West Side Story


West Side Story

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.

Votes 389 (7/10)

Runtime: 152 minutes

Release Date 1961-10-18

Budget: $6,000,000.00

Revenue: $43,656,822.00

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

Production company:

  • United Artists
  • Seven Arts
  • Mirisch Pictures

Production country:

  • United States of America

Genres:

  • Crime
  • Drama
  • Music

Trailer

Further Information

Maria
Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
Tony
Richard Beymer
Richard Beymer
Riff
Russ Tamblyn
Russ Tamblyn
Anita
Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
Bernardo
George Chakiris
George Chakiris
Lieutenant Schrank
Simon Oakland
Simon Oakland
Doc
Ned Glass
Ned Glass
Officer Krupke
William Bramley
William Bramley
Ice
Tucker Smith
Tucker Smith
Action
Tony Mordente
Tony Mordente
A-Rab
David Winters
David Winters
Baby John
Eliot Feld
Eliot Feld
Snowboy
Bert Michaels
Bert Michaels
Tiger
David Bean
David Bean
Joyboy
Robert Banas
Robert Banas
Big Deal
Scooter Teague
Scooter Teague
Mouthpiece
Harvey Evans
Harvey Evans
Gee-Tar
Tommy Abbott
Tommy Abbott
Anybodys
Susan Oakes
Susan Oakes
Graziella
Gina Trikonis
Gina Trikonis
Velma
Carole D'Andrea
Carole D'Andrea
Chino
Jose De Vega
Jose De Vega
Pepe
Jay Norman
Jay Norman
Indio
Gus Trikonis
Gus Trikonis
Juano
Eddie Verso
Eddie Verso
Loco
Jaime Rogers
Jaime Rogers
Rocco
Larry Roquemore
Larry Roquemore
Luis
Robert E. Thompson
Robert E. Thompson
Toro
Nick Navarro
Nick Navarro
Del Campo
Rudy Del Campo
Rudy Del Campo
Chile
Andre Tayir
Andre Tayir
Consuelo
Yvonne Othon
Yvonne Othon
Rosalia
Suzie Kaye
Suzie Kaye
Francisca
Joanne Miya
Joanne Miya
Glad Hand, the dance organizer
John Astin
John Astin
Madam Lucia
Penny Santon
Penny Santon
Director
Robert Wise
Robert Wise
Producer
Robert Wise
Robert Wise
Production Design
Boris Leven
Boris Leven
Music Editor
Richard Carruth
Richard Carruth
Screenplay
Ernest Lehman
Ernest Lehman
Sound
Murray Spivack
Murray Spivack
Production Manager
Allen K. Wood
Allen K. Wood
Costume Design
Irene Sharaff
Irene Sharaff
Director of Photography
Daniel L. Fapp
Daniel L. Fapp
Music
Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein
Assistant Director
Robert E. Relyea
Robert E. Relyea
Makeup Artist
Emile LaVigne
Emile LaVigne
Set Decoration
Victor A. Gangelin
Victor A. Gangelin
Screenplay
Arthur Laurents
Arthur Laurents
Theatre Play
Arthur Laurents
Arthur Laurents
Book
Arthur Laurents
Arthur Laurents
Screenplay
Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
Director
Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
Author
Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
Choreographer
Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
Other
Saul Bass
Saul Bass
Title Designer
Saul Bass
Saul Bass
Sound
Fred Lau
Fred Lau
Associate Producer
Saul Chaplin
Saul Chaplin
Music Supervisor
Saul Chaplin
Saul Chaplin
Editor
Thomas Stanford
Thomas Stanford
Assistant Editor
Marshall M. Borden
Marshall M. Borden
Orchestrator
Irwin Kostal
Irwin Kostal
Music Supervisor
Irwin Kostal
Irwin Kostal
Songs
Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim
Property Master
Sam Gordon
Sam Gordon
Other
Tony Mordente
Tony Mordente
Music Supervisor
Johnny Green
Johnny Green
Conductor
Johnny Green
Johnny Green
Other
Harold Prince
Harold Prince
Other
Howard Jeffrey
Howard Jeffrey
Other
Roger L. Stevens
Roger L. Stevens
Special Effects
Linwood G. Dunn
Linwood G. Dunn
Production Artist
Maurice Zuberano
Maurice Zuberano
Orchestrator
Sid Ramin
Sid Ramin
Music Supervisor
Sid Ramin
Sid Ramin
Sound
Vinton Vernon
Vinton Vernon
Wardrobe Supervisor
Bert Henrikson
Bert Henrikson
Hairstylist
Alice Monte
Alice Monte
Sound Editor
Gilbert D. Marchant
Gilbert D. Marchant
Other
Tommy Abbott
Tommy Abbott
Other
Margaret Banks
Margaret Banks
Other
Betty Walberg
Betty Walberg
Vocal Coach
Bobby Tucker
Bobby Tucker
Script Supervisor
Stanley K. Scheuer
Stanley K. Scheuer
Second Assistant Director
Jerome  M. Siegel
Jerome M. Siegel
Other
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