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Top 25 Adapted Films from Classic Plays

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Suspension professor Alfred Hitchcock says that if a filmmaker in a period of decline wants to make a successful film, he must look for a successful play. Hollywood does not have that view in the 21st century, and circumstances have changed, now new stories or sequels have largely taken the place of literary adaptations, and plays based on plays have been largely marginalized, but this has not always been the case.

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1- Arsenic and Old Lace

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  • Release year: 1944
  • Director: Frank Capra
  • Actors: Carrie Grant, Priscilla Lane, Josephine Hall, Jean Adier, Peter Lore
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.9 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 83 out of 100

Mortimer Brewster is a newly married writer and literary critic; He travels to Brooklyn to meet his two older aunts, Martha and Abby. Upon arriving there, he discovers that the two lovely old women have been poisoning single, elderly men for some time, and are buried by Mortimer's brother, Teddy (who is under the illusion of President Theodore Roosevelt). . The situation becomes more complicated when their other brother, Jonathan, who is a fugitive, arrives and looks for a place to hide. The movie version, starring Carrie Grant, was made in the same year. Frank Capra, who had joined the military to fight in World War II, was on leave to edit the film in 1942. However, due to Broadway's contract with Warner Bros. Studios, the film was not allowed to be released while the theatrical version was running. This finally happened in 1944, and the film was a box office success. Arsenic and the Veteran Tour were shown to American troops in Europe, and Kerry Grant donated his $ 100,000 salary to the War Relief Fund.

2. Hamlet

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  • Release year: 1948
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  • Director: Lawrence Olivier
  • Actors: Lawrence Olivier, Basil Sydney, Eileen Hurley, Jane Simmons
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.6 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 95 out of 100

Hamlet's tragedy may need to be introduced Do not have; This play was first staged in 1599 and is one of the most famous plays in the history of literature. In the late 1940s, Lawrence Olivier decided to bring the story to the world of cinema, and his work is still considered by many to be Hamlet's best film adaptation.

has it. If you're a big fan of William Shakespeare, you might be a little disappointed with the changes and omissions, but Olivier had no choice but to turn a four-hour play into a two-hour film, and this problem can be seen in most other adaptations.

3- Harvey

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  • Year of publication: 50
  • Director: Art Custer
  • Cast: James Stewart, Josephine Hall, Charles Drake, Jesse White
  • IMDb users rating for the movie: 7. 9 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz's rating for the film: 86 out of 100

"Elwood" is a lovable, harmless, drunken man who is a friend He has a fantasy called "Harvey", a 192 cm rabbit. His sister, Vita, wants him to be admitted to a mental hospital, but other family members have no problem with Elwood or Harvey. The struggles of family members and doctors, though sometimes too serious, are generally met with a mild and pleasant film. It lasted until 1949. In 1945, playwright Mary Chase won the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama. After the Broadway show, the Harvey movie version began and James Stewart was cast in the lead role. Years later, Steven Spielberg decided to make a new adaptation of the play, but could not find the actor he wanted for the role of Elwood, so he abandoned the project.

(Dial M For Murder)

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  • Year of release: 1954
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Actors: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 8.2 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 89 out of 100

A tennis professional discovers that his wife is cheating on him; So he decides to kill his wife. He threatens to kill one of his old acquaintances from college, forcing him to commit the murder, but his plans do not go as expected. Alfred Hitchcock was attracted; Hitchcock at the time decided to direct "Thorny Plant" in front of the camera, but due to a disagreement over the script and budget, he eventually dropped it and began developing the film. It is interesting to note that the film was made with 3D filming technologies but was released at a time when 3D works were no longer popular; Me did not have much success as a sign of death, but after the release of the original version, it came into focus. "John Williams" and "Anthony Dawson", who played in the theatrical version, also repeat their roles in this film.

