Romeo + Juliet Movie Review (1996) PG 12 7*

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Romeo + Juliet Movie Review: In Verona Beach, California. the Montague and Capulet families are in a long-running feud. When Romeo (Leonardo di Caprio), a Montague, attends a Capulet ball in disguise, he falls in love with the beautiful Juliet (Claire Danes). Although already engaged to Dave Paris, whom she does not love, Juliet vows to marry Romeo. They ask the kindly Father Laurence to perform the ceremony in secret, but bloodshed and tragedy threaten the couple’s future together.

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This is a different take on Shakespeare’s play. Also it is more current which might attract younger audiences. Plus Leonardo di Caprio and Claire Danes are great together.