On the Waterfront

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Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs, and later meets the dead man's sister and feels responsible for his death. She introduces him to Father Barry, who tries to force him to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers.

Director: Elia Kazan
Writer: Budd Schulberg (screenplay), Budd Schulberg (based upon an original story by), Malcolm Johnson (suggested by articles by)
Production: N/A
Year: 1954
MetaScore: 91/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 22 Jun 1954
Awards: Won 8 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 9 nominations.


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Terry Malloy - Marlon Brando
Father Barry - Karl Malden
Johnny Friendly - Lee J. Cobb
Charley Malloy - Rod Steiger
Kayo Dugan - Pat Henning
Glover - Leif Erickson
Truck - Tony Galento
'Pop' Doyle - John F. Hamilton
Moose - Rudy Bond
Barney - Abe Simon
Edie Doyle - Eva Marie Saint
Gillette - Martin Balsam
Sidney - Dan Bergin
Dues Collector - Zachary Charles
Bit Part - Jere Delaney
Tommy Collins - Thomas Handley
Mrs. Collins - Anne Hegira
Jocko - Pat Hingle
Girlfriend of a Longshoreman - Katherine MacGregor
Johnny's Banker - Barry Macollum
Longshoreman - Tiger Joe Marsh
Bit Part - Edward McNally
Specs - Mike O'Dowd
Cab Driver - Nehemiah Persoff
Longshoreman - Johnny Seven