Macbeth (2015) Script

Director:Justin Kurzel
Written by:Jacob Koskoff (Writer), Todd Louiso (Writer), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.

Ran Script

Director:Akira Kurosawa
Written by:Akira Kurosawa (Screenplay), Hideo Oguni (Screenplay), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:A story of greed, a lust for power, and ultimate revenge when an elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him. A profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

Looking For Richard Script

Director:Al Pacino
Written by:Frederic Kimball (Writer), William Shakespeare (Original Story), Al Pacino (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."

Tempest Script

Director:Paul Mazursky
Written by:Leon Capetanos (Writer), Paul Mazursky (Writer), William Shakespeare (Author)

Script Synopsis:A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - trying the patience of his new girlfriend and angst-ridden teenage daughter.

King Lear Script

Director:Jean-Luc Godard
Written by:Peter Sellars (Writer), Jean-Luc Godard (Writer), Norman Mailer (Writer), William Shakespeare (Author)

Script Synopsis:A descendant of Shakespeare attemps to restore his plays in a world rebuilding itself after the Chernobyl catastrophe obliterates most of human civilization.

Men Of Respect Script

Director:William Reilly
Written by:William Shakespeare (Writer), William Reilly (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on others. However, with power comes consequences that are also predicted by the seer.

Much Ado About Nothing Script

Director:Kenneth Branagh
Written by:Kenneth Branagh (Screenplay), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding.

Richard III Script

Director:Richard Loncraine
Written by:Richard Loncraine (Writer), Ian McKellen (Writer), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.

Titus Script

Director:Julie Taymor
Written by:Julie Taymor (Screenplay), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.


Director:Ralph Fiennes
Written by:John Logan (Screenplay), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the position of consul, Coriolanus is at odds with the masses and unpopular with certain colleagues. When a riot results in his expulsion from Rome, Coriolanus seeks out his sworn enemy, Tullus Aufidius. Together, the pair vow to destroy the great city.