• Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

Gnomeo & Juliet

Release Date: February 11th, 2011

DVD Release Date: May 24th, 2011

G |1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary

In Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, Miss Capulet and Mr. Montague feud over whose garden is the better. Garden gnomes that decorate each neighbor's flower beds continue the rivalry when the humans aren't looking, and gnomes from the Red Gardens don't get along with those of the Blue Gardens. Then Gnomeo (James McAvoy), a Blue, and Juliet (Emily Blunt), a Red, fall in love, leaving many obstacles to overcome.

Cast: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Stephen Merchant, Ozzy Osbourne, Jason Statham, Matt Lucas

Director: Kelly Asbury

Genres: Comedy , Adventure , Children , Romance , Animated

Production Co: Rocket Pictures

Distributors: Touchstone

Keywords: Rivalry, Love interest, Lighthearted, 2010s, Amusing, Forbidden love, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This lively little film, a comic take on Shakespeare's tragedy, is really entertaining. show more

  • 40
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    What a dud of a story! You know what it needs to dress it up? Garden gnomes. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The movie comes up short on inspiration despite a stellar voice cast that includes James McAvoy and Emily Blunt and a toe-tapping songbook by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture