West Side Story (1961)

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Directed By Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise Starring Natalie Wood Natalie Wood  •  Russ Tamblyn Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno Rita Moreno  •  Simon Oakland Simon Oakland  •  Penny Santon Penny Santon Genres Based-on-Shakespeare  •  Based-on-Theatre  •  Drama  •  Juvenile Delinquency Film  •  Musical Drama  •  Musical Romance  •  Musical  •  Romance Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Winning  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Winning  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Winning  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Romantic Movies  •  United Artists  •  BBC's 100 Greatest American Films  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film Winning  •  AFI's Greatest Movie Musicals
Release Info 1961-12-23T00:00:00Z December 23, 1961
Color  •  152 minutes NR Rated NR
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phonyfilmfan said on 10/10/2017

"Chicago is great fun but West Side Story is better executed technically with its musical numbers..." more ►

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TommyDoyle2016

TommyDoyle2016 on 7/24/2017 Reply  · 

Annoying and boring crap. That's it.

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hambone88

hambone88 on 1/24/2019 Reply  · 

Some of the songs seemed uninspired. But the framing, direction, and set design were some of the best I’ve ever seen.

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