Hamlet (2009)

The Royal Shakespeare Company's modern spin on Shakepeare's classic, filmed especially for television.

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Rated: PG-13
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DVD Release Date: May 4, 2010
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Peter Canavese
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Tennant's restless Hamlet is never boring, and it's not irredeemably a stage performance on camera: at times--like the ever-intimidating 'To be or not to be speech'--Tennant curls up into fetal intimacy... [Blu-ray]

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Sean Axmaker

The play's the thing and it's uncut here, but it does feel like a production brought to the cameras rather than an organic piece of drama coming alive in front of us.

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Al S
The classic tale of tragedy comes to the screen in the best adaptation of Hamlet ever. Three hours of pure and utterly brilliant film-making, that's packed… More
Alec Barniskis
Its definitely low budget and I would really have liked to see this great cast do this on stage (as they did before filming) but it has some really great… More
Jim Hunter
David Tennant's Hamlet is stolid and unaffected until he starts feigning madness. Tennant then creates a character that is interesting to watch, but I… More
Angela Alcorn
Best Hamlet production I've ever seen. It had a very modernised feel and gorgeous sets.
Walter M.
Okay, guys, you know the drill. But just a reminder... King Claudius(Patrick Stewart) tells his new stepson, Prince Hamlet(David Tennant), to lighten up… More