One of the most powerful films of the 1950s, On the Waterfront is a gritty tale of corruption, mob violence, and murder. Waterfront features a number of strong performances, including Marlon Brando in his riveting "I coulda been a contenda" role, Eva Marie Saint in her screen debut, and a host of others. Nominated for a dozen Academy Awards, the film captured eight Oscars including Best Picture and Director (Elia Kazan), Best Story and Screenplay (Budd Schulberg), Best Actor (Brando), and Best Supporting Actress (Saint). This is a rarely offered Insert.
An ex-prize fighter turned New Jersey longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses, including his older brother, as he starts to connect with the grieving sister of one of the syndicate's victims.