Hamlet (2000)

Campbell Scott is both star and co-director of this elaborate (albeit economically produced) four-hour TV version of Shakespeare's immortal tragedy +Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. The film is based on Scott's earlier theatrical… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 10, 2000
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post

Intelligent, well-acted, all-American version of the Shakespeare tragedy.

Rachel Gordon

This is one of the best Shakespeare adaptations ever filmed.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Although the movies haven't lacked for Hamlets recently, Ethan Hawke and Kenneth Branagh being the latest stars to have weighed in, Mr. Scott's is something that must be seen.

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Janet Branagan
Apollo Guide

This version of the tale is far from being the first, last, best or worst. Shakespeare junkies should make their own decisions about pursuing this take, heeding advice from the man himself, 'to thine own self be true.'

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