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Rated
PG
Runtime 135 min
Ratings
76% critics Rotten Tomatoes
59% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Where to Watch
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Genre Drama
Release 01/18/91
Actors Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield
Directors Franco Zeffirelli
Hamlet returns to Denmark when his father, the King, dies. His mother Gertrude has already married Hamlet's uncle Claudius, the new King. They urge Hamlet to marry his beloved Ophelia. But soon the ghost of Hamlet's father appears and tells Hamlet that he was murdered by Claudius and Gertrude. Hamlet must choose between passive acquiescence and the need for a vengeance which might lead to tragedy.
Genre Drama
Release 01/18/91
Actors Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield
Directors Franco Zeffirelli
Hamlet returns to Denmark when his father, the King, dies. His mother Gertrude has already married Hamlet's uncle Claudius, the new King. They urge Hamlet to marry his beloved Ophelia. But soon the ghost of Hamlet's father appears and tells Hamlet that he was murdered by Claudius and Gertrude. Hamlet must choose between passive acquiescence and the need for a vengeance which might lead to tragedy.