Hamlet 2 (2008) - Movie Details
August 22, 2008 (Limited)
August 29, 2008
DVD Release Date
December 21, 2008
Rated R for language including sexual references, brief nudity and some drug content
A world premiere at - and the comedy smash of - the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. In the irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama teacher (Steve Coogan) rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages a politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet....
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2008 has been the year of action movies and comedies, yet Hamlet 2
, a highly buzzed and highly anticipated sequel to the Shakespearean classic was largely ignored by audiences. Maybe the trailers didn't resonate, or simply there was not as much demand for a modern-day Shakespeare sequel which features a song called "Rock Me Sexy Jesus" as first thought.
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