"★★★★★ – will leave you gasping" – Guardian
"★★★★★ – Heartfelt and heart-breaking" – Empire
"A revelatory riff on a beloved classic" – Indiewire
"★★★★★ – a timely testament to the genius of Stephen Sondheim" – Telegraph
"An exuberant modern fairytale" – Time
★★★★★ – Evening Standard
Steven Spielberg’s dazzling new reimagining of the beloved 1957 Broadway show tells the classic story of fierce rivalries and young love in ‘50s New York.
Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver) and singing-sensation Rachel Zegler play the star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria, who fall head-over-heels for each other against the backdrop of the rivalry between two warring gangs – the Jets and the Sharks.
Adapted for the screen from the original 1957 Broadway production, with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by the late Stephen Sondheim.
Dir: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose
USA 2021, 156mins