Macbeth (1948)

Passed   |    |  Drama, History, War


Macbeth (1948) Poster

In 11th century Scotland, nobleman Macbeth and his wife plot to murder the king and usurp the throne in order to fulfill an evil prophecy made by three witches.


7.6/10
5,328

Photos

  • "Macbeth" Orson Welles 1948 Republic **I.V.
  • Orson Welles and Jeanette Nolan in Macbeth (1948)
  • Jeanette Nolan in Macbeth (1948)
  • "Macbeth" Orson Welles 1948 Republic **I.V.
  • Dan O'Herlihy in Macbeth (1948)
  • Roddy McDowall and John Dierkes in Macbeth (1948)

See all photos

Did You Know?

Trivia

Orson Welles assigned some of the lines spoken by characters in the play to different characters in the film. He invented the character "A Holy Father" for the film to emphasize what he believed was the struggle between religion and witchcraft in the play, and ... ...


Quotes

The Three, The Three, The Three: Double, double, toil and trouble; fire burn, and cauldron bubble.


Goofs

Duncan and his men renew their baptismal vows with a prayer composed by Pope Leo XIII in 1884.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | History | War

More Like This

  • Othello

    Othello

  • Confidential Report

    Confidential Report

  • The Stranger

    The Stranger

  • Chimes at Midnight

    Chimes at Midnight

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    The Magnificent Ambersons

  • The Trial

    The Trial

  • The Lady from Shanghai

    The Lady from Shanghai

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote

  • Macbeth

    Macbeth

  • F for Fake

    F for Fake

  • It's All True

    It's All True

  • Black Magic

    Black Magic

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com

The Fiercest "Game of Thrones" Moments

"Game of Thrones" fans: We've rounded up your list of over-the-top moments from the show, including an evil scene that will retrigger your contempt for Ramsay Bolton.

See the top "GoT" moments

Featured on IMDb

Dive deep into everything about film festivals, family entertainment, IMDb Picks, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet