Movies like Macbeth 1997

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Macbeth (1997)
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Macbeth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In eleventh century Scotland, three witches foretell that Macbeth will become King, while Banquo will beget Kings. Macbeth accordingly has King Duncan slain, and is duly crowned in his place. But that's where his problems really begin...
Plot: witch, king, suicide, prophecy, knife, murder, blood, child murder, regicide, shakespeare
Place: scotland

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Most similar movies to Macbeth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out atmospheric, serious, melancholic and talky films with plots about murder, suicide, death, shakespeare, king, vengeance and blood mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres. Some movies like Macbeth: MacBeth (1961), Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984), Saving Grace (1998), Lighter Fluid (2016), Hamlet (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Macbeth (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: child murder, suicide, murder, knife, shakespeare
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95%
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Macbeth (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.
Plot: witch, ambition, filicide, able to see the dead, tyrant, witchcraft, king, murder, prophecy, shakespeare
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91%
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MacBeth (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is a very theatrical version, full of sound & fury, histrionics and big arm movements. Cynical audiences might not buy into it, but if you were to go back to the early 1600s this is probably the way you'd see it. The plot of ...
Plot: taunting, regicide, murder, husband wife relationship, manhood, scottish accent, male protagonist
Time: 11th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: 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, and doesn't find them again until the story moves ...
Plot: king, prince, bbc, shakespeare
Place: ancient greece
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58%
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 5.9
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Saving Grace (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Grace is a homeless teenager. She befriends an unemployed carpenter and he invites her to share his flat. She moves in and to her surprise a delicate relationship develops. He helps her repair her shattered self-esteem and she begins to feel loved ...
Plot: murder, delusion, street kid, suicide, religion, trust, flashback, crucifix, miraculous event, memory lapse
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50%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, murder, death, pregnancy, skateboarding, surrealism, skateboard, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hamlet (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: tragic love, murder, ghost, tragedy, intrigue, heroes, unfulfillment, assassination, hidden identity, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Moving Forest (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth". Elias is a successful executive who works in the second largest private bank in Brazil. One day, Elias meets a mysterious woman who claims to be able to predict his future and says he will ...
Plot: murder, bank, ambition, witch, prophecy, shakespeare play
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Shadow Days (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A quasi-ghost story about a young urban Chinese couple returning to their dusty rural roots interrogates one child policy and authoritarianism.
Plot: blood, new identity, death, murder, pregnant woman, knife, church, fog, abortion, police, pregnant, stabbing ...
Place: china
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34%
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Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: A stage production of Hamlet filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.
Style: talky, sexy, earnest, dramatic, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, suicide, duel, skull, dysfunctional family, fratricide, brother sister relationship, ghost, tragedy, father son relationship, a vision ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: denmark, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Winter Guest (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's winter in a small Scottish village near the sea, and multiple lives intersect in a day. Frances (Emma Thompson) has just lost her husband to an early death, so her mother, Elspeth (Phyllida Law), travels to Frances' house to reconnect ...
Style: talky, bleak, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: winter, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, small town life, introspection, human nature, small town, starting over, dealing with death, profanity, supportive parent, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hamlet (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: prince, murder, betrayal, royal family, funeral, shakespeare, intrigue, rivalry, love and romance, tragic hero, couples, royal court ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 1800s, 18th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. Two years later he wakes up in a hospital room after a polo accident to find he's had amnesia, is now married, ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, cover up, murder witness, murder investigation, key, passage of time
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31%
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Woyzeck (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Having fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, Marie, feckless soldier Franz Woyzeck takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them is volunteering for experiments conducted by a local doctor, who puts ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: murder, military, soldier, obsession, crimes, deadly, fighting the system, love affair, military life, infidelity, society, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
Plot: king, archbishop, infidelity, murder, male homosexuality, mourning, death, blood, death of father, prince, homosexuality, father son relationship ...
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30%
National Theatre Live: Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 217 min.
Story: Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th ...
Style: intense, talky, captivating, epic, light ...
Plot: live performance, royal court, dealing with death, medieval, theater, runaway, theatre production, stage performance, castle, culture clash, tragic hero, shakespeare ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, betrayal, tragic love, revenge, insanity, unfulfillment, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly, royal family, vengeance, uncover truth ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, revenge, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, family relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, ambition, ghost, rise and fall, prophecy, rise to power, throne, vengeance, deadly, heroes, on the run ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Othello (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, interracial relations, murder, tragic love, betrayal, love, tragedy, society, unfulfillment, couple relations, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, cyprus, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dog's Night Song (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A priest arrives in a village and give advice and comfort to different people. He meets a wheelchair-bound former representative of the Communist party, a woman who is dying of tuberculosis and an astronomer who sings in a punk band.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: suicide, astrology, underground, band, murder, cripple, priest, amateur detective, hungarian, avant-garde, explosive, punk
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The House of Bernarda Alba (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A domineering,reclusive, and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest is allowed to become engaged to an unprincipled young man, ...
Plot: illicit affair, tradition, jealousy, tragedy, suicide, authoritarianism, mourning, half sister, death of husband, mother daughter relationship, oppression, reputation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Blue Hour (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: THE BLUE HOUR tells the story of Tanya, a young woman with a mysterious past who finds herself trapped in a sexual hell in Los Angeles. Punctuated by striking visuals and avant-garde editing, THE BLUE HOUR is a lost masterpiece of late period ...
Style: surreal
Plot: murder, insanity, biker, lust, dream, priest, rape, sexploitation, child, model, belly dancer, statue ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Awakening from the Dead (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story takes place at the beginning of the bombing, both in Belgrade and in one small town in Serbia, at the end of March 1999. Forty-year-old Mickey, an unaccomplished writer, a disillusioned assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, a ...
Plot: suicide, grave, journalist, nato, bombing, gun, parent child relationship, friends, father son relationship, old friend, female nudity, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: tragic hero, intrigue, haunted by the past, vengeance, rivalry, murder, state affairs, dishonesty, parents and children, ghost, royal family, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: You don’t need politics to make a political film… Love, pleasure, beauty and food are serious enough.
Plot: love, cooking, cook, wedding, murder, food, chef, blood, marriage, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Shadow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from Peyami Safa’s novel Selma and Her Shadow, the movie tells the story of Selma. Selma (Görkem Yeltan) is the ultimate femme fatale whose alluring and seductive nature and irresistible charms exude an aura of death for men.
Plot: poem, murder, cigarette smoking, love, woman smoker, neo noir, suicide, femme fatale
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24%
Measure For Measure (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Contempoary re-working of the Shakespeare's problem play set in the british army.
Plot: spit, soldier, public humiliation, punishment, tank, cell phone, blood, abuse, drinking, army, brother sister relationship, lust ...
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24%
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Hamlet (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal court, betrayal, revenge, queen, murder, tragic hero, rivalry, stepfather stepson relationship, royal family, intrigue, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Morvern Callar (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, supermarket, self discovery, couple relations, friends, couples, twentysomething life, best friend, writers, rave, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%