Released Date
October 27, 1996
Distributor
Twentieth Century Fox
Genre
Romance
Rating
PG-13
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$46,351,345 + $101,203,653 = $147,554,998
47

Leonardo DiCaprio

as Romeo

52

Paul Rudd

as Dave Paris

42

Claire Danes

as Juliet

57

John Leguizamo

as Tybalt

51

Jamie Kennedy

as Sampson

86

Christina Pickles

as Caroline Montague

1938-2020

Brian Dennehy

as Ted Montague

42

Jesse Bradford

as Balthasar

58

Harold Perrineau

as Mercutio

86

M Emmet Walsh

as Apothecary

47

Dash Mihok

as Benvolio

82

Paul Sorvino

as Fulgencio Capulet

1946-2011

Pete Postlethwaite

as Father Laurence

69

Diane Venora

as Gloria Capulet

65

Vondie Curtis-Hall

as Captain Prince

About Romeo + Juliet

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

About

Baz Luhrmann film that modernizes William Shakespeare's play about two star-crossed lovers in Verona. 

Trivia

Claire Danes won the MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance. The film runs exactly two hours long which follows Shakespeare's line from the Prologue, "Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage."