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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Juliet Capulet
... Tromeo Que
Valentine Miele ... Murray Martini
... Cappy Capulet (as Maximillian Shaun)
Steve Gibbons ... London Arbuckle
... Sammy Capulet
... Ness
... The Narrator
... Benny Que
Flip Brown ... Father Lawrence
Patrick Connor ... Tyrone Capulet
Earl McKoy ... Monty Que
Gene Terinoni ... Detective Ernie Scalus
Wendy Adams ... Ingrid Capulet
... 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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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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28 February 1997 (USA)  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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The scene where London Arbuckle dives through the window caused a stuntman to nearly die. When he first jumped through the window, the sugar glass was too thick to break. When they took the glass out, he forgot there wasn't any and dove full force. See more »

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In one scene, Juliet wakes up beside Cappy after having a nightmare. In the first shot, Cappy is wearing black socks. In the next shot, he's barefoot. See more »

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Cappy Capulet: You puny crap! You fucks! How'd you like it I use your guts to Jackson Pollack the street?
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So amazing I had to watch it again
26 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is truly unique. It really captures the spirit of the play, but makes it entertaining to the modern generation. The romance between Tromeo and Juliet was believable, and erotic, not pulled off by many adaptations. It is also so funny I was almost crying with laughter.

Like with most Troma its in your face, taboo subjects, gore and sex, and yet add in some really good acting and a Shakespeare plot. You really have to see this movie to believe it!

There are some hillarious jokes in the credits (best credits I've seen since Hot Shots) loads of Troma in jokes as well as general satire and shakespeare refs. And Lemmy from the house of Motorhead narrates. I lent this movie to a friend and had an almost impossible job of getting it back. Troma at its best, this film really is a gem, and goes in my top 5 favourite movies of all time.

Though its not the sort of film you'd watch with your mum, and might offend some people. For anybody bored with run of the mill cinema, with a wacky sense of humour you MUST SEE THIS FILM.


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