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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Justin Kurzel

Writers:

Todd Louiso (screenplay), Jacob Koskoff (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Madigan ... Macbeth Child
Frank Madigan Frank Madigan ... Macbeth Child
Michael Fassbender ... Macbeth
Marion Cotillard ... Lady Macbeth
Paddy Considine ... Banquo
Lochlann Harris Lochlann Harris ... Fleance
Kayla Fallon Kayla Fallon ... Young Witch
Lynn Kennedy Lynn Kennedy ... Middle-Aged Witch
Seylan Baxter ... Older Witch (as Seylan Mhairi Baxter)
Amber Rissmann Amber Rissmann ... Child Witch
Scot Greenan ... Young Boy Soldier
Hilton McRae Hilton McRae ... Macdonwald
David Thewlis ... Duncan
David Hayman ... Lennox
Jack Reynor ... 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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Michael Fassbender and Sean Harris have previously starred together in Wedding Belles (2007) and Prometheus (2012). After Macbeth, they also co-starred in Trespass Against Us (2016). See more »

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Some sets (particularly the cathedral) show examples of gothic architecture, an art style that started in the 12th century. However, Macbeth ruled in the middle of the 11th century, when gothic architecture didn't exist. See more »

Quotes

Macbeth: Life's but a walking shadow. Honor. Love. Friends. But in there's death. Curses.
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Version of Macbeth (1915) See more »

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War Cry
Written by Allan Macdonald
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Macbeth
13 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

William Shakespeare's famous tragedy is brought to the screen on a large scale. Full of his intricate and unique style of writing, this play focuses on Macbeth. .... What I did not expect to see is that the landscape of Scotland becomes not just the scenery background but one of the main storytelling streams. One sees too many modern adaptations of Japanese interpretation of Macbeth that one seems to forget where the story came from in the first place. Truly magnificent cinematography in this version of Macbeth and it really lives up to bloodbath on the battlefields as stated in the Bard' s words. One of the best movies in 2015


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Country:

UK | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Surrey, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,833, 6 December 2015

Gross USA:

$1,110,707

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,322,067
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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