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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, f

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1961-12-13

Runtime 152 minutes

Budget $6m

Revenue $44m

Ratings

TMDB 7.3

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kate_elizabeth_3748 shared a tip "One of my all time favorite movie musicals"

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loida_milian-gonczarow shared a tip "Love the story and Rita Mireno stole the show!"

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harman_singh_8559 shared a tip "The most beautiful sound I ever heard."

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kayla_lopez_3978 shared a tip "As a Puerto Rican I have a love/hate relationship with this movie."

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melissa_kirkbride shared a tip "When you're a jet. You're a jet all the way!"

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eastofgosling shared a tip "I should’ve watched this earlier than I did!"

melissa_lewis_2559 shared a tip "It's a more modern version of Romeo & Juliet. I watched it many years ago"

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jen_desrocher shared a tip "It's one of my favorites."

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savannah_ellis_9038 shared a tip "Watched this back in high school, great "modern" (for the time) take on romeo and juliet"

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melissa_wells shared a tip "Such a great movie. Sad but beautiful."

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ariel_farias_4840 shared a tip "Great movie"

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hope_haugstad shared a tip "Classic musical, lovely"

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amy_smith_4751 shared a tip "Musical version of romeo and juliet"

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don_lemon shared a tip "I enjoyed the whole movie the second time.I hated the ending until I realized it had to end the way it did."

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crystal_d shared a tip "Love this musical!!"

mary_fullington shared a tip "Classic must see for any movie-phile"

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c_o_6100 shared a tip "Love the music and message."

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natalia_hernandez0321 shared a tip "It’s a beautiful classic! 5/5 I love this movie!"

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yvette_casanova shared a tip "Number 1."

lizzie_zielinski shared a tip "it’s basically like Romeo and Juliet 😙✌️"

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james_smith_8233 shared a tip "This was one of the movies that changed my life as a child. To me it was the beginning of the appreciation of art."

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heather_mcgraw shared a tip "It's just the best, that's all"

elena_arriaga shared a tip "Love, love, love this movie!!!"

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Borrisss shared a tip "Veldig ikonisk og bra film"

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clara_frade shared a tip "Absolute Classic!"

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paul_mitchell_5433 shared a tip "It will always be a classic"

richard_birch shared a tip "One of my all time favorite since I was a kid and saw it in the theater"

vanessa_kihika shared a tip "The plot was so complex and it added to the character's way of life."

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alice_p shared a tip "The only musical for me."

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sofia_mangel shared a tip "A classic musical. If you haven’t watched it, watch it!"

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sonia_cossack_pohwa shared a tip "Must see classic ”I feel prettyyyy""

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allison_green_162 shared a tip "One of my absolute favorite movies!"

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