• Romeo & Juliet (2013)

Romeo & Juliet

Release Date: October 11th, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 4th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague (Douglas Booth) manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet (Hailee Steinfeld), their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but dismayed to learn that their families are enemies. Romeo and Juliet figure out a way to pursue their romance, but Romeo is banished for his part in the slaying of Juliet's cousin, Tybalt.

Cast: Douglas Booth, Hailee Steinfeld, Ed Westwick, Christian Cooke, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Lesley Manville, Tomas Arana

Director: Carlo Carlei

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Amber Entertainment

Keywords: Mother, Forbidden love, Love, Passionate, Father, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    This Romeo and Juliet is hard to take seriously - and simply hard to take. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The older the actors here the better they are, as pros like Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis have it all over low-voltage young leads Douglas Booth and Hailee Steinfeld. Relativity will be lucky to milk anything more than a moderate take from this pretty but unexciting enactment. show more

  • 45

    Fellowes' many changes diminish the power of Shakespeare's story. show more

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