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Hamlet

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-- Box Office --
Released: Dec 19th, 1990
Budget: N/A
Revenue: $20,710,451.00
-- General Information --
Rating: PG
Runtime: 130 Minutes
Genres: Drama / Romance
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Hamlet Main Cast

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Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
plays Hamlet
Glenn Close
Glenn Close
plays Gertrude
Alan Bates
Alan Bates
plays Claudius
Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield
plays The Ghost
Ian Holm
Ian Holm
plays Polonius
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (crew or equipment visible): During the "confrontation" between Hamlet and Ophelia, the shadow of a camera can be seen on the floor behind Ophelia as Hamlet begins to circle her..
  • Mel Gibson's only previous Shakespearan experience was playing Juliet in an all male production of "Romeo and Juliet" in Australia. By contrast, Alan Bates (who played Claudius) had played Hamlet in London in 1970 and Paul Scofield (who played the Ghost) had played the part in 1948 and 1955 and is considered one of the greatest twentieth century interpreters of the role.
  • Glenn Close who plays Gertrude, Hamlet mother is only nine years older than her on-screen son.
  • This is the first major film version of "Hamlet" to omit his line to Ophelia: "Get thee to a nunnery", although most of the rest of that speech remains.
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