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What movie is based off of much ado about nothing?

Last Updated: 18th June, 2020

Much Ado About Nothing (1993 and 2012 versions) My Own Private Idaho (1991, adventure drama loosely based on Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV, Part 2 and Henry V) The Tempest (1979) Macbeth (1971)

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Similarly, it is asked, what movie is based on much ado about nothing?

West Side Story (1961)

Likewise, what is the movie Much Ado About Nothing about? In this Shakespearean farce, Hero (Kate Beckinsale) and her groom-to-be, Claudio (Robert Sean Leonard), team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro (Denzel Washington), the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick (Kenneth Branagh) and Beatrice (Emma Thompson) -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John (Keanu Reeves) plots to ruin the wedding.

Moreover, which Disney movie is based on Macbeth?

The Lion King

What play is Lion King?

Hamlet

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