Hamlet (1990)

The extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tale of vengeance and tragedy.

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

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  • Mel Gibson

    as Hamlet
  • Glenn Close

    as Gertrude
  • Alan Bates

    as Claudius
  • Paul Scofield

    as The Ghost
  • Ian Holm

    as Polonius
  • Helena Bonham Carter

    as Ophelia
  • Stephen Dillane

    as Horatio
  • Nathaniel Parker

    as Laertes
  • Sean Murray

    as Guildenstern
  • Michael Maloney

    as Rosencrantz
  • Trevor Peacock

    as The Gravedigger
  • John McEnery

    as Osric
  • Richard Warwick

    as Bernardo
  • Christien Anholt

    as Marcellus
  • Dave Duffy

    as Francisco
  • Vernon Dobtcheff

    as Reynaldo
  • Pete Postlethwaite

    as Player King
  • Christopher Fairbank

    as Player Queen
Directing Franco Zeffirelli Director
Writing Christopher De Vore Screenplay
Writing Franco Zeffirelli Screenplay
Production Bruce Davey Executive Producer
Production Dyson Lovell Producer
Sound Ennio Morricone Original Music Composer
Camera David Watkin Director of Photography
Editing Richard Marden Editor
Writing William Shakespeare Writer