5- The Seven Year Itch

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  • Year of publication: 1955
  • Director: Billy Wilder
  • Actors: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Evil, Evelyn Keys, Sunny Tufts, Robert Staros
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.1 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 84 out of 100

Richard Sherman works for a publishing company. He, whose wife and child have traveled, is left alone with dreams and a midlife crisis. Richard accidentally meets a girl next door and is co-editing a book that claims that all men cheat on their wives seven years after marriage. Gradually, she questions her marriage and fantasizes about infidelity and separation from her husband, but worries that the behaviors and actions she may take will have dangerous consequences for her.

Weekly itching It was performed on Broadway in 1952 and lasted for three years. Like the theatrical version, Tom Evil plays the lead role here, and the playwright, George Axel, wrote the screenplay. The lead actress, Vanessa Brown, was replaced in the film by Marilyn Monroe, who was accepted. The famous scene of Monroe next to the subway entrance, which is blown by the wind, is from this movie.

6. Who is afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf)

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  • Release year: 1966
  • Director: Mike Nichols
  • Actors: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Sandy Dennis, George Segal
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 8 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 95 out of 100
An elderly couple named "George" and "Martha Washington" are imprisoned in an exhausting marriage that is fraught with alcoholism and depression; They are still interdependent with all the problems they have. One night after attending a party, they invite a young couple, Nick and Hani, to their house for a night out. During the night, George and Martha play emotional games, arguing over important issues, and engage their guests in these endless fights.

Play "Edward Albie" went on stage on Broadway in 1962 about the challenges of marriage and couples. The Mike Nichols-directed film was critically acclaimed, but the screenplay was criticized for its dialogue and content, and was the first film to be released by the American Film Association with a "warning" (under-18s allowed without an adult Did not have). The title of the film is a religious homage to a Disney song, "Who's Afraid of the Big Evil Wolf?" He is also the author of the famous English author Virginia Woolf. Elizabeth Taylor won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Martha.

7. Wait Until Dark

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  • Release year: 1967
  • Director : Terence Young
  • Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Kerna, The Zimbalist Afram Jr.
  • IMDb User Rating : 7.7 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz Score: 96 out of 100

"Susie Hendrix" a Woman He is a blind housewife to whom his wife gives him a doll as a gift; Sam had taken the doll from a woman who was later murdered. The couple does not know, but inside the doll, there is a lot of heroin. When Sam leaves the city for work, three criminals come to Susie to trick her into getting the heroin.

Frederick Knott's third and final play, set in 1966 in New York But it did not last long and ended with less than 400 shows. The play was rewritten by Robert and John-Howard Carrington, and Terence Young directed the film. Wait Until Darkness became one of the most popular Films of 1967, and Audrey Hepburn was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

8. Romeo and Juliet

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  • Year of publication: 1968
  • Director: Franco Zaffirli
  • Actors: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hassi, Milo Ochi, John McConnell
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.6 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 95 out of 100

In the 16th century, in Verona, Italy, two old families got into trouble with each other. Meanwhile, two members of these families, "Romeo Montigo" and "Juliet Capiolet" fall in love, but their love is forbidden and they are not allowed to see each other or get close to each other. They disobey their family's irrational orders and marry with the help of a Franciscan monk, Friar Lawrence. Lawrence hopes to bring peace to the two families.

Another of William Shakespeare's most famous plays, written in the late 1590s and staged in the late 1600s. Many adaptations of this story have been made, but the 1968 version is one of the most popular. Franco Zaffirli's work is closer to the heart of the story, and the filmmaker's decision to use young characters in the lead roles encouraged even those who did not know Shakespeare well to watch the film. Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hassi were not very successful in the world of acting, but in this film, they have appeared influential and you can believe them in the lead roles. It goes without saying that Romeo and Juliet is the last film adaptation of Shakespeare to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.

9. Odd Couple

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  • Release year: 1968
  • Director : Jane Sachs
  • Cast: Jack Lemon, Walter Matao, Herb Edelman, John Fidler
  • IMDb users rating for the movie: 7.6 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz's rating for the film: 97 out of 100

"Felix" is a nervous reporter and He is obsessed with having his wife kick him out of the house and is depressed. He visits his friend Oscar, a regular sports reporter who is divorced from his wife and experiencing a similar situation. They decide to live in a house, but after a while, their personality differences cause them problems, and Oscar throws Felix out of the house. But they continue their friendship and try to understand each other.

