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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  • "On The Waterfront" Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger 1954 Columbia
  • Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • "On The Waterfront" Marlon Brando, Karl Malden 1954 Columbia

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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

When Terry sets up Joey Doyle it's already dark outside, but when the camera pans up to the roof where the killers are waiting, the sky is still light.


Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown over a bamboo-type mat background.

Storyline

Plot Summary


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Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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