West Side Story (1961)

Director
Jerome Robbins; Robert Wise

Main cast
Natalie Wood; Richard Beymer; Russ Tamblyn; Rita Moreno; George Chakiris

Genres
Music, Crime, Drama

Description
In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.


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