MRQE Ranks: Cinema's Best to Worst Shakespeare Adaptations

Cinema's Best to Worst Shakespeare Adaptations

With Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing now in limited release, we rank up the best-to-worst of cinema's take on the Bard.
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  MRQE Metric
Ran (1985) - MRQE Metric: 90 Rate it! 90
West Side Story (1961) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Richard III (1995) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
My Own Private Idaho (1991) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
The Lion King (1994) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
The Tragedy of Macbeth (1971) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Hamlet (1996) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Henry V (1989) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Looking for Richard (1996) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Much Ado About Nothing (2012) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
The Merchant of Venice (2004) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Much Ado About Nothing (1993) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Twelfth Night (1996) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Coriolanus (2011) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
Titus (1999) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
O (2001) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Warm Bodies (2013) - MRQE Metric: 67 Rate it! 67
Romeo + Juliet (1996) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
10 Things I Hate About You (1999) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
Othello (1995) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
Love's Labour's Lost (2000) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Hamlet (2000) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
She's the Man (2006) - MRQE Metric: 52 Rate it! 52
Macbeth (2006/I) - MRQE Metric: 51 Rate it! 51
Romeo Must Die (2000) - MRQE Metric: 51 Rate it! 51
A Thousand Acres (1997) - MRQE Metric: 45 Rate it! 45
Hamlet (1990) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!