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Macbeth (2015)

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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

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Justin Kurzel

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Todd Louiso (screenplay), Jacob Koskoff (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Madigan ... Macbeth Child
Frank Madigan Frank Madigan ... Macbeth Child
Michael Fassbender ... Macbeth
Marion Cotillard ... Lady Macbeth
Paddy Considine ... Banquo
Lochlann Harris Lochlann Harris ... Fleance
Kayla Fallon Kayla Fallon ... Young Witch
Lynn Kennedy Lynn Kennedy ... Middle-Aged Witch
Seylan Baxter ... Older Witch (as Seylan Mhairi Baxter)
Amber Rissmann Amber Rissmann ... Child Witch
Scot Greenan ... Young Boy Soldier
Hilton McRae Hilton McRae ... Macdonwald
David Thewlis ... Duncan
David Hayman ... Lennox
Jack Reynor ... Malcolm
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Storyline

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

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Blood will have blood. See more »

Genres:

Drama | History | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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UK | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Macbeth See more »

Filming Locations:

Surrey, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,833, 6 December 2015

Gross USA:

$1,110,707

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,322,067
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Justin Kurzel revealed that Michael Fassbender had read the script more than 200 times before their first read-through. See more »

Goofs

Some sets (particularly the cathedral) show examples of gothic architecture, an art style that started in the 12th century. However, Macbeth ruled in the middle of the 11th century, when gothic architecture didn't exist. See more »

Quotes

Macbeth: If we should fail...
Lady Macbeth: We'll not fail.
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Connections

Version of Drama: Macbeth by Shakespeare (1977) See more »

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Cinema meets Theatre
6 January 2016 | by AntoiswrongSee all my reviews

If you are going to the Cinema to watching Macbeth you just need to know one thing: Macbeth is a Tragedy written by Shakespeare; so you are going to see an ancient theatrical Tragedy on a screen. This is a good film in optical of the Drama, but you will dislike it if you are going for watching war, battle and fighting. I think Fassbender and Cotillard played very good their role, they are sublime in this film, because they have to explain all the Drama with only words and facial expressions, like they are in Theatre and not in Cinema. The dialogue are intricate, they speak like Shakespeare write the Opera, so metaphor and turn of phrase, you need to keep concentrate to follow all the dialogues. Enjoy it, like you will enjoy in Theatre a Shakespearian Tragedy.


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