West Side Story (1961)

Unrated  |   |  Crime, Drama, Musical


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Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.


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  • "West Side Story," Director Jerome Robbins and Natalie Wood. 1961/UA
  • George Chakiris and Russ Tamblyn in West Side Story (1961)
  • Rita Moreno in "West Side Story"1961 United Artists** B.D.M. Color, Dancing, Dresses, Ruffled Dress, Kicking, Smiling, Grinning, High Heels, Short Hair mptv_2017_Jan_to_April_Update
  • "West Side Story," Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer. 1961/UA
  • Natalie Wood and Robert Wise in West Side Story (1961)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

When filming "The Taunting Scene", Rita Moreno was reduced to tears when she was harassed and nearly raped by the Jets, as it brought back memories of when she was raped as a child. When she started crying, the Jets immediately stopped what they were doing and... ...


Quotes

Riff: Come on.
Riff: Beat it.


Goofs

Near the end, when Maria yells "Don't you touch him!", two different voices can be heard at the same time in the first half of the phrase (in fact, this is singer Marni Nixon overdubbing for Natalie Wood).


Crazy Credits

The credits at the end of the movie appear as graffiti on street signs.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Musical | Romance | Thriller

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