Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Even though dubbing Natalie Wood was Marni Nixon's chief assignment, Nixon also did one number for Rita Moreno, which required a relatively high vocal register. Having dubbed Wood as well as Moreno, Nixon felt she deserved a cut of the movie-album royalties. Neither the movie or the... ...
Riff: Beat it.
There are several instances of gang members (most notably the Jets) mouthing the wrong words during the songs.
The credits at the end of the movie appear as graffiti on street signs.
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