Now Streaming on DIRECTV

Now Streaming

Watch Now

West Side Story (1961)

PG 12/13/1961 (US) CrimeDramaRomance 2h 32m

The screen achieves one of the great entertainments in the history of motion pictures

Overview

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.

  1. Jerome Robbins

    Author, Director, Screenplay

  2. Robert Wise

    Director

  3. Arthur Laurents

    Screenplay

  4. Ernest Lehman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

Full Cast & Crew

West Side Story
West Side Story

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page