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Brief Synopsis: "Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan."

Overall Ranking: 1612 (Rank from 2015: # 73)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 14.29%
Regular 57.14%
Half-Popped 28.57%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown80 - Though largely staying true to the source material in a relatively traditional way, Kurzel gets points for style.
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Minnesota Man75 - Double's worth the toil and trouble to see this.
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Malfrey75 - Macbeth conclusively feeds an admiration of darkness, hopelessness, and seclusion
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Dan O'Neill65(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)

People Involved

  • Michael Fassbender (Macbeth)
  • Marion Cotillard (Lady Macbeth)
  • Paddy Considine (Banquo)
  • Sean Harris (Macduff)
  • Jack Reynor (Malcolm)
  • Elizabeth Debicki (Lady Macduff)
  • David Thewlis (Duncan)
  • David Hayman (Lennox)
  • Barrie Martin (Thane)
  • Kayla Fallon (Young Witch)
  • Lynn Kennedy (Middle Witch)
  • Seylan Baxter (Older Witch)
  • Amber Rissmann (Child Witch)
  • Lochlann Harris (Fleance)
  • Justin Kurzel (Director)