5 Movies Like West Side Story To Watch

Best Movies Like West Side Story

Here is our list of Movies like West Side Story that we are sure you will enjoy. As an adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores the forbidden love between two teenage street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, of different ethnic backgrounds, as well as their rivalry between the two.

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In the Heights

Year: 2021

Director: Jon M. Chu

In this film version of the Broadway musical, Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny he gets every day as he imagines and sings about a better life he imagines in the future.

Endless Love

Year: 2014

Director: Shana Feste

It is the story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy, whose instant attraction sparks a love affair made even more reckless by their parents’ efforts to keep them apart, who are trying to keep their love forbidden.

Everything, Everything

Year: 2017

Director: Stella Meghie

A teenager who has been confined to her home for most of her life falls in love with the boy living next door to her.

An Hour Behind

Year: 2017

Director: Brian Brough

The time change as well as a case of mistaken identity lead to Trish and Parker having a wonderful blind date, but are they able to keep the relationship going?


Year: 2013

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

With a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ with an Indian twist, the film focuses on the story of Ram and Leela, their love, lust, and the drama that ensues from their relationship.

The Best Movies Like West Side Story

I hope you find something on this list you will enjoy; if you like West Side Story, we are sure you will enjoy the rest of these titles. Comment below on other movies you have enjoyed similar to West Side Story.

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