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Leonardo DiCaprio's version of Romeo's speech at Juliet's bier was so good that it moved Claire Danes to tears, nearly ruining the scene. The moment the director Baz Luhrmann yelled cut, Danes smacked DiCaprio on the arm and said,

Don't make me cry. I'm supposed to be comatose, here!

Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann


Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann


The majority of sets were built from scratch in order to achieve the film's unique look. The Sycamore Grove theatre and huts on Verona Beach were actually destroyed by a hurricane during filming. The beginning of the hurricane is evident during Mercutio's death scene, and many pick up shots had to be filmed elsewhere.

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