Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
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10 | Dynamic and exhilarating landmark musical offering a still-topical spin on the age-old "Romeo and Juliet" story.
It is a testament to the musical and theatrical brilliance of "West Side Story" that this teenage urban love...
The film is included on Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" list.
Riff: Beat it.
The shape of the dry patch of ground in the final scene is inconsistent between shots.
There are no opening credits; a red tinted aerial still of Manhattan with the title is shown as the overture plays. As the overture ends, the red tint is removed and the shot segues to aerial photography of Manhattan streets and landmarks.
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