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On The Waterfront

Sullied only by the flagrant violence employed by the union leaders, this redemptive story of personal atonement leaves viewers holding to the hope that one man can make a difference if he is willing to stand up and be counted. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 108
Theater Release: 24 Jun 1954
Video Release: 18 Feb 2013
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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On The Waterfront is rated Not Rated:

Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Eva Marie Saint
Studio: 1954 Columbia Pictures

Detailed Review

Down on the murky waterfront, steady work for the longshoremen ebbs and flows according to union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee Cobb) and his motley litter of well-heeled thugs. Talk too… 
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Why Is On The Waterfront Rated Not Rated?

Overall: B+ Sullied only by the flagrant violence employed by the union leaders, this redemptive… 
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