About

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.

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Directed by

Baz Luhrmann

Written by

William Shakespeare (Author)
Baz Luhrmann (Screenplay)
Craig Pearce (Screenplay)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

My only love sprung from my only hate.

Cast

Keywords

teenage romance based on play or musical forbidden love star crossed lovers gun violence masquerade

Photos

Lists

#226 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Brigitte Broch