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On the Waterfront

1954

N / A

108 Min

On the Waterfront

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On the Waterfront is a social criticism gangster film from director Elia Kazan, about an ex-boxer, who is part of the corruption of the trade unions for the men working on the waterfront in New York. A film about mob violence that won eight Academy Awards.

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Released:
Jul 28th, 1954
Budget:
$910,000.00
Revenue:
$9,600,000.00
Country:
USA

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- The leading characters were based on real people: Terry Malloy was based on longshoreman and whistle-blower Anthony De Vincenzo; Father Barry was based on waterfront priest John M. Corridan;…More

- Grace Kelly turned down the role of Edie Doyle, deciding to make Rear Window instead.

- After reading the script, PCA officials became concerned about the level of violence contained in the film. As a result, the scenes of Terry's beating were reduced substantially.

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