Do you remember the members of the Greasers: Ponyboy Curtis, Dally Winston, Two-Bit Matthews and others? "The Outsiders" introduced the world to the Brat Pack, a “gang” of young celebrities who captured the attention of the media and fans alike for their behind-the-scene antics.
The star-studded movie itself is the quintessential narrative of "West Side Story," where there are two gangs, the Greasers from the poor North Zone and the Socs from the wealthy South Zone. Is the movie sounding familiar? Then before we give away too much, take the quiz now and see how much you really do remember!
In the film, a wrong must be righted when the Socs beat up Johnny and try to drown Ponyboy in a fountain. Things quickly go from bad to worse when Johnny saves Ponyboy, but in so doing he stabs and kills a Soc. Soon after, another tragedy strikes, which shows the true character of the Greasers.
This coming-of-age movie struck a chord in pre-teens and teens alike, as it was ranked the #2 movie during its opening weekend. Remember all the amazing characters that brought the novel to life on the silver screen? Take the Ultimate Outsiders quiz now. Just click the button below.
S.E. Hinton's novel was called "The Outsiders" - the movie was appropriately named after it.
The Outsiders was only Howell's second film. His first film role was as Tyler in ET the Extra-Terrestrial!
The Greasers were named after Ponyboy's greasy hair.
The Socs refers to the South Side Socials.
He has two older brothers.
It was released on March 25, 1983.
The Outsiders was filmed at 6 different locations all in Oklahoma!
Darrel is the older brother who looks after Ponyboy in wake of the parents death in a car accident.
Sodapop Curtis is portrayed by Rob Lowe. This was Lowe's breakthrough role in his acting career.
The Outsiders was one of three films that Swayze acted in throughout 1983.
Bob Sheldon is portrayed by actor Leif Garrett. In addition to acting, he is also a singer and television personality.
Dally Winston was portrayed by actor Matt Dillon
Estevez and Rob Lowe are considered to have established the Brat Pack upon being cast in The Outsiders together.
While this was just a supporting role for Tom Cruise, he had his first leading role in Risky Business in the same year, 1983.
Sheri "Cherry" Valance is played by actress Diane Lane.
Though each of those songs is on the official soundtrack, Stay Gold is considered to be the theme.
The Outsiders book has sold more than 14 million copies and grossed more than $33 million at the box office!
Cherry got in a fight with her boyfriend Bob and when she walked away from him, she landed in the area of Ponyboy and a few other Greasers.
This film helped spark the Brat Pack genre of the 1980s with its cast of up-and-coming stars.
Most of the cast were in their late teens with the exception of Ralph Macchio who was 21 and Patrick Swayze who was 31 years old.
Ponyboy loses consciousness after the Socs attempt to drown him. When he regains consciousness, he learns something really bad has happened.
While the Socs are trying to drown Ponyboy, Johnny pulls out his switchblade and stabs Bob to death.
Dally informs Ponyboy and Johnny that murderers are executed in Oklahoma and urge them to get out of town!
Ralph Macchio once said he only wanted to play Johnny because he was most like him!
The church is on Jay Mountain and it is old and wooden.
Dally brings them food supplies and even drives them into the town.
Cherry would go along with the story that Johnny and Ponyboy were in Texas, according to Dally.
To pass the time in the abandoned church, Ponyboy reads Gone with the Wind and quotes the poem Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost.
Upon filming the fire scene, Director Francis Ford Coppola wanted "more fire" - it turned into a massive fire scene and thankfully a downpour followed!
Both sides agree to a temporary truce until their next big rumble, and their no-weapons rule was a sign of respect.
Johnny suffers a broken back and severe burns.
The Greasers win, but Johnny is unimpressed by the victory.
It was rated PG-13 for violence, teen drinking and smoking, and some sexual reference.
Johnny dies in the hospital from the injuries sustained during the fire.
Dally can't bear the death of Johnny, and although his gun is unloaded, he refuses to drop it and police shoot him to death.