On the Waterfront (1954)

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An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.


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  • Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marlon Brando, Sam Spiegel, Brando's parents, ON THE WATERFRONT, Columbia, 1954, **I.V.
  • Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)

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Trivia

Marlon Brando later wrote in his autobiography, Songs My Mother Taught Me, that the film "was really a metaphorical argument" by Elia Kazan and Budd Schulberg: "They made the film to justify finking on their friends. Evidently, as Terry Malloy, I represented the spirit of the brave, ... ...


Quotes

Johnny: You take it from here, Slugger.


Goofs

At around 1h 4 mins when the waterfornt crew are in the Longshoreman's Local 374 hut and Johnny Friendly is telling Charlie to sort out Terry, Mac is seen reading and his seating position changes between shots.


Crazy Credits

and introducing Eva Marie Saint

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Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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