Shakespeare In Cinema

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Ran (1985) Rating: 12 11+

3.3333 out of 5 3 Votes (Members)
Duration
155 mins
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Epic set in medieval Japan and based on Shakespeare's King Lear, in which an ageing man splits his land between his three sons, resulting in war.

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Richard III (1995) Rating: 15 14+

3.0000 out of 5 1 Votes (Members)
Duration
99 mins
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Daring, powerful adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, which restyles the vicious king into a 1930s fascist dictator.

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Contains no material likely to offend or harm

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The Lion King (1994) Rating: U 5+

4.3938 out of 5 904 Votes (Members)
Duration
89 mins
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Song-filled Disney classic about a lion cub who runs away from the pride allowing his evil uncle to become king.

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Contains mild violence, racist terms and one use of moderate bad language

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West Side Story (1961) Rating: PG 7+

3.5225 out of 5 111 Votes (Members)
Duration
145 mins
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The classic love story of Romeo and Juliet is transported to 1950s New York in this Hollywood musical.

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Contains moderate violence.

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Romeo + Juliet (1996) Rating: 12 11+

3.5853 out of 5 217 Votes (Members)
Duration
115 mins
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Loud and colourful adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play about two star-crossed lovers from bitterly feuding families.

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