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Romeo and Juliet (2013)

Carlo Carlei's version of the story of the death of these teen lovers brings Shakespeare to life.

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.

Release date October 11, 2013

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

Why is Romeo and Juliet (2013) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Romeo and Juliet (2013) PG-13 for some violence and thematic elements.

Run Time: 119 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Romeo and Juliet (2013) rated PG-13? Romeo and Juliet (2013) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some violence and thematic elements.

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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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Depiction of Suicide.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Disturbing Content.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Romeo and Juliet (2013)"

Cast and Crew

Romeo and Juliet (2013) is directed by Carlo Carlei and stars Hailee Steinfeld, Ed Westwick, Damian Lewis, Douglas Booth.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Romeo and Juliet (2013) movie is February 4, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Romeo and Juliet

Release Date: 4 February 2014

Romeo and Juliet releases to home video (Blu-ray/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- 4 Featurettes

- Theatrical Trailer

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Shakespeare classic play has been adapted to film many times including Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 version Romeo & Juliet. It has also inspired such movies as Gnomeo & Juliet, Letters to Juliet and West Side Story.

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