Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Entertainment bring On the Waterfront (1954) back to cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event on Sunday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 27. Marlon Brando stars as Terry Malloy, a washed up prizefighter who, through the influence of his brother, Charley (Rod Steiger), a lawyer for a corrupt waterfront union, is employed as an errand boy for the mob. After luring a fellow dockworker and friend to his death to keep him from testifying against labor boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb), the appeals of the dead man's sister (Eva Marie Saint) and a crusading priest (Karl Malden) awaken Terry's guilty conscience and love prompts Terry to seek redemption. All rights reserved. Â© A.M.P.A.S. On The Waterfront Â© 1954, renewed 1982 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved. âAcademy AwardsÂ®â is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.