One of the most impactful and lauded American musical films, Leonard Bernstein’s musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet is set in New York City. There rival street gangs battle for territory and respect.
The White Jets, led by Riff, and the Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo, hate each other to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding. But when Riff’s best friend and former Jet Tony and Bernardo’s younger sister Maria meet at a dance, no one can do anything to stop their love.
Will Tony and Maria’s love carry through a battle that threatens to destroy the people around them?
In English, with English subtitles, 152 mins.