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, emotional, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy, reflective, contemplative
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, betrayal, tragic love, tragic hero, parents and children, intrigue, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, uncover truth, empire, conspiracy, royal family, couples, unfulfilled love, state affairs, unfulfillment, dealing with death, righting the wronged, love, incest, revenge, king, student ...
Time: 90s
Place: southern usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and emotional films with plots about dishonesty, betrayal, vengeance, murder, unfulfillment, rivalry and tragedy mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hamlet: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980), King Lear (1983), Othello (1965), King Lear (1970), King Lear (1970). 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: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: shakespeare, ghost, rape, incest, insanity, revenge, sexual abuse, betrayal, tragic love, indecision, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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95%
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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: serious, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal court, revenge, betrayal, murder, rivalry, tragic hero, shakespeare's hamlet, state affairs, heroes, intrigue, royal family, regret ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: shakespeare, revenge, betrayal, tragedy, vengeance, medieval, royal family, ghost, funeral, intrigue, love and romance, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: europe, denmark, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: fairy tale, tense, serious, psychological, atmospheric
Plot: shakespeare, tragedy, medieval, ghost, murder, tragic love, couples, psychopath, heroes, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 3K
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, philosophical, fairy tale, visually appealing, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, shakespeare, love, medieval, ghost, shakespeare's hamlet, manic, rivalry, tragic hero, dishonesty, head of state, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: russia, ussr, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic hero, intrigue, haunted by the past, vengeance, rivalry, parents and children, royal family, state affairs, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, ghost ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
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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, realistic, melancholic, compassionate, bleak ...
Plot: shakespeare, medieval, murder, poisoning, tragic hero, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, spirit, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: visually appealing, affectionate, sexy, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: shakespeare, murder, melancholy, small town, first contact, gangsters, crime gone awry, murder mystery, life philosophy, fighting the system, british, secrets ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, california, denmark, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: meditative, intense, cynical, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, shakespeare, ghost, revenge, tragedy, vengeance, betrayal, corporation, haunted by the past, tragic hero, poisoning, intrigue ...
Time: year 2000, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
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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: bleak, emotional, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: shakespeare, medieval, king, dancing, betrayal, aging, unfulfillment, rivalry, tragic hero, life is a bitch, state affairs, intrigue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Othello (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, clever, emotional
Plot: tragedy, shakespeare, jealousy, shakespeare's othello, love, betrayal, tragic love, racism, dancing, murder, interracial relations, loyalty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: cyprus, italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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King Lear (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 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: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, contemplative
Plot: shakespeare, betrayal, family relations, downfall, aging, rivalry, tragic hero, intrigue, unfulfillment, state affairs, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 878
King Lear (1970)
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: sad, talky, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: shakespeare, curse, betrayal, mental disorder, antiquity, dancing, infidelity, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, murder, death, disguise ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
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Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: gang, infidelity, master criminal, law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, betrayal, police corruption, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 463
Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 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: depressing, serious, realistic, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: shakespeare's othello, shakespeare, tragedy, jealousy, racism, betrayal, mistaken identity, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, tragic love, interracial relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 7K
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: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: emperor, martial arts, empire, betrayal, intrigue, murder, kung fu, exile, politics, royal family, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Prince of the Himalayas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in ancient Tibet under the shadow of the Himalayas, the young prince Lhamoklodan learns of his father's mysterious death and returns to the Kingdom Jiaobo. Troubled by his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle Kulo-ngam, he swears to ...
Style: exciting, sincere, serious, captivating, tragic ending
Plot: friendship, secret, suspect, young love, adultery, politics, wealth, inheritance, wedding, murder, father son relationship, chase ...
Place: tibet, china, himalaya, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, tragic hero, rivalry, couples, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, downfall, dishonesty, countryside, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, caucasus, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: thought provoking, psychological, emotional, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: imaginary friend, adultery, dysfunctional family, character study, human nature, couple relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, lifestyle, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 10K
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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: sexy, affectionate, unusual plot structure, harsh, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: curse, coming of age, women, dysfunctional family, infidelity, redemption, youth, superstition, magic realism, girl, revenge, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Macbeth (1971)
Genre: 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: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: shakespeare, murder, medieval, guilt, witch, prophecy, betrayal, ambition, ghost, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, assassination ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: atmospheric, captivating, talky, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: theater, shakespeare, medieval, live performance, theatre play, royal court, murder, sword fight, father son relationship, king, obsession, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, friendship, loneliness, depression, love triangle, couples, family relations, parents and children, family problems, family gatherings, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: thought provoking, bleak, serious, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: rape, revenge, murder, wedding, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, vengeance, secret identity, life is a bitch, dishonesty, dark humor, social decay ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, love and romance, dishonesty, prostitute, vengeance, infidelity, bored housewife, therapy, prostitution, call girl, husband wife relationship
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
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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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, non-linear ...
Plot: betrayal, art, infidelity, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, vengeance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Labrador (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A desolate, windswept island. Stella and Oskar, a young couple, visit Stella's father Nathan who lives alone with his labrador. Stella is pregnant and looking forward to having a baby, but Oskar appears to have doubts. When Oskar falls prey to ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: manipulation, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, family relations, pregnancy, rivalry, intrigue, pets, island, incest, pregnant woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
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Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love, marriage, family relations, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, parents and children, couples, resentment, emotionless, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic, denmark, europe, central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, family problems, family relations, abusive husband, rape, redemption, infidelity, obsession, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: interracial relations, downfall, tragic love, vengeance, power relations, betrayal, life is a bitch, couple relations, murder, infidelity, shakespeare, shakespeare's othello ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%