West Side Story

West Side Story

Director: Jerome Robbins | Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical

Released: 1961 | Runtime: 153 min

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

Stars of this Movie

West Side Story Quotes

  • Tony: Well end your suffering little man. Why don't you pack up your gear and clear out of here?
  • [last lines]
    Maria: Te adoro, Antone.
  • Bernardo: [singing] Everywhere grime in America / Organised crime in America / Terrible time in America
    Anita: You forget I'm in America
  • Lieutenant Schrank: All right, wise guys. Now you listen to me. All of ya! You hoodlums don't own these streets. And I've had all the roughhouse I'm gonna put up with around here! You wanna kill each other, kill each other! But you ain't gonna do it on my beat. Are there any questions?
    Bernardo: Yes sir. Would you mind translating that into Spanish?
    Lieutenant Schrank: Get your... friends outta here Bernardo. And stay out! [Mock charm]
    Lieutenant Schrank: Please.
    Bernardo: Okay, Sharks. *Vaminos.* [Leaves with his gang]
    Lieutenant Schrank: Boy oh boy! As if this neighborhood wasn't crummy enough! [Pleasantly, to the Jets]
    Lieutenant Schrank: Now look, fellas. Let's be reasonable. If I don't get a little law and order around here, I get busted down to a traffic corner. And your friend don't like traffic corners. So that means you're gonna start making nice with the PRs from now on. [Grabs A-Rab by the shoulder]
    Lieutenant Schrank: I said nice, get it? Because if you don't, and I catch any of you doing any more brawlin' in my territory, I'm gonna personally beat the living crud out of each and every one of you and see that you go to the can and rot there. Say good-bye to the nice boys, Krupke.
    Officer Krupke: Good-bye, boys.
  • Riff: [singing] When you're a Jet, you're a Jet all the way! from you first cigarette your last dyin' days.
  • West Side Story Quotes- See more quotes