The play "Neil Simon" was staged on Broadway in 1965, featuring Walter Matao and Art Carney. They played the main roles. For the 1968 film adaptation, the production studio decided to retain Walter Matao for the Oscar role, but replaced Carney with Jack Lemon, a popular figure who guaranteed the film's sales. The Strange Couple became one of the best-selling Films of the year, nominating Neil Simon for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

10. Cactus Flower

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  • Release Year: 1969
  • Director: Jane Sachs
  • Cast: Walter Matao , Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hahn, Jack Weston
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.2 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 83 out of 100

Julian, a single dentist, tells Tony, a beautiful young woman who has a wife and children, to escape the commitment. Tony, who does not tolerate such a thing, commits suicide, but his neighbor saves him; After this incident, Tony decides to meet with Julian's wife. Meanwhile, Julian is trying to convince Tony that their relationship is useless and that the girl will be happier if she is with someone else.

Adapted from a French play of the same name, The Flower of the Year 1965 - Returns to Ibro Burroughs, performed on Broadway and performed non-stop for three years. As usual, the movie version of the story was released after it aired on Broadway. The cactus flower sold well and was Goldie Hann's first major role, for which she won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.

11. Macbeth

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  • Release year: 1971
  • Director: Roman Polanski
  • Cast: John Finch, Francesca Anis, Terence Beller, Bernard Arcard
  • IMDb users rating: <7.4 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz Score for Movie: 86 out of 100

Three News Wizards Inspired by the Future , That Commander Macbeth will become King of Scotland. Macbeth becomes aware of this prophecy and decides to make every effort to make it happen; With murder and betrayal, he paves his way and sits on the throne, but along the way, he struggles with the torment of conscience and paranoia to finally reach the border of madness and madness. Roman Polanski made this tragic adaptation of Macbeth after the tragic murder of his pregnant wife, Sharon Tate, by the Manson Sect. It is known as the darkest writing of Shakespeare. Polanski's 1971 version became a commercial failure and was criticized for its extreme use of nudity and violence, but over time its values were better understood and it is now considered one of Shakespeare's best adaptations. What sets the film apart from other versions is Polanski's attempt to break out of the theatrical space and bring the story closer to the cinema, which has been successful.

12. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant)

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  • Release year: 1972
  • Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Cast: Margit Carstensen, Hannah Shigula , Irm Herman, Eva Mats
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.6 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: > 88 out of 100

This film, which deals with themes such as love, loneliness and solidarity, is one of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's lesser-seen works; A genius filmmaker who left the world very early but left a glorious legacy. There is a reason he is willing to deal with Petra's inappropriate behavior. The situation, however, becomes more challenging when "Karin" enters the world, a young woman who aspires to be a model. Petra falls in love with Karin and Marlene tries to cope.

Petra von Kant's play of bitter tears was written by Rainer Werner Fassbinder himself, but he did not take it to the stage and turned it directly into a film. The film is still based on the structure of the play and its story is told in four scenes. Although most of the events take place in Petra's suffocating apartment, the games, filming and costume design are extremely impressive.

13. The Ruling Class

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  • Release year: 1972
  • Director: Peter Madak
  • Actors: Peter O'Toole, Alster Sim, Arthur Lowe, Harry Andrews
  • User Rating IMDb to Movie: 7.3 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz Score to Movie: 83 out of 100

"Ralph Guerney A high-ranking member of the House of Lords dies of suffocation and family members gather to read his will. During this meeting, it is revealed that he has chosen his son "Jack Granny" as his successor, a young man with schizophrenia and paranoia who thinks that Jesus Christ (pbuh) is currently hospitalized in a psychiatric hospital. . His brother, Charles Unable to accept such a thing, he hires a woman named "Grace Shelley" to deceive Jack, marry him and get pregnant so that a mentally stable person can replace Jack in the future. Meanwhile, Charles's wife, whom he hates so much, forces a well-known psychologist to find a way to cure Jack. Played by Peter O'Toole. O'Toole, who was very interested in the play, bought the rights to it. Peter Madak became aware of this and persuaded O'Toole to make a film based on the ruling class; The screenplay was written by Peter Barnes himself with some modifications and the film was released in 1972. This fascinating comedy tragedy failed at the box office and did not receive very positive reviews, but over time it became a cult film.

