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Starring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera, Ana Isabelle, Corey Stoll, Brian d’Arcy James, Rita Moreno
New movie adaption of the hit 1957 Broadway musical directed by Steven Spielberg. West Side Story (2021) follows teenagers Tony and Maria (Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler), who fall in love despite being affiliated with rival gangs, the Jets and Sharks, in 1950s New York City.
We’ll add the best quotes once the movie is released and we’ve had a chance to watch it, but for now, here’s a small selection.
Maria: This is my first time in New York City. I want to be happy here. I want to make a life, a home.
Maria: [moviequotesandmore.com] Bernardo thinks I’m a kid.
Anita: You are a kid, kiddo.
Bernardo: Tonight is about family.
Bernardo: The first Gringo boy who smiles at you…
Bernardo: [to Tony] What were you doing with my sister?
Maria: [moviequotesandmore.com] I never seen you before. You’re not Puerto Rican.
Tony: Is that okay?
Maria: You tell me.
Anita: [to Maria] Your brother has something to say to you.
Bernardo: I apologize, for behaving last night like a…
Anita: Like a gangster.
Riff: Kill the lights.
Maria: [singing] There’s a place for us. Somewhere a place for us. Somewhere.
Riff: [moviequotesandmore.com] You know, I wake up to everything I know either getting sold, or wrecked, or being taken over by people that I don’t like.
Maria: I want to be happy here. I want to make a life, a home.
Bernardo: You keep away from him. As long as you’re in my house.
Maria: I’m a grownup now, Bernardo. I’m going to think for myself.
Anita: [moviequotesandmore.com] Do you want to start World War Three?
Maria: I love him