• West Side Story (2020)

West Side Story

Release Date: December 18th, 2020

TBC |0 min

Plot Summary

An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love, and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.

Cast: Corey Stoll , Ansel Elgort , Rita Moreno , Ana Isabelle , Mike Faist , Brian d'Arcy James , Rachel Zegler , David Alvarez

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Crime , Drama , Musical , Romance

Production Co: Amblin Entertainment,

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    The Hollywood Reporter

    West Side Story is a magnificent show, a milestone in movie musicals, a box-office smash. It is so good that superlatives are superfluous. Let it be noted that the film musical, the one dramatic form that is purely American and purely Hollywood, has never been done better show more

  • 100
    IGN

    The movie is filled with great music, original choreography, and memorable songs. Along with a story that's a great update of Romeo & Juliet, it's really no surprise that the film is considered to be one of the best musicals ever made. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    West Side Story remains a landmark of musical history. But if the drama had been as edgy as the choreography, if the lead performances had matched Moreno's fierce concentration, if the gangs had been more dangerous and less like bad-boy Archies and Jugheads, if the ending had delivered on the pathos and tragedy of the original, there's no telling what might have resulted. show more

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