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Overall B-

Screenwriter Julian Fellowes adapts William Shakespeare famous story about the tragic love affair between Romeo (Douglas Booth) and Juliet (Hailee Steinfeld), members of rival families. The movie has a traditional setting and is directed by Carlo Carlei.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B+
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence and thematic elements.

Why is Romeo and Juliet (2013) rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Romeo and Juliet (2013) is rated PG-13 for for some violence and thematic elements.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Characters draw their swords and fight in the streets where a man is killed. In an act of retribution, characters fight and one is stabbed to death. Characters spit at one another as a sign of derision. Several deaths result from the ongoing family feud. A character takes a poison that makes her appear as dead. A character drinks a poison and kills himself. A girl stabs herself.

Sexual Content: A young couple kisses frequently. A married couple consummates their marriage with little detail shown.

Language: The script contains a few terms of Deity as well as some brief sexual innuendos.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink at a social event. A man derives a poison from a plant. Another character is involved in selling illegal poisons. A character uses poison to kill himself.

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