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1. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 40,305 | Gross: $22.55M

2. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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81 Metascore

During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Votes: 28,107 | Gross: $0.23M

3. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 36,787 | Gross: $4.46M

4. Sylvia (2003)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Lucy Davenport, David Birkin

Votes: 9,500 | Gross: $1.30M

5. Stage Beauty (2004)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desdemona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced?

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Derek Hutchinson

Votes: 9,274 | Gross: $0.78M

6. I Am David (2003)

PG | 90 min | Drama

7.3
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47 Metascore

A 12-year-old boy escapes from a Bulgarian Communist concentration camp and sets out on a journey to reach Denmark.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Ben Tibber, Jim Caviezel, Joan Plowright, Hristo Shopov

Votes: 6,651 | Gross: $0.28M

7. Wit (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

8.1
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A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald

Votes: 7,995

8. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews

Votes: 5,438

9. Love's Labour's Lost (2000)

PG | 93 min | Romance, Comedy, Musical

6.1
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35 Metascore

An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 30s musical. The film tells the story of four best friends who swear off love.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Alessandro Nivola, Alicia Silverstone, Natascha McElhone, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 4,056 | Gross: $0.28M

10. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

Votes: 10,066 | Gross: $0.24M

11. The Seventh Victim (1943)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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A woman in search of her missing sister uncovers a Satanic cult in New York's Greenwich Village, and finds that they may have something to do with her sibling's random disappearance.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 4,501

12. Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.7
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The young, naive Smitty is sent to prison for six months; Cathy, his girlfriend, watches as he disappears behind the bars and barbed wire. He's assigned a cell with Queenie, a balls-out ... See full summary »

Directors: Harvey Hart, Jules Schwerin | Stars: Wendell Burton, Michael Greer, Zooey Hall, Danny Freedman

Votes: 392

13. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010)

Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 2,787 | Gross: $0.11M

14. Lope (2010)

106 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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A chronicle of the life of Lope de Vega, the Spanish playwright who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of theater.

Director: Andrucha Waddington | Stars: Alberto Ammann, Leonor Watling, Pilar López de Ayala, Ramon Pujol

Votes: 932

15. The Sonnet Project (2013– )

Comedy, Drama, History

8.3
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All 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets, each performed by a different actor in a New York City location.

Stars: Carey Van Driest, Peter Francis James, Rich Sommer, Kevin Brewer

Votes: 17

16. The Angelic Conversation (1985)

77 min | Drama

5.4
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An unseen woman recites Shakespeare's sonnets - fourteen in all - as a man wordlessly seeks his heart's desire. The photography is stop-motion, the music is ethereal, the scenery is often ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Paul Reynolds, Phillip Williamson, Judi Dench, Dave Baby

Votes: 581

17. A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama

6.5
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A mystery in Shakespeare's sonnets is explored.

Director: John McKay | Stars: Rupert Graves, Tom Sturridge, Indira Varma, Zoë Wanamaker

Votes: 205

18. Dear Nobody (1997 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

6.2
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Director: Juliet May | Stars: Katie Blake, Peter Davison, Barbara Flynn, Sean Maguire

Votes: 28

19. Much Ado About Something (2001)

70 min | Documentary, Mystery

7.0
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66 Metascore

Did Christopher Marlowe write the works of Shakespeare?

Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Michael Rubbo, Bill Browning, Jonathan Bate, John Michell

Votes: 72

20. Shakespeares Sonette (2009 TV Movie)

110 min | Music

8.6
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Director: Robert Wilson | Stars: Christina Drechsler, Anke Engelsmann, Ruth Glöss, Anna Graenzer

Votes: 16

21. Lascivious Grace (2017)

19 min | Short, Drama

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William Shakespeare's collection of sonnets forms the basis of a tale that sees the lives of a couple who are desperate to have a baby take an unexpected turn when a mysterious and handsome stranger comes to dinner.

Director: Nadia Cavelle | Stars: Ronke Adekoluejo, Henry Garrett, Max Befort, Jane Stanton

22. Sonnets in the City (2009)

68 min | Drama

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'Sonnets in the City', charts a group of young acting students on their journey to finding personal meaning and wisdom within more than fifteen of Shakespeare's juicier and more dramatic ... See full summary »

Director: Alyssa Rallo Bennett | Stars: Liz Anderson, Josh Brisbane, Meghan Conboy, Ruth Grayson

Votes: 6

23. Famine (2016)

Short

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'Famine' (2016) is a short film created for the celebration of Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary, which was screened at Hay Festival in May 2016. The short is based on Sonnet No.1.

Director: Michael Coombes | Star: Kelly Williams

24. Kto byl Shekspirom (2008)

151 min | Comedy, Mystery

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A group of historical characters try to ascertain: which one of them was real Shakespeare.

Stars: Arkadiy Koval, Tatyana Rasskazova, Igor Kopylov, Denis Zajtsev

25. Coming to Syracuse (2015)

72 min | Documentary, Animation, Thriller

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.......You may never see Sicily in quite the same way again! "After three months we sailed in an Alexandrian ship whose figurehead was the Twin Brothers....And landing at Syracuse we stayed three days" Acts 28:11

Director: Matthew Toffolo | Star: Becky E. Shrimpton

26. The Missing Book (2005)

Animation, Short

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A young alchemy student falls in love with the alchemist's daughter. In his search for a love spell, he fails and calls dark spirits into his world. Punished, he sets on a long journey to save her, fix the mistake and find the answer.

Directors: Danas Berznitsky, ILYA KUTUZOV | Star: Jonas Cepulis

27. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)
Episode: Parade's End #3: A Man Could Stand Up (1964)

Drama

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Director: Alan Cooke | Stars: Judi Dench, Ronald Hines, Tony Steedman, Charles Houston

28. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
Episode: The Life and Love of Joe Coogan (1964)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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By pure chance, the tall, handsome, stud bachelor Rob meets at the golf course used to write love sonnets to Laura, which she kept.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Votes: 96