Most of the movies today, are based on famous novels and other winning award standards. An example of this, is the worldwide known classic Romeo and Juliet, that has tried to be replicated on the big screen many times. Some of these, have not been accord to what the original Shakespeare’s version described was happening between the two lovers. Although not a direct imitation of the book, the 1957 movie of Westside story has suddenly drawn many comparisons and similarities. The tragic end and plot in both works are basically the same, and some of the scenes and characters are similar. Many of the characters in Romeo and Juliet are highly parallel to the ones in the musical.