On the Waterfront is a 1954 American crime drama film about union violence and corruption among longshoremen. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and written by Budd Schulberg. It stars Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, and, in her film debut, Eva Marie Saint. It is based on “Crime on the Waterfront”, a series of articles in the New York Sun by Malcolm Johnson. The series won the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting. The stories detailed widespread corruption, extortion and racketeering on the waterfronts of Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Description: 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.
Genre: Crime | Drama
IMDB rating: 8.3/10 from 60,615 users
Directed by: Elia Kazan
Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb
Release Name: On.the.Waterfront.1954.720p.BluRay.X264-AMIABLE
Size: 5.52 GB
Video: x264 | 1200×720
Audio: English | DTS | 1510kbps
Runtime: 108 mins