Shakespeare on film

"After God, Shakespeare has created most."


  • As You Like It (with Laurence Olivier)
  • Hamlet Prince of Denmark (dir. Laurence Olivier)
  • Hamlet Prince of Denmark (dir. Peter Brook)
  • Julius Caesar (BBC)
  • Macbeth (dir. Arthur Allan Seidelman)
  • Macbeth (RSC)
  • Othello (dir. Orson Welles)
  • The Merchant of Venice (National Theatre, dir. Jonathan Miller)
  • The Merchant of Venice (dir. Michael Radford)
  • The Tempest (dir. Julie Taymor)
  • Twelfth Night (dir. John Dexter)
  • Twelfth Night (dir. Kenneth Branagh)


  • Wikipedia list of Shakespeare film adaptatioins.