- Abe Simon, Arthur Keegan, Don Blackman, Eva Marie Saint, Fred Gwynne, James Westerfield, John F. Hamilton, John Heldabrand, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Leif Erickson, Marlon Brando, Martin Balsam, Michael V. Gazzo, Nehemiah Persoff, Pat Henning, Pat Hingle, Rod Steiger, Rudy Bond, Scottie MacGregor, Tami Mauriello, Tony Galento
- Elia Kazan
- Crime, Drama
Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny’s thugs, and later meets the dead man’s sister and feels responsible for his death. She introduces him to Father Barry, who tries to force him to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers.