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West Side Story

1961-12-13 | Crime / Drama
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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 kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.
Director: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Stars: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer

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27 wins 35 nominations
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    Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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    Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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    Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

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West Side Story FAQ

The director of West Side Story is Jerome Robbins.
The genre of West Side Story is Crime,Drama,Romance.
The runtime of West Side Story is 152 minutes.
West Side Story won 1962 Academy Awards, USA, 1962 Golden Globes, USA, 2011 Satellite Awards, 2003 Online Film & Television Association, 1999 PGA Awards, 1997 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1963 Sant Jordi Awards, 1962 Directors Guild of America, USA, 1962 Grammy Awards, 1962 Laurel Awards and 3 others.
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..
The certification of West Side Story is NR,PG.
The revenue of West Side Story was 43,656,822 USD.
The release date of West Side Story is December 13, 1961.
On July 19, 2021, the IMDB rating of West Side Story is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 91/100, Metacritic rating is 86/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The casts of West Side Story are Natalie Wood starring as Maria, Richard Beymer starring as Tony, Russ Tamblyn starring as Riff, Rita Moreno starring as Anita, George Chakiris starring as Bernardo, Simon Oakland starring as Lieutenant Schrank.
The production budget of West Side Story was 6,000,000 USD.
On July 19, 2021, there were 5274 public reaction to West Side Story including instantly falling in love, spirited character, live wire character, unsurpassed, invigorating.