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Tromeo and Juliet (1996)

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A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were effected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, ... See full summary »

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Ingrid Capulet
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Georgie Capulet (as Tamara Craig Thomas)
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A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were effected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, Violent, Humorous, and Romantic. Written by Stephen Blackehart

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Body Piercing, Kinky Sex, Dismemberment. The Things That Made Shakespeare Great


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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence/gore, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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28 February 1997 (USA)  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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The car flipping over footage is recycled for many Troma films, including Sgt. Kubukiman, NYPD, Terror Firmer, Citizen Toxie, etc. See more »

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The eyeball after being pulled out by the tattoo gun. See more »

Quotes

Lemmy: Two households, different as dried plums and pears In fair Manhattan, where we lay our scene.
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Additionally, still a pornographer: James Gunn See more »

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Version of Romeo and Juliet (1947) See more »

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Insanity. pure insanity
26 March 1999 | by (Lisle, IL) – See all my reviews

Tromeo And Juliet is a funny movie. It's a good movie. It's a cool movie. And even a perverted and violent movie. But above all it is a weird movie. Bill Shakespere wouldn't just roll over in his grave if he saw this he'd probably spin like a top. There's a lot to be said for a movie that has a person in the credits under the title "stunt nipple". The found a peanut bouncing head is hilarious, but not as funny as the guy picking up his brain and futily trying to put it back in his head while crying. The religious hymn of "Job We Gather At The River" each time someone dies brings happy recollections of the opening moments in The Wild Bunch. This is definately a good movie. Watch it sober your first time around however.


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