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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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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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garden | gnome | flamingo | neighbor | love | See more »

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Every day they sit and wait. But when we're away their adventure begins. See more »


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11 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gnomeo y Julieta  »

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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Trivia

The name of the pink lawn flamingo, Featherstone, is an homage to the creator of the original pink flamingo lawn ornament, Don Featherstone. All 'official' pink flamingos now carry Don Featherstone's signature on the bottom of the bird. See more »

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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 »

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Featherstone: [Indicating Shroom] He followed your scent all the way from the alley, and he doesn't even have a nose
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Featherstone: I checked.
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The Tiki Tiki Tiki Room
Written by Richard M. Sherman (as Richard Sherman) and Robert B. Sherman (as Robert Sherman)
Performed by Wally Boag, Fulton Burley, Thurl Ravenscroft, and The Mellomen
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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A Nutshell Review: Gnomeo & Juliet
27 February 2011 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

The lite-version for kids, part of the fun here is the identification of the actual Romeo and Juliet references from names used right down to the incidents based upon William Shakespeare's most romantic tragedy, because it is quite ingenious of the entire team of scriptwriters (the many cooks here not spoiling the broth, thankfully) to have taken key elements and painting quite a different, uplifting film if you will, since this is after all something for the young ones to appreciate.

Taking place between garden gnomes of adjacent gardens of bickering neighbours, the Reds (Capulets) and the Blues (Montagues) have this long standing feud that will make the romance of their children Gnomeo (voiced by James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt) quite impossible, if not for the lovers to meet in secret. Expect plenty of comedy scattered throughout, which surprisingly is more adult, so accompanying the minors will not make this one boring affair. The A-list voices will also be top draw, although animation may look a little stiff since it's modelled to perfection the porcelain clay that the gnomes are possibly made out of.

Elton John's music got touted out loud through the film's marketing machinery, but frankly they don't really stand out unlike a musical since they were mostly used in the background, nor were inventively utilized such as those in the mold of Across the Universe which had plenty of The Beatles' tunes gelled together seamlessly into the narrative.


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