On the Waterfront (1954)
Spoof/homage to film
humphrey bogart announces that the winner for best cinematography goes to On the Waterfront
Tommy does an impression from one of Brando's scenes.
On a movie marquee as Barry is shopping.
Velma Rogers makes an indirect reference to Brando "making 'Waterfront'."
Part of quiz question.
Ronnie ponders whether "He" (Brando) had similar problems before filming "Waterfront" and "Streetcar".
The Waterfront is mentioned by one of the kids
Chuck and Carol want to see it at the theater.
J.R. and the girl on the roof and the mentioning of pigeons strongly resembles Terry and Edie in "On the Waterfront."
Harold mentions the taxi scene from On the Waterfront, and does an impersonation of Marlon Brando.
Quoted during 'Dueling Brando's'
During the drive-in scene, Walter Paisley mimics Marlon Brando's line "I coulda been a contender" from On the Waterfront.
Bugsy says I couldda been a contender" to Blousey
Quoted by John Belushi in Plato's Cave sketch
Rocky wears similar clothes to Marlon Brando
Muhammad Ali claims to be doing a remake of this on Weekend Update
Johnny says he would rather live in On The Waterfront Estates
A boxer is told he could've been a contender
A stripper tells Drebin she saw this film with a suspect.
The movie-poster is hanging on the wall in the cinema.
mentioned in song lyrics
Alex describes her acting career by saying she "could've been a contender".
Esse says "I could've been a contender" in reaction to her dismissal from television.
Eddie says 'I could have been a contender'
Dorothy mentions the movie by name.
Rimmer: "I could have been an admiral by now! Instead of a nothing, which is what I am, let's face it."
Mentioned in Andew O'Connor's monologue
Movieposter can be seen
Servo: "I coulda been a contender!"
Imitating Marlon Brando, Sam says, "I coulda been a contender."
quote, "He doesn't need a doctor, he needs a priest"
Crow: "Kazan wants me for 'On the Waterfront II: Electric Boogaloo.'"
Narrator: "He coulda been a contender."
The actor Marlon Brando is being auctioned, some of his films are mentioned including this.
Jimmy likens his tough, but vulnerable, demeanour in his first S.O.S. video to "Terry Malloy, On the Waterfront. Brando. He had vulnerability", and he goes on to mention the glove scene.
Draws influence on Butch's washed up boxer character. Also, the fighter Butch is supposed to take a dive against is named Wilson, the same name as the fighter Terry Malloy actually does dive against.
Incorrectly given as answer to a question
Ross says "I could have been a contender"
Tom: "Terry Malloy!"
Tom (as Tor): "Tor could have been contender; instead, bum."
The Kurtz-style character says "I coulda been somebody, I coulda been a contender".
a newsreel from 1955 mentions that the film won the Oscar for Best Picture
Joe: "I could have been a contender"
Tommy does an impression of Brando's "I could have been a contender" speech to Debbie.
Frank quotes Terry Malloy when he says, "I could been a contender"
"I could've been a contender."
referenced when the clips from the 1955 Oscar Awards are shown
Louis impersonates another character made famous by Marlon Brando -- Terry Malloy.
The "Film Club" members walk past a display for "On the Waterfront" at a theater.
Salem quotes Marlon Brando from this film in his accent
mentioned in dialogue
The Waterfront Hotel
A fan yells, "Mikey, you coulda been a contenda!"
Alternate candidate than "His Girl Friday" for best film ever, suggested by Francie
seen in tv
Rod Steiger talks about the taxi cab scene.
Pauly Walnuts tells Silvio that he's seen it in HD.
Alan mentions seeing pictures of an actor taken from this movie.
Segment You Rock My World has Waterfront Hotel, and features Brando
Ca. 12 minutes into the film Bella calls her porn movie a remake of the older film.
scene with Hellboy and small child on the roof of the apartment complex features caged pigeons, which get considerable screentime. this is clearly a reference to On the Waterfront, where Brando spends many important scenes on the roof with his pigeons.
