West Side Story (1961)

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Director

Jerome Robbins

Robert Wise

Cast

Natalie Wood as Maria

Richard Beymer as Tony

Marni Nixon as Maria’s singing voice

Jimmy Bryant as Tony’s singing voice

Russ Tamblyn as Riff

Rita Moreno as Anita

George Chakiris as Bernardo

Simon Oakland as Police Lt. Schrank

Writers

Ernest Lehman (screenplay)

Arthur Laurents (play)

Jerome Robbins (play)


Summary

A modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister.
A modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister.

Genre

Musical, Drama, Crime

Released

October 18, 1961

Runtime

2hrs 33min

MPAA

Not Rated

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