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 and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)
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  • Marlon Brando and Mike O'Dowd in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)

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Trivia

Elia Kazan, in his autobiography "A Life", says that the choice of an actress to play Edie Doyle was narrowed down to Elizabeth Montgomery and Eva Marie Saint. Although Montgomery was fine in her screen test, there was something well-bred about her that Kazan thought would not be becoming for ... ...


Quotes

Johnny: You take it from here, Slugger.


Goofs

The label on the bottle of "Paddy" whiskey changes orientation in every other shot when Johnny Friendly is telling Charlie to straighten out his brother.


Crazy Credits

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

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

22 June 1954

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$910,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,600,000 (USA)

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