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West Side Story (1961)

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.
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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.

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Genre:Crime, Drama, Romance
Directed By:Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
Written By:Ernest Lehman, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins
In Theaters:12/13/1961
Box Office:$43,656,822
Runtime:152 minutes
Studio:The Mirisch Company, Seven Arts Productions

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