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1. Macbeth (I) (2015)

R | 113 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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71 Metascore

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Madigan, Frank Madigan

Votes: 55,052 | Gross: $1.11M

2. The Damned (1969)

R | 156 min | Drama, War

7.5
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The dramatic collapse of a wealthy, industrialist/Junker family during the reign of the Third Reich.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem, Helmut Berger

Votes: 8,370 | Gross: $0.63M

3. Throne of Blood (1957)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 50,235

4. Macbeth (1971)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler

Votes: 13,324

5. Maqbool (2003)

Not Rated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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The intrigue of the Shakespearean tragedy 'Macbeth' is transposed to the Mumbai underworld.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah

Votes: 10,473

6. Macbeth (1948)

Passed | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 6,870

7. Scotland, Pa. (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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49 Metascore

A modernized retelling of "MacBeth" set in 1970s suburban Pennsylvania. Joe McBeth, an unambitious hamburger stand employee, is driven to success by his scheming wife.

Director: Billy Morrissette | Stars: James Le Gros, Maura Tierney, Christopher Walken, Kevin Corrigan

Votes: 4,466 | Gross: $0.38M

8. Macbeth (I) (2006)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

4.6
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51 Metascore

A contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" set in the ganglands of Melbourne.

Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Victoria Hill, Lachy Hulme, Gary Sweet, Sam Worthington

Votes: 2,194 | Gross: $1.11M

9. Macbeth (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama

7.6
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Macbeth (Sir Ian McKellen) is a daring member of the Scottish military, who receives a revelation from three menacing sorceresses that he will someday become the King of Scotland. This ... See full summary »

Directors: Philip Casson, Trevor Nunn | Stars: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, John Bown, Susan Dury

Votes: 819

10. Macbeth (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 148 min | Drama

6.5
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish laird seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Philip Anglim, Maureen Anderman, J. Kenneth Campbell, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 59

11. Men of Respect (1990)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on ... See full summary »

Director: William Reilly | Stars: John Turturro, Katherine Borowitz, Dennis Farina, Peter Boyle

Votes: 850 | Gross: $0.14M

12. Macbeth (I) (1983 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 148 min | Drama

6.8
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Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Brenda Bruce, Eileen Way, Anne Dyson, Mark Dignam

Votes: 346

13. Instruments of Darkness (2014)

Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Vincent Regan | Stars: Sean Bean, Charles Dance, James D'Arcy, Rupert Grint

Votes: 35

14. Macbeth (1961 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

6.0
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The Scottish Lord Macbeth, chooses evil as the way to fulfill his ambition for power. He commits regicide to become King, and then furthers his moral descent with a reign of murderous ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Sean Connery, Zoe Caldwell, William Needles, Ted Follows

Votes: 178

15. Macbeth (1998 TV Movie)

Drama

6.0
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English thespian Sean Pertwee plays the painfully ambitious royal who schemes to murder so he can ascend to the throne in this superior version of William Shakespeare's literary classic. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Bogdanov | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Greta Scacchi, Lorren Bent, Denise Black

Votes: 154

16. Macbeth (1997)

129 min | Drama

5.0
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish laird seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Jeremy Freeston | Stars: Jason Connery, Helen Baxendale, Graham McTavish, Kenneth Bryans

Votes: 238

17. Macbeth (III) (1960 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama

8.3
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Hallmark Hall of Fame's second version of Shakespeare's classic play, with the same two stars and the same director as its first version, but a different supporting cast.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Maurice Evans, Judith Anderson, Michael Hordern, Ian Bannen

Votes: 57

18. Macbeth on the Estate (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Shakespeare's play is updated to the present day starring James Frain and Susan Vidler. On a council estate where people survive by dealing drugs and shoplifting, Duncan is the Godfather. Urged by Mrs Macbeth, Macbeth kills Duncan.

Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: James Frain, Susan Vidler, Andrew Tiernan, David Harewood

Votes: 99

19. Rave Macbeth (2001)

87 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

4.8
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This movie is a loose adaptation of the Shakespeare play "MacBeth", except it's set in the world of the dance rave culture.

Director: Klaus Knoesel | Stars: Michael Rosenbaum, Nicki Aycox, Kirk Baltz, Jamie Elman

Votes: 147

20. Macbeth (2001 TV Movie)

132 min | Drama

7.4
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A television adaptation of the classical Shakespeare play.

