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West Side Story (1961)

Not Rated  |   |  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 George Chakiris in West Side Story (1961)
  • Rita Moreno in West Side Story (1961)
  • Linwood G. Dunn in West Side Story (1961)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • Natalie Wood and Robert Wise in West Side Story (1961)
  • Jerome Robbins 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

There are several instances of gang members (most notably the Jets) mouthing the wrong words during the songs.


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

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