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.
Sarah Jessica Parker turned down the offer to play Cherry.
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 Dally uses phone (at 01:24:07 in 91 m.), a tilted In-and-Out burger cup is visible. There were fewer than 20 open at the time, and only in Southern California.
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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