Romeo + Juliet
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Continuity mistake: When Romeo and Juliet are looking at each other through the fishtank, in one shot Romeo's hair is smoothed back and in another it is more in his face.

Continuity mistake: When Tybalt and Romeo fight (just after Mercutio's death) watch Romeo's shirt closely. It is at first dirty and covered in blood then when Romeo is looking up to the sky after shooting Tybalt the shirt looks cleaner with only a few blood stains on it. Also watch the wounds on Romeo's face, the amount of blood on them changes too.

Continuity mistake: When Romeo is writing in his trailer, his necklace chain has both a cross and his wedding ring on it. When he's about to kill himself, he rips off the chain and puts the ring on Juliet's finger. However, the cross is gone.

Continuity mistake: In the beginning gas station scene, Abra, a Capulet, plainly has his sunglasses on before he reveals his SIN grill, and the glasses have been removed a second later as he shouts "BOO" to the Montague Boys.

Continuity mistake: When Romeo and Juliet are in the pool, they near a pool ladder on one side of the pool. When it first shows the ladder, they are about two feet away from it. In the next shot, they are visibly much further.


Continuity mistake: When Juliet tries to run from Romeo in the pool, in the close up shot he's kissing the left side of her neck, but in the next shot he's kissing the right side.


Continuity mistake: At the end of the film Juliet/Claire Danes lifts the revolver to her left temple, in her left hand. After firing the shot and landing, her arm has already fallen before she has.....she lands in an odd position assuming the angle the gun was pointed at, and the original position of her arm.

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Visible crew/equipment: On the DVD, when the Capulets are jumping back into their blue car at the end of the gas station scene, look at the rear passenger window. A microphone boom is plainly visible in the shot. (00:07:21)

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Juliet: I'll look to like, if looking liking move, But no more deep will I endart mine eye, Than your consent gives strength to make it fly.

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Trivia: The song that the Montagues sing throughout the movie, 'A Pretty Piece of Flesh I Am,' is a quote from the play.

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Question: I first saw this film on TV in Britain a few years ago and the song "Exit Music for a Film" by Radiohead played over the end credits. Everytime I have viewed it on television since then, another song from the soundtrack is played at the same point in the movie. Could the change possibly be because its become an expensive song to use as they have become a more high-profile group?

Answer: Whatever songs are in the movie were licensed for distribution by the film production company for a fixed price. It is impossible for there to be later fees somehow incurred on the production company just because the group is more popular. However, it's conceivable that Radiohead only allowed their song for use in cinemas but not television.

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