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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)

TV-14
TV Movie | 210 min | Drama

Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the Prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.
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Writer
William Shakespeare (play "Hamlet")
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Updated May 25, 1980

Release date
Nov 10, 1980 (United States)

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Derek Jacobi
Hamlet Hamlet   See fewer
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Claire Bloom
Gertrude Gertrude   See fewer
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Patrick Stewart
Claudius Claudius   See fewer
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Eric Porter
Polonius Polonius   See fewer
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Lalla Ward
Ophelia Ophelia   See fewer
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David Robb
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Patrick Allen
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Robert Swann
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Jonathan Hyde
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Geoffrey Bateman
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Emrys James
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Jason Kemp
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Geoffrey Beevers
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Bill Homewood
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Stuart Fell
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Ian Charleson
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Tim Wylton
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Paul Humpoletz
Marcellus Marcellus   See fewer
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Christopher Baines
Francisco Francisco   See fewer
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John Humphry
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John Sterland
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Peter Gale
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Raymond Mason
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8.1 / 10 | 504 votes