Ponyboy is walking home from the movie theatre alone. A group of 5 Socs arrive in a Corvair and beat up Ponyboy until Darry, Sodapop and other members of the Greasers come to help him out.
No, please don't!
Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dally go to the Movies and meet two Socs girls named Cherry and Marcia. Dally was picking on the girls until Johnny stood up for them and told Dally to stop. The two girls became friends with Johnny and Ponyboy.
I'll go buy some supplies at the store, you stay inside.
Darry, Ponyboy's oldest brother, is worried about Ponyboy since it is late and he hasn't been home all day. When Ponyboy came back Darry was made at him and he hit Ponyboy. He began crying and then ran away with Johnny.
Johnny and Ponyboy run away from home and stop at the park. While they are at the park a group of Socs, who had beaten up Johnny before, spots them and one of them, named Bob begins to try to Drown Ponyboy in a fountain. Johnny takes out his switchblade and kills Bob to save Ponyboy.
Johnny and Ponyboy have runaway so they don't get into trouble for murdering Bob. They ride a train and hide in an abondoned church with little supplies. Johnny and Ponyboy cut their hair and change their clothes to try to blend in and not get caught.