PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
Sam Rockwell auditioned for the role of Mercutio.
Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene. From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star-crossed lovers take ...
In the balcony scene, Romeo knocks over a metal stand in his panic as the lights come on. It clatters to the floor but in the next shot it is standing up in its previous position.
$11,133,231 (USA) (3 November 1996)
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