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On the Waterfront
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NR,1hr 47min
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October 1, 1954
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Sony Pictures
Synopsis: This classic story of Mob informers was based on a number of true stories and filmed on location in and around the docks of New York and New Jersey. Mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) rules the waterfront with an iron fist. The police know that he's been responsible for a number of murders, but witnesses play deaf and dumb ("plead D & D"). Washed-up boxer Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) has had an errand-boy job because of the influence of his brother Charley, a crooked union lawyer ... Full Synopsis
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Terry Malloy
Father Barry
Johnny Friendly
Charley Malloy
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On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront [Criterion Collection]
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