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  • Hamlet (1996)
  • PG-13
    242 min | Drama
Hamlet (1996)
PG-13
242 min | Drama

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
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Director
Writers
William Shakespeare (play "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark") | Kenneth Branagh (screenplay)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Directors
Simone Pereira Hind (as Simone Ireland) | Vanessa Pereira
Production Designer
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Release date
Dec 25, 1996 (United States)

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Cast

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56 cast members
Name Known for
Rizz Abbasi
Attendant to Claudius (as Riz Abbasi) Attendant to Claudius (as Riz Abbasi)   See fewer
Richard Attenborough
English Ambassador English Ambassador   See fewer
David Blair
Attendant to Claudius Attendant to Claudius   See fewer
Brian Blessed
Ghost of Hamlet's Father Ghost of Hamlet's Father   See fewer
Richard Briers
Polonius Polonius   See fewer
Peter Bygott
Attendant to Claudius Attendant to Claudius   See fewer
Julie Christie
Gertrude Gertrude   See fewer
Billy Crystal
First Gravedigger First Gravedigger   See fewer
Charles Daish
Stage Manager Stage Manager   See fewer
Judi Dench
Hecuba Hecuba   See fewer
Gérard Depardieu
Reynaldo Reynaldo   See fewer
Reece Dinsdale
Guildenstern Guildenstern   See fewer
Ken Dodd
Yorick Yorick   See fewer
Angela Douglas
Attendant to Gertrude Attendant to Gertrude   See fewer
Rob Edwards
Lucianus Lucianus   See fewer
Nicholas Farrell
Horatio Horatio   See fewer
Ray Fearon
Francisco Francisco   See fewer
Yvonne Gidden
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
Rosemary Harris
Player Queen Player Queen   See fewer
Charlton Heston
Player King Player King   See fewer
Ravil Isyanov
Cornelius Cornelius   See fewer
Derek Jacobi
Claudius Claudius   See fewer
Rowena King
Attendant to Gertrude Attendant to Gertrude   See fewer
Jeffery Kissoon
Fortinbras's Captain Fortinbras's Captain   See fewer
Sarah Lam
Attendant to Gertrude Attendant to Gertrude   See fewer
Jack Lemmon
Marcellus Marcellus   See fewer
Ian McElhinney
Barnardo Barnardo   See fewer
Michael Maloney
Laertes Laertes   See fewer
John Spencer-Churchill
Fortinbras's Captain (as Duke of Marlborough) Fortinbras's Captain (as Duke of Marlborough)   See fewer
John Mills
Old Norway Old Norway   See fewer
Jimi Mistry
Sailor Two Sailor Two   See fewer
Sian Radinger
Prologue (as Siân Radinger) Prologue (as Siân Radinger)   See fewer
Melanie Ramsay
Prostitute Prostitute   See fewer
Simon Russell Beale
Second Gravedigger Second Gravedigger   See fewer
Andrew Schofield
Young Lord Young Lord   See fewer
Rufus Sewell
Fortinbras Fortinbras   See fewer
Timothy Spall
Rosencrantz Rosencrantz   See fewer
Thomas Szekeres
Young Hamlet (as Tom Szekeres) Young Hamlet (as Tom Szekeres)   See fewer
Ben Thom
First Player First Player   See fewer
Don Warrington
Voltimand Voltimand   See fewer
Perdita Weeks
Second Player Second Player   See fewer
Kate Winslet
Ophelia Ophelia   See fewer
David Yip
Sailor One Sailor One   See fewer
Chris Bowles
Cadet in Play (uncredited) Cadet in Play (uncredited)   See fewer
Kenneth W Caravan
Laertes Mob (uncredited) Laertes Mob (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Chapman
Courtier (uncredited) Courtier (uncredited)   See fewer
John Lanasis
Ophelias Jailer (uncredited) Ophelias Jailer (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Maddalena
Elsinore Courtier (uncredited) Elsinore Courtier (uncredited)   See fewer
Arnold Montey
Boatman (uncredited) Boatman (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Morgan
Pyrrhus (uncredited) Pyrrhus (uncredited)   See fewer
Orlando Seale
Boatman (uncredited) Boatman (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Yuill
Alexander (uncredited) Alexander (uncredited)   See fewer
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