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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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William Shakespeare (play "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark") | Kenneth Branagh (screenplay)
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$ 18,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 90,684
Gross (USA)
$ 4,708,156
Gross (World)
$ 4,770,222
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Release date
Dec 25, 1996 (United States)

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Peter Bygott
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Sarah Lam
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7.8 / 10 | 33,577 votes