The Taming of the Shrew 1967

In this film adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, Grumio (Cyril Cusack) and Hortensio (Victor Spinetti) both long to wed the same beautiful young woman. Unfortunately, her wealthy father (Michael Hordern) will not let his daughter marry unless her hot-tempered sister,  Katherina (Elizabeth Taylor), also has a suitor. Luckily, the slovenly Petruchio (Richard Burton) is looking for an affluent woman to marry, so Grumio and Hortensio pay him to try to woo the extremely volatile Katherina.
Release date: March 8, 1967 (USA)
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Adapted from: The Taming of the Shrew
Initial DVD release: October 26, 1999
Budget: 4 million USD