Romeo and Juliet Movie

The most dangerous love story ever told.

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Who's Involved:

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ileen Maisel, Hailee Steinfeld, Paul Giamatti, Douglas Booth, Carlo Carlei, Holly Hunter, Ed Westwick, Julian Fellowes, Paul Wesley, Mark Ordesky

Release Date:

Friday, October 11, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare’s epic and searing tale of love, is revitalized on screen by writer Julian Fellowes and director Carlos Carlei . An ageless story from the world’s most renowned author is reimagined for the 21st Century. This adaptation is told in the lush traditional setting it was written, but gives a new generation the chance to fall in love with the enduring legend. With an all-star cast including Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti and Stellan Skarsgard, it affords those unfamiliar with the tale the chance to put faces to the two names they’ve undoubtedly heard innumerable times: Romeo and Juliet. Every generation deserves to discover this lasting love.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Romeo and Juliet

A look at the Romeo and Juliet behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Julian Fellowes last wrote Downton Abbey and Crooked House.


Julian Fellowes


Julian Fellowes
Ileen Maisel
Mark Ordesky

Production Company

Amber Entertainment

Production: What we know about Romeo and Juliet

Key Facts

  1. Being touted as the Romeo and Juliet for the Twilight generation. Shooting will take place in Mantua, the Northern Italian city to which Romeo was banished in the play, and at Rome's Cinecitta Studios (Variety, 1-26-12).

Filming Timeline

On or about June 14, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

On or about April 7, 2011, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Shooting in Italy in late spring 2011

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Post-Production status.

Romeo and Juliet Release Date: When was it released?

Romeo and Juliet was released in 2013 on Friday, October 11, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Captain Phillips, Machete Kills and Sweetwater.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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