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Romeo and Juliet is a 1936 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. It was directed by George Cukor and has been selected one of the best 1,000 films ever made by The New York Times.


  • Leslie Howard as Romeo Montague
  • Norma Shearer as Juliet Capulet
  • John Barrymore as Mercutio
  • Edna May Oliver as the Nurse
  • Basil Rathbone as Tybalt Capulet
  • C. Aubrey Smith as Lord Capulet
  • Andy Devine as Peter - Servant to Juliet's Nurse
  • Conway Tearle as Escalus - Prince of Verona
  • Ralph Forbes as Paris - Young Nobleman Kinsman to the Prince
  • Henry Kolker as Friar Lawrence
  • Robert Warwick as Lord Montague
  • Virginia Hammond as Lady Montague - Wife to Montague
  • Reginald Denny as Benvolio Montague - Nephew to Montague and Friend to Romeo
  • Violet Kemble-Cooper as Lady Capulet - Wife to Capulet
  • Uncredited cast includes Wallis Clark, Katherine DeMille, Fred Graham, Dorothy Granger, Ronald Howard, Lon McCallister, Ian Wolfe