• Hamlet (2000) Rating & Reviews

    Where To Watch
Based on 32 Critics
Based on 19 Users
  • Almereyda's smart, streamlined adaptation is full of such neat little ironies.

  • Almereyda never plays up the gimmickry at the expense of the performances, and as a result, his movie largely succeeds, despite an overabundance of pretentious pokes at our consumer culture and the risky casting of Ethan Hawke in the lead role.

  • The acting is smart and gritty, Almereyda's visual style has a raw immediacy found in few films with Shakespearean pedigrees, and an eclectic music score adds atmosphere and surprise every step of the way. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com