Directed by Baz Luhrmann. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau. Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
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and Juliet, 1996 Baz Luhrmann's adaptaion of story had a wonderfully flirtatious scene leading up to the moment where Romeo (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Juliet (Claire Danes) finally find a place in a busy party to without anyone noticing.
Romeo + Juliet "The classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy is updated by director Baz Luhrmann to a post-modern Verona Beach where swords are merely a brand of gun and bored youths are easily spurred toward violence.