Gnomeo & Juliet

Gnomeo & Juliet

Blu-ray Disc - 2011
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Caught up in a feud between neighbors, Gnomeo and Juliet must overcome as many obstacles as their namesakes. But with flamboyant pink flamingoes and epic lawnmower races, can this young couple find lasting happiness? Complete with hilarious never-before-seen bonus features, an out-of-the-ordinary animated comedy your entire family will love. We just gnome it! Features music from Sir Elton John.

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DUVIDL
Jul 17, 2017

If the opening prologue doesn`t get you chuckling (in Vaudeville they really DID have giant crooks to pull you off-stage - ON STAGE AT THE APOLLO didn`t invent it), if the mini-gnomes in the oversized red caps (and no brain/mouth filter whatsoever) versus the porcelain bunnies painted blue like ancient Celtic warriors doesn`t start you whooping, if the pudgy gnome in the thong suit (who dance-teams up at the finale with Dolly Gnome) skipping down the garden path singing "I`ve Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts" in Italian doesn`t set you laughing, then, my friend, YOU`RE TRYING TOO HARD TO BE SOPHISTICATELY PRETENSIOUS (and succeeding , sadly, oh too well.) Oh - and renheart115? Shakespeare`s `Romeo and Juliet is a PLAY, DUMBBELL, NOT A NOVEL! (shows us who thinks she gonna fake it through English 101 - oh, you DO know the opening prologue is from Shakespeare`s `The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet`, don`t you? Or are you still working on (gag me with a spoon!) the Sonnet Novels?)

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Mar 05, 2017

Surely everyone has, at some point, read the Shakespearean tale of Romeo and Juliet, or at least heard of it. Well, replace the two with a couple of garden gnomes and you have Gnomeo and Juliet. Just like in the original story, there are two neighbouring families, the Montagues and Capulets, which are rivals. They compete to see who has the better garden. When the blue gnomes destroy the red gnomes’ prized plant, the red gnomes attempt to do the same and chaos ensues when Gnomeo and Tybalt fight and Tybalt ends up dying in a lawnmower crash. What will happen to Gnomeo and Juliet as they find themselves in the middle of a fierce feud?
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

In this sweet and funny remake of Shakespeare's original play Romeo and Juliet, Gnomeo and his blue gnomes and Juliet and her red gnomes are having some extreme rivalry. The blue gnomes live in Mrs.Montague's garden and the red gnomes live in the garden of Mr.Capulet. While both owners are asleep the gnomes come to life and race against each other using lawnmowers. One day Gnomeo is caught sneaking into the Capulet's garden, he escapes to the abandoned yard. Gnomeo meets Juliet in the yard and they both fall in love. Juliet's father glues Juliet to a pedestal to ensure that she doesn't escape to meet Gnomeo. While Juliet is stuck to the pedestal a lawnmower on a rampage heads towards the helpless Juliet.
Will Gnomeo be able to save her? Or will this be the ill fate of this pair of lovers?
- @eto of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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victoria95810
Apr 13, 2014

its a great movie!

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3reading4stem2011
Apr 07, 2014

A really funny version of a classic tale that had Me Laughing at some of the things in it.

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gems
Sep 21, 2013

So epic!! I've only watched it about halfway, but it is such a fun movie so far.

debra_759 Mar 19, 2013

A-freakin-DORABLE!!! Fun new twist on an old classic tale that's been re-done several times, but thi is great for the entire family. Must see!!

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jhonnyappleseed2
Dec 11, 2012

this movie is HILARIOUS!!! i absolutely fell in love the very first time i saw this and watched it about twice a day until i got yelled at to turn it off! jokes, and romance? the perfect combination! and the fact that it's gnomes and that they're always throwing in jokes from Bill Shakespeare's other plays just makes it roll around on the floor GREAT!!

kitten55 Oct 27, 2012

Tina R. Cooper says: "Loved it for the whole family"! Better than the actual movie. Great ending and all!

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susanakers
Oct 06, 2012

This is a good family movie. I don't have to explain anything sexual or gory to my small children (even many Disney movies force me to do that). It still has a plot (and subplots) that interest and amuse the mature mind.

brontelit87 Sep 01, 2012

I'm surprised at how good this movie is. This is a fun take on Shakespeare's classic. James McAvoy and Emily Blunt are great as the leads. While there are some suggestive jokes throughout the movie, it's still an enjoyable family film. Recommended.

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Dec 21, 2011

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Dec 19, 2011

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Sep 11, 2011

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Captain_America Sep 29, 2011

Juliet, "Thank you Nanette."
Nanette, "You know he's going to ditch you when he finds out how much you weigh."

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jgrnlees
Sep 11, 2011

Juliet: "Oh, Gnomeo, Gnomeo, are we really doomed to never see each other again? Why must you wear a blue hat? Why couldn't it be red like my father, or green like... like a leprechaun... or purple like, ummm, like some weird guy - I mean what's in a gnome? Because you are blue, my father sees red, and because I am red, I am feeling blue."

Captain_America May 30, 2011

Fawn mockingly. "Why would anyone do this to Tybalt?"
Little Gnomes: Because nobody likes him.

Captain_America May 30, 2011

Fawn: Okay, lets play a game. I'm thinking of a movie. One word, first part is Spider.
Little Gnomes: Is it Spider-Man?
Fawn: Wow you're good. I'm thinking of another, two words, first word is Spider-man.
Gnomes: Spider-Man 2?
Fawn: Okay, who's cheating?

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gems
Sep 21, 2013

About a young couple named Gnomeo and Juliet, a comedic version of Romeo and Juliet, except with gnomes. There is a blue side and a red side, and they are arch enemies, until Juliet meets Gnomeo, and Gnomeo meets Juliet, and the young couple struggle to make their love survive.

Captain_America May 30, 2011

When the two lovers meet each other, they immediately fall deeply in love. Unfortunatly, the two's family are in a feud with each other. They are tested to the limit as they continue to try to outsmart their parents.

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