Ronnie & Julie (1997)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama, Romance, Sport  |  30 March 1997 (USA)
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A remake of Romeo and Juliet, set in a modern day high school.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Monroe
Ronnie Monroe
Margot Finley ...
Julie Cappell
Arthur Cappell
Alexandra Purvis ...
Willa Cappell
Brad Payne ...
Tim Cappell
Jade Pawluk ...
Paul Reese
Yôko Sakai ...
Zinaid Memisevic ...
Kevin Conway ...
Marcus Turner ...


Capulet becomes Cappell, and Montague becomes Monroe in yet another modernized adaptation of Shakespeare's classic "Romeo & Juliet." This time, the adult family members are feuding by way of a mayoral election, while Ronnie & Julie are the ice-skating lovers (he in hockey, and she as a figure skater.) Written by Bruce Sturtevant <>

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Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild teen scuffles and some rough hockey action | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

30 March 1997 (USA)  »

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Ronnie & Julie - Verbotene Küsse  »

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Did You Know?


The snow used in the opening scenes was actually bulk mashed-potato flakes from Costco. See more »


In the scene where Ronnie and Julie fall in a pile of snow after skating and while the sister is spying, you can see the snow bounce with them as they fall. See more »


Written & Produced by Craig Salkeld, Miles Hill, Jim Gutteridge
& Darryl Bennett
Performed by Tanya Hacheroff & Cameron Grant
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29 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

I give this movie a 10. Unfortunately, I lost my last post so this will have to do. It has a great script, and is very well acted. Joshua Jackson is awesome (he makes the film) as is his chemistry w/ Margot Finley. All the actors are very good. The dialogue is believable as are the characters. It's a great update of Romeo and Juliet, set in High School. The skating aspect ties it together well (RECOMENDED FOR hockey players/figure skaters). You can't help but love this sweet, romantic movie- it's not too sappy. (As if you need more convincing, JOSH JACKSON IS SOOOOO HOT!!!) I recommend this to anyone, you can see it on Showtime in the winter. It's sure to make you smile!

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