Films Based on Shakespeare Plays

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The Taming of the Shrew1999 romance starring Julia Stiles. It later became a tv show on ABC.
The Tempest1948 western starring Gregory Peck. It was redone as a radio broadcast the following year.
Hamlet1994 animation starring Matthew Broderick. The stand in for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern later got their own movie and tv show.
MacBeth2001 comedy starring James LeGros. The sound track was made up of songs by Bad Company since their catalogue was so cheap.
Othello1962 drama starring Patrick McGoohan. The film featured many prominent British and American jazz musicians.
Henry IV, Part I1991 drama starring River Phoenix. The title of the film was based on a B-52's song.
Romeo and Juliet2000 action starring Jet Li. This was Jet Li's breakout role in America.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream2002 drama starring Corey Pearson. It also features Will McCormack.
Hamlet1983 comedy starring Dave Thomas. The script was rewritten after it was deemed to close to Hamlet.
Romeo and Juliet1961 musical starring Natalie Wood. Natalie Wood's singing was dubbed by Marni Nixon.
MacBeth1957 drama starring ToshirĂ´ Mifune. US Marines that were based in Japan helped build the castle sets.
King Lear1997 drama starring Michelle Pfeiffer. Paul Newman was asked to play the patriarch but he turned down the role.
The Tempest1956 science fiction starring Walter Pidgeon. This was the film debut of Robby the Robot.

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