March Madness: Shakespeare Movies

March Madness: Shakespeare Movies

For March Madness, the Folger celebrating Shakespearean film adaptations. Which movie version of a Shakespeare play is most popular? Vote for your favorites!

Created by Folger Theatre
BracketResults
Winner: Much Ado About Nothing (1993)Total Entry Votes: 1926

directed by Kenneth Branagh
with Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves
RT Score: 89%

0/1 Picks Made Voting is closed.Total Bracket Votes:25,703

RESULTS:

RANK | BRACKET
Ranking Explained
  1. 1.4 Much Ado About Nothing (1993) 100%161 FINAL Votes1926 Total Votes
  2. 2.3 Romeo and Juliet (1968) 90.2%64 FINAL Votes1737 Total Votes
  3. 3.1 Henry V (1989) 90.9%Eliminated SEMIS - 109 Votes1751 Total Votes
  4. 4.2 Hamlet (1948) 80.6%Eliminated SEMIS - 81 Votes1553 Total Votes
  5. 5.10 Ran (1985) 59.1%Eliminated RD8 - 224 Votes1139 Total Votes
  6. 6.5 Hamlet (1996) 76.2%Eliminated RD8 - 174 Votes1467 Total Votes
  7. 7.6 Throne of Blood (1957) 48.6%Eliminated RD8 - 150 Votes936 Total Votes
  8. 8.8 Richard III (1995) 51.6%Eliminated RD8 - 131 Votes994 Total Votes
  9. 9.7 Julius Caesar (1953) 54.4%Eliminated RD16 - 117 Votes1047 Total Votes
  10. 10.22 A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) 45.4%Eliminated RD16 - 112 Votes874 Total Votes
  11. 11.9 Romeo + Juliet (1996) 59.8%Eliminated RD16 - 109 Votes1151 Total Votes
  12. 12.18 The Taming of the Shrew (1967) 50.7%Eliminated RD16 - 98 Votes977 Total Votes
  13. 13.21 Othello (1995) 44.5%Eliminated RD16 - 85 Votes857 Total Votes
  14. 14.16 Much Ado About Nothing (2013) 45.2%Eliminated RD16 - 77 Votes871 Total Votes
  15. 15.14 Henry V (1944) 39.1%Eliminated RD16 - 66 Votes754 Total Votes
  16. 16.20 Macbeth (2015) 40.9%Eliminated RD16 - 55 Votes787 Total Votes
  17. 17.25 A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) 34.2%Eliminated RD32 - 658 Votes658 Total Votes
  18. 18.27 Richard III (1956) 31.5%Eliminated RD32 - 607 Votes607 Total Votes
  19. 19.13 Coriolanus (2011) 30.7%Eliminated RD32 - 591 Votes591 Total Votes
  20. 20.19 Macbeth (1950) 30.0%Eliminated RD32 - 578 Votes578 Total Votes
  21. 21.12 Titus (1999) 29.4%Eliminated RD32 - 567 Votes567 Total Votes
  22. 22.17 The Merchant of Venice (2004) 27.7%Eliminated RD32 - 533 Votes533 Total Votes
  23. 23.23 Othello (1952) 27.4%Eliminated RD32 - 528 Votes528 Total Votes
  24. 24.11 Chimes at Midnight (1966) 25.7%Eliminated RD32 - 495 Votes495 Total Votes
  25. 25.15 Macbeth (1971) 23.6%Eliminated RD32 - 454 Votes454 Total Votes
  26. 26.26 Othello (1965) 18.6%Eliminated RD32 - 359 Votes359 Total Votes
  27. 27.24 Hamlet (2000) 17.5%Eliminated RD32 - 338 Votes338 Total Votes
  28. 28.30 Tempest (1982) 16.4%Eliminated RD32 - 316 Votes316 Total Votes
  29. 29.28 As You Like It (2006) 13.7%Eliminated RD32 - 264 Votes264 Total Votes
  30. 30.29 Twelfth Night (1998) 13.0%Eliminated RD32 - 251 Votes251 Total Votes
  31. 31.31 King Lear (1987) 12.6%Eliminated RD32 - 243 Votes243 Total Votes
  32. 32.32 Cymbeline (2014) 5.19%Eliminated RD32 - 100 Votes100 Total Votes