West Side Story is a 2021 American musical romantic drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Tony Kushner.
It is the second feature-length adaptation of the 1957 stage musical of the same name.
It stars Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler in her feature film debut, as well as Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, and Rita Moreno in supporting roles.
Moreno, who starred in the 1961 film adaptation, also served as an executive producer alongside Kushner. The film features music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Where to Watch ‘West Side Story’
You can watch “West Side Story” at home right now on Disney Plus and HBO Max. All Disney Plus and HBO Max subscribers can watch the film for free.
Disney Plus costs $8 per month for ad-free access to the service’s entire streaming library.
Members can also download programs to watch offline, and the platform supports up to 4K quality streaming for select titles, including “West Side Story.”
You can upgrade to the Disney Bundle, which starts at $14 per month and includes Disney Plus, ESPN+, and ad-supported Hulu.
West Side Story Trailer
Where to Watch the Original ‘west Side Story’ From 1961
The original film adaptation of “West Side Story” (1961) is available on HBO Max.
The first film received critical acclaim and won ten Academy Awards in 1962. Rita Moreno, who also appears in the 2021 remake, received an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Anita.
What Other New Movies Can I Stream Right Now?
Many new films, including several Oscar nominees, have recently been added to streaming services.
Here’s a list of some popular films that are now available for streaming, as well as links to where you can watch them:
- “Free Guy” (HBO Max, Disney Plus)
- “The King’s Man” (HBO Max, Hulu)
- “Marry Me” (Peacock Premium)
- “Nightmare Alley” (HBO Max, Hulu)
- “The 355” (Peacock Premium)
Frequently Asked Questions
Is West Side Story Available on Netflix or Prime?
Amazon Prime is One Streaming Service Where You Can Currently Rent or Buy West Side Story 1961. (The Film is Even Available to Stream in 4k Hd).
When Can I Watch West Side Story 2022?
As of March 2, 2022, Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story Will Be Available to Stream on Disney Plus and Hbo Max. Following a “Minimum 45-day Exclusive Theatrical Release,” the Film’s Musical Adaptation Was Released on Streaming Services.
Will West Side Story Be Available on Amazon?
With an HBO Max or Hulu Subscription, You Can Watch the Original West Side Story From 1961 Online. At-home Moviegoers Can Also Purchase or Rent the Film Online via Amazon Prime Video, Apple Tv, Google Play, Vudu, and Youtube.