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Summary Baz Luhrmann's dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story is spellbinding. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes portray Romeo and Juliet, the youthful star-crossed lovers of the past who now meet in the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach. Their two rival families, the Montaques and the Capulet...

Romeo + Juliet
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 20 Critic Reviews
60
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 141 User Ratings
6.2
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Summary Baz Luhrmann's dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story is spellbinding. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes portray Romeo and Juliet, the youthful star-crossed lovers of the past who now meet in the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach. Their two rival families, the Montaques and the Capulet...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 20 Critic Reviews
60
60% Positive
12 Reviews
30% Mixed
6 Reviews
10% Negative
2 Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 20 Critic Reviews
60
60% Positive
12 Reviews
30% Mixed
6 Reviews
10% Negative
2 Reviews

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Generally Favorable Based on 141 User Ratings
6.2
50% Positive
71 Ratings
31% Mixed
44 Ratings
18% Negative
26 Ratings

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Generally Favorable Based on 141 User Ratings
6.2
50% Positive
71 Ratings
31% Mixed
44 Ratings
18% Negative
26 Ratings

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Production Company Bazmark Films, Estudios Churubusco Azteca S.A., Twentieth Century Fox
Release Date Nov 1, 1996
Duration 2 h
Rating PG-13
Tagline Two households both alike in dignity, In fair Verona where we lay our scene. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life.
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
BAFTA Awards
• 4 Wins & 7 Nominations
MTV Movie + TV Awards
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations