West Side Story (1961) Winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical set among the tenements of New York City finds star-crossed lovers Maria and Tony caught in the midst of a turf war between rival street gangs.
West Side Story (1961) Academy Award winning film. Romeo and Juliet inspired story of native born and Puerto Rican kids battling it out on the streets of New York. George Chakiris seen here won an Oscar for his role as Bernardo, leader of the Sharks. Rita Moreno, would also garner an Oscar for her role in this film.