's Romeo and Juliet was a full-fledged phenomenon. Everything from the casting - which included stellar performances by and - to the impeccable soundtrack still stand out as being a defining cultural moment in the 1990s. This new Romeo and Juliet adaptation starring and doesn't take as many liberties with Shakespeare's tragedy. That might not be a good thing for 9th graders in need of a primer before exams. Take a look at this classic scene. Does it fire you up?
Here are some more on-set interviews with the cast: