West Side Story (1961) (Movie)

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West Side Story
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West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. It stars Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, and George Chakiris, and was photographed by Daniel L. Fapp, A.S.C., in Super Panavision 70. Wikipedia


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West Side Story is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on plays, United States National Film Registry films, United Artists films, Films set in New York City, Best Picture Academy Award winners, Films whose cinematographer won the Best Cinematography Academy Award, Films whose art director won the Best Art Direction Academy Award and Films featuring a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winning performance.

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Lieutenant Schrank: (as they exit) Say goodbye to the nice boys, Krupke. Officer Krupke: Goodbye, boys. Snowboy: (mimicking Krupke) "Goodbye, boys." Action: (mimicking Shranke) "You hoodlums don't own the streets." Snowboy: "Go play in the park!" Action: "Keep off of the grass." Ice: "Get outta the house!" Action: "Keep off the block!" A-Rab: "Get outta here!" Action: "Keep off of the world!" A gang that don't own the street is nothin'! Riff: WE DO OWN IT!


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Nominated for 30 Awards | Won 23

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