THE APPALOOSA
1966, Universal, 98 min, USA, Dir: Sidney J. Furie

Marlon Brando stars as Matt Fletcher, a Mexican-American buffalo hunter at odds with ominous local bandit general Chuy Medina (John Saxon). It’s the last straw for Matt when Chuy steals his appaloosa horse, and he sets out for revenge - even if it means singlehandedly taking on all of Chuy’s ruthless gang in the process. Saxon received a Golden Globe nomination for his supporting turn.


ON THE WATERFRONT
1954, Sony Repertory, 108 min, USA, Dir: Elia Kazan

Director Elia Kazan’s stunning adaptation of Budd Schulberg’s account of Hoboken dock-worker life stars Marlon Brando as a has-been fighter who falls in love with the sister (Eva Marie Saint) of the "stool pigeon" he set up. Rod Steiger delivers a wrenching performance as the older brother who helped betray Brando’s chances as a boxer, and Karl Malden is the tough, working-class priest who serves as Brando’s conscience. Featuring Lee J. Cobb in an Oscar nominated performance as Johnny Friendly.


APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX
1979, American Zoetrope, 202 min, USA, Dir: Francis Ford Coppola

Reluctant assassin Martin Sheen leads a motley crew of soldiers upriver to find unhinged and off-the-map colonel Marlon Brando in director Francis Ford Coppola's wildly surreal Vietnam epic. The film's arresting score incorporates both original music by Coppola and his father, composer Carmine Coppola, and Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung." Adapted from Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness,' and co-starring - among many others - Robert Duvall and Dennis Hopper (in one of his greatest supporting performances).


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