Hamlet Poster

Release Date: 1948

DVD Release Date: September 19th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier's "Hamlet" continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare's beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his most inspired - both as director and as the melancholy Dane himself - as he breathes new life into the words of one of the world's greatest dramatists.

Cast: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Basil Sydney, Eileen Herlie, Felix Aylmer, Stanley Holloway, Peter Cushing

Director: Laurence Olivier

Genres: Drama

Production Co: J. Arthur Rank Films [gb], Pilgrim Pictures, Two Cities Films Ltd., Rank Organization