Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Tybalt. 'Peace? I hate the word. As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee.'
Balthasar. Balthasar is kind of like Romeo's servant. He is the one who tells Romeo, Juliet is dead. The guy who plays him in the movie is so hot!
Romeo. He said it when everyone wanted to go to the party, but he saw no reason in going.
The Globe. The Globe was the name of the theatre where Shakespeare's plays were performed in London. The original Globe burned down, and by the time the new one was built, Shakespeare had retired from acting.
Sword 9mm. The Longsword was Juliet's father's gun, and Dagger was the gun the Mercutio dropped in the sand when he went to Romeo's rescue on the beach.
5. Romeo has a haunting nightmare of Tybalt's death the night of his honeymoon with Juliet.
Rosaline. Romeo went to the Capulet party hoping get a glimpse of Rosaline, and got more than he bargained for.
Benvolio. Benvolio said this to Romeo's worried parents, right before he tried to cheer Romeo up on the beach.
Midwife. The Queen Mab speech was shortened in the movie because of length.
Blue. Friar Lawrence gives Juliet a blue potion in a clear glass bottle to take the night before her wedding.
The Bathroom. If you pay close attention, when Romeo is walking up to the fishtank, you can see a man using a urinal in the background.
eyes. Friar Lawrence seemed at loss for the right word when he said this.
Friar Lawrence was played by Pete Postlethwaite.
3 hours. Juliet says it herself, right after she hears about Romeo killing Tybalt. She says "Shall I speak ill of him that is my husband? Ah, poor my Lord, what tongue shall smooth thy name,
When I, thy three-hours wife, have mangled it?".
Montague. The Montague boys started it by biting their thumb.
Mexico City. The original play was set in Verona, a popular setting for Shakespeare's plays, but the movie itself was filmed in Mexico City.
Newscaster. The newscaster started out the movie with opening dialogue like a breaking news story.
Shot herself in the head. Romeo drank poison because he thought Juliet was dead. She woke up seconds after he drank it. On discovering Romeo was dead, she used the gun to kill herself.
drank potion to appear dead. Juliet was so desperate to get out of the marriage and be with Romeo, that she said she wanted to kill herself. Friar Lawrence suggested drinking a potion to appear dead, so that Romeo could come and rescue her, and they could be together.
broken glass. Tybalt was pushed on to a pane of glass and used a piece to slash Mercutio. After Mercutio was murdered by Tybalt, Romeo went after Tybalt and shot him dead.
|Romeo and Juliet had known each other for only 2 days when they got married?||Romeo and Juliet
T. They met at the party and got married the next day!
|It was a fancy dress party. What did Juliet's mother dress up as?||Romeo and Juliet
Cleopatra. Quite an interesting character. Juliet's mother distanced herself from her daughter, who looked upon Nurse as a mother figure. Juliet's mother tried to match her up with Paris at the party and kissed her nephew Tybalt!
|Mercutio gave Romeo an illegal substance. Romeo consumed it before entering the party at the Capulet mansion? What was it?||Romeo and Juliet
Ecstacy. Mercutio had an ecstacy tablet with a heart on it, pierced by an arrow. Romeo took it, got dizzy and went to the washroom to splash water on his face. That was where he met Juliet.
Rosaline. The reason he went to the party at the Capulet Mansion is because of Rosaline! Then he met Juliet!
Tybalt. Tybalt was Juliet's cousin, played by John Leguizamo, and he met an unfortunate death after beig shot by Romeo.