An angry young Marlon Brando scorches the screen as The Wild One in this powerful ’50s cult classic. Brando plays Johnny, the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. What’s Johnny rebelling against? "What have you got?" he sneers. The leather-jacketed young biker seems hell-bent for destruction until he falls for Kathie (Mary Murphy), a "good girl" whose father (Robert Keith) happens to be a cop. Unfortunately for Johnny, his one shot at redemption is threatened by a psychotic rival, Chino (Lee Marvin) -- plus the hostility and prejudice of the townspeople. All their smoldering passions explode in an electrifying climax!

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The Wild One (1953)

Unrated

Drama · 1h 19m · 12/25/1953

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Marlon Brando! Driven Too Far By His Own Hot Blood!

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An angry young Marlon Brando scorches the screen as The Wild One in this powerful ’50s cult classic. Brando plays Johnny, the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. What’s Johnny rebelling against? "What have you got?" he sneers. The leather-jacketed young biker seems hell-bent for destruction until he falls for Kathie (Mary Murphy), a "good girl" whose father (Robert Keith) happens to be a cop. Unfortunately for Johnny, his one shot at redemption is threatened by a psychotic rival, Chino (Lee Marvin) -- plus the hostility and prejudice of the townspeople. All their smoldering passions explode in an electrifying climax!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Stanley Kramer Productions
Cast
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Marlon Brando

Johnny Strabler / Narrator
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Mary Murphy

Kathie Bleeker
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Robert Keith

Sheriff Harry Bleeker
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Lee Marvin

Chino
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Jay C. Flippen

Sheriff Stew Singer
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Peggy Maley

Mildred
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Hugh Sanders

Charlie Thomas
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Ray Teal

Uncle Frank Bleeker
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John Brown

Bill Hamegan
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Will Wright

Art Kleiner
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Robert Osterloh

Ben
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Robert Bice

Wilson
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Yvonne Doughty

Britches
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William Vedder

Jimmy
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Wally Albright

Cyclist (uncredited)
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Don Anderson

Stinger (uncredited)
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Timothy Carey

Chino's Boy #1 (uncredited)
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Keith Clarke

Gringo (uncredited)
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Jim Connell

Boxer (uncredited)
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Ted Cooper

Racer (uncredited)
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George Dockstader

Cyclist (uncredited)
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John Doucette

Sage Valley Race Official (uncredited)
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Darren Dublin

Dinky (uncredited)
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Richard Farnsworth

(uncredited)
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Sam Gilman

(uncredited)
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Joe Haworth

One of Chino's Boys (uncredited)
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Harry Landers

GoGo (uncredited)
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Eve March

Dorothy (telephone operator) (uncredited)
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Mort Mills

Deputy (uncredited)
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Alvy Moore

Pigeon (uncredited)
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Mary Newton

Mrs. Thomas (uncredited)
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Pat O'Malley

Sawyer (uncredited)
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Jerry Paris

Dextro (uncredited)
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Gene Peterson

Crazy (uncredited)
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K.L. Smith

One of Chino's Boys (uncredited)
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Angela Stevens

Betty (uncredited)
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Gil Stratton

Mouse (uncredited)
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John Tarangelo

Red (uncredited)
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Bruno VeSota

Simmonds (uncredited)
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Blackie Whiteford

Bystander at Art's Accident (uncredited)
Crew
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Laslo Benedek

Director
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John Paxton

Writer
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Frank Rooney

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Wild One

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

3/17/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

The Wild One

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/12/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

The Wild One

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/10/1998

Disc Title Front Cover

The Wild One

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/17/2015

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