On the Waterfront (1954)

"The man lived by the jungle law of the docks!"
Audience Score
80
NR 1 hr 48 minJul 28th, 1954Drama, Crime
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.
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Movie Details

Theatrical Release:July 28th, 1954
On DVD & Blu-ray:October 23rd, 2001 - Buy DVD
Original Language:English
Production Companies:Columbia Pictures, Horizon Pictures
Movie Tags:murder, mafia