Overall Rank: 21716
Average Rating: 2.1/4
# of Ratings: 12
Theatrical Release Date: 10/11/2013
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/04/2014
Genre: Drama, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Carlo Carlei
Actors: Paul Giamatti, Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis, Ed Westwick
Plot: The Bard's classic tale of star-crossed lovers is given the 21st Century treatment as two young lovers from feuding families will stop at nothing to be together. -- Chris Kavan
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 01/31/2014
The Bard's classic tale of star-crossed lovers is given the 21st Century treatment as two young lovers from feuding families will stop at nothing to be together. This movie brings nothing new to the table, it is the same stuff with a different Director and that's really if you seen the Original play then you have seen the 2013 version.
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Rod - wrote on 12/26/2013
A classic tale of forbidden love due to feuding families: A Capulet and a Montague fell in love at first sight leads us to the greatest tragedy of all time.
I have never read Romeo and Juliet (yeah, shame on me!) but I would say that this film does not give much of something new to the ever familiar love story. I saw DiCaprio's "Romeo+Juliet" and I can say that the 1996 film was way better, artistically and technically. The two young stars (Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth) were both good but I think, the story were not for them, playing as Romeo and Juliet does not make them a brighter star (for me). Steinfeld (An Academy Award Nominee) and Booth better pick script that will really showcase their talents.
Over-all, direction was fine, it took the lustful side of Romeo and …
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