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On the Waterfront

Marlon Brando stars in the archetypal role of ex-fighter Terry Malloy, working for boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) on the gang-ridden waterfront. The classic American movie of redemption, with a great unflinching script by Budd Schulberg. Winner of eight Academy Awards, this powerful, brilliantly performed saga co-stars Rod Steiger, Karl Malden and Eva Marie Saint.

Year: 1954
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, Classic Drama, Academy Award - Best Picture, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Nick's Favourites, Best of the 1950s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Time Mag's 100 Best, Alice Members' Top 100, Gangsters, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Golden Globe - Drama, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Rod Steiger, Marlon Brando, Lee J Cobb, Karl Malden
Duration: 108 Minutes
Rating: PG
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Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films

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