Referenced by name.
It is mentioned in a magazine.
One character mentions this movie when comparing Marlon Brando to Montgomery Clift.
Denise tells Kevin On the Waterfront is her second favourite film of all time.
all Jeopardy! round categories are inspired by movie catch phrases, including "I Coulda Been a Bartender"
Laurence Fishburne and John G. Avildsen mention the film.
"I coulda been a contender."
The line "We are gonna be contenders. We are gonna be somebodies." is similar to the famous line "I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody."
The title is seen
Johnny's "ghost" quotes Brando from this movie.
One of the characters performs a scene from On the Waterfront
Brando's role is compared to Sinatra's in The Man with the Golden Arm
Publicity item from Rick's collection.
Mentioned in dialogue
Included in a $16,000 question
main character's idolatry of Marlon Brando
"You could've been a contender."
A line from the film is included in a $16,000 question
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Name That Movie"
Will uses the "I coulda been a contender!" line.
Subject of a $12,500 question
Included in a $12,500 question
mentioned by Omar Sharif
Subject of a $2,000 question
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Tales from the Script"
Jeremy Piven says Mike Tyson is halfway between Terry Malloy from the film and Col. Kurtz from "Apocalypse Now"
Gary Sinise mentions this movie during interview
Ray does a Marlon Brando impression, and says "I coulda been somebody". He also mentions the film by name, and the fact that it was set in Red Hook.
In the "Stars of Tomorrow" segment, Laura acts out a scene from "On the Waterfront."
One of the DVDs Sofia collects for Lily.
Brady Black: "I coulda been a contender."
"I could have been a better contender"
Graham Norton says "I coulda been a contender"
Hannah's father jokingly attributes his Woody Allen quotation to On the Waterfront.
Artie Lange says: 'It's like the cab scene in On the Waterfront'
"I coulda been a consigliere"
Mentioned in dialogue
"I could've been someone."
Aladdin sing the line "I could have been a contender."
Brando discusses his philosophy of life with Eva Marie Saint
This film is #8 on the list.
Cited as one of best 100 movies in last 100 years
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
Many clips from "On the Waterfront" are included in this documentary 'making-of' featurette.
Terry Malloy is #23 on the "Heroes" list.
Scenes from the movie are featured.
Clips featured during Karl Malden's Life Achievement Award presentation.
Memorial Tribute: Elia Kazan
The quote "You don't understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." is #3 on the list.
This film is #36 on the list.
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "I could have been a contender, I could have been somebody."
This film is #19 on the list.
Janet and Eddie watch it on TV, and Janet uses the movie as a euphemism for sex.
A scene from this film is show when talking about Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando.
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Clips of this film are featured during a repeat of a 'Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
Clip of Marlon Brando is shown
Playing on a TV in Coach Byrnes office when Nick and Shawn try to get out of football camp.
Clips shown in a segment on Marlon Brando.
A clip from On the Waterfront was shown at the Oscars.
George A. Romero's #5 favorite film
Stacy watches the film at home.
shots from the film
Clip shown during intro: Terry walks down waterfront.
Clip of Terry Malloy edited into commentary
Marlon Brando takes #8
Dylan and Jamie watch this film.
film clip shown and discussed
Clips seen and discussed
Movie reviewed in this episode.
"You could have been somebody." "I was. I was a contender. It sucked." "So instead you're a bum."
Parodied in "On the Waterfront Again".
Bors spoofs Brando's taxi scene.
At the end, when Carmine and Clark are walking through the field, Carmine tells the Komodo dragon, "You turned out to be a bum. ... You coulda been a handbag."
The line "I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody" is taken from On the Waterfront
In the "Method to Her Madness" segment, Skippy reads lines from "Beyond the Waterfront" with a Marlon Brando caricature.
"I want to be an inventor...I wanna be somebody"
T-Bird's monologue in the backseat of the car spoofs Marlon Brando's monologue in On the Waterfront
Jay shows a clip from the film in which Marlon Brando describes his later career