Marlon Brando: The Fugitive Kind

September 1–October 28, 2017

BAMPFA showcases the indelible roles of an actor who transformed male performance on film, from A Streetcar Named Desire to The Godfather.

  • The Wild One

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

  • On the Waterfront

  • The Godfather

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Past Films

  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse

    • Saturday, October 28 6 PM
    Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper, Eleanor Coppola
    United States, 1991

    Head behind the scenes of one of the most notorious film shoots ever in this fly-on-the-wall documentary on the making of Apocalypse Now. “Fascinating, harrowing film history” (Roger Ebert).

    Introduction by Eleanor Coppola

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  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse

    • Saturday, October 28 6 PM
    Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper, Eleanor Coppola
    United States, 1991

    Head behind the scenes of one of the most notorious film shoots ever in this fly-on-the-wall documentary on the making of Apocalypse Now. “Fascinating, harrowing film history” (Roger Ebert).

    Introduction by Eleanor Coppola

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  • Apocalypse Now Redux

    • Sunday, October 22 6:30 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 2001

    4K Digital Restoration

    A reedit of Coppola’s Vietnam War saga, the most astute, acute portrait of Americans at war in the post-World War II period. At the heart of its madness lies Marlon Brando.

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  • Apocalypse Now Redux

    • Sunday, October 22 6:30 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 2001

    4K Digital Restoration

    A reedit of Coppola’s Vietnam War saga, the most astute, acute portrait of Americans at war in the post-World War II period. At the heart of its madness lies Marlon Brando.

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  • Apocalypse Now Redux

    • Sunday, October 22 6:30 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 2001

    4K Digital Restoration

    A reedit of Coppola’s Vietnam War saga, the most astute, acute portrait of Americans at war in the post-World War II period. At the heart of its madness lies Marlon Brando.

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  • Apocalypse Now Redux

    • Sunday, October 22 6:30 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 2001

    4K Digital Restoration

    A reedit of Coppola’s Vietnam War saga, the most astute, acute portrait of Americans at war in the post-World War II period. At the heart of its madness lies Marlon Brando.

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  • Apocalypse Now Redux

    • Sunday, October 22 6:30 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 2001

    4K Digital Restoration

    A reedit of Coppola’s Vietnam War saga, the most astute, acute portrait of Americans at war in the post-World War II period. At the heart of its madness lies Marlon Brando.

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  • The Godfather

    • Friday, October 20 7 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 1972

    4K Digital Restoration

    Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, and—with an impact that far outweighs his screen time—Marlon Brando anchor Coppola’s oft-imitated, never-improved mob epic, one of the defining films of seventies Hollywood.

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  • The Godfather

    • Friday, October 20 7 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 1972

    4K Digital Restoration

    Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, and—with an impact that far outweighs his screen time—Marlon Brando anchor Coppola’s oft-imitated, never-improved mob epic, one of the defining films of seventies Hollywood.

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  • The Godfather

    • Friday, October 20 7 PM
    Francis Ford Coppola
    United States, 1972

    4K Digital Restoration

    Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, and—with an impact that far outweighs his screen time—Marlon Brando anchor Coppola’s oft-imitated, never-improved mob epic, one of the defining films of seventies Hollywood.

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  • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    • Sunday, October 15 7 PM
    John Huston
    United States, 1967

    John Huston adapts Carson McCullers’s tale of repressed homosexuality with the able help of Marlon Brando as a military man among (many) men on a Southern army base, and Elizabeth Taylor as his put-upon wife.

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  • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    • Sunday, October 15 7 PM
    John Huston
    United States, 1967

    John Huston adapts Carson McCullers’s tale of repressed homosexuality with the able help of Marlon Brando as a military man among (many) men on a Southern army base, and Elizabeth Taylor as his put-upon wife.

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  • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    • Sunday, October 15 7 PM
    John Huston
    United States, 1967

    John Huston adapts Carson McCullers’s tale of repressed homosexuality with the able help of Marlon Brando as a military man among (many) men on a Southern army base, and Elizabeth Taylor as his put-upon wife.

