Movies like Hamlet 2000

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Hamlet (2000)
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Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: To be or not to be, etc.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, stylized, reflective
Plot: ghost, betrayal, haunted by the past, vengeance, tragic love, parents and children, royal family, intrigue, couples, dishonesty, dealing with death, unfulfilled love, deadly, rivalry, tragic hero, uncover truth, state affairs, unfulfillment, righting the wronged, shakespeare, love, incestuous relationship, incest, student, king ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Hamlet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and emotional films with plots about betrayal, dishonesty, vengeance, unfulfillment, rivalry, murder and tragedy mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hamlet: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980), King Lear (1983), Haider (2014), Othello (1965), King Lear (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: betrayal, tragic love, ghost, vengeance, tragic hero, deadly, royal family, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, state affairs, uncover truth, parents and children ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
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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, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: prince, shakespeare, betrayal, murder, ghost, drowning, poisoning, actor, haunted by the past, funeral, royal family, couples ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 1800s, 18th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.2
 3K
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: gloomy, realistic, emotional, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, poisoning, queen, duel, revenge, prince, state affairs, crimes, unfulfillment, intrigue, torment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.1
 659
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: serious, atmospheric, psychological, tense
Plot: murder, ghost, tragic love, tragedy, couples, deadly, heroes, intrigue, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.8
 20K
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, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, revenge, tragic hero, poisoning, prince, family relations, royal family, parents and children, state affairs, dishonesty, unfulfillment, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.4
 2K
Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Shakespeare's 17th century masterpiece about the "Melancholy Dane" was given one of its best screen treatments by Soviet director Grigori Kozintsev. Kozintsev's Elsinore was a real castle in Estonia, utilized metaphorically as ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, vengeance, betrayal, state affairs, unfulfillment, parents and children, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, manic, dishonesty, head of state, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 77
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: psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, serious
Plot: gender bending, royal family, dishonesty, heroes, betrayal, murder, haunted by the past, parents and children, state affairs, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 375
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, earnest, dramatic, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: murder, student, queen, father son relationship, prince, king, friendship, conspiracy, incest, fratricide, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: denmark, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.0
 9K
Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.
Style: clever, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, cynical ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, ghost, drowning, haunted by the past, corporation, video store, shakespeare, betrayal, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, europe, usa, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 702
King Lear (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, bleak, emotional
Plot: betrayal, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, nagging and grouching, unfulfillment, siblings relations, state affairs, royal family, downfall, political intrigue, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 45K
Haider (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, bollywood, tragic hero, state affairs, betrayal, dishonesty, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, tragic love, deadly, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 1K
Othello (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, clever, serious, emotional
Plot: tragic love, murder, betrayal, racism, love, tragedy, life is a bitch, interracial relations, rivalry, vengeance, strangulation, infidelity ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy, cyprus, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 695
King Lear (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 137 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, bleak, talky
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, family problems, royal family, intrigue, family relations, unfulfillment, siblings relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 350
Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 203 min.
Story: Iago and a comrade-in-arms are outside the Venice home of Desdemona's father, who does not yet know that she has eloped with Othello. Iago confides to his friend -- who had hoped to marry Desdemona -- that he serves Othello to further his own ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: racism, betrayal, shakespeare's othello, tragedy, jealousy, intrigue, infidelity, vengeance, rivalry, tragic hero, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: turkey, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 1K
King Lear (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: betrayal, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, rivalry, tragic hero, royal family, downfall, political intrigue, dishonesty, life is a bitch, state affairs, parents and children ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Those Secrets (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wife and mother drifts back to her life as a call girl.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, prostitute, therapy, husband wife relationship, bored housewife, call girl, prostitution
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 8K
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, incest, prophecy, small town, murder, curse, superstition, tavern, all black cast, menstruation, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 8K
Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, classic literature, dramatic ...
Plot: friends, betrayal, vengeance, murder, racism, tragic love, jealousy, shakespeare, rivalry, downfall, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s
Place: italy, venice, europe, mediterranean sea, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: touching, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, lawsuit, farm, betrayal, vengeance, family, tragedy, unfulfillment, legal, infidelity, terminal illness, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 416
Morlang (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a chilling psychological drama. A couple's secret pact takes an unexpected, sinister turn.
Style: psychological, realistic, scary, atmospheric, serious
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, dishonesty, death in the family, haunted by the past, infidelity, vengeance, couple relations, dealing with death, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Handsome Harry (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-Navy man carrying out the last wish of a dying shipmate renews contact with old friends to break the code of silence around a mysterious, long-buried crime.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, military, last wish, hopes, betrayal, introspection, redemption, dishonesty, friendship between men, machismo, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 6K
The Banquet (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, epic ...
Plot: incest, betrayal, murder, empress, exile, poisoning, emperor, intrigue, dragon, politics, death in the family, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, biting, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, unfulfillment, couple relations, suburban life, crumbling marriage, jealous spouse, society, human nature, lifestyle, mentally unstable, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Where Love Has Gone (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, betrayal, investigation, haunted by the past, courtroom, custody, marriage, trial, teenage daughter, unfulfillment, looking for sex, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: countryside, human nature, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, tragic hero, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, caucasus, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, murder, sexual abuse, parents and children, vengeance, investigation, haunted by the past, deadly, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, asia, vietnam, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Laws of Deception (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, lawyer, protagonist as suspect, crime, mystery, witnessing a crime, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, life is a bitch, femme fatale, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: serious, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: tragic love, unfulfillment, betrayal, obsession, bishop, journalism, mentally unstable, moral dilemma, introspection, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, wartime life ...
Time: 20s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Revengers Tragedy (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank Cottrell Boyce. The film stars Christopher Eccleston as the ...
Style: realistic, biting, thought provoking, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: murder, wedding, revenge, royal family, vengeance, haunted by the past, rivalry, mentally unstable, society, secret identity, deadly, social decay ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 8K
September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, family problems, parents and children, family relations, friends, family gatherings, siblings relations, couple relations, human nature, couples, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%