The extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tale of vengeance and tragedy.

Categories: Drama, History
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1990-12-19
Run time: 130 minute / 2:10
Revenue: $20,710,451
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Writers: Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli.
Production Companies : Icon Productions, Nelson Entertainment, Icon Entertainment International, Canal+, Warner Bros., Sovereign Pictures, Carolco Pictures, Marquis
Production Countries: France, United Kingdom, United States of America

Mel Gibson
as Hamlet
Glenn Close
as Gertrude
Alan Bates
as Claudius
Paul Scofield
as The Ghost
Ian Holm
as Polonius
Helena Bonham Carter
as Ophelia
Stephen Dillane
as Horatio
Nathaniel Parker
as Laertes
Sean Murray
as Guildenstern
Michael Maloney
as Rosencrantz
Trevor Peacock
as The Gravedigger
John McEnery
as Osric
Richard Warwick
as Bernardo
Christien Anholt
as Marcellus
Dave Duffy
as Francisco
Vernon Dobtcheff
as Reynaldo
Pete Postlethwaite
as Player King
Christopher Fairbank
as Player Queen
Franco Zeffirelli Director

William Shakespeare Theatre Play
Christopher De Vore Screenplay
Franco Zeffirelli Screenplay

Bruce Davey Executive Producer
Dyson Lovell Producer

Ennio Morricone Original Music Composer

David Watkin Director of Photography

Richard Marden Editor