Romeo and Juliet (Film 1968)


The film earned $14.5 million in domestic rentals at the North American box office during 1969.[7] It was re-released in 1973 and earned $1.7 million in rentals.[8]

Film critic Roger Ebert has written: "I believe Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet is the most exciting film of Shakespeare ever made".[9]

According to ratings aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes, the film is positively reviewed by 97% of critics.[10]

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