More Movies Like King Lear (1970)

Movies similar to King Lear (1970).

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King Lear (1983)

King Lear (1983) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Colin Blakely, Leo McKern, Robert Lindsay, Laurence Olivier
Duration: 2h 38mins
Genres: Drama

King Lear (1983) is a video production of William Shakespeare's 1606 play of the same name, directed by Michael Elliott.
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Hamlet (1990)

Hamlet (1990) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Drama

In Denmark, Prince Hamlet finds himself involved in a conspiracy of powerful interests within the royal palace.
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King Lear (1970)

King Lear (1970) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Genres: Drama

King Lear (Russian: Король Лир, romanized: Korol Lir) is a 1971 Soviet drama film directed by Grigori Kozintsev, based on William Shakespeare's play King Lear.
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Hamlet (2009)

Hamlet (2009) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart, Penny Downie, Oliver Ford Davies
Duration: 3h 0mins
Genres: Drama

Hamlet is a 2009 television film adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 modern-dress stage production of William Shakespeare's play of the same name, aired on BBC Two on 26 December 2009.
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Hamlet (1996)

Hamlet (1996) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet
Duration: 4h 2mins
Genres: Drama

Hamlet is a 1996 film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, adapted and directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also stars as Prince Hamlet.
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Hamlet (2015)

Hamlet (2015) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds, Sian Brooke, Anastasia Hille
Duration: 3h 37mins
Genres: Drama

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his Uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans his revenge.
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Patrick Stewart, Eric Porter
Duration: 3h 30mins
Genres: Drama

Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch.
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In the Gloaming (1997)

In the Gloaming (1997) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Glenn Close, Bridget Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Sean Leonard
Duration: 1h 7mins
Genres: Drama

In the Gloaming is a 1997 American made-for-television drama film based on a story written by Alice Elliott Dark.
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Hamlet (2000)

Hamlet (2000) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Venora, Sam Shepard
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Drama, Romance, Thriller

Hamlet, also known as Hamlet 2000, is a 2000 American drama film written and directed by Michael Almereyda, set in contemporary New York City, and based on the Shakespeare play of the same name.
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Providence (1977)

Providence (1977) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, David Warner
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Drama

On the eve of his 78th birthday, the ailing, alcoholic writer Clive Langham spends a painful and sleepless night mentally composing and recomposing scenes for a novel in which characters based on his own family are shaped by his fantasies and memories, alongside his caustic commentary on their behaviour.
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Death of a Salesman (1985)

Death of a Salesman (1985) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang
Duration: 2h 16mins
Genres: Drama

Willy Loman returns home exhausted after a canceled business trip.
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Othello (2001)

Othello (2001) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Eamonn Walker, Christopher Eccleston, Keeley Hawes, Richard Coyle
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama

The film is narrated by Ben Jago, a corrupt police detective who is prepared to manipulate those around him to get what he wants, even the people he loves.
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King of Texas (2002)

King of Texas (2002) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Marcia Gay Harden, Lauren Holly, Roy Scheider
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Drama, Western

The film takes the plot of William Shakespeare's King Lear and places it in the Republic of Texas during the 19th century.
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Othello (1981)

Othello (1981) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Anthony Pedley, Bob Hoskins, Geoffrey Chater, Alexander Davion
Duration: 3h 15mins
Genres: Drama, Romance

Iago (Bob Hoskins) and a comrade-in-arms are outside the Venice home of Desdemona's father, Brabantio (Geoffrey Chater), who does not yet know that she has eloped with Othello (Sir Anthony Hopkins).
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A Thousand Acres (1997)

A Thousand Acres (1997) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Robards
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Drama

Larry Cook (Jason Robards), a prosperous farmer in Iowa, decides to retire and split his acres of land among his three daughters, Ginny (Jessica Lange), Rose (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Caroline (Jennifer Jason Leigh).
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Iphigenia (1977)

Iphigenia (1977) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Irene Papas, Kostas Kazakos, Kostas Karras, Tatiana Papamoschou
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Drama

"Iphigenia" relates the story of an incident that took place just prior to the Trojan War.
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Absence (2013)

Absence (2013) - More Movies Like King Lear (1970)
Starring: Erin Way, Eric Matheny, Ryan Smale, Stephanie Scholz
Duration: 1h 24mins
Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Absence (Portuguese: Ausência) is a 2014 Brazilian drama film directed by Chico Teixeira.
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