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Romeo and Juliet

(2013)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and thematic elements.

PG-13 In Theaters 10/11/2013 , 97min.
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Viewer Score
56%
Viewer score based on 5 ratings
35%
Critic score based on 5 reviews

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March 06, 2014
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I may be too influenced by Franco Zeffirelli's version of Romeo & Juliet which was a master piece. This version is somewhat disappointing, the sets, costumes, and locales were all wonderful. The acting on the other hand had much to be desired. It seems Shakespeare eluded the actors.
October 20, 2013
jsantorohitch
Absolutely gorgeous movie with a great cast and supremely handsome Romeo. Shakespeare made easily digestible. My husband loved it as much as I did.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Film.com
Fellowes' many changes diminish the power of Shakespeare's story. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
While there is a pleasantness about this faithful Shakespearean reboot, there also is some woeful miscasting and a lukewarm feeling about the straightforward production. Full Review
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
Carlei’s film is not particularly imaginative in terms of context, but it offers proof that this material never tarnishes, that with the right sort of movie magic, even a traditional telling can be thrilling. Full Review
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
This version is never rough, nor rude, nor boisterous, but for first-timers, perhaps wisely and slow is the way to go. There will be time enough for them to discover cinema’s superior adaptations anon. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
This is a competent, technically proficient rendering that may find favor with those who have never seen Romeo & Juliet on the big screen but it's little more than a curiosity for those with a long history of watching Shakespeare's works translated to the cinema. Full Review
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