The Theater

How I rated a particular film and a link to the IMDB profile can be found in the full list.


“The play’s the thing”: Great Films Based Upon Plays

  1. Amadeus
  2. Bang Bang You’re Dead
  3. Becket
  4. Bent
  5. Butley
  6. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  7. Checking Out
  8. Doubt
  9. The Dresser
  10. Edward II (1992)
  11. Equus
  12. The Glass Menagerie (1987)
  13. Glengarry Glen Ross
  14. The Iceman Cometh
  15. I’m Not Rappaport
  16. The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
  17. Julius Caesar (1953)
  18. A Life in the Theater
  19. Macbeth (1971)
  20. Othello (1952)
  21. Ran
  22. Richard III (1955)
  23. Throne of Blood

As We Like It: Great Film Adaptations of Shakespeare Plays

  1. Julius Caesar (1953)
  2. Macbeth (1948)
  3. Macbeth (1971)
  4. Othello, Welles
  5. Ran
  6. Richard III (1955)
  7. Throne of Blood

“All the World’s a Stage”: Great Films about the Theatre

  1. All About Eve
  2. All that Jazz
  3. Amadeus
  4. Author, Author
  5. The Cradle Will Rock
  6. The Dresser
  7. The Entertainer
  8. The Last Metro
  9. A Life in the Theater
  10. Mephisto
  11. Opening Night