Based on the S.E. Hinton novel of the same name. The tension between two groups: The Greasers and The Socials "Socs" puts Ponyboy Curtis and his best friend Johnny Cade in a bad spot. One night at the movies, Ponyboy and Johnny fall in love with Sherri "Cherry" Valance and Marcia once they get Dally Winston, the toughest and meanest of the Greasers to stop attempting to "score" Cherry and Marcia. What Johnny and Ponyboy don't know is that Cherry and Marcia are girls for the snobbish, popular, and rich group, the Socs. Once Johnny kills Bob Sheldon, the toughest and meanest member of the Socs, Ponyboy and Johnny go to Dally for some help Dally gives them 50 bucks and a loaded gun they run away to an empty church. While there over there Johnny and Pony cut there hair and Pony dies his hair blonde. On his way Dally picks them up and they go out to eat when they come back Pony, Johnny and Dally see the church on fire they go to rescue the kids that are in there. Johnny gets hurt badly on the back, and Dally is burnt Pony is safe. Pony reunites with his 2 older brothers and they are all getting ready for the fight with the socs. Then after the fight with the socs Ponyboy and Dally go in the hospital to tell Johnny on that day Johnny died. Dally was so sad, messed up, and HURT! that he attempted sucide by cop. Dally died then Pony is at school and has a talk with his teacher about his grades and the has to write an essay so he does. it was about the day that whole thing started.