Movies starring Kenneth Branagh

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Hamlet

"Presenting the play uncut has allowed the characters to reveal even more, and we discover extra details about them which are usually lost on stage. The political situation becomes clearer, and Hamlet is revealed as a knowledgeable man of the thea...

Run Time: 4:02
U.S. Release Date: 1996-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Timothy Spall, Rufus Sewell, Kate Winslet, ...
Dead Again

Of the eight movies committed to celluloid by director Kenneth Branagh, five of them have been either adapted from one of Shakespeare's plays (Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost) or have made significant use of the Bard's...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 1991-08-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi, ...
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing is Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of one of Shakespeare's better-known comedies. Centered around two romances - Hero (Kate Beckinsale) and Claudio (Robert Sean Leonard), and Benedick (Kenneth Branagh) and Beatrice (Emma Thomps...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 1993-05-07
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Nudity, Mature Themes)
Genre: COMEDY/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, ...
Dunkirk

Although Dunkirk is technically a war film, its tone and style are those of a high-octane thriller. For his most serious-minded film to date, Christopher Nolan has employed all the weapons in his arsenal to craft something that, despite the O...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2017-07-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (War Violence)
Genre: War/Thriller
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, ...
Tenet

Christopher Nolan loves playing with time and the fabric of reality. A majority of his non-Batman films have featured mind-bending excursions through the fourth and fifth dimensions and Tenet is no exception. In fact, despite downplaying the s...

Run Time: 2:31
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-12-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, ...
Rabbit-Proof Fence

At one point in history, indigenous populations around the globe were evolving slowly and happily, whether in North America, South America, Africa, or Australia. Then, spearheaded by a wave of intrepid explorers, came the Europeans, spreading out ...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 2002-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Phillip Noyce
Cast: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, ...
Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

"In the last 20, 30 years, [Frankenstein has] been claimed by a whole generation of academics and scholars as a seminal piece of literature of that time. [It's] something which now, post-Freud, they feel reveals so many observations about family l...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 1994-11-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: DRAMA/HORROR
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, ...
Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost has always been regarded as one of the most enigmatic of Shakespeare's plays. In modern times, it is almost never performed, and, unlike the text of the Bard's major works, it fails to come alive on the printed page. In an in...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2000-06-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Situations)
Genre: MUSICAL/DRAMA
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Briers, Emily Mortimer, ...
Murder on the Orient Express

Like most Agatha Christie stories, Murder on the Orient Express is all about the “whodunnit?” Once that question has been answered, there’s little reason to revisit the story. Christie never cared much about character development and her ...

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, ...
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

There's no question that Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is designed more for fans of the book than for those who have never picked up a J.K. Rowling tome. However, while that makes sense financially (after all, the target audience represe...

Run Time: 2:41
U.S. Release Date: 2002-11-15
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: Chris Columbus
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Felton, Alan Rickman, ...