Hamlet (1996)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1996-12-25
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 213 ratings
  • Runtime: 4h 2min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Castle Rock Entertainment
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

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  • Kenneth Branagh

    as Prince Hamlet
  • Derek Jacobi

    as King Claudius
  • Julie Christie

    as Gertrude
  • Richard Briers

    as Polonius
  • Kate Winslet

    as Ophelia
  • Nicholas Farrell

    as Horatio
  • Michael Maloney

    as Laertes
  • Rufus Sewell

    as Fortinbras
  • Robin Williams

    as Osric
  • Gérard Depardieu

    as Reynaldo
  • Timothy Spall

    as Rosencrantz
  • Reece Dinsdale

    as Guildenstern
  • Jack Lemmon

    as Marcellus
  • Ian McElhinney

    as Barnardo
  • Ray Fearon

    as Francisco
  • Brian Blessed

    as Ghost of Hamlet's Father
  • Billy Crystal

    as First Gravedigger
  • Simon Russell Beale

    as Second Gravedigger
  • Don Warrington

    as Voltimand
  • Ravil Isyanov

    as Cornelius
  • Charlton Heston

    as Player King
  • Rosemary Harris

    as Player Queen
  • Richard Attenborough

    as English Ambassador
  • John Gielgud

    as Priam
  • Judi Dench

    as Hecuba
  • John Mills

    as Old King Norway
  • Ken Dodd

    as Yorick
  • Andrew Schofield

    as Young Lord
  • Perdita Weeks

    as Second Player
  • Tom Szekeres

    as Young Hamlet
  • Angela Douglas

    as Attendant to Gertrude
  • Rowena King

    as Attendant to Gertrude
  • Jimi Mistry

    as Sailor Two
  • Ben Thom

    as First Player
  • David Yip

    as Sailor One
  • Sarah Lam

    as Attendant to Gertrude
Writing William Shakespeare Theatre Play
Writing Kenneth Branagh Screenplay
Production David Barron Producer
Sound Patrick Doyle Original Music Composer
Camera Alex Thomson Director of Photography
Editing Neil Farrell Editor
Directing Kenneth Branagh Director
Production Simone Pereira Hind Casting
Production Vanessa Pereira Casting
Art Tim Harvey Production Design
Art Desmond Crowe Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Alexandra Byrne Costume Design
Production Iona Price Production Manager
Writing William Shakespeare Writer
Directing Sara Desmond Third Assistant Director