Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet Turns 20!!! / 95.3 Fresh Radio Lana Pavlovic November 01, 2016 08:23 pm via GIPHY That’s right Baz Luhmans Romeo and Juliet came out 20 years ago today, Nov 1st 1996….I’m having a moment!! There is noooo better way to get teenagers into Shakespeare than to remake a classic and have it star Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes… and every other major star that was around during the 90’s. The movie was visually stunning and raw and the cherry on the cake was the fact that the soundtrack was EPIC… and it still holds up today!! Relive the magic and watch the trailer and then check out 20 Things That Happened at the Romeo + Juliet Premiere in 1996 here!