Leonardo DiCaprio's best romance film: 'Romeo + Juliet' or 'Titanic'? | The Tylt
Leonardo DiCaprio turns 43 years old on November 11, and he remains a Hollywood A-lister more than two decades into his career. Leo became leading man starring in late '90s romantic dramas, such as "Romeo + Juliet" and "Titanic." "Romeo + Juliet" is regarded as an innovative re-telling of a classic Shakespeare play. But "Titanic" won 11 Oscars in 1998, and is still the second highest-grossing movies of all time. Which romance film is Leo's best? 📽️🌟
Leonardo DiCaprio's best romance film: 'Romeo + Juliet' or 'Titanic'?
Below is the synopsis of "Romeo + Juliet," per IMDB.
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
"Romeo + Juliet" came out a year before "Titanic" and helped cement Leo as a leading man in Hollywood. The film made more than $147 million worldwide and holds a fresh rating of 72 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Time Out wrote:
Baz Luhrmann's gleefully cinematic version of the play is so relentlessly inventive and innovative, it takes 20 minutes to get a grasp on how appropriate is his approach to the material.
Below is the synopsis of "Titanic," per IMDB.
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
"Titanic" was a massive blockbuster. In 1998, the drama became the highest-grossing movie of all time. The film made more than $2.1 billion globally at the box office. The movie also took home 11 Oscars—including Best Picture in 1998. Now, the film is still the second highest-grossing movie of all time, replaced by another one of James Cameron movie, "Avatar," in 2010.