14. Play It Again Sam

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  • Year of publication: 1972
  • Director: Herbert Ross
  • Actors: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Jerry Lacy, Joey Bang
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.6 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 97 out of 100

"Alan Felix" is a writer and film critic who recently got divorced and now wants to meet a new person. He begins an illicit relationship with Linda, the wife of his best friend Dick. Helpless and confused, Allen consults the spirit of Humphrey Bogart in the form of Rick Blaine from Casablanca!

Woody Allen wrote the play for Broadway and staged it in 1969. , She also played the lead role in this theater and Diane Keaton played the role of Linda. Three years later, Herbert Ross directed a cinematic version of the play with the same cast. Both versions received critical acclaim. Play Again, Sam was the beginning of Allen and Keaton's love affair, culminating in such masterpieces as Annie Hall and Manhattan.

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  • Year of publication: 1978
  • Director: Eduard Molinaro
  • Actors: Hugo Toniatzi, Michel Cerro, Michel Galabro, Liana Del Baltsu
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.2 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 95 out of 100

Renato and Albin run a nightclub for the casual in the St. Tropez area. One day, Laurent, Renato's eldest son, returns home and informs him that he is engaged to a young girl and wants to marry her; A girl whose parents are traditional people and want to visit Renato and Albin. Laurent asks his father not to say anything about his business during the meeting, but

This French play by Jean Poirier was staged in 1973 and Adapted into a 1978 film adaptation of Hugo Toniatzi and Michel. Cedar was made. For several years, Cage for Madmen was the best-selling foreign language film in the United States, and even two relatively successful sequels were made. In the mid-1980s, Broadway also staged a musical version of the play, which was very successful and became world famous. The American remake of the play, The Bird Cage, was released in 1996 and stars Robin Williams and Jane Hackman. 16. Amadeus>

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  • Release year: 1984
  • Director: Milos Forman
  • Actors: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Holls, Elizabeth Bridge, Simon Kahlo
  • IMDb users rating: 8.4 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating Film: 93 out of 100

Famous composer Antonio Salieri reveals a great secret on the verge of death, that the world music genius poisoned "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart" and Killed. He recalls their first meeting and the disappointing behaviors that this talented musician displayed. Mozart's talents were threatening to Salier and he considered it an attack from the Lord, so he became an infidel and did his best to destroy his rival in order to be more popular in the eyes of the people and the court.

Adaptation from the play of the same name by Peter Schaefer, which is itself a free adaptation of the Russian play "Mozart and Salieri" by Alexander Pushkin. Schaefer's fascinating take on Mozart's life was staged in London in 1979 and was acclaimed until it was shown on Broadway a year later, eventually winning the Tony Award for Best Play of the Year. With these successes, it was obvious that this play would come to the world of cinema, and this happened in 1984. The screenplay was written by Peter Schaefer himself and directed by Milos Forman, which eventually won eight Academy Awards and was named one of the greatest works of the 1980s.

17. Noises Off )

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  • Year of publication: 1992 Director: Peter Bagdanovic
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.5 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 61 out of 100

A group of actors and theater actors challenge each other and a love triangle between the director, the stage manager and the lead actress complicates the situation. This theatrical performance is influenced by the rivalries and animosities of the members. Behind-the-scenes clashes take place in front of the stage, and it looks like an artistic catastrophe is about to happen. It lasted for five years. In 1983, behind-the-scenes noise on Broadway took the audience by surprise. The script for the 1992 film version was written by Marty Kaplan, and although he tried to stay true to the spirit of the play, the film was not very successful at the box office. Over time, however, the film received more attention and is now referred to as Nikki.

