On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront (1954)

"The man lived by the jungle law of the docks!"
TMDb Score
NR 1 hr 48 minJul 28th, 1954Crime, Drama

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.

Marlon Brandoas Terry Malloy
Karl Maldenas Father Barry
Lee J. Cobbas Johnny Friendly