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

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Trivia

Roger Donoghue (born 11/20/30 Yonkers, NY - died 8/20/06 Greenport, NY) was the prizefighter who Budd Schulberg credited with partly inspiring the famous line of Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando), "I coulda been a contender". He was Brando's trainer for the film. He came up with the idea of ... ...


Quotes

Johnny: You take it from here, Slugger.


Goofs

Towards the end of the film when Terry confronts John Friendly at the little club house on the river, a Coke machine on the porch appears and disappears between cuts.


Crazy Credits

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

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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