PG | | Crime, Drama
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
Rob Lowe turned eighteen-years-old during filming. According to Lowe, the other boys mercilessly played pranks on him all day on his birthday, such as Saran wrapping his toilet seat, and filling his hotel room with fire extinguishing foam.
When I stepped out into the bright sunlight, from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman, and a ride home.
When the boys arrive at the church fire, Johnny opens his door on the passenger side of the convertible twice (at 48:38 and 48:49 in 91 m.).
Closing dedication: This film is dedicated to the people who first suggested that it be made... Librarian Jo Ellen Misakian and the students of the Lone Star School in Fresno, California.
The television edit of the film has several additions that are not featured on the theatrical version
$5,068,165 (USA) (27 March 1983)
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