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Marlon Brando

Director, Actor

Films to Rent

Men, TheMen, The (1950)
Dir. Fred Zinnemann
Feat. Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright, Everett Sloane
Famous as Marlon Brando's film debut, playing a paraplegic war veteran struggling to come to terms with post–war life. Brando's smouldering…
Streetcar Named Desire, AStreetcar Named Desire, A (1951) Aro Favourite
Dir. Elia Kazan
Feat. Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter
Marlon Brando gives the performance of his career as the savage brute who taunts his disturbed sister–in–law (Vivienne Leigh). Virtuoso…
Viva Zapata!Viva Zapata! (1952)
Dir. Elia Kazan
Feat. Marlon Brando, Anthony Quinn
Stirring treatment of the life of the Mexican revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata (Marlon Brando) who rose from peasanthood to presidency in the…
Julius CaesarJulius Caesar (1953)
Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Feat. Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud
Marlon Brando, James Mason and John Gielgud star in this beautifully staged Hollywood adaptation. Passionate drama of power, conspiracy and murder in…
Desiree (1954)
Dir. Henry Koster
Feat. Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons
Marlon Brando plays a young Napoleon whose first romance, with Desiree Clay (Jean Simmons), is strained when he is swept into the cut–throat…
On the WaterfrontOn the Waterfront (1954) Recommended
Dir. Elia Kazan
Feat. Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb
Brooding tour–de–force with Marlon Brando in his prime as the square–jawed misfit entangled in corrupt union politics. Winner of 8…
Wild One, TheWild One, The (1954)
Dir. Laslo Benedek
Feat. Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando leathers up for a bit of rebellion Hollywood–style, leading a gang of bikies to terrorise a small town. Controversial for their…
Guys and DollsGuys and Dolls (1955)
Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Feat. Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Vivien Leigh
Snappy popular musical in spite of its length. Marlon Brando appears in an atypically upbeat performance.
Teahouse of the August Moon, TheTeahouse of the August Moon, The (1956)
Dir. Daniel Mann
Feat. Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyo
Dated culture clash comedy with Glenn Ford as an American GI charged with teaching democracy to the inhabitants of a small Japanese…
SayonaraSayonara (1957)
Dir. Joshua Logan, Marlon Brando
Feat. Patricia Owens, Ricardo Montalban, Martha Scott
An effective, well–acted version of James Michener's novel set during the Korean War, in which ace pilot Brando inconveniently falls in love…
Young Lions, The (1958)
Dir. Edward Dmytryk
Feat. Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin
Sensitive, well–mounted WW2 epic charts the effect of war on young lives from both sides. Marlon Brando as a confused German commandant…
Fugitive Kind, TheFugitive Kind, The (1959)
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani
A directionless, but quirky version of Tennesse Williams' play 'Orpheus Descending' with Brando playing a troublesome hobo who spreads romantic…
One Eyed JacksOne Eyed Jacks (1961) Recommended
Dir. Marlon Brando
Feat. Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado
Marlon Brando is an outlaw battling a sheriff in this psychological Western played out against a brooding landscape. Bursts of violence punctuate the…
Mutiny on the BountyMutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Dir. Lewis Milestone
Feat. Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris
The story of Captain Bligh and mutineer Fletcher Christian is orchestrated here with a star cast and many a visual flourish. Marred, though not…
Ugly American, TheUgly American, The (1963)
Dir. George Englund
Feat. Marlon Brando, Arthur Hiller, Sandra Church
Featuring one of Marlon Brando’s more interesting choices of roles, this political thriller dramatises the American–vs–Communist…
MorituriMorituri (1965)
Dir. Bernhard Wicki
Feat. Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard
Unusual WW2 adventure features Brando as an anti–Nazi German who tries to persuade a German freighter plying the Pacific to defect to the…
Chase, TheChase, The (1966) Recommended
Dir. Arthur Penn
Feat. Marlon Brando, Robert Redford, Jane Fonda
Action–packed Southern potboiler set around the attempts of a sheriff to protect an escaped convict from mob–justice in smalltown…
Appaloosa, TheAppaloosa, The (Southwest to Senora) (1966)
Dir. Sidney J. Furie
Feat. Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer, John Saxon
Minor, though well–crafted and photographed Western set around Brando's attempts to recover his prized horse from a Mexican bandit (Saxon).
Countess from Hong Kong, TheCountess from Hong Kong, The (1967)
Dir. Charles Chaplin
Feat. Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Syd Chaplin
None too distinguished final film for dir. Chaplin is set aboard a cruise ship, on which US diplomat Brando finds a stowaway Russian countess…
Reflections in a Golden EyeReflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Dir. John Huston
Feat. Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Brian Keith
Adaptation of Carson McCuller's novel. Taking place on a peacetime army base, a career officer finds his personal and professional life compromised…
Burn!Burn! (Queimada!) (1968)
Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo
Feat. Marlon Brando
An anti–American political allegory veiled as a striking historical chronicle, Marlon Brando plays British colonialist William Walker who…
Night of the Following Day, TheNight of the Following Day, The (1968)
Dir. Hubert Cornfield
Feat. Marlon Brando, Richard Boone, Rita Moreno
An unusual thriller (filmed in France), in which a seedy kidnap plot goes awry. Brando plays the ringleader who must not only run the show, but deal…
CandyCandy (1968)
Dir. Christian Marquand
Feat. Ewa Aulin, Marlon Brando, Richard Burton
Sixties sex farce that satirizes pornographic stories through the adventures of its naive eponymous heroine, played by Swedish model, Ewa Aulin.…
Godfather, TheGodfather, The (1972) Aro Favourite
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Feat. Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
Adaptation of Mario Puzo's novel is a vivid and immaculately staged chronicle of a Sicilian family's ascension to NY gangland dominance. Seamlessly…
Last Tango in ParisLast Tango in Paris (1972)
Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci
Feat. Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider
A breakthrough film of the 70s, this account of a chance encounter, then torrid affair between Maria Schneider and Marlon Brando, is artfully glossy,…
Missouri Breaks, TheMissouri Breaks, The (1976)
Dir. Arthur Penn
Feat. Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson
Startling 70s Western, pairs regulator Marlon Brando and horse rustler Jack Nicholson for a brutal, yet often comic game of…
Apocalypse NowApocalypse Now (1979) Aro Favourite
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Feat. Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
A harrowing account of a soldier's hazardous river journey, his mission to assasinate a renegade colonel who has gone mad in the depths of the…
Apocalypse Now ReduxApocalypse Now Redux (1979) Aro Favourite
Dir. Francis Ford Coppola
Feat. Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
Twenty years after its release, dir. Coppola’s expressionist epic of the Vietnam War, is ‘healed’ (redux in Latin) by the re–inclusion of…
Formula, TheFormula, The (1980)
Dir. John G. Avildsen
Feat. Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, Marthe Keller
Muddled thriller with Scott as a detective caught up in a conspiracy to manipulate world fuel prices. Brando –only in three scenes– does…
A Dry White SeasonA Dry White Season (1989)
Dir. Euzhan Palcy
Feat. Donald Sutherland, Susan Sarandon, Marlon Brando
Enraged by the brutal, senseless murder of his black gardener’s son by a racist ‘special policeman’, a South African schoolteacher (Sutherland)…

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