Set in 1960s Oklahoma, Francis Ford Coppola's exciting adaptation of S.E. Hinton's classic tale chronicles a bitter gang war between the working-class "greasers" and the upscale "socs." When a violent encounter results in the death of a rival gang member, greasers C. Thomas Howell and Ralph Macchio must go on the run from the law, forcing them to grow up before their time. The supporting cast features a host of future stars, including Diane Lane, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, and Tom Cruise. 91 min. /Extended edition; 114 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.