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Tromeo and Juliet (1996)

Tromeo, a filmmaker, falls in love with Juliet, the daughter of a former partner who tried to steal his business from him.

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Lloyd Kaufman

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Jensen ... Juliet Capulet
Will Keenan ... Tromeo Que
Valentine Miele Valentine Miele ... Murray Martini
William Beckwith ... Cappy Capulet (as Maximillian Shaun)
Steve Gibbons Steve Gibbons ... London Arbuckle
Sean Gunn ... Sammy Capulet
Debbie Rochon ... Ness
Lemmy ... The Narrator
Stephen Blackehart ... Benny Que
Flip Brown Flip Brown ... Father Lawrence
Patrick Connor Patrick Connor ... Tyrone Capulet
Earl McKoy Earl McKoy ... Monty Que
Gene Terinoni Gene Terinoni ... Detective Ernie Scalus
Wendy Adams Wendy Adams ... Ingrid Capulet
Tamara Marie Watson ... 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 affected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, Violent, Humorous, and Romantic. Written by Stephen Blackehart

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Taglines:

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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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tromeo & Juliet See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Runtime:

| (2001 uncut re-release)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Posters for various other Troma films are visible throughout both households. See more »

Goofs

When Tromeo gets beaten by Juliet's father, no blood is on his face. By the next shot, blood appears running down his cheek. See more »

Quotes

[Tyrone wants a word with Murray]
Murray Martini: A word with me? How about a word for me? Or better yet, how about a word for you? Let's see, a word for Tyrone Capulet. Boofball. Dickbag. Peon. Freak. Cocksucker. Shithead, ratcatcher, geek. Loser, anus, fruitcake, lunk, fiddlefucker, dweeb, feeb. Cunt. Assfuck; ah, that one's close to the mark. How 'bout guinea, schmuck, or pussyfart?
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Crazy Credits

Pre-production coord.: Michelle Roa Pre-pubescent coord.: Everyone in this film See more »

Alternate Versions

Two versions are available in Germany. One is the US Unrated version, the other version includes six minutes of additional footage. See more »

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Performed by Unsane
Written by Unsane
Courtesy of Amphetamine Reptile/Atlantic Recording Corp
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Insanity. pure insanity
26 March 1999 | by PIST-OFFSee 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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