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PG-13| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
After a successful campaign against his rebellious brother, Don John (Sean Maher), Don Pedro (Reed Diamond) visits the governor of Messina. With him are Benedick (Alexis Denisof) and Claudio (Fran Kranz). While there, Claudio falls for the governor's daughter, Hero (Jillian Morgese), while Benedick engages in a war of words with Beatrice (Amy Acker), the governor's niece. While Don Pedro tries to trick Benedick and Beatrice into falling in love, Don John tries to tear Claudio and Hero apart.

Cast: Amy Acker , Alexis Denisof , Nathan Fillion , Fran Kranz , Jillian Morgese , Sean Maher , Clark Gregg , Reed Diamond

Director: Joss Whedon

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Roadside Attractions, Lionsgate Films

Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

Release Date: June 7th, 2013|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • October 05, 2013 fo00000000166105
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    Unless you are a Shakespere fan, I wouldn\'t recommend this movie. I actually love watching Shakespere theatre however I was bored to death during this movie. Didn\'t like the movie in black and white which didn\'t offer authenticity to the movie either. I do give it 2 stars for the quality of actors.

  • July 20, 2013 rtcerto
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    This was a great adaptation of this Shakespeare classic. Even people who do not like Shakespeare will enjoy this performance. Every actor is perfectly cast and their performances are superb. I will go to see it again before it leaves town.

  • July 11, 2013 Susi
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    While I am not a Shakespearean buff, I found this movie to be an admirable adaptation in its modernistic approach to this classic. The comedic conflict between genders as they relate to marriage is reflected in wonderful performances by the cast. Loved it!

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