West Side Story

A city divided. Their love will change everything.


West Side Story
Spielberg’s re-imagining of the classic hit stage show and film, itself based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Two teenagers from different ethnic backgrounds fall in love in 1950s New York City, which leads to conflict.

156 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Prejudice).
Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance.

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Did you say your name was Romeo?
Did you say your name was Romeo?

Credits

Cast
Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Brian d'Arcy James, Corey Stoll, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera,
Director
Steven Spielberg
ScreenplayTony Kushner, from the play by Arthur Laurents
MusicLeonard Bernstein
CinematographyJanusz Kaminski
EditingSarah Broshar, Michael Kahn
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround 7.1
SA distributorFilmfinity
Made in2021
Produced by20th Century Studios, Amblin Entertainment, Amblin Partners, TSG Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreCrime
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone (sic)
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsContains scenes of sexual violence.
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for some strong violence, strong language, thematic content, suggestive material and brief smoking.
Runtime156
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
3
Sex
2
Language
3
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
43 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
140 critics
17
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
19
CommonSenseMedia
Sandie Angulo Chen quote iconDazzling musical adaptation has violence, language.
20

What the People say

IMDB
504 Netizens
16

Average .. 89%

18

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