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, serious, realistic, thought provoking and emotional films and TV shows about / with shakespeare's hamlet, shakespeare, tragedy, murder, betrayal, king, mother son relationship, father son relationship, death and uncle nephew relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as shakespeare's hamlet: Hamlet (2009), Sound & Fury (2009), The Lion King (1994), Haider (2014), Hamlet (1996), Hamlet (2000), Hamlet (1964), National Theatre Live: Hamlet (2015), LX 2048 (2020), Wyrd Sisters (1997).

List of shakespeare's hamlet movies

 8.1
 4K
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, emotional, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal court, revenge, betrayal, murder, tragic hero, rivalry, shakespeare's hamlet, heroes, intrigue, state affairs, royal family, regret ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
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 8.7
 205
Sound & Fury (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The lives of a Shakespearian theatre group and their personal struggles to organize the production of 'Hamlet'.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: shakespeare's hamlet, theater, love, actor, theatrical troupe, theatre group, theatre play, workplace, coworker, co worker co worker relationship, employer employee relationship, suspense ...
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 8.5
 1.1M
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, inspirational, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, lion, friendship, betrayal, jungle, love, good versus evil, tragedy, talking animals, pride and honor, uncle, hyena ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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 8.0
 56K
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, inspirational ...
Plot: revenge, murder, loss of father, state affairs, tragic hero, death of father, betrayal, unfulfillment, dishonesty, haunted by the past, political unrest, tragic love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, kashmir
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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: talky, funny, intellectual, philosophical, absurd ...
Plot: shakespeare, writers, destiny, life & death, mentor, literature, tragedy, runaway, justice, irreverent, dark humor, greed ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, denmark, europe
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 7.8
 39K
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: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious, sexy ...
Plot: shakespeare, revenge, betrayal, tragedy, vengeance, medieval, royal family, ghost, funeral, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: europe, denmark, england
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 5.9
 10K
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, psychological, cynical, serious ...
Plot: murder, revenge, shakespeare, ghost, tragedy, betrayal, vengeance, corporation, tragic hero, haunted by the past, poisoning, intrigue ...
Time: year 2000, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, europe, usa, denmark
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 8.2
 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, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, shakespeare, love, medieval, ghost, shakespeare's hamlet, manic, state affairs, rivalry, tragic hero, head of state, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: russia, ussr, denmark
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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: emotional, melancholic, intense, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: theater, shakespeare, medieval, live performance, theatre play, royal court, queen, mother son relationship, adaptation, king, culture clash, couples ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
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 4.9
 2K
LX 2048 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future, the sun has become so toxic people can no longer leave their houses in daytime, and normal life is conducted mostly inside the virtual realm. Against this dystopian backdrop, a dying man seeks to ensure the future well-being of ...
Style: psychological, exciting, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, touching
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, mortality, terminal illness, virtual reality, clones, family relations, ecological disaster, father child relationship, suspense, catastrophe, virtual world ...
Time: near future, future
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 7.0
 1K
Wyrd Sisters (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Terry Pratchett novel. On Discworld, in a small country called Lancre, three witches find themselves dragged into royal politics.
Style: anime
Plot: witch, sword and sorcery, pagan, witchcraft, king, baby, ghost, death, murder, time travel, magic, grim reaper ...
Time: future
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 6.8
 250K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: inspirational, psychotronic, colourful, touching, sad ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: animals, jungle, lion, wilderness, lion cub, childhood trauma, nature, talking animals, disney, kingdom, king, savannah ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An innocent girl is "groomed" over the telephone, and nearly becomes the victim of an attacker.
Style: noir
Plot: cautionary tale, mysterious telephone call, girl in peril, hunting, lie, murder, security, hunter, secret, rescue, bicycle, seduction ...
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 6.1
 114
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: satire, supernatural, death of father, prince, marriage, king, surrealism, time machine, time travel, uncle, ghost, meme ...
Time: 17th century
Place: denmark
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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: sincere, exciting, serious, captivating, tragic ending
Plot: friendship, wealth, secret, politics, young love, suspect, adultery, inheritance, murder, wedding, father son relationship, chase ...
Place: himalaya, tibet, persia, china
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 6.3
 17K
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, sexy, stylized, talky, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, satire, dysfunctional family, school, youth, rehearsal, cheerleading, love, student, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city, san diego california ...
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 6.5
 595
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: tragic love, cowboy, revenge, shakespeare's hamlet, gunfight, mexican bandit, widow, murder of father, guardian angel, uncle nephew relationship, gunfighter, grave digger ...
Time: 1860s
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 6.5
 254
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, shakespeare
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 7.0
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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, psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric
Plot: shakespeare, tragedy, medieval, ghost, murder, tragic love, supernatural, betrayal, assassination, unfulfillment, hidden identity, tragic hero ...
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: tragedy, shakespeare's hamlet, theater, artistic creation
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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, shakespeare, shakespeare play
Place: former yugoslavia
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 6.3
 233
Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: To be or not to be, etc.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, emotional, stylized, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, betrayal, tragic hero, tragic love, intrigue, vengeance, dishonesty, uncover truth, rivalry, 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: captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric
Plot: shakespeare, ghost, rape, incest, revenge, insanity, sexual abuse, betrayal, tragic love, indecision, losing-it hero, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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 7.7
 494
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: sexy, affectionate, visually appealing, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Plot: shakespeare, murder, corruption, secrets, british, life philosophy, gangsters, obsession, crime gone awry, murder mystery, love, fighting the system ...
Time: 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, california, denmark, 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, minefield, drug addiction, surrealism, sword duel, grave digger, tragedy, sister sister relationship, fratricide, uncle nephew relationship, betrayal, beach ...
Place: london
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 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, betrayal, intrigue, murder, kung fu, exile, politics, royal family, empire, rivalry, tragic hero ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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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: talky, clever, witty, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, shakespeare, theater, actor, idealism, tragedy, prejudice, love story, mentor, love, loneliness, segregation ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, england, australia
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 6.7
 23K
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, royal family, poisoning, tragic hero, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, spirit, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, england, europe
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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: neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: tragic love, shakespeare, industrialist, corporation, factory, business, satire, helsinki, finland, finnish, class differences, family business, greed ...
Place: finland, norway
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 6.5
 12K
Ophelia (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 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: scenic, colourful, stylized, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: castle, imaginary kingdom, murder, crown prince, medieval, revenge, love, treason, betrayal, father son relationship, intrigue, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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