James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Ann Doran, Jim Backus, Corey Allen, William Hopper, Rochelle Hudson, Dennis Hopper, Edward Platt
United States of America
After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato, and falls for local girl Judy. However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz. When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kids real troubles begin.