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Macbeth (2015)

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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.

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... Macbeth Child
Frank Madigan ... Macbeth Child
... Macbeth
... Lady Macbeth
... Banquo
Lochlann Harris ... Fleance
Kayla Fallon ... Young Witch
Lynn Kennedy ... Middle-Aged Witch
... Older Witch (as Seylan Mhairi Baxter)
Amber Rissmann ... Child Witch
... Young Boy Soldier
Hilton McRae ... Macdonwald
... Duncan
... Lennox
... Malcolm
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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.

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All hail Macbeth that shall be king See more »

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Drama | History | War

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Rated R for strong violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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11 December 2015 (USA)  »

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Makbet  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,833, 6 December 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,108,247, 23 February 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,601,706, 23 February 2016
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In 2009, Michael Fassbender and Paddy Considine almost co-starred in Rupert Wyatt's WWI film "Birdsong", an adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' novel of the same name, but the project fell apart. They could finally work together in Macbeth. See more »

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When Macbeth placed the dagger on the young warrior's chest, he places the dead man's hand on top of the blade. In the next shot, the dead man's hand is rested on his chest - below the knife. See more »

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Macbeth: So foul and fair a day I have not seen.
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Version of Macbeth (1971) See more »

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War Cry
Written by Allan Macdonald
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A Stunning And Savage Epic Drama
3 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Fantastic adaptation of Shakespeare's iconic tragedy, Justin Kurzel's drama is a stunning and well-crafted epic, featuring some unforgettable performances from Marion Cotillard, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris and of course, Michael Fassbender in the role of the savage tyrant, Macbeth. Joining the other great Shakespearean masters such as Olivier and Branagh, Kurzel has created a brutal and ambitious depiction, caught by the awe-inspiring cinematography of Adam Arkapaw. Featuring glorious locations across the bleak and wintery Highlands of Scotland, 'Macbeth' is a film adaptation that even the great playwright himself would be proud of.


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