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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  • Natalie Wood and Robert Wise in West Side Story (1961)
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Trivia

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... ...


Quotes

Riff: Come on.
Riff: Beat it.


Goofs

At the end of the film hard-nosed policeman Schrank lets witnesses and perpetrators simply walk away from a murder scene.


Crazy Credits

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

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Musical | Romance

Details

Release Date:

23 December 1961

Language

English, Spanish


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$43,656,822 (USA)

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