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Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

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The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love.

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Gnomeo (voice)
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Juliet (voice)
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Nanette (voice)
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Lord Redbrick (voice)
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Benny (voice)
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Featherstone (voice)
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Lady Bluebury (voice)
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Tybalt (voice)
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Fawn (voice)
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Paris (voice)
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Bill Shakespeare (voice)
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Miss Montague (voice)
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Terrafirminator V.O. (voice)
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Red Good Gnomes (voice)
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Mr. Capulet (voice)
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Storyline

Garden gnomes Gnomeo (voice of McAvoy) and Juliet (voice of Blunt) have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos and lawnmower races in the mix, can this young couple find lasting happiness? Written by Walt Disney Pictures

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An epic tale on a tiny scale. See more »


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Release Date:

11 February 2011 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,945,627 (UK) (11 February 2011)

Gross:

$99,808,609 (USA) (17 June 2011)
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Goofs

When Featherstone starts to reflect on the memory of his mate, the female flamingo is on the left, however, when the moving van arrives to move the female, the female flamingo is on the right. See more »

Quotes

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Soundtracks

Crocodile Rock
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Performed by Nelly Furtado featuring Elton John
Produced by Salaam Remi
Arrangement and Additional Production by Ali Dee (as Ali Dee Theodore)
Mixed by Manny Marroquin
Elton John Appears Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Nelly Furtado Appears Courtesy of Geffen Records
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Fun stuff for kids, more than OK for their parents
15 February 2011 | by (Maastricht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

In the beautiful British town of Stratford-Upon-Avon there's a street where the owners of two neighbouring houses have no idea of the rich lives being led in their backyards. In these backyards there are two groups of garden gnomes - one garden is ruled by the blue hatted variety, the other is ruled by the red hatted variety. An age old feud

  • of which the reason has long since been forgotten - is keeping them


apart, but unexpected events might just be enough to get them back together again.

Loosely based on the Shakespearean tragedy Romeo And Juliet this animation film keeps the middle line between tragicomedy and romance. Like many animation films being made these last years it combines fun things for kids with fun things for adults - without hurting either group (the innuendo that is fun for adults is not seen by kids whose innocence protects them from it, the deviation from the original tales to make it fun for kids is not so warped that it makes it unrecognisable for them parents).

The animation is great - the gnomes and the gardens are just lovely to watch. The setting with gnomes is flawless - the sounds, the implications of being a garden gnome - it works out really well.

If there would be one bit of negativity for this film it is that its trailer is a bit too biased towards an audience that wants to see romance instead of a bit of light comedy.

8 out of 10 midsummer night's dreams


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