The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.
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In the film's poster, the Greasers are shown laughing as Johnny is smirking. This was a candid shot, taken during the photo session in which the actors were supposed to look tough at the camera. What happened was that Leif Garrett (Bob, the Soc) was approaching the food table off-camera, and a stagehand said, "Hey, Leif. Don't dig in yet. Save that for the actors." Then Ralph Macchio said, "Yeah Leif, save that for the actors." This comment cracked up the cast, and the photo was used. Read More