In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. Though the film is visually modern, the bard's dialogue remains.
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: 20th Century Fox, Bazmark Films
- Keyword: suicide, gang war, forbidden love, murder, based on play or musical, gun violence, star crossed lovers, shakespeare in modern dress, teenage romance, masquerade
- Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Jesse Bradford, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo