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Rated NR · 108 min. · 2054

Drama

A slightly dim-witted ex-boxer, working on the docks of Hoboken's waterfront, is challenged to step up to the mobsters who control the longshoremen's' union by appearing before a state commission as witness after his lawyer brother and best friend are rubbed out. Prodding him to this calling are the local priest and the girl he loves -- the sister of his murdered friend.

Director: Elia Kazan
Writer: Budd Schulberg and Malcolm Johnson
Producer: Sam Spiegel
Cast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J Cobb, Rod Steiger, Pat Henning, Eva Marie Saint, Leif Erickson, James Westerfield, Tony Galento and Tami Mauriello

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