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  • Listen to Me, Marlon

    • Friday, October 6 4 PM
    • Saturday, October 14 3:30 PM
    Stevan Riley
    United Kingdom, 2015

    Free Screenings!

    A treasure trove of audiotapes, home movies, film clips, and more yields a mesmerizing portrait of one of America’s great performers. “A peculiarly philosophical, melancholic and beautiful piece of work” (IndieWire).

  • A Countess from Hong Kong

    • Sunday, October 8 4 PM
    Charles Chaplin
    United Kingdom, United States, 1967

    Sophia Loren and Marlon Brando team up in Charlie Chaplin’s swan song, a bedroom farce involving an American diplomat and a stowaway Russian escaping prostitution.

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  • Listen to Me, Marlon

    • Friday, October 6 4 PM
    • Saturday, October 14 3:30 PM
    Stevan Riley
    United Kingdom, 2015

    Free Screenings!

    A treasure trove of audiotapes, home movies, film clips, and more yields a mesmerizing portrait of one of America’s great performers. “A peculiarly philosophical, melancholic and beautiful piece of work” (IndieWire).

  • The Chase

    • Friday, September 29 7 PM
    Arthur Penn
    United States, 1966

    4K Digital Restoration

    Robert Redford escapes from prison and finds his hometown sheriff (Marlon Brando) lying in wait. Jane Fonda and Angie Dickinson costar in a lusty, gripping melodrama about small-town Texas crude.

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  • The Chase

    • Friday, September 29 7 PM
    Arthur Penn
    United States, 1966

    4K Digital Restoration

    Robert Redford escapes from prison and finds his hometown sheriff (Marlon Brando) lying in wait. Jane Fonda and Angie Dickinson costar in a lusty, gripping melodrama about small-town Texas crude.

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  • The Chase

    • Friday, September 29 7 PM
    Arthur Penn
    United States, 1966

    4K Digital Restoration

    Robert Redford escapes from prison and finds his hometown sheriff (Marlon Brando) lying in wait. Jane Fonda and Angie Dickinson costar in a lusty, gripping melodrama about small-town Texas crude.

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  • On the Waterfront

    • Sunday, September 3 7 PM
    • Saturday, September 23 8 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1954

    4K Digital Restoration

    “I coulda been a contender,” mumbles Marlon Brando in this brilliant drama set among the longshoremen and cops of an East Coast waterfront. Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor.

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  • On the Waterfront

    • Sunday, September 3 7 PM
    • Saturday, September 23 8 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1954

    4K Digital Restoration

    “I coulda been a contender,” mumbles Marlon Brando in this brilliant drama set among the longshoremen and cops of an East Coast waterfront. Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor.

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  • The Fugitive Kind

    • Sunday, September 17 7 PM
    Sidney Lumet
    United States, 1960

    Sidney Lumet’s adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s play places four consummate actors—Marlon Brando, Maureen Stapleton, Joanne Woodward, and Anna Magnani—in a backwoods bastion of stifling meanness. There’s enough heat to set the town on fire.

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  • The Fugitive Kind

    • Sunday, September 17 7 PM
    Sidney Lumet
    United States, 1960

    Sidney Lumet’s adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s play places four consummate actors—Marlon Brando, Maureen Stapleton, Joanne Woodward, and Anna Magnani—in a backwoods bastion of stifling meanness. There’s enough heat to set the town on fire.

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  • The Fugitive Kind

    • Sunday, September 17 7 PM
    Sidney Lumet
    United States, 1960

    Sidney Lumet’s adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s play places four consummate actors—Marlon Brando, Maureen Stapleton, Joanne Woodward, and Anna Magnani—in a backwoods bastion of stifling meanness. There’s enough heat to set the town on fire.

