"West Side Story" quotes

West Side Story poster
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Director: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Writer: Ernest Lehman, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins
Production: N/A
Year: 1961
MetaScore: 86/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $44,055,492
Released: 18 Oct 1961
Awards: Won 10 Oscars. 28 wins & 10 nominations total

53 Clips

I'll dig you an early grave - West Side Story 00:08
I'll dig you an early grave
We gotta show them who's on top - West Side Story 00:24
We gotta show them who's on top
What are you doin' here - West Side Story 01:15
What are you doin' here
You gotta let me in the gang - West Side Story 00:29
You gotta let me in the gang
I want you all the form two circles - West Side Story 00:30
I want you all the form two circles
Down goes a teenage hoodlum - West Side Story 00:56
Down goes a teenage hoodlum
I ain't playing anymore - West Side Story 00:35
I ain't playing anymore
You Puerto Ricans get what you've been itching for - West Side Story 01:23
You Puerto Ricans get what you've been itching for
You gotta handkerchief first - West Side Story 00:08
You gotta handkerchief first
I'm an American girl now - West Side Story 00:46
I'm an American girl now
What are we doin' - West Side Story 00:25
What are we doin'
I and Velma ain't dumb - West Side Story 00:24
I and Velma ain't dumb
Now move in and shake hands - West Side Story 00:39
Now move in and shake hands
Bernardo's girl wants to help - West Side Story 00:29
Bernardo's girl wants to help
We've gotta show them who's on top - West Side Story 00:46
We've gotta show them who's on top
Now you listen to me - West Side Story 02:49
Now you listen to me
With our arms open - West Side Story 00:27
With our arms open
Go wear a skirt - West Side Story 01:04
Go wear a skirt
Four and a half years I live wit' a buddy an' his family - West Side Story 00:53
Four and a half years I live wit' a buddy an' his family
Everywhere grime in America - West Side Story 00:15
Everywhere grime in America
You ain't never gonna get married - West Side Story 00:28
You ain't never gonna get married
When you're a Jet - West Side Story 00:28
When you're a Jet
You're a Jet all the way - West Side Story 00:27
You're a Jet all the way
Everyone there will give big cheers - West Side Story 00:09
Everyone there will give big cheers
We won't bite   not till we know you better - West Side Story 00:21
We won't bite not till we know you better
If Chino hurts him - West Side Story 00:32
If Chino hurts him
Let's get crackin' - West Side Story 00:59
Let's get crackin'
I  I didn't believe hard enough - West Side Story 00:43
I I didn't believe hard enough
Why do you kill - West Side Story 00:25
Why do you kill
Here come the Jets - West Side Story 00:28
Here come the Jets
We gotta stand up to them Doc - West Side Story 01:23
We gotta stand up to them Doc
I like to be in America - West Side Story 00:29
I like to be in America
Come to the dance tonight - West Side Story 01:03
Come to the dance tonight
Make it not true - West Side Story 00:16
Make it not true
Is this the only way to get to you - West Side Story 00:54
Is this the only way to get to you
Juvenile delinquency is purely a social disease - West Side Story 00:24
Juvenile delinquency is purely a social disease
When do you kids stop - West Side Story 00:16
When do you kids stop
Get outta here - West Side Story 00:54
Get outta here
You hoodlums don't own the streets - West Side Story 00:55
You hoodlums don't own the streets
And that's going to cure something - West Side Story 00:52
And that's going to cure something
I got a feelin' - West Side Story 01:35
I got a feelin'
My brother is a silly watchdog - West Side Story 00:22
My brother is a silly watchdog
Bernardo was right - West Side Story 00:31
Bernardo was right
I know a boat you can get on - West Side Story 00:15
I know a boat you can get on
I am the village idiot - West Side Story 00:15
I am the village idiot
You're not thinking I'm someone else - West Side Story 01:11
You're not thinking I'm someone else
Why do you kids live like there's a war on - West Side Story 00:14
Why do you kids live like there's a war on
You all killed him - West Side Story 00:24
You all killed him
I've got a social disease - West Side Story 00:12
I've got a social disease
Didn't ya hear me - West Side Story 00:40
Didn't ya hear me
At the gym last night - West Side Story 00:35
At the gym last night
Am I a victim of disappointment in you - West Side Story 00:15
Am I a victim of disappointment in you
When the Sharks come - West Side Story 00:36
When the Sharks come

Cast

Maria - Natalie Wood
Anita - Rita Moreno
Bernardo - George Chakiris
Schrank - Simon Oakland
Doc - Ned Glass
Action - Tony Mordente
Baby John - Eliot Feld
Snowboy - Bert Michaels
Tiger - David Bean
Joyboy - Robert Banas
Mouthpiece (as Harvey Hohnecker) - Harvey Evans
Gee-Tar - Tommy Abbott
Anybodys - Susan Oakes
Graziella - Gina Trikonis
Chino - Jose De Vega
Pepe - Jay Norman
Indio - Gus Trikonis
Juano - Eddie Verso
Luis (as Robert Thompson) - Robert E. Thompson
Toro (as Nick Covacevich) - Nick Navarro
Del Campo - Rudy Del Campo
Chile - Andre Tayir
Consuelo - Yvonne Wilder
Rosalia - Suzie Kaye
Francisca (as Joanne Miya) - Nobuko Miyamoto
Kid on Bicycle - Martin Abrahams
Glad Hand - John Astin
Debby, Snowboy's Girlfriend - Francesca Bellini
Hotsie, Tiger's Girlfriend - Elaine Joyce
Child Extra - Priscilla Lopez
Playback vocalist for Natalie Wood - Marni Nixon
Margarita, Rocco's Girlfriend - Olivia Perez
Police Officer #3 - Lou Ruggiero
Madam Lucia - Penny Santon
Estella, Loco's Girlfriend - Luci Stone
Minnie, Baby John's Girlfriend - Pat Tribble
Dancer - Gary Troy