On the Waterfront

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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.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $910,000.00

Revenue $9,600,000.00

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Release Information

  • July 28, 1954
    NR, Theatrical

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Cast 22

  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. PH

    Pat Henning
    Timothy Dugan

  6. Leif Erickson
  7. James Westerfield
  8. TG
  9. TM
  10. JF

    John F. Hamilton
    'Pop' Doyle

  11. JH
  12. Rudy Bond

    Rudy Bond
    Moose

  13. DB
  14. AK
  15. AS

    Abe Simon
    Barney

  16. Eva Marie Saint

    Eva Marie Saint
    Edie Doyle

  17. Martin Balsam

    Martin Balsam
    Gillette (uncredited)

  18. Michael V. Gazzo

    Michael V. Gazzo
    Bit Part (uncredited)

  19. Fred Gwynne

    Fred Gwynne
    Slim (uncredited)

  20. Pat Hingle

    Pat Hingle
    Jocko (uncredited)

  21. Scottie MacGregor

    Scottie MacGregor
    Mother of a Longshoreman (uncredited)

  22. Nehemiah Persoff

    Nehemiah Persoff
    Cab Driver (uncredited)

Crew 11

Art

  1. Richard Day

    Richard Day
    Art Direction

Camera

  1. BK

    Boris Kaufman
    Director of Photography

Crew

  1. MJ

    Malcolm Johnson
    Additional Writing

Directing

  1. Elia Kazan

    Elia Kazan
    Director

Editing

  1. GM

    Gene Milford
    Editor

Production

  1. SS

    Sam Spiegel
    Producer

  2. GJ

    George Justin
    Production Manager

Sound

  1. Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein
    Original Music Composer

  2. JS

    Jim Shields
    Sound Designer

Writing

  1. Budd Schulberg

    Budd Schulberg
    Screenplay

  2. Budd Schulberg

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