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William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet

Synopsis

The classic [[Performer~P314726~Shakespearean~williamshakespeare]] romantic tragedy is updated by director [[Performer~P100353~Baz Luhrmann~bazluhrmann]] to a post-modern Verona Beach where swords are merely a brand of gun and bored youths are easily spurred toward violence. Longtime rivals in religion and business, the Montagues and the Capulets share a page from the Jets and Sharks of [[Feature~V53850~West Side Story~westsidestory]] when they form rival gangs. Romeo ([[Performer~P18926~Leonardo...more

Other Critics

3.0

60 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families

16

OK for kids 16+

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