What's the Difference between Romeo and Juliet the Book and Romeo + Juliet the Movie?

Drama

Romeo and Juliet

34%
Released: 1808
Author: William Shakespear

Romeo + Juliet

66%
Released: 1996
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Characters
Add/Edit a Character
Enter the Characters Name:



In the Book In the Movie
Romeo
Romeo
Portrayed by: Leonardo DiCaprio
Juliet
Juliet
Portrayed by: Claire Danes
Romeo + Juliet Book vs Movie
Add/Edit a Difference
This Spoils the Ending
In the Book In the Movie
   The Capulets and the Montagues are warring families in Italy. The two are family run corporations that are against each other.
   Romeo goes to the Capulet crypt to find Juliet's body and encounters Paris there. Romeo kills him. Romeo doesn't encounter anyone at the crypt and Paris is not killed.
   There's a clown in the book There's no clown
   However, back in Shakespeare times the costuming he may have intended would have been Elizabethan style. Lurmann’s costumes are highly modernized. The opening scene finds the Montague boys wearing Hawaiian shirts and having unnaturally colored hair, while the Capulet’s have leather jackets and metal boots.
   Romeo goes to Juliet's balcony after the masquerade ball. Both meet at Juliet's pool, and a guard almost finds Romeo.
1 2 3   Next
Comments
If you know a difference, don't comment, Add it above!
There are guns in the movie you must have watched a different one
23 Feb 2017 Anonymous
triggered much? or just salty af
22 Feb 2017 Anonymous
im trying to finish a work sheet this isintn helping
16 Feb 2017 Anonymous
cool
15 Feb 2017 Anonymous
there where no guns in the movie
09 Feb 2017 Anonymous
idiots this is such a bad website
19 Jan 2017 Anonymous
this is so stupid
11 Jan 2017 Anonymous
fuck this site
12 Dec 2016 Anonymous
Next time add more please. There was heaps more just this website sucks.
12 Sep 2016 Anonymous
In the movie, it would have been obvious to Romeo that Juliet was waking up as he would have felt her hand move.
12 Sep 2016 Anonymous


Login or Register
You'll Need to be logged in to do that!
Login to your Account or Create an Account
User Name:   Username:
Password:   Password:
Verify Password:
Email Address:
(Not Required)

Featured Comparison

The Spectacular Now


58 differences