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    
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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
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Shakespeare in Love
Studio: Universal Pictures
Production Company: Bedford Falls Company
6 star rating 6
THIS movie won the Oscar?!
6 star rating 6
Fun period piece, but dear god this entire movie is about sex sex sex...where's the romance girls are supposedly liking?