes up with a Greek.
Qu'mey ghajbogh SuvwI' be'nal jagh (He has a wife, and a warrior, and I'll do the enemy)
34. Henry VIII (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 166 min | History
Henry VIII is a proud and wilful monarch who defies Rome's ban on divorce to marry his mistress Anne Boleyn. Cardinal Wolsey, the Powerful Lord Chancellor of England, attempts to bend Rome ... See full summary »
ta' henry chorgh (the King henry eight)