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West Side Story (1961)

NR 152 min - Music, Crime, Drama - 18 October 1961
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In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

Stars:  Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Simon Oakland, Ned Glass, William Bramley, Tucker Smith, Susan Oakes, Jose De Vega, Gina Trikonis, Carole D'Andrea, Eliot Feld, Tony Mordente, David Winters, Scooter Teague, Yvonne Othon, John Astin, Penny Santon, Suzie Kaye, Anne Miya, Bert Michaels

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In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.


Collections: 1960s, Jerome Robbins

Tagline: The screen achieves one of the great entertainments in the history of motion pictures

Genres: Music, Crime, Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  18 October 1961

Box Office

Budget:  $6,000,000
Revenue:  $43,656,822

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 32 min

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