Shakespeare's hamlet movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant shakespeare's hamlet movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious, witty and emotional films and TV shows about / with shakespeare's hamlet, tragedy, mother son relationship, murder, betrayal, prince, revenge, king, death and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as shakespeare's hamlet: Ophelia (2018), The Lion King (1994), Beautiful Girls (1996), Hamlet A.D.D. (2014), Sound & Fury (2009), Prince of the Himalayas (2006), Hamlet 2 (2008), Johnny Hamlet (1968), Ophelia (1963), Hamlet (1969).

List of shakespeare's hamlet movies

 6.6
 6K
Ophelia (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.
Style: colourful, scenic, exciting, stylized, inspirational
Plot: imaginary kingdom, love and romance, castle, murder, nature, prince, revenge, storytelling, adaptation, justice, society, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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 8.5
 904K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adventure, lion, family, good versus evil, disney, friendship, betrayal, talking animals, prince, pride and honor, king, redemption ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: africa
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Beautiful Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, reunion, pianist, hometown, coming of age, couple relations, buddies, couples, looking for love, romance, friendship, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, new jersey
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Hamlet A.D.D. (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hamlet is an easily distracted prince who is not quite ready to do the task at hand. Challenged to kill his uncle Claudius by the ghost of his recently dead dad, Hamlet enthusiastically proceeds to do everything but. This bizarre sci-fi comedy ...
Plot: ghost, uncle, time machine, time travel, king, marriage, prince, surrealism, androids, death of father, shakespeare's hamlet
Time: 1600s
Place: denmark
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 8.5
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Sound & Fury (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Story: The lives of a Shakespearian theatre group and their personal struggles to organize the production of 'Hamlet'.
Plot: shakespeare's hamlet, critic, death, love, sex, actor, theater, ghost
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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: tragic ending
Plot: father son relationship, fog, death of brother, anger, fear, flashback, friendship, snow, wedding, secret, dancing, horse riding ...
Place: himalaya, tibet, china, persia
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 6.3
 16K
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the same people that brought you "Little Miss Sunshine," Hamlet 2 is the story of Dana Marschz, a high school drama teacher facing the cancellation of his program. A spoof on the typical story of bringing inner city and privileged ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, youth, rehearsal, husband wife relationship, student life, politically correct, drugs/alcohol, power relations, hopes, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, san diego california ...
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 6.8
 439
Johnny Hamlet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his way back from the Civil War, Johnny Hamilton is visited in his sleep by the ghost of his father who lets him know that he has been murdered and who asks him to avenge him. Back in the family ranch, Johnny finds that not only has his father ...
Plot: sheriff, gunfight, gunfighter, revolver, grave digger, murder of father, tragedy, uncle nephew relationship, guardian angel, mill, confederate soldier, revenge ...
Time: 1860s
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 6.5
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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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 6.9
 694
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, serious, tense, psychological
Plot: tragic love, ghost, murder, tragedy, heroes, supernatural ability, state affairs, love and romance, vengeance, psychopath, destructive relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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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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Acting Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Shakespeare's Hamlet, the leading character observes "The play's the thing, wherein to catch the conscience of the king." In this Yugoslavian movie, a performance of Hamlet in a small village apparently catches the conscience ...
Plot: small village, shakespeare's hamlet, tragedy
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 6.4
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Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: To be or not to be, etc.
Style: psychological, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, betrayal, tragic love, tragic hero, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, uncover truth, parents and children, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: southern usa
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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: gloomy, captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, betrayal, tragic love, revenge, insanity, parents and children, state affairs, losing-it hero, uncover truth, tragic hero, intrigue, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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 7.4
 395
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, regicide, star crossed lovers, duel, ghost, suicide, tragedy, skull, brother sister relationship, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, incest ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: denmark, london, california, australia
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Fodor's Hamlet (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Visually mesmeric with countless lateral subplots set in a a nightmarish no man's land: Shakespeare in the Extreme!
Plot: shakespeare's hamlet, fratricide, tragedy, drug addiction, sister sister relationship, beach, poison, uncle nephew relationship, surrealism, british, sword duel, minefield ...
Place: london
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 8.1
 48K
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, stylized, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, bollywood, state affairs, tragic hero, deadly, tragic love, unfulfillment, betrayal, haunted by the past, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: india, kashmir
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 6.4
 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: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: emperor, intrigue, murder, betrayal, exile, politics, royal family, heir heiress, rivalry, political unrest, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two minor characters from the play, "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.
Style: witty, talky, clever, humorous, mind bending ...
Plot: destiny, existentialism, prince, actor, backstage, tennis, debate, death sentence, misfit partners, goofy hero, escapades, friendship ...
Time: 17th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
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A Midwinter's Tale (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Out of work actor Joe volunteers to help try and save his sister's local church for the community by putting on a Christmas production of Hamlet, somewhat against the advice of his agent Margaretta. As the cast he assembles are still available ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, actor, play, nothing goes right, celebrity culture, village life, artists and showbiz, silly humor, friends, village, unemployment, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: england, australia, london
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 6.7
 21K
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, psychological ...
Plot: murder, poisoning, tragic hero, revenge, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
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 7.7
 35K
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, contemplative ...
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
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 5.9
 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: cynical, psychological, serious, meditative, intense ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, haunted by the past, ghost, corporation, poisoning, betrayal, intrigue, vengeance, love and romance, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: new york, europe, denmark, usa
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Hamlet Goes Business (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: businessman, company, corporation, unemployment, theater, boredom, ice cream, jukebox, family business, insult, finnish, confession of crime ...
Place: norway, finland
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 8.3
 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, serious, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, rivalry, haunted by the past, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, unfulfillment, parents and children, state affairs, betrayal, head of state, dishonesty, manic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
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 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: stylized, sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: duel, poisoning, murder, betrayal, queen, revenge, royal court, prince, unfulfillment, state affairs, crimes, intrigue ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
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