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 kid’s real troubles begin.
|Tagline:||The bad boy from a good family.|
|Cast:||Almira Sessions, Ann Doran, Bert Stevens, Beverly Long, Chuck Hamilton, Chuck Hicks, Clifford Morris, Corey Allen, David McMahon, Dennis Hopper, Dick Wessel, Dorothy Abbott, Edward McNally, Edward Platt, Faye Michael Nuell, Frank Mazzola, Gus Schilling, House Peters Jr., Ian Wolfe, Jack Grinnage, Jack Simmons, James Dean, Jim Backus, Jimmy Baird, John Close, Marietta Canty, Natalie Wood, Nelson Leigh, Nicholas Ray, Nick Adams, Paul Birch, Paul Bryar, Peter Miller, Ralph Moratz, Robert B. Williams, Robert Foulk, Rochelle Hudson, Sal Mineo, Steffi Sidney, Virginia Brissac, William Hopper|
|Director:||Don Alvarado, Nicholas Ray, Robert Farfan|