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William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet

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MPAA Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Baz Luhrmann

Baz Luhrmann helped adapt this classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy for the screen, updating the setting to a post-modern city named Verona Beach. In this version, the Capulets and the Montagues are two rival gangs. Juliet is attending a costume ball thrown by her parents. Her father Fulgencio Capulet has arranged her marriage to the boorish Paris as part of a strategic investment plan. Romeo attends the masked ball and he and Juliet fall in love.

Cast :

  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Romeo
  • Claire Danes
  • Juliet
  • Brian Dennehy
  • Ted Montague
  • John Leguizamo
  • Tybalt
  • Pete Postlethwaite
  • Friar Laurence
  • Paul Sorvino
  • Fulgencio Capulet
  • Diane Venora
  • Gloria Capulet
  • Harold Perrineau
  • Mercutio
  • Paul Rudd
  • Dave Paris
  • Jesse Bradford
  • Balthasar
  • Dash Mihok
  • Benvolio
  • Miriam Margolyes
  • The Nurse
  • Vondie Curtis-Hall
  • Captain Prince
  • Christina Pickles
  • Caroline Montague
  • M. Emmet Walsh
  • Apothecary
Producers :
Martin Brown , Baz Luhrmann , Gabriella Martinelli
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