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

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Trivia

Marlon Brando objected to certain aspects in the famous taxicab scene. When filming began, Brando began to improvise some dialogue, surprising Rod Steiger. After a while, Elia Kazan told Brando to "knock it off". The problem Brando had with the scene, as he explained to screenwriter Budd Schulberg... ...


Quotes

Johnny: You take it from here, Slugger.


Goofs

In the last scene, as Brando makes his way to the warehouse, after being beaten up by Cobb and the goons, the chalk writing on the sign changes from "8:00 am (plus two lines), to: "5 full crew & 5 Extras"


Crazy Credits

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

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Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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