Johnny Hamlet

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Western

Poor, violent attempt to turn Shakespeare's classic play into a "spaghetti western." The story follows the "Hamlet" plot, although the language has changed considerably. (Just try to find some iambic pentameter in this dialog.) The endings differ somewhat too: the title character here does not die--he rides off into the sunset. Released in Italy in 1968,...read more

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Poor, violent attempt to turn Shakespeare's classic play into a "spaghetti western." The story follows the "Hamlet" plot, although the language has changed considerably. (Just try to find some iambic pentameter in this dialog.) The endings differ somewhat too: the title character here

does not die--he rides off into the sunset. Released in Italy in 1968, the film was understandably not shown in the US until 1972. (In English.)

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  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Poor, violent attempt to turn Shakespeare's classic play into a "spaghetti western." The story follows the "Hamlet" plot, although the language has changed considerably. (Just try to find some iambic pentameter in this dialog.) The endings differ somewhat… (more)

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