West Side Story (1961)

West Side Story (1961)

1961 NR 152 Minutes

Crime | Drama | Music

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"...

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good

User Review

  • JRhagan


    10 / 10
    One of the greatest musical films(and films in general) ever made. West Side Story manages to cover serious themes including race, poverty, discrimination, yet most importantly love. While still managing to keep a mostly warm tone throughout. As a great musical of this note should, West Side Story has stupendous musical numbers, and scintillating choreography to match any film. With great, likable characters to top it off, West Side Story is a true classic, worthy of all it's praise, and any film studies class