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On the Waterfront (1954)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 1, 1954
Running time:108 minutes
Cast:Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J Cobb, Rod Steiger, Pat Henning
Director:Elia Kazan
Producer:Sam Spiegel
Writer:Budd Schulberg, Malcolm Johnson
Distributor:Sony Pictures

Description: A slightly dim-witted ex-boxer, working on the docks of Hoboken's waterfront, is challenged to step up to the mobsters who control the longshoremen's' union by appearing before a state commission as witness after his lawyer brother and best friend are rubbed out. Prodding him to this calling are the local priest and the girl he loves -- the sister of his murdered friend.

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