Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet (1968)

No ordinary love story...

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Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young lovers defy their destiny and elope, only to suffer the ultimate tragedy.

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  • Leonard Whiting

    as Romeo
  • Olivia Hussey

    as Juliet
  • John McEnery

    as Mercutio
  • Michael York

    as Tybalt
  • Milo O’Shea

    as Friar Laurence
  • Pat Heywood

    as the Nurse
  • Robert Stephens

    as the Prince
  • Bruce Robinson

    as Benvolio
  • Paul Hardwick

    as Lord Capulet
  • Natasha Parry

    as Lady Capulet
  • Antonio Pierfederici

    as Lord Montague
  • Esmeralda Ruspoli

    as Lady Montague
  • Roberto Bisacco

    as Lord Paris
  • Roy Holder

    as Peter
  • Keith Skinner

    as Balthazar
  • Dyson Lovell

    as Sampson
  • Richard Warwick

    as Gregory
  • Roberto Antonelli

    as Abraham
  • Carlo Palmucci

    as Complementary Role (uncredited)
  • Salvatore Billa

    as Complementary Role (uncredited)
  • Claudio De Davide

    as Complementary Role (uncredited)
  • Paola Tedesco

    as Complementary Role (uncredited)
  • Laurence Olivier

    as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Directing Franco Zeffirelli Director
Production Anthony Havelock-Allan Producer
Writing William Shakespeare Theatre Play
Camera Pasqualino De Santis Director of Photography
Sound Nino Rota Original Music Composer
Writing Franco Brusati Screenplay
Editing Reginald Mills Editor
Writing Franco Zeffirelli Screenplay
Writing Masolino D'Amico Screenplay
Production John Brabourne Producer
Production Richard B. Goodwin Associate Producer
Production Dyson Lovell Casting
Art Lorenzo Mongiardino Production Design
Art Luciano Puccini Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Danilo Donati Costume Design
Production Giuseppe Bordogni Production Supervisor
Directing Isa Bartalini Assistant Director
Directing Dyson Lovell Assistant Director
Directing Rinaldo Ricci Assistant Director
Art Alessandro Alberti Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Christine Edzard Set Dressing Artist
Art Italo Tomassi Set Designer
Sound Sash Fisher Sound Mixer
Sound Maurice Askew Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Peter Maxwell ADR & Dubbing
Sound Lionel Strutt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera David Harcourt Camera Operator
Camera Dudley Lovell Camera Operator
Editing John Rushton Assistant Editor
Editing Giorgio De Vincenzo Assistant Editor
Writing William Shakespeare Writer
Sound Michael Hopkins ADR & Dubbing