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  • Shakespeare in Love (1998)
  • R
    123 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R
123 min | Comedy, Drama, History

The world's greatest ever playwright, William Shakespeare, is young, out of ideas and short of cash, but meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
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Jan 8, 1999 (United States)

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60 cast members
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Geoffrey Rush
Philip Henslowe Philip Henslowe   See fewer
Tom Wilkinson
Hugh Fennyman Hugh Fennyman   See fewer
Steven O'Donnell
Lambert Lambert   See fewer
Tim McMullan
Frees (as Tim McMullen) Frees (as Tim McMullen)   See fewer
Joseph Fiennes
Will Shakespeare Will Shakespeare   See fewer
Steven Beard
Makepeace, the Preacher Makepeace, the Preacher   See fewer
Antony Sher
Dr Moth Dr Moth   See fewer
Patrick Barlow
Will Kempe Will Kempe   See fewer
Martin Clunes
Richard Burbage Richard Burbage   See fewer
Sandra Reinton
Rosaline Rosaline   See fewer
Simon Callow
Tilney, Master of the Revels Tilney, Master of the Revels   See fewer
Judi Dench
Queen Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth   See fewer
Bridget McConnell
Lady in Waiting (as Bridget McConnel) Lady in Waiting (as Bridget McConnel)   See fewer
Georgie Glen
Lady in Waiting Lady in Waiting   See fewer
Nicholas Boulton
Henry Condell Henry Condell   See fewer
Gwyneth Paltrow
Viola De Lesseps Viola De Lesseps   See fewer
Colin Firth
Lord Wessex Lord Wessex   See fewer
Jim Carter
Ralph Bashford Ralph Bashford   See fewer
Paul Bigley
Peter, the Stage Manager Peter, the Stage Manager   See fewer
Jason Round
Actor in Tavern Actor in Tavern   See fewer
Rupert Farley
Barman Barman   See fewer
Adam Barker
First Auditionee First Auditionee   See fewer
Joe Roberts
John Webster John Webster   See fewer
Harry Gostelow
Second Auditionee Second Auditionee   See fewer
Alan Cody
Third Auditionee Third Auditionee   See fewer
Mark Williams
Wabash Wabash   See fewer
David Curtiz
John Hemmings John Hemmings   See fewer
Gregor Truter
James Hemmings James Hemmings   See fewer
Simon Day
First Boatman First Boatman   See fewer
Jill Baker
Lady De Lesseps Lady De Lesseps   See fewer
Amber Glossop
Scullery Maid Scullery Maid   See fewer
Robin Davies
Master Plum Master Plum   See fewer
Hywel Simons
Servant Servant   See fewer
Nicholas Le Prevost
Sir Robert De Lesseps Sir Robert De Lesseps   See fewer
Ben Affleck
Ned Alleyn Ned Alleyn   See fewer
Timothy Kightley
Edward Pope Edward Pope   See fewer
Mark Saban
Augustine Philips Augustine Philips   See fewer
Bob Barrett
George Bryan George Bryan   See fewer
Roger Morlidge
James Armitage James Armitage   See fewer
Daniel Brocklebank
Sam Gosse Sam Gosse   See fewer
Roger Frost
Second Boatman Second Boatman   See fewer
Rebecca Charles
Chambermaid Chambermaid   See fewer
Richard Gold
Lord in Waiting Lord in Waiting   See fewer
Rachel Clarke
First Whore First Whore   See fewer
Lucy Speed
Second Whore Second Whore   See fewer
Patricia Potter
Third Whore Third Whore   See fewer
John Ramm
Makepeace's Neighbour Makepeace's Neighbour   See fewer
Martin Neely
Paris / Lady Montague (as Martin Neeley) Paris / Lady Montague (as Martin Neeley)   See fewer
The Choir of St. George's School in Windsor
Actor (as The Choir of St George's School Windsor) Actor (as The Choir of St George's School Windsor)   See fewer
Jason Anthony
Nobleman (uncredited) Nobleman (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Apelt
Theatregoer (uncredited) Theatregoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Matthew Christian
Queen Elizabeth I Party Guest (uncredited) Queen Elizabeth I Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Kelley Costigan
Theatregoer (uncredited) Theatregoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Matthew Crosby
Theatregoer (uncredited) Theatregoer (uncredited)   See fewer
Rupert Everett
Christopher Marlowe (uncredited) Christopher Marlowe (uncredited)   See fewer
John Inman
Lady Capulet in Play (uncredited) Lady Capulet in Play (uncredited)   See fewer
Carlisle Redthunder
Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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