Lists: Drama, Revenge, Shakespeare on Film

Brief Synopsis: "Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing."

Overall Ranking: 188 (Rank from 1996: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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People Involved

  • Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet)
  • Julie Christie (Gertrude)
  • Judi Dench (Hecuba)
  • GĂ©rard Depardieu (Reynaldo)
  • Kate Winslet (Ophelia)
  • Robin Williams (Osric)
  • Jack Lemmon (Marcellus)
  • Charlton Heston (Player King)
  • Derek Jacobi (Claudius)
  • Richard Attenborough (English Ambassador)
  • Brian Blessed (Ghost of Hamlets Father)
  • Richard Briers (Polonius)
  • Robin Williams (Osric)
  • Kate Winslet (Ophelia)
  • William Shakespeare (Director)