Shakespeare in Love

 1998 // Comedy, Drama, Romance // 123 min // R

Plot

 A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Director

  John Madden

Cast

  Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Steven O'Donnell, Tim McMullan

Rotten Tomatoes: 92

Metacritic: 87

IMDb: 7.2


Average: 83.7

What they're saying -

Endlessly witty, visually rapturous, and sweetly romantic, Shakespeare in Love is a delightful romantic comedy that succeeds on nearly every level.