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The Postman (1997)
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Kevin Costner Kevin Costner
The Postman
Will Patton Will Patton
General Bethlehem
Larenz Tate Larenz Tate
Ford Lincoln Mercury
James Russo James Russo
Daniel von Bargen Daniel von Bargen
Pineview Sheriff Briscoe
Tom Petty Tom Petty
Bridge City Mayor

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David Brin David Brin
Eric Roth Eric Roth
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A bad movie

5 years, 9 months ago at Oct 25 8:52
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Even though it was a huge flop, I was still curious about this flick. Unfortunately, I must admit it, it was indeed pretty bad, as a matter of fact, it was even worse than I expected. I mean, even though ‘Dances with Wolves’ was a decent movie, I never thought it was really amazing and I was never convinced by Kevin Costner’s directing skills. This movie made it clear I was right. I mean, it... read more


6 years ago at Jul 13 5:18
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I was a bit skeptical in the beginning of this movie that it would be something less than entertaining. Yet, as the movie progressed, it took on a new inspiration for all of us around the world, but mostly here in the United States, reminded of how we can come together as a nation, and what can bring us all down to our knees. This movie tells a story of hope. Hope of something we used to be, an... read more
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Description: In 2013, the United States, no highways, no laws, no hope for the future. After an apocalyptic war that almost destroyed civilization, those who have survived terrible plagues, riots and winter of three years, trying to regroup in villages and lead a quiet life, but very primitive. In this awful world, comes an enigmatic character who travels aimlessly and has a knack for playing Shakespeare, but has something more important: the ability to renew lost hopes. 1997: 5 Razzie Awards, including worst picture, director, actor (Costner) and dash 1999: Nominated for Razzie Awards: Worst movie of the decade and worst actor of the ce ... (more)
Release date: 25 December 1997
UPC: 085391551928
Tags: Drama (12), Action (10), Post Apocalyptic (9), Sci-fi (9), Adventure (8), Fantasy (7), Dystopia (6), 1990s (4), 1997 (4), Piano (4), (4), War (4), Future (4), Postman (4), Mail (3), Flag (3), Snow (3), Desperation (2), Spiritual Cinema (2), Post-apocalyptic (2)
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" How could anyone think that a movie about a postman would be interesting even if it is meant to be a futuristic western and star Kevin Costner? Hell, even dogs bite postmen, for Christ's sake! I guess also postmen needs cheering up though and have a hero to appreciate. It is not all that bad though. It has good production values and is competent acted, but slow, slow as the mail delivery in the town I live in. "

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" THE POSTMAN (1997) Oliver. Total Score: 2 points. "

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"Reason for the future sucking: Nuclear war destroys the planet, and people are reduced to living in small communities. But at least Tom Petty, gets to be a mayor of a town! Year it takes place: 2013 "

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