- Director: Michael Almereyda
- Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Venora, Sam Shepard, Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Karl Geary, Paula Malcomson, Steve Zahn, Dechen Thurman, Rome Neal, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Bartel, Casey Affleck
- Release Date: January 24, 2000
- Run Time: 112 min
- Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
New York, 2000. A specter in the guise of the newly-dead CEO of Denmark Corporation appears to , tells of murder most foul, demands revenge, and identifies the killer as Claudius, the new head of Denmark, 's uncle and now step-father. must determine if the ghost is truly his father, and if Claudius did the deed. To buy time, feigns madness; to catch his uncle's conscience, he invites him to watch a film he's made that shows a tale of murder. Finally convinced of Claudius's guilt, must avenge his father. Claudius now knows is a threat and even uses Ophelia, 's love, in his own plots against the young man. Murder will out?