On the Waterfront
# 36  On the Waterfront (1954, Elia Kazan)  Ranked # 36
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Groups Marlon Brando - Actor
Boris Kaufman - Cinematographer
Sam Spiegel - Producer
Released 1954   (original release year)   Release Dates - IMDB
Director Elia Kazan
Country USA
Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint
Genres Drama / Romance / Crime / Gangster
Language English
Color B&W
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Academy Awards  -  1954 Best Motion Picture Winner
AFI 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time 1998  -  #8
AFI 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time 2007  -  #19
AFI Desk Reference : Notable Films  -  1954    Book
BAFTA British Academy Film Awards  -  1954 Film Nominee
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James Berardinelli : All-Time Top 100  -  #92    Review  Read more about On the Waterfront    Book
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2002  -  #24  (8 votes)
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2012  -  #73  (5 votes)
Director's Guild of America  -  1954 Motion Pictures Winner
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Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time  -  #17    Book
Film Daily Annual Critics Poll  -  1954 #2    1963 Year Book of Motion Pictures
Greatest Films  -  100 Greatest FilmsReview  Read more about On the Waterfront
Four-Star Movies  -  #17/101    Book
Golden Globes  -  1954 Picture: Drama Winner
The Guardian : 1000 Films to See Before You DieWebsite
Guinness Book of Film : The Top 100  -  Genre: Drama
Halliwell's Top 1000  -  #56    Book
Have You Seen . . . ?: A Personal Introduction to 1,000 FilmsBook
Leonard Maltin : 100 Must-See Films of the 20th CenturyBook
Leonard Maltin : Movie Guides  -  Book
National Board of Review  -  1954 Best Film
National Film Registry  -  Selected 1989
National Film Review's Top 70 of Last Century
National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential FilmsBook
New York Film Critic's Circle  -  1954 Best Picture Winner
The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies...Review  Read more about On the Waterfront    Book
Gerald Peary : 100 Films for Film LiteracyWebsite
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die : 2004, 2007, 2011Book
Time Magazine ALL-TIME 100 MoviesWebsite
TV Guide Film & Video Companion 2006  -  
Venice International Film Festival  -  1954 Nominee