Director: Gregory Doran | Stars: Antony Sher, Harriet Walter, Joseph O'Conor, Nigel Cooke

Votes: 82

21. National Theatre Live: Macbeth (2018)

210 min | Drama

7.3
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The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

Directors: Rufus Norris, Tim Van Someren | Stars: Nadia Albina, Michael Balogun, Stephen Boxer, Anne-Marie Duff

Votes: 89

22. Joe MacBeth (1955)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Shakespeare (more-or-less) in modern gangster setting. Lily MacBeth pushes her husband Joe to rub out the reigning crime boss and become the new "kingpin" himself. Success is short- lived, ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Paul Douglas, Ruth Roman, Bonar Colleano, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 180

23. Macbeth (II) (1983 TV Movie)

72 min | Drama

6.4
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In this powerful short film, the renowned William Shakespeare play is stripped down to the bare essentials, consisting of two lengthy shots.

Director: Béla Tarr | Stars: György Cserhalmi, Erzsébet Kútvölgyi, Ferenc Bencze, Imre Csuja

Votes: 325

24. The Tragedy of Macbeth (2012 Video)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Daniel Coll | Stars: Marek Oravec, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Hal Fowler, Killian Scott

Votes: 21

25. Witchcraft XI: Sisters in Blood (2000 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

2.8
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Three drama students revive three witches, who want to open a gate to hell; Will Spanner and Kelly get involved, while Detectives Lutz and Garner investigate.

Director: Ron Ford | Stars: Miranda Odell, Lauren Ian Richards, Kathleen St. Lawrence, Don Scribner

Votes: 275

26. A Witch's Tangled Hare (1959)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Shakespeare is all ears as Bugs battles Witch Hazel in Macbeth's castle.

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 477

27. Macbeth (1970)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Family

5.6
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Stars: Michael Jayston, Brian Badcoe, Tim Hardy, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 20

28. Macbeth in Manhattan (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.3
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A beloved leader; a scheming, jealous second-in-command; an ambitious wife pushed to mental collapse; a trio of gossiping harpies - the characters in a famous tragedy or the real-life cast of a Broadway play?

Director: Greg Lombardo | Stars: Gloria Reuben, David Lansbury, Nick Gregory, John Glover

Votes: 145

29. A Taste of Shakespeare (1995– )

50 min | Drama

4.5
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Introdcued by Lord Birkett and filmed at Shakespeare's Globe theatre in London, this unique series showcases William Shakespeare's most famous plays. In episodes of fifteen minutes, one of ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Weinthal, Daniel Kash, Brian Tree, Holly Lewis

Votes: 24

30. Macbeth (1981 Video)

132 min | Drama

6.6
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Piper Laurie, Simon MacCorkindale, Richard Alfieri

Votes: 98

31. Teenage Gang Debs (1966)

75 min | Crime

5.7
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A no-good Manhattan girl moves in on a Brooklyn gang. Using her obvious charms she gets the leader killed in a fight over her and then takes up with the victor and new head man. Then she ... See full summary »

Director: Sande N. Johnsen | Stars: Diane Conti, Linda Gale, Eileen Dietz, Sandra Kane

Votes: 169

32. Siberian Lady Macbeth (1962)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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In what might be termed Russo-Shakespearean noir, a ruthless woman's adulterous affair with a drifter sets in motion a chain-reaction of murder and deception in a remote village in 19th Century Mtsensk.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Olivera Markovic, Ljuba Tadic, Kapitalina Eric, Bojan Stupica

Votes: 342

33. The Real Thing at Last (1916)

Short, Comedy

6.3
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A satire on American films, in which Shakespeare's Macbeth is performed as it might be imagined performed in an American film. (The film was prepared as part of a live benefit for the YMCA ... See full summary »

Director: L.C. MacBean | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Nelson Keys, Godfrey Tearle, Owen Nares

Votes: 8

34. Macbeth (II) (2011)

170 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Sue Judd | Stars: Simon Keenlyside, Raymond Aceto, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Elisabeth Meister

Votes: 31

35. Kurosawa's Way (2011)

52 min | Documentary

7.1
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Eleven major filmmakers from Europe, Asia and America talk about Akira Kurosawa and explore some ways on which he influenced their own work.

