Year of Release: 1961 Running Time: 2 hrs. 31 min. MPAA Rating: Not rated Director:
Screenwriter: Ernest Lehman Producers: Robert Wise Studio: United Artists
West Side Story Synopsis
Loosely based on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, this movie adaptation of Leornard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking Broadway musical stars Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer as two young lovers caught between warring New York City youth gangs.