Most Popular Title Based On Shakespeare Movies and TV Shows
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1. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.
Votes: 282,565 | Gross: $13.28M
2. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
Votes: 67,155 | Gross: $74.89M
3. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
PG | 158 min | Action, Adventure, War
Allied Agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding American Brigadier General George Carnaby (Robert Beatty) prisoner, but that's not all that's really going on.
4. The Ides of March (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Votes: 210,231 | Gross: $40.96M
6. Outrageous Fortune (2005– )
60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When career criminal Wolfgang West gets put away for four years, his wife Cheryl decides it's time for her family to go straight. But can the Wests change the habits of a lifetime?
7. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they're soon married. But her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of them both, and everyone else around them.
8. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.
Votes: 20,061 | Gross: $0.74M
9. The Dogs of War (1980)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
10. Fresh Horses (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She claims to be 20 years old, but ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,649 | Gross: $6.64M
11. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
60 min | Comedy
In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »
12. To Be or Not to Be (1983)
PG | 107 min | Action, Comedy
At the onset of WW2, a Polish actor's family and the Polish Resistance help the troupe of a theatre escape Poland and the invading Nazis.
Votes: 9,757 | Gross: $13.03M
13. The Evil That Men Do (1984)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A professional killer comes out of retirement to investigate and avenge the brutal murder of an old friend.
Votes: 3,252 | Gross: $13.10M
15. Outrageous Fortune (1987)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Two women unknowingly share the same man, but when he disappears, both go out looking for him and enter his surprisingly dangerous life.
Votes: 6,974 | Gross: $52.86M
16. Brave New World (1998 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic totalitarian utopian society, babies are created through genetic engineering, everyone has a predestined place in society and their minds are conditioned to follow the rules. A tragic outsider jeopardizes the status quo.
17. Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993 TV Movie)
TV-Y7 | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
On Halloween night, two precocious little girls try to save their parents from their nasty old capitalist aunt's greedy clutches. Magic abounds and they meet mysterious new friends along the way.
18. Under the Greenwood Tree (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 93 min | Drama, Romance
In this lighthearted romance from Victorian novelist Thomas Hardy, the beautiful new village school teacher is pursued by three suitors: a working-class man, a landowner, and the vicar.
19. Brave New World (1980 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A man who grew up in a primitive society educating himself by reading Shakespeare is allowed to join the futuristic society where his parents are from. However, he cannot adapt to their repressive ways.
20. Were the World Mine (2008)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself.
Votes: 5,114 | Gross: $0.12M
21. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Fictional chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620.
Votes: 1,044 | Gross: $3.34M
22. Night Ambush (1957)
Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo, Egypt to embarrass the occupiers.
23. Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)
R | 102 min | Drama
The young, naive Smitty is sent to prison for six months; Cathy, his girlfriend, watches as he disappears behind the bars and barbed wire. He's assigned a cell with Queenie, a balls-out ... See full summary »
24. Full Fathom Five (1990)
PG | 82 min | Action, Adventure
Adapted from the best-selling novel. Navy Captain Peter Mackenzie is sent on his toughest assignment when the Soviet nuclear submarine Kirov is stolen and the weapons are aimed at the United States.
Votes: 106 | Gross: $0.31M
25. The Rest is Silence (2007)
114 min | Comedy, Drama
In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible ... See full summary »
27. Summer's Lease (1989– )
220 min | Drama, Mystery
From the DVD box: The minute she sets eyes on it, Molly Pargeter knows that the Tuscan Villa she has found to lease is perfect for her family's summer holiday. She is powerfully drawn to ... See full summary »
28. Purr-Chance to Dream (1967)
G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Tom has a nightmare of being pounded by a giant dog. Jerry lures Tom into a series of encounters with the miniature vicious bulldog introduced in _Cat's Me-Ouch, The (1965)_. Tom finally ... See full summary »
29. Walking Shadow (2001 TV Movie)
96 min | Mystery
As a favor to his longtime lover Dr. Susan Silverman, Spenser agrees to investigate the stalking of a theater company director, pro bono. But before he can get started, an actor is killed ... See full summary »
30. Falsk som vatten (1985)
102 min | Drama, Thriller
John and Carl have a small publishing company. One day John meets the poet Clara who recently made her debut, and Clara's fiancé Stig. John and Clara fall in love with each other, and she ... See full summary »
31. Morir... dormir... tal vez soñar (1976)
97 min | Drama
An old empty mansion. The ghost of a man who lived there returns to recall the crucial moments of a lifetime. Faced with the proximity of death, the experiences of his past come to the ... See full summary »
32. Sex o no sex (1974)
94 min | Comedy
Paco, bored office worker, is a sexually repressed young man, of strict moral and serious convictions. Paco is annoyed by couples who kiss in parks and women with short skirts. Angélica, ... See full summary »
33. Scent-imental Romeo (1951)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A hungry cat disguises herself as a skunk to get in on feeding time at the zoo, but amorous Pepe thinks she's the real thing and pours on his Maurice Chevalier impression to win her over.
34. To Be or Not to Be (1999)
94 min | Drama
Anik a young girl is in desperate need to heart implement. She with the help of her doctor goes to an hospital where a young guy Amir is in comma. He in his wedding night had an accident ... See full summary »
37. The Rub (2018)
62 min | Drama
The Rub is a psychedelic retelling of Shakespeare's play from within the mind of the protagonist. The film was created with hand painted and rotted 35 mm and 16 mm celluloid strips, to create a new vision of the brooding Dane's experience.
41. Much Ado About Nothing (1940)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family
Little Cute Chickie Duck loves little lucky Dinky Duck but they have a quarrel, which leads their parents to have a quarrel, which leads to a big-duck brawl...careful, there...which leads ... See full summary »
Director: Connie Rasinski
45. Much Ado About W: Art Wars of Santa Barbara (2007)
83 min | Documentary
Enraged by the policies of George W. Bush, two prominent artists, Colin Gray and John Nava, are compelled to take a political stand in their art for the first time, one in a public ... See full summary »
48. Perchance to Dream (2008)
11 min | Short, Fantasy
Kelly Mitchell is a young women whose waking life and dreams become convoluted so that she cannot tell dreams from reality. So when she literally meets the man of her dreams, she doesn't know that he could be her worst nightmare.
49. The Play's the Thing (1914)
Clifton Boyle, leading man of a disbanded theatrical company, returns home to find his sister dying. She tells him that she had married Harold Welles, a member of the profession and that he... See full summary »