reviews

88
Based on 10 Critics
  • The acting and the best dialogue passages have an impact that has not dimmed; it is still possible to feel the power of the film and of Brando and Kazan, who changed American movie acting forever. show more

  • The chance to watch a four-star classic the way it was meant to be seen -- fresh print, big screen -- is so rare as to be worth the trip. show more

  • On the Waterfront may have baggage, but that doesn't prevent it from being one of the great American productions of the mid-20th century. show more

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