18. Glengarry Glen Ross

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  • Release year: 1992
  • Director: James Foley
  • Cast: Al Pacino, Jack Lemon, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Price
  • User Rating IMDb to Movie: 7.7 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz Score to Movie: 95 out of 100

A Trading Company A property in Chicago tries to have a say in the competitive market and surpass the competitors. The four employees of this company resort to illegal and immoral strategies in order not to be fired and to continue their luxurious life. They want to succeed in big business and win the awards that the company has set, but in the meantime they have forgotten that their actions and the internal conflicts of the company can lead to the downfall of everyone.

This Pulitzer Prize-winning play " David Memmett "staged in London in 1983. The play won other awards and, along with "American Buffalo," is usually considered David Memmett's best work. For the film adaptation, Memmett was selected as the screenwriter, and he added the character "Blake" (played by Alec Baldwin) to the story. Despite receiving positive reviews and a star-studded acting team, the film turned out to be a commercial failure, but it is still a defensible Classic in terms of acting and screenwriting. 19. Vanya on 42nd Street Street)

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  • year of publication : 1994
  • Director: Louis Mall
  • Actors: Julianne Moore, Phoby Brand, Lynn Cohen, George Gaines, Jerry Meyer
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 7.4 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 89 Of the 100

retired professors, Alexander Sberryakov meets with family members to discuss the future of their fields on the outskirts of Russia. He has been a respected and successful person, he has a beautiful young wife named "Yelena" and those around him have always supported him; Nevertheless, he feels absolute emptiness. "Ivan" is the son of Alexander from his previous marriage, who is in charge of land and property. He is a depressed man who fell in love with the girl 10 years before his father married her to Yelena, and now sees her as his stepmother. These regrets do not leave the porch

Anton Chekhov's play "Uncle Vanya" was published in 1898 and staged in Moscow a year later. In 1994, David Memmett released a new adaptation of the play, and Andre Gregory turned it into a screenplay. Vanya on 42nd Street is the latest production by the late Louis Mall, in which the cast reads the story en masse in the dilapidated 42nd Street Theater in New York City, and there is no sign of prior preparation or change of decor.

20- Chicago Cab

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  • Release Year: 97
  • Director: Mary Sibolski, John Tintori
  • Cast: > Paul Dylan, Michael Ironside, Jilin Anderson, John Kiosk, Julianne Moore
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 6.4 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz Score: 56 out of 100

A bad-natured taxi driver at night Christmas experiences emotional and strange events. His travelers include: lawyers, Christian conservatives, erring couples, drunken businessmen, angry foreigners, dangerous criminals, a rape victim, and, of course, a few ordinary people who make wise moves.

This play by Will It premiered in Chicago in 1992 and became a screenplay five years later. Paul Dylan plays the anonymous taxi driver, and a number of famous movie stars such as John Kiosk, Michael Ironside, Julianne Moore, Gillian Anderson, etc. have a short and honorable presence. Chicago Taxi is not a great movie, but it is a good and entertaining adaptation.

21. Psycho Beach Party

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  • Release year: 2000
  • Director: Robert Lee King
  • Actors: Lauren Ambrose, Thomas Gibson, Amy Adams, Nicholas Brendan
  • IMDb users rating for the movie: > 6 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz's movie rating: 56 out of 100

In the early 1960s, Florence Chickel Forrest She becomes Melibo Beach's first wavy girl, but suffers from identity disorder and sometimes faints for no reason. At the same time, heinous killings are taking place in the area, and Captain Monica Stark is investigating the case. Chicklett, the mother of perfectionism, a wavy man, and a second-rate actress are among the prime suspects in the case.

1987 went on stage. Due to copyright issues, the film was renamed the Psychic Beach Party and released in 2000. Charles Bush, the playwright, director and lead actor of the theatrical version, cast Lauren Ambrose for the film, adding the role of a police detective to the story and playing it instead. Psychic Beach Party is a "Grade B" work that may be the weakest film on the list, but it has its own fans and is a fairly good adaptation, but you should not take it too seriously.

