Romeo + Juliet

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
49
Leonardo DiCaprio

as Romeo

55
Paul Rudd

as Dave Paris

45
Claire Danes

as Juliet

59
John Leguizamo

as Tybalt

54
Jamie Kennedy

as Sampson

89
Christina Pickles

as Caroline Montague

1938-2020
Brian Dennehy

as Ted Montague

45
Jesse Bradford

as Balthasar

60
Harold Perrineau

as Mercutio

89
M Emmet Walsh

as Apothecary

50
Dash Mihok

as Benvolio

1939-2022
Paul Sorvino

as Fulgencio Capulet

1946-2011
Pete Postlethwaite

as Father Laurence

71
Diane Venora

as Gloria Capulet

67
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."