Overview

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.

  1. Budd Schulberg

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Elia Kazan

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Marlon Brando

    Marlon Brando

    Terry Malloy

  2. Karl Malden

    Karl Malden

    Father Barry

  3. Lee J. Cobb

    Lee J. Cobb

    Johnny Friendly

  4. Rod Steiger

    Rod Steiger

    Charlie Malloy

  5. Pat Henning

    Pat Henning

    Timothy Dugan

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On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 28, 1954
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $910,000.00

Revenue $9,600,000.00

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