Overview

In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. Though the film is visually modern, the bard's dialogue remains.

  1. Baz Luhrmann

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Craig Pearce

    Screenplay

  3. William Shakespeare

    Author

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio

    Romeo

  2. Claire Danes

    Claire Danes

    Juliet

  3. John Leguizamo

    John Leguizamo

    Tybalt

  4. Harold Perrineau

    Harold Perrineau

    Mercutio

  5. Pete Postlethwaite

    Pete Postlethwaite

    Father Laurence

Full Cast & Crew

Romeo + Juliet
Romeo + Juliet

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 27, 1996
    PG-13
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • November 1, 1996
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $14,500,000.00

Revenue $147,298,761.00

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