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  • The Fugitive Kind

    • Sunday, September 17 7 PM
    Sidney Lumet
    United States, 1960

    Sidney Lumet’s adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s play places four consummate actors—Marlon Brando, Maureen Stapleton, Joanne Woodward, and Anna Magnani—in a backwoods bastion of stifling meanness. There’s enough heat to set the town on fire.

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

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  • The Men

    • Saturday, September 9 5 PM
    Fred Zinnemann
    United States, 1950

    Imported Print

    Brando made his screen debut as a paralyzed World War II veteran struggling to adapt back “home.” From the director of From Here to Eternity.

     

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  • The Men

    • Saturday, September 9 5 PM
    Fred Zinnemann
    United States, 1950

    Imported Print

    Brando made his screen debut as a paralyzed World War II veteran struggling to adapt back “home.” From the director of From Here to Eternity.

     

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  • The Men

    • Saturday, September 9 5 PM
    Fred Zinnemann
    United States, 1950

    Imported Print

    Brando made his screen debut as a paralyzed World War II veteran struggling to adapt back “home.” From the director of From Here to Eternity.

     

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  • The Men

    • Saturday, September 9 5 PM
    Fred Zinnemann
    United States, 1950

    Imported Print

    Brando made his screen debut as a paralyzed World War II veteran struggling to adapt back “home.” From the director of From Here to Eternity.

     

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  • One-Eyed Jacks

    • Friday, September 8 7 PM
    Marlon Brando
    United States, 1961

    4K Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando’s first and only directorial effort, a Freudian Western loosely based on the legend of Billy the Kid. “Mean, moody, and magnificent” (Time Out).

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  • One-Eyed Jacks

    • Friday, September 8 7 PM
    Marlon Brando
    United States, 1961

    4K Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando’s first and only directorial effort, a Freudian Western loosely based on the legend of Billy the Kid. “Mean, moody, and magnificent” (Time Out).

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  • One-Eyed Jacks

    • Friday, September 8 7 PM
    Marlon Brando
    United States, 1961

    4K Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando’s first and only directorial effort, a Freudian Western loosely based on the legend of Billy the Kid. “Mean, moody, and magnificent” (Time Out).

    Buy Tickets
  • One-Eyed Jacks

    • Friday, September 8 7 PM
    Marlon Brando
    United States, 1961

    4K Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando’s first and only directorial effort, a Freudian Western loosely based on the legend of Billy the Kid. “Mean, moody, and magnificent” (Time Out).

    Buy Tickets
  • On the Waterfront

    • Sunday, September 3 7 PM
    • Saturday, September 23 8 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1954

    4K Digital Restoration

    “I coulda been a contender,” mumbles Marlon Brando in this brilliant drama set among the longshoremen and cops of an East Coast waterfront. Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor.

    Buy Tickets
  • On the Waterfront

    • Sunday, September 3 7 PM
    • Saturday, September 23 8 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1954

    4K Digital Restoration

    “I coulda been a contender,” mumbles Marlon Brando in this brilliant drama set among the longshoremen and cops of an East Coast waterfront. Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor.

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  • The Wild One

    • Saturday, September 2 8 PM
    Laszlo Benedek
    USA, 1953

    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando leads a gang of leather-clad bikers descending on what could be Your Town, USA in this classic of disaffection and outlaw life. What’s he rebelling against? “Whaddya got?”

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  • The Wild One

    • Saturday, September 2 8 PM
    Laszlo Benedek
    USA, 1953

    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando leads a gang of leather-clad bikers descending on what could be Your Town, USA in this classic of disaffection and outlaw life. What’s he rebelling against? “Whaddya got?”

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

    Buy Tickets
  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

    Buy Tickets
  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

    Buy Tickets
  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    • Friday, September 1 8:15 PM
    • Friday, September 15 4 PM
    Elia Kazan
    United States, 1951

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!
    Digital Restoration

    Marlon Brando was a little-known actor when he was cast in the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s play; this film adaptation made him a star. Vivien Leigh costars.

    Buy Tickets