West Side Story Synopsis
A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs.
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Great 50th Annivisary Presentation!

By mima4747
What a wonderful evening! The 50th Anniversary Showing of West Side Story was so very enjoyable. As a freshman in high school 49 years ago my twin sister & I saw the movie 4 times. Although my...

West Side Story

By MongoLikeCandy
Really great to see on a big screen, once the Cinemark theater where I saw it worked out the bugs in its digital projection. I don't even like musicals very much, but every song in this show is...

West Side Story

By NancyGuz
This was such a pleasure to see on the big screen. I've seen it many times and own a copy but have never had the full movie experience. I took my boyfriend who has NEVER seen it. I was so jealous...

Review of West Side Story

By thecflesch
WSS puts Romeo and Juliet in NYC in the 1960s. Through Sondheim's lyrics and Shakespeare's story prototype, we follow the tragic love story of Tony and Maria. Tony is associated with the street gang...

A most beautiful film!

By stopmo
Wonderful film! Wonderful presentation from the Egyptian theater. One of the best theaters ever. Too bad there was only one screening. I would go again. Catch it the Aero theater: [BLOCKED WEBSITE]...

greatest musical

By cattlady
I saw this movie 50 years ago at a theater when it first came out, It has withstood the test of time, and is still just as great today....

west side story greatness!!

By graceme100
west side story is a classic, all should see it and transport themselves to a simpler time. yes it's gangs dancing and fighting...who does that? but underneath that is a message of desire for a...

West Side Story at Kips Bay 11/9/11

By SEH1
I had seen the restored print earlier this year at the TCM Film Festival at the Egyptian Theater. The experience last night via Fathom was a disaster at the above theater. I had 7 people including...

Greatest Musical of All Time

By crh0315
I loved the interviews in the beginning. The movie was fantastic in its digitally remastered form. The disk was broken a shuffled a few times but it was still great on the big screen!...

A classic

By justkat
This was a once in my and my daughters lifetime. It was fantastic to see this classic movie in this format.It was fantastic....

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 11+ Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
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