On The Waterfront (1954)
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Directed by: Elia Kazan
Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger
On The Waterfront ranked # 8 on the American Film Institute's Top 100 American Films list.
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.
On The Waterfront is available on a Special Edition DVD featuring Commentary by Film Critic/Writer Richard Schickel and Elia Kazan Biographer Jeff Young an Exclusive Featurette: "CONTENDER-Mastering the Method", Elia Kazan Interview, Vintage Photo Gallery, and Talent Files for Elia Kazan, Writer Budd Schulberg, Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb and Eva Marie Saint.
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