Movies like Macbeth 1983

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Macbeth (1983)
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Macbeth (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A Hungarian TV version of the play shot in just two takes.
Plot: hungarian, theater, nihilism, misanthropy, pessimism

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, realistic and contemplative films with plots about shakespeare, murder, tragedy, betrayal, king, family relations and rivalry mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Macbeth: Family Nest (1979), One Hamlet Less (1973), Electra, My Love (1974), Almanac of Fall (1984), King Lear (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Family Nest (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, large family, hungarian, apartment, violence
Place: hungary
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One Hamlet Less (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The "Hamlet" in this well-mounted Italian spoof is the Danish prince, not a small town or village. The movie irreverently draws on both the Shakespeare play and the 1877 story by Jules Laforgue. In the story, Hamlet (Carmelo Bene) is a ...
Style: experimental
Plot: artistic creation, shakespeare's hamlet, theater, tragedy
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94%
Electra, My Love (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Reminiscent of the latter works of Bela Tarr, Miklos Jancso's "Beloved Electra" is comprised of a series of extremely slow and extremely long takes (there are just eight principal shots, each lasting an entire reel of film). More ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: murder, danger, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, vengeance, legends and myths, obsession, state affairs, rivalry, male nudity, ballet, rebellion ...
Time: ancient history
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Almanac of Fall (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this dense setting, the inhabitants of a large, claustrophobic apartment reveal their darkest secrets, fears, obsessions and hostilities.
Style: gloomy, bleak, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, friendship, redemption, family relations, poverty, sexual abuse, melancholy, revenge, intimacy, vengeance, betrayal, hungarian ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
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King Lear (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 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 ...
Plot: shakespeare's king lear, tragedy, shakespeare
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Richard III (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Richard Duke of Gloucester, youngest brother of King Edward IV, will stop at nothing to get the crown. He first convinces the ailing King that the Duke of Clarence, his elder brother, is a threat to the lives of Edward's two young sons. Edward ...
Plot: king of england, shakespeare
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King Lear (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
Story: King Lear is an in-depth study of love, power and death. Through this film Shakespeare is saying, "Don't blame the gods or the heaven's for the horrors committed on earth. No. Blame hellish inhumanity on those who inhabit the ...
Plot: shakespeare's king lear, shakespeare, tragedy
Place: britain
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59%
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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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A Performance of Macbeth (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Shakespeare's classic tragedy of ambition, witches and murder.
Plot: able to see the dead
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The Local Stigmatic (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Two symbiotic sociopaths play obscurely deviant mind games with each other while engaging in perversely brutal acts of violence against victims apparently chosen at random
Plot: nihilism, celebrity, pub, mind game, fame, newsstand, game, perversity, jealousy, violence, prank telephone call
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Henry IV Part II (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The death of King Henry the Fourth and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth.
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
Place: england
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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
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Hungary 2011 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Anthology film made as an act of protest against Hungarian government of Viktor Orban.
Style: anthology
Plot: sketch, hungarian, art, female director
Time: 21st century
Place: hungary
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Henry IV Part I (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince of Wales, has thrown over life at court in ...
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
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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, father son relationship, conspiracy, student, fratricide, duel, skull, brother sister relationship, haunted by the past, ghost, dysfunctional family, incest ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: denmark, london, california, australia
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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: captivating, emotional, light, entertaining, atmospheric ...
Plot: live performance, royal court, stage performance, theatre play, culture clash, theatre production, life & death, royal family, shakespeare, shakespeare play, theater, medieval ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
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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, tyrant, witchcraft, king, murder, prophecy, able to see the dead, shakespeare
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47%
Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: female director, family relations, girl man relationship, getting home, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation
Place: hungary
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Vagabond (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Karesz has been raised in an institution, his mother has a new family, and her husband does not tolerate that she meets her first-born son. Karesz tramps, joining up with his casual pals he washes the windscreens of cars, sells newspapers; sometimes ...
Plot: dancing, street urchin, dance school, practice, arrest, burglary, street kid, arrested, music, hungarian, dancer, dance
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The Turin Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, France, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signals the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: horse, poverty, desperation, family relations, everyday life, human nature, destiny, society, survival, isolation, human existence, encounter ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, turin italy
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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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, haunted by the past, intrigue, tragic hero, state affairs, murder, dishonesty, parents and children, ghost, royal family, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
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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: contemplative, bleak, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, king, aging, downfall, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, unfulfillment, state affairs, tragic hero, life is a bitch, nagging and grouching ...
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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, hidden identity, unfulfillment, tragic hero, deadly, dishonesty, assassination, heroes, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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Ophelia (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man becomes enraged when his mother remarries his wealthy uncle after his father dies.
Plot: shakespeare's hamlet
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36%
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, realistic, captivating, gloomy, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, betrayal, tragic love, revenge, insanity, deadly, dishonesty, unfulfillment, state affairs, royal family, vengeance, uncover truth ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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36%
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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, deadly, downfall, dishonesty, unfulfillment, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, cyprus, europe
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35%
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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, murder, tragic hero, rivalry, queen, stepfather stepson relationship, royal family, intrigue, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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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: band, astrology, murder, cripple, underground, priest, suicide, amateur detective, hungarian, avant-garde, explosive, punk
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34%
The Little Death (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An erotic thriller from the director of Psychopathia Sexualis, THE LITTLE DEATH offers a peek into the seedy boudoirs of a Victorian-era brothel, where a strong-willed reformer (Courtney Patterson) and a corrupter of innocence battle over the fate ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: culture clash, prostitute, rivalry, mind game, society, nihilism, sexuality, brothel, seduction, repression, forbidden love, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: usa
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33%
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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: regicide, taunting, scottish accent, murder, husband wife relationship, manhood, male protagonist
Time: 11th century
Place: scotland
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33%