Big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's play starring Douglas Booth, Hailee Steinfeld, Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. The Montague and Capulet families are embroiled in a long-running feud. When Romeo Montague (Booth) attends a Capulet ball in disguise, he falls in love with the beautiful Juliet (Steinfeld), the daughter of his enemy. Although already engaged to a man she does not love, Juliet vows to marry Romeo. They ask the kindly Friar Laurence (Giamatti) to perform the ceremony in secret but bloodshed and tragedy threaten the couple's future together.