Storyline:As the leader of the Scottish forces Macbeth (Michael Fassbender) can einheimsen a brutal triumph after another on the battlefield in the Middle Ages. He is steadily rising in the favor of his king Duncan (David Thewlis). When he gets, however, predicted after a particularly significant victory of three mysterious women that he is King of Scotland one day, and his power-hungry wife Lady Macbeth (Marion Cotillard) vigorously incites him to leave this prophecy come true by all means, is struggling to Macbeth finally by to kill Duncan to take even on the throne place. Accompanied by the growing distrust of his close friend Banquo (Paddy Considine), Macbeth seems increasingly succumbing to megalomania. But he also makes it numerous enemies, so that soon Duncan's son Malcolm (Jack Reynor) with Macbeth's largest counterparties Macduff (Sean Harris) gets together to overthrow the tyrannical new king.