West Side Story

2020 Drama | Suspense/Thriller | Romance | Musical
71%

A remake of the 1961 film about two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Our Review

by Deirdre Molumby
Star Rating:

'West Side Story' is a musical triumph and a remake done right

In 1950s New York City, tensions between two rival street gangs, the Jets and Sharks, are getting increasingly threatening. One night, Tony (Ansel Elgort), who is the best friends of the leader of the Jets, Riff (Mike Faist), and Maria (Rachel Zegler), who is the sister of the leader of the Sharks, Bernardo (David Alvarez), meet and fall in love. Their affair could lead to peace between the gangs at last – or alternatively, all-out war.

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