Overview

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato, and falls for local girl Judy. However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz. When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid's real troubles begin.

  1. Nicholas Ray

    Director, Story

  2. Stewart Stern

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Dean

    James Dean

    Jim Stark

  2. Natalie Wood

    Natalie Wood

    Judy

  3. Sal Mineo

    Sal Mineo

    John "Plato" Crawford

  4. Ann Doran

    Ann Doran

    Mrs. Carol Stark

  5. Jim Backus

    Jim Backus

    Frank Stark

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 27, 1955
    PG-13
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • September 23, 2018
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

  • October 29, 1955
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $1,500,000.00

Revenue $4,500,000.00

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