On the Waterfront

  • On the Waterfront: A Classic Film Created in Hoboken

    The 1954 film On the Waterfront was shaped by its setting in Hoboken. On the Waterfront featured Marlon Brando as Terry Malloy, a tough guy struggling with his conscience and his loyalty to a waterfront gang. While most movies at the time were filmed on studio stages, On the Waterfront was filmed on location, mostly in Hoboken. Many Hoboken residents played extras or even minor characters.

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  • On The Waterfront Map

    On the Waterfront was filmed almost entirely in Hoboken, New Jersey. This map marks locations found in the movie. Much has changed since On the Waterfront was filmed in 1953.

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