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Hamlet (1948)

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154 min | Drama

Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.
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Desmond Dickinson (photographer)
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Budget
£ 500,000
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Release date
Sep 29, 1948 (United States)

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John Laurie
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Esmond Knight
Bernardo Bernardo   See fewer
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Anthony Quayle
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Niall MacGinnis
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Harcourt Williams
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Patrick Troughton
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Tony Tarver
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Stanley Holloway
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Basil Sydney
Claudius - The King Claudius - The King   See fewer
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Eileen Herlie
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Laurence Olivier
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Norman Wooland
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Felix Aylmer
The Royal Court Of Denmark - Polonius,Lord Chamberlain The Royal Court Of Denmark - Polonius,Lord Chamberlain   See fewer
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Terence Morgan
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Jean Simmons
Ophelia - and Daughter Ophelia - and Daughter   See fewer
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Anthony Bushell
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Patricia Davidson
Lady of the Court (uncredited) Lady of the Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doreen Lawrence
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Christopher Lee
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Desmond Llewelyn
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Victor Lucas
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Patrick Macnee
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7.8 / 10 | 13,421 votes