Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

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Kenneth Branagh's 1993 adaptation of the classic Shakespearean farce stars Branagh alongside Emma Thompson, Robert Sean Leonard, Kate Beckinsale, Denzel Washington, Michael Keaton and Keanu Reeves. More

Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding.

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1993Rating: PG-13111 minsUK, USARenaissance Films, BBC Films, American Playhouse
ComedyDramaRomance

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Much Ado About Nothing (1993) | Reviews

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Director Branagh, who altered the play imaginatively for the screen, gives wonderful import to this silliness from long ago.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The key to the film's success is in the acting, especially in the sparks that fly between Branagh and Thompson.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Kenneth Branagh...has done it again.

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Vulture

Vulture

Much Ado About Nothing is one of the few movies of recent years that could leave its audiences weeping with joy.

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Independent

Independent

Emma Thompson is normally a very reliable performer on screen, but Beatrice is not one of her successes.

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Much Ado About Nothing (1993) | Release Details

Much Ado About Nothing (1993) is available to stream in Australia now on Google Play and Apple TV and Prime Video Store.