22. Bug

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  • Year of publication: </2006>
  • Director: William Friedkin
  • Actors: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Kanik Jr., Lynn Collins
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 6.1 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 62 out of 100

"Agnes" abandons her abusive and aggressive wife after the disappearance of her 10-year-old son and begins a new life as a servant. In an old motel, he meets Peter, a former soldier who, like Agnes, is alone, and that alone brings them closer together. Peter tells Agnes that while serving in the military, the US government performed biological tests on him, and they later found out that their room had been attacked by insects. Conversations between conspiracy theories and personal and emotional troubles gradually push them to the brink of insanity. Shannon played Peter; The play was also performed in Chicago and New York and was praised by critics. The cinematic version was made by William Friedkin, who is known to film lovers as "Jangir". The Insect did not get what it deserved and was greatly disliked, but it is an impressive film in which both lead actors could be nominated for an Academy Award.

23. Detective (Sleuth)

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  • Year of publication: 2007/li>
  • Director: Kenneth Branagh
  • Cast: Michael Keane, Jude Law, Harold Pinter
  • IMDb users rating for movie: 6.4 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz rating for movie: 36 out of 100

Andrew Wake is an elderly writer whose wife recently left him to be with a young man named Milo Tyndale. In retaliation, Wake invites Milo to his expensive, advanced home to set up a fake jewelry theft to trap Milo in police custody. But Milo also has his own skills and resists Andrew's plans. Are these events out of Andrew's creative mind, or is this cat-and-mouse game really happening?

This successful Anthony Schaefer play first appeared on Broadway in the 1970s. Two years later, he sold the rights to the film version to Twentieth Century Fox Studios and "Joseph L. Menkiewicz directed the film in the presence of Lawrence Olivier and Michael. It is interesting to know that Kane played the role of Milo Tyndale, the young character of the story in that film, and 35 years later, in the new adaptation of Brana, he played the role of Andrew Wake. The Detective, though not the best of Count Branana and not very well received, has a compelling and engaging story.

24. Rabbit Hole

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  • Release Year: 2010
  • Director : John Cameron Mitchell
  • Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Diane West, Sandra Oh
  • IMDb users rating : 7 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz's movie rating: 87 out of 100

"Becca" and "Howie" couple They are successful, they have a good life, but with the sudden death of their young child, everything changes. They attend counseling sessions but do not know how to forget about the incident. Becca is gradually approaching Jason, a talented but isolated teenager who has caused the death of the family's 4-year-old son. After watching the play, John Cameron Mitchell received the patent for a film version of Rabbit Nest from Lindsay-Abir, and in 2010, he co-produced it with Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart. The film received rave reviews and was nominated for several awards, including Oscar Kidman for Best Actress.

25- Venus In Fur

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  • Release year: 2013
  • Director: Roman Polanski
  • Actors: Emmanuel Senie, Matthew Amalric
  • IMDb users rating for the film: 7.1 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz's rating for the film: 88 out of 100

Writer and theater director, "Thomas Novachk intends to stage the novel "Venus in Fur" written by Leopold von Zacher-Masoch, but he can not find the actress he is looking for and is tired of searching. On a rainy night, a young actress named "Wanda Jordan" suddenly arrives and asks Thomas to audition for the role. At first glance, Thomas does not believe much in the girl's acting skills and does not consider her suitable. During the rehearsal of the play, they become overwhelmed by the story world and become the characters of the story.

The play "David Ives" was staged in New York in 2010 and although it was not very successful, It was a huge success in other countries such as Australia, Canada and Lebanon. Roman Polanski is one of those filmmakers who can make a 90-minute film with two actors and the audience does not feel tired for a moment. The atmosphere of the film is generally theatrical and the events take place in only one location, but the acting power of Emmanuel Sania and Mathieu Amalric is nail-biting in every minute.


Source: Taste of Cinema

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