They grew up on the outside of society. They weren't looking for a fight. They were looking to belong.
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.
91 min, 114 min (2005 edition)
2.35 : 1
Rated PG-13 for violence, teen drinking and smoking, and some sexual reference. (edited version)
Crime, Drama, Romance
Greaser, Gang, Fight, Drive In, Chase
Teen Movie, Coming-of-Age
Feuds, Class Differences, Sibling Relationships, Kids in Trouble, Street Gangs
The Outsiders is a 1983 American drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton. The film was released in March 1983. Jo Ellen Misakian, a librarian at Lone Star Elementary School in Fresno, California, and her students were responsible for inspiring Coppola to make the film.