On the Waterfront

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Director

Elia Kazan

Cast

Marlon Brando as Terry Mallory

Karl Malden as Father Pete Barry

Lee J. Cobb as Michael J. Skelly / Johnny Friendly

Rod Steiger as Charley ‘the Gent’ Malloy

Eva Marie Saint as Edie Doyle

Pat Henning as Timothy J. ‘Kayo’ Dugan

John F. Hamilton as ‘Pop’ Doyle

James Westerfield as Big Mac

Fred Gwynne as Mladen ‘Slim’ Sekulovich

Leif Erickson as Glover / Crime Commission

Rudy Bond as Moose

Writers

Budd Schulberg (screenplay and original story)

Malcolm Johnson (suggested by articles ‘Crime on the Waterfront’)


Summary

A focus on union violence and corruption amongst longshoremen, while detailing widespread corruption, extortion, and racketeering on the waterfronts of Hoboken, New Jersey.

Genre

Crime, Drama

Released

July 28, 1954

Runtime

1hr 48min

MPAA

Not Rated

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