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Awesome: Romeo and Juliet
  • The awesomest part of the whole play:
    • Then the stars say, "No, screw you!" Which, for the multitudes of highschoolers and literary critics who hated the two main characters, was the best part of the whole play.
      • And for certain adaptations, Romeo and Juliet (or their equivalents) say to the stars, "No, screw YOU!" and defy the fate that befell before them.
  • The 1936 film features the only sword fight that Basil Rathbone got to win in his acting career, despite being a far more skilled fencer than many of his opponents.
  • The massive opening battle in the 1968 film, with practically every single servant fighting. One guy is even seen fighting three opponents at once! And Lord Capulet gets on the action too, wielding his gigantic longsword and managing to cut down one Montague who tries to attack him.
  • Tybalt's entrance in the Baz Luhrmann film. Badass personified.
  • Tybalt's "I AM FOR YOU" just before the fight with Mercutio was probably the most badass point in the whole play.
    • Mercutio's most (in)famous line: "A plague o' both your houses!" after his swordfight with Tybalt he shouldn't have died from.
  • This line, which may count as a Pre Ass Kicking One Liner:
    Tybalt: What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word, as I hate Hell, all Montagues, and thee. Have at thee, Coward!
  • The opening montage of the 1996 film. The music helps as well.

Richard IIIAwesome/William Shakespeare    

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