When two poor Greasers, Johnny and Ponyboy, are assaulted by a vicious gang, the Socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
- Genre: Crime, Drama
- Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, American Zoetrope
- Keyword: street gang, based on novel or book, children's home, coming of age, gang, juvenile delinquent, tulsa, oklahoma, based on young adult novel
- Cast: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez