On the Waterfront (1954)

A slightly dim-witted ex-boxer, working on the docks of Hoboken's waterfront, is challenged to step up to the mobsters who control the longshoremen's' union by appearing before a state commission as witness after his lawyer brother and best friend are rubbed out. Prodding him to this calling are the local priest and the girl he loves -- the sister of his murdered friend.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Elia Kazan

Cast:

  • Marlon Brando
  • Karl Malden
  • Lee J Cobb
  • Rod Steiger
  • Pat Henning
  • Eva Marie Saint
  • Leif Erickson
  • James Westerfield
  • Tony Galento
  • Tami Mauriello

Writers:

  • Budd Schulberg
  • Malcolm Johnson

Producer:

  • Sam Spiegel

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