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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  • George Chakiris and Russ Tamblyn in West Side Story (1961)
  • Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise in West Side Story (1961)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • "West Side Story," Director Jerome Robbins and Natalie Wood. 1961/UA

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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

Tony's arm jumps up from his side between shots at the end of the balcony scene.


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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