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Poll: Which Shakespeare Play Has the Best Film Adaptations?

William Shakespeare is one of the most important English literature writers and one of the most prolific persons in the IMDb.

In his honour, which one of his world renowned plays has given us the best cinematographical adaptations?

Poll by Pencho15

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    The Tempest (2010)

    Best Rated Version: The Tempest (2014) Most Voted Version: Forbidden Planet (1956)
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    The Merry Wives of Windsor (2011)

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    Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

    Best Rated Version: Much Ado About Nothing (1984) Most Voted Version: Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
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    Romeo and Juliet (1936)

    Best Rated Version: Romeo and Juliet (1968) Most Voted Version: Romeo + Juliet (1996)
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    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

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    Titus Andronicus (1999)

    Best Rated Version: Titus Andronicus (1985) Most Rated Version: Titus (1999)
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    Henry V (1944)

    Best and Most Voted Version: Henry V (1989)
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    The Comedy of Errors (1983)

    Best Rated Version: Angoor (1982) Most Voted Version: Big Business (1988)
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    Richard III (1912)

    Best Rated Version: Richard III (1955) Most Rated Version: Richard III (1995)
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    The Merchant of Venice (1980)

    Best Rated Version: Der Kaufmann von Venedig (1968) Most Voted Version: The Merchant of Venice (2004)
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    As You Like It (1936)

    Best Rated Version: Love: As You Like It (2012) Most Voted Version: As You Like It (2006)
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    The Taming of the Shrew (1967)

    Best Rated Version: Kiss Me Kate (1968) Most Rated Version: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
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    Twelfth Night (1910)

    Best Rated Version: Was Ihr wollt (1963) Most Voted Version: Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
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    The Winter's Tale (1910)

    Best Rated Version: Ein Wintermärchen (1965) Most Voted Version: The Winter's Tale (1981)
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    Julius Caesar (1950)

    Best Rated Version: Julius Caesar (2011) Most Rated Version: Julius Caesar (1953)
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    Antony and Cleopatra (1984)

    Best Rated Version: Antonius und Cleopatra (1963) Most Voted Version: Antony and Cleopatra (1974)
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    Hamlet (1996)

    Best Rated Version: Hamlet (1964) Most Voted Version: Haider (2014)
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    King Lear (1987)

    Best and Most Voted Version: Ran (1985)
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    Othello (1995)

    Best Rated Version: Othello (1968) Most Voted Version: O (2001)
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    Macbeth (2015)

    Best Rated Version: Maqbool (2003) Most Voted Version: Throne of Blood (1957)
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    Love's Labour's Lost (2000)

    His least adapted plays like: Love's Labour's Lost (1985), Measure for Measure (2006), Coriolanus (2011) or King John (1899) have given better adaptations.

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