The 10 Best Performances Of Marlon Brando

He had a difficult childhood, was expelled from school at age 16 and sent to military academy, where he excelled in drama classes. He went to New York after her sisters, having studied in various drama schools with emphasis on the time he studied with Stella Adler, and where you set your technique. He began acting in plays, and later, received invitations to appear in cinema, where he would make his mark with masterful performances, and winning several awards, among them the greatest of all, the Oscar twice.
In 2004, the screen legend left this world. He died like an actor who played the cinema, as no one ever succeeded in doing.
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1.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ Don Vito Corleone
An ambitious immigrant from Sicily (Italy) that goes to the United States, and builds an empire, with the Mafia as a basis. He loves the family above all, and does everything in their power to see his family happy, not willing that any of his children working in the mafia world. Disapproves of the drug business, thinking this will only harm their political connections. Their opposition on this business will bring you lots of problems for your life and for those around him. ” - rui_garces_7
 
2.
On the Waterfront (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. (108 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Terry Malloy
A former boxer who could have become a champion, but was forced to working for Johnny Friendly, the head of the most dangerous band of gangsters in the city.
When a rebeld worker is killed, Terry is dominated by the feeling of guilt, and only the love of Edie Doyle, the sister of the dead man, be able to show the extent to which Terry arrived as low, saving him from his suffering and causing in him an revolt feeling, against the oppressors of the workers. ” - rui_garces_7
 
3.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. (122 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Stanley Kowalski
Stanley lives in the Faubourg Marigny, a working-class neighborhood in New Orleans with his wife, Stella. It is a seller of factory parts. He was an Army engineer during World War II, having served as a sergeant. Has a vicious temper, and struggle, often with his wife, which leads to cases of domestic violence. Stanley is rude and crude, dominating Stella with his abusive behavior but sensual, but that only causes revulsion in Blanche, sister of Stella. Angered by Blanche, because it interferes with his relationship with his wife, he discovers the past of coined and expose it, ruining the lives of everyone. ” - rui_garces_7
 
4.
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young Parisian woman meets a middle-aged American businessman who demands their clandestine relationship be based only on sex. (129 mins.)
“ Paul
A middle-aged American in Paris, mourning the death of his wife. He meet Jeannie when will rent an apartment in which she was interested. They begin to have sex on the spot and he proposes that they do not say any information to each other. He rents an apartment and the couple continued to meet until the day that Jeannie goes to the apartment and sees that Paul is gone. Later, he finds her on the street and leads her to a tango house, where he says he wants to start a relationship with her. Jeannie was disappointed with the loss of anonymity and breaks the relationship. Not wanting to lose it, Paul follows her to the apartment where she lived with her mother, where the relationship ends in tragedy. ” - rui_garces_7
 
5.
Viva Zapata! (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century. (113 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Emiliano Zapata
A farmer who like many others, saw their land being stolen, and that makes it clear that the government does not want to do anything for them. Turns out to be a guerrilla, who for years had political importance in the life of the country. He became a very important leader in so-called Mexican Revolution of 1910 against the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz. Considered one of the greatest national heroes in Mexico. He was known as South Warlord. ” - rui_garces_7
 
6.
Julius Caesar (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony. (120 mins.)
“ Mark Antony
In Rome, (just back in March of 44 BC, as had been predicted) Caesar is assassinated, as the senators argue that his ambition has become a tyrant. But Marco Antonio can, in an impassioned speech, reverse the situation and the conspirators are forced to flee. Since then the two armies are formed, one led by Mark Antony and Octavius​​, the other by Cassius and Brutus, and this second army is numerically inferior, but the conspirators prefer suicide to be captured. ” - rui_garces_7
 
7.
Burn! (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada... (132 mins.)
“ William Walker
A British agent sent to the New World to spread the revolution in the colonies of Spain and Portugal, offering to native slaves the financial support of England. He goes to the Burnt Island, a major producer of cane sugar, where the black slaves try to revolt against the opressors. His aim is to contact the leader and offer support English. But arriving late, because the leader had been arrested and executed. Before returning knows the slave Jose Dolores, and is convinced that he can replace the deceased. Settled down and begins to instill libertarian ideas in bold slave, until they get together to organize a major rebellion. ” - rui_garces_7
 
8.
Sayonara (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer. (147 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
“ Lloyd Gruver
An expert pilot of the North American Army who is on assignment in Japan with an American bride and full of xenophobic prejudices. Criticizes all Americans that get involved with Japanese girls, being against marriage between U.S. soldiers and Japanese women. But one day is confronted with a dilemma, he fall in love with one of these women, and has to face the taboos of the time and their own prejudices. ” - rui_garces_7
 
9.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. (147 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
“ Walter E. Kurtz
A Colonel in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. The army hired a Captain (Benjamin L. Willard) to find and kill Kurtz, that is located inside the jungles of Cambodia. They use the pretext that the Colonel had become a threat to humanity, that he demonstrating ideals and realize actions considered insane. It is later found by the Captain, who realizes that the natives worship Kurtz as a god, and the Captain has to take a difficult choice, he has to decide whether or not to fulfill its mission. ” - rui_garces_7
 
10.
The Wild One (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two rival motorcycle gangs terrorize a small town after one of their leaders is thrown in jail. (79 mins.)
Director: Laslo Benedek
“ Johnny Strabler
Leader of a group of rowdy bikers and problematic, which invades the quiet town of California, spreading chaos and the terror through the city. Amid the confusion generated by his gang, Johnny falls for the daughter of the town sheriff (Kathie). But he does not face only the social conflict generated by the difference between him and Kathie, but a psychotic rival known as Chino, which promises to further complicate the situation. ” - rui_garces_7