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On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront is a 1954 film about mob violence and corruption on the docks, and became a standard of its kind. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and stars Marlon Brando.

It was the winner of eight Oscars

The film also received an additional four Oscar nominations:

The film has been deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.



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