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The films of William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's plays have been performed countless times. Fortunately, many of the various productions, be they traditional or modern, straight or twisted, have been captured on film. Here are a few samples from that rich collection.

Hamlet (1990)

Hamlet (1996)

Hamlet (2000)

Looking for Richard (1996, Richard III)

The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

O (2001, Othello)

Othello (1995)

Prospero's Books (1991, The Tempest)

The Reduced Shakespeare Company:
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged)

Richard III (1912)

Richard III (1995)

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead (1990, Hamlet)

Scotland, Pa. (2001, Macbeth)

Shakespeare in Love (1998, Romeo & Juliet)

10 Things I Hate About You (1999, The Taming of the Shrew)

Titus (1999, Titus Andronicus)

Twelfth Night (1996)