West Side Story (1961)

Movie"The screen achieves one of the great entertainments in the history of motion pictures."
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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 romantics, one from each gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:December 13th, 1961 - Buy Tickets
On DVD & Blu-ray:February 6th, 2001 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$6,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$43,700,000 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Walter Mirisch
Production Companies:Seven Arts Productions, The Mirisch Company