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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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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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A timeless feud. A forbidden love. An epic battle. See more »


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11 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gnomeo y Julieta  »

Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,945,627 (UK) (11 February 2011)

Gross:

$99,808,609 (USA) (17 June 2011)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Lady Bluebury tells Benny to "Unleash the dogs of war," this refers to a line from Julius Caesar, "Shall in these confines with a monarch's voice, Cry 'Havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war;" See more »

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

[Juliet is worried someone may have heard the collapse of the log pile]
Gnomeo: It's alright - nobody lives here.
Juliet: Then why are you whispering?
Gnomeo: Why are you whispering?
Juliet: [Spotting something behind Gnomeo] Wow - look at that!
[Runs towards it]
Gnomeo: I guess we're finished with the whispering thing!
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The end credits come with animated backdrops. See more »

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References Grease (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Crocodile Rock
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
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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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