Romeo and Juliet - Which Romeo and Juliet movie is the most accurate? Showing 1-50 of 123
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Acting Over The Years! (1990-2015)
Like Franco Zeffirelli's adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, this film uses the traditional setting of Renaissance Verona,  but, unlike previous major film adaptations, only follows the plot and uses only some of the dialogue as written by Shakespeare. This has led to several critics denouncing the film's advertising as misleading and losing the essence of the play. During the late Middle Ages in Verona , two wealthy families, the Montagues and Capulets, have been feuding for centuries.
Romeo & Juliet (2013) (United Kingdom/Italy, 2013)
Sign in. No host? No problem. Watch funny moments, inspiring speeches, and more highlights from the Emmy Awards. Watch now. Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. Infatuated with the hottest girl in school, fifth-grader Cameron Sawyer puts everything on the line - including his mullet - to win the girl of his dreams.
I really love this version of Romeo and Juliet. It's a great story line and goes exactly with the play. Walmart shipped it out fast, not damaged. Another great buy! Here at Walmart. Your email address will never be sold or distributed to a third party for any reason.
The problem with making a new version of Shakespeare's most read romance is that, like Hamlet , there's little new territory to mine. It's not enough to assemble a group of good actors, spend some money on production design, and film the play. The Zeffirelli production, made in , remains the "gold standard" against which traditional cinematic interpretations of the play are measured. When Baz Lurhmann decided to adapt it in , his radical approach freshened the story. For the film, however, director Carlo Carlei has elected to pursue a straightforward adaptation.