Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

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Separated by a garden fence and a feud, are blue gnomes on one side and red gnomes on the other. This doesn't stop blue Gnomeo and red Juliet from falling in love with each other. Do they have a future together?




  • Jim Cummings in Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
  • Jim Cummings in Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
  • Michael Caine in Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
  • Matt Lucas in Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
  • Elton John and James Newton Howard at an event for Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
  • Bürger Lars Dietrich in Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

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20 February 2011 | Thunderbuck
| Probably better than it should have been...
When I first saw trailers for "Gnomeo & Juliet", I groaned at the thought: Romeo and Juliet as told by garden gnomes? Really? Aside from the obvious absurdity of the concept, I wondered exactly how faithfully they'd stick to the story. The ending of Shakespeare's original story would prove awfully dark for the young audiences that would be naturally drawn to this.

So, with these reservations in mind I saw the film last night with my 7 and 10 year old daughters, and found myself enjoying the movie much more than I expected to. Is the concept absurd? Sure, but the writers made plenty of clever use of that absurdity, with some great sight gags and setups.

I won't go into detail on the issue of the original's dark ending, but the writers here found a sly way to acknowledge that original ending without having to actually incorporate it in this loose remake.

Elton John is credited as an Exec Producer (and his partner David Furnish has a Producer credit as well). The movie makes liberal use of EJ's music, generally to good effect.

And my daughters both loved it. Great family fare.

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Release Date:

11 February 2011


English, Japanese, Spanish, German

Country of Origin

UK, USA, Canada

Box Office


$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,356,909 13 February 2011

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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