On the Waterfront - Milestones

Right on the money. Yes, there's a lot of action and soul searching during the first sequence (Hook to Inciting Incident), but it's the Waterfront Crime Commission officer's accosting Terry on the dock that assures us this movie will be about Terry deciding whether or not to atone for his role in Joey Doyle's death, and it's Terry's interaction with Edie Doyle that propels him to the showdown with Johnny Friendly.

Minute Calc Min:Sec Milestones Quote Range MaL Range MiL Range MiH Range MaH
End minute 1:12 Hook On the waterfront, Johnny Friendly gives ex-boxer Terry Malloy an assignment (lure Joey Doyle onto the roof).     4:305625 7:49125
107.1 14:2625 Inciting Incident A Waterfront Crime Commission officer tells Terry that Terry has the right not to talk, but that the public has a right to know the facts. 7:49125 11:076875 17:448125 21:03375
First minute 27:405 Plot Turn 1 (24:44) Terry guides Edie Doyle (Joey's sister) out of the church. (27:12) Edie asks Terry what the panhandler meant when he said Terry was there that night. (40:55) Edie tells Terry she attends a college run by the Sisters of St. Anne. She drops her glove. Terry picks it up and cleans it off for her. 21:03375 24:219375 30:590625 34:17625
1.2 40:5475 Pinch 1 Terry tells Edie he'd rather live like an animal than end up like Joey. 34:17625 37:361875 44:133125 47:31875
Preminutes 54:09 Midpoint After giving the murdered Timothy Dugan his last rites, Father Barry gives his Jesus Sees speech to keep his promise to stand up with Dugan against the mob. 47:31875 50:504375 57:275625 60:46125
1.2 67:2325 Pinch 2 (67:23) Charley attempts to convince Johnny that Terry's rooftop conversation with the WCC officer is no threat to Johnny. (68:30) Johnny tells Charley to drive Terry out to the place they've been using and try to straighten Charley out on the way; and if he fails, to give Terry to Jerry G, an enforcer. 60:46125 64:046875 70:418125 74:00375
Minute total 80:375 Plot Turn 2 (80:38) Terry unhooks Charley's body from the wall and lays it on the ground. (81:02) Terry tells Edie he's going to take Charley's murder out on the skulls of Johnny and his pisteleros. (81:30) Gun in hand, he stalks down the alley. 74:00375 77:189375 83:560625 87:14625
105.9 93:5175 Resolution (93:51) Terry pulls his hook out of the pigeon coop door. (94:24) Terry tells Edie he's not a bum, despite what everybody always said about him. (94:32) He tells her he's going down to the waterfront to get his rights. 87:14625 90:331875 97:103125 100:28875
  107:06 Conclusion Backed up by the Longshoremen, Terry staggers up to the foreman(?). Everybody gets to work. Johnny rants and raves about coming back for revenge, but everyone ignores him. 100:28875 103:474375    
Av Distance              
13.2375              
Min Range              
3.31              
Max Range               
6.62              

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