The Outsiders (1983)Year: 1983
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio
Movie details a town split between the wealthy South Zone gang called the Socials and the poor North Zone gang called the greasers. Dallas Winston, Ponyboy Curtis and Johnny Cade The greasers befriend the rich Cherry Valance and Marcia at a drive-in. Later that night, a group of SOCs hunting and beat Johnny and attempt to drown Ponyboy in a fountain. However, Johnny stabs one Soc and kills him, saving Ponyboy. The desperate boys seek Dallas who finds a hideout for them in a nearby town. A week later, Johnny and Ponyboy decide to return to their hometown of Dallas, to claim the murder as self-defense. But on the way back, they see the church on fire and Ponyboy and Johnny help the children trapped in the church and become heroes. But Johnny is badly wounded and confined to the hospital. Meanwhile, the SOC and the Oilers are preparing to fight.