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Can you name the films directly adapted from William Shakespeare's plays?

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YearFilmDirector: Actors
1935Max Reinhardt & William Dieterle: James Cagney, Mickey Rooney
1936Paul Czinner: Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Bergner
1936George Cukor: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard
1944Laurence Olivier*: Renee Asherson, Robert Newton
1948Laurence Olivier*: Basil Sydney, Jean Simmons
1948Orson Welles*: Jeanette Nolan, Roddy MacDowall
1950David Bradley: Charlton Heston, Harold Tasker
1952Orson Welles*: Michael MacLiammoir, Suzanne Cloutier
1953Joseph L. Mankiewicz: Marlon Brando, James Mason
1954Renato Castellani: Laurence Harvey, Susan Shentall
1955Sergei Yutkevich: Sergei Bondarchuk, Andrei Popov
1955Laurence Olivier*: Ralph Richardson, Claire Bloom
1964Grigori Kozintsev: Innokenty Smuktunovsky, Mikhail Nazanov
1965Stuart Burge: Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith
1967Franco Zeffirelli: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton
1967Frank Dunlop: Laurence Harvey, Jane Asher
1968Peter Hall: Ian Holm, Judi Dench
1968Franco Zeffirelli: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey
1969Tony Richardson: Nicol Williamson, Marianne Faithful
1970Stuart Burge: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards
1971Peter Brook: Paul Scofield, Cyril Cusack
1971Grigori Kozintsev: Juri Jarvet, Elza Radzina
1971Roman Polanski: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis
YearFilmDirector: Actors
1972Charlton Heston*: Hildegarde Neil, Eric Porter
1982Paul Mazursky: John Cassavetes, Molly Ringwald
1989Kenneth Branagh*: Paul Scofield, Derek Jacobi
1990Franco Zeffirelli: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close
1992Christine Edzard: Emma Croft, Andrew Tiernan
1993Kenneth Branagh*: Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington
1995Oliver Parker: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh
1995Richard Loncraine: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening
1996Kenneth Branagh*: Derek Jacobi, Julie Christie
1996Baz Luhrmann: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes
1996Trevor Nunn: Imogen Stubbs, Helena Bonham Carter
1999Michael Hoffman: Kevin Kline, Rupert Everett
1999Julie Taymor: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange
2000Kenneth Branagh*: Alessandro Nivola, Alicia Silverstone
2000Michael Almereyda: Ethan Hawke, Julia Stiles
2004Michael Radford: Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons
2006Kenneth Branagh: Bryce Dallas Howard, David Oyelowo
2006Geoffrey Wright: Sam Worthington, Victoria Hill
2010Julie Taymor: Helen Mirren, Russell Brand
2011Ralph Fiennes*: Gerard Butler, Vanessa Redgrave
2013Joss Whedon: Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof
2013Carlo Carlei: Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth

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