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A young couple falls in love despite the fact they have ties to opposing gangs who are fighting for the same piece of New York's west side. This modernized (and musical) version of Romeo and Juliet won numerous awards.

MPAA Rating Not Rated
Theatrical Release December 22, 1961
Director Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Cast Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer
Run Time 152
1961 MGM

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