On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront (1954)

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Drama, Mystery & Thriller, Crime
1h 48min
Age rating


Marlon Brando
Terry Malloy
Karl Malden
Father Barry
Lee J. Cobb
Johnny Friendly
Rod Steiger
Charlie Malloy
Pat Henning
Timothy Dugan
Martin Balsam
Gillette (uncredited)
Michael V. Gazzo
Bit Part (uncredited)
Fred Gwynne
Slim (uncredited)
Pat Hingle
Jocko (uncredited)
Scottie MacGregor
Mother of a Longshoreman (uncredited)
Nehemiah Persoff
Cab Driver (uncredited)


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.

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