PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
The opening gas station encounter took 7 days to film with 2 days of pick-ups in Veracruz.
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 ...
The movie is set in fictitious Verona Beach, Florida, not the landlocked Verona, Italy, which has no beaches.
$11,133,231 (USA) (3 November 1996)