Director: Catherine Cadou | Stars: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Bernardo Bertolucci, Clint Eastwood, Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Votes: 125

36. Shakespeare High (2011)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

7.3
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59 Metascore

Executive produced by Kevin Spacey, Shakespeare High is an inspiring documentary that follows a diverse group of California high school students as they compete in a Shakespeare Festival ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Rotaru | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Val Kilmer, Kevin Spacey, Mare Winningham

Votes: 113

37. The Moving Forest (2015)

99 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Based on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth". Elias is a successful executive who works in the second largest private bank in Brazil. One day, Elias meets a mysterious woman who claims to be ... See full summary »

Director: Vinicius Coimbra | Stars: Gabriel Braga Nunes, Ana Paula Arósio, Ângelo Antônio, Nelson Xavier

Votes: 208

38. Macbeth (II) (1987)

70 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Pauli Pentti | Stars: Mato Valtonen, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Antti Litja, Pertti Sveholm

Votes: 35

39. This Is Macbeth (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min

8.2
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An informative and humorous introduction to Shakespeare's "The Tragedy of Macbeth", including talk-show style interviews with the main characters of the play and black-box theater ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Watkins | Stars: Atosa Babaoff, Lance Gardner, Brian Herndon, Patrick Andrew Jones

Votes: 29

40. Never Say Macbeth (2007)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy

7.0
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Danny Teller, a high school science teacher, shows up at auditions for Macbeth trying to get his girlfriend back. But the director mistakes Danny's story of love for a passionate acting ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher J. Prouty | Stars: Tammy Caplan, John Combs, Scott Conte, Bayard Crawley

Votes: 74

41. Macbeth (I) (1987)

133 min | Music

7.3
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The Verdi opera, based on Shakespeare's play.

Director: Claude d'Anna | Stars: Leo Nucci, Shirley Verrett, Samuel Ramey, Johan Leysen

Votes: 53

42. Macbeth (1954 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

6.9
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Macbeth (Maurice Evans), the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his King and takes the throne for himself.

Directors: Hudson Faucett, George Schaefer | Stars: Maurice Evans, Judith Anderson, House Jameson, Richard Waring

Votes: 20

43. James Marsters: Words and Music (2005 Video)

103 min | Music

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James Marsters performed both "words and music" at a live theater. The DVD shows him declaiming selected lines from Shakespeare's "Macbeth," and he also performs many songs of his own composition on guitar.

Director: James Marsters | Star: James Marsters

44. Macbeth (1898)

Short, Drama

5.9
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Star: Johnston Forbes-Robertson

Votes: 25

45. Macbeth (1916)

80 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Shakespeare's tragedy of the Scots nobleman whose ambition leads him to betrayal, murder, and damnation.

Director: John Emerson | Stars: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Constance Collier, Wilfred Lucas, Spottiswoode Aitken

Votes: 33

46. Macbeth (1959 TV Movie)

R | 106 min | Drama

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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Claude Barma | Stars: Daniel Sorano, Jean Topart, Marcelle Ranson-Hervé, Madeleine Marion

47. Polanski Meets Macbeth (1972)

47 min | Documentary

7.8
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Behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of Roman Polanski's Macbeth (1971).

Director: Frank Simon | Stars: Roman Polanski, Francesca Annis, Terence Bayler, Andrew Braunsberg

Votes: 20

48. Macbeth: Folger Shakespeare Library Edition (2009 Video)

124 min | Drama

8.8
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The final performance of this new vision reveals Macbeth's raw power as a supernatural horror thriller with shock, suspense, stage magic and grisly humor while remaining true to the brutal beauty of Shakespeare.

Directors: Aaron Posner, Teller | Stars: Evander Duck Jr., Dale Girard, Eric Hissom, Cleo House Jr.

Votes: 20

49. Bill Shakespeare in Hollywood (2011)

112 min | Drama

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Macbeth: Creative people and dream makers are drawn to Hollywood. Yet, how many of these aspiring dreamers are shriveled by their ambitions or eaten by their demons? Hollywood is an empire ... See full summary »

Director: Jocelyn Rain | Stars: Pia Bundy, Rafika Chawishe, Gabriela Dias, Brandon Econ

50. Macbeth (1949 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.2
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The thane Macbeth plots to become king of Scotland, aided by his ambitious wife.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Stephen Murray, Ruth Lodge, Mark Dignam, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 9



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