Rebel Without a Cause (1955)


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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 96% / Audience 88%

Rated PG-13,  1 hr 51 mins

Nicholas Ray
James Dean  •  Natalie Wood  •  Sal Mineo  •  Ann Doran

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James Dean Jim Stark
Natalie Wood Judy
Sal Mineo John 'Plato' Crawford
Ann Doran Mrs. Carol Stark
Jim Backus Frank Stark
Corey Allen Buzz Gunderson
William Hopper Judy's Father
Rochelle Hudson Judy's Mother
Dennis Hopper Goon
Edward Platt Ray Fremick
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Virginia Brissac Mrs. Stark, Jim's grandmother