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On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront(1954)

Also Known As: Bottom of the River | Crime on the Waterfront | Waterfront |

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Brief Synopsis

A young stevedore takes on the mobster who rules the docks.

Cast & Crew

Elia Kazan Director
Marlon Brando Terry Malloy
Karl Malden Father Barry
Lee J. Cobb Johnny Friendly
Rod Steiger Charley "the Gent" Malloy
Pat Henning Kayo Dugan
Leif Erickson Eddy Glover

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 28 Jul 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
An Elia Kazan Production
AFI; LFR (private)
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Horizon-American Pictures, Inc..
Duration(mins):  107-108 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Sink or Swim On the Waterfront

    Clichae,H.A. 2016-08-05

    It was fitting to watch this movie on the big screen in a theatre. The Brandon. Malden, & even Steiger characters portrayed real men- an almost extinct... MORE>

  • Talent does not come easily.

    DON RILEY 2016-02-18

    Truman Capote once said.........actors are "stupid people, they are not intelligent". He specifically cited Marlon Brando and what he described... MORE>

  • On The Waterfront

    Michael Whitty 2016-01-11

    Marlon Brando as a union worker on the New York waterfront has to decide about informing on the legal side of gangsters affecting his union. As a movie of... MORE>