Shakespeare in Love - Overview

Genre:   Comedy, Drama, Romance  
Opened: Dec 25, 1998     Run Time: 1hr 53min  
Cast: Geoffrey Rush   Joseph Fiennes  Gwyneth Paltrow   Judi Dench        
Director: John Madden   
Producer: David Parfitt   Donna Gigliotti   Harvey Weinstein   Edward Zwick
Executive Producer: Bob Weinstein   Julie Goldstein    
Shakespeare in Love: It is the summer of 1593, and the rising young star of London's theatre scene, Will Shakespeare, faces a scourge like no other: a paralyzing bout of writer's block. While the great Elizabethan age of entertainment unfolds around him, Will is without inspiration on material. What Will needs is a muse--and in an extraordinary moment in which life imitates art, he finds and falls for a woman who draws him into his own dramatic adventure of star-cros... Read More
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Rotten Tomatoes 93%  on  Rotten Tomatoes
Flixter 76%  on  Flixter
Box Office Data
# Weeks 33
# Total Gross $100.2M
Additional Content for Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love
Studio: Miramax Films
Studio: Universal Pictures
Theatrical Distributor: Miramax Films
Production Company: Bedford Falls Company
music supervision: Air Edel Associates, Ltd.
music recording and mixing facilities: CTS Studios
shoes supplier: Pompei
shoes supplier: Gamba
jewellery supplier: Gioielli L A B A
costumes supplier: Angels The Costumiers
9 star rating 9
It's amazing what little is actually known about William Shakespeare, despite the greatly influential playwright he was. Most of what we do know of him, in fact...
5 star rating 5
sweet and pleasant but completely unworthy of its oscar win. gwyneth is fine but again not award worthy. the divine judi dench certainly deserves awards but not...