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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

The Postman Always Rings Twice
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Lana Turner Lana Turner
Cora Smith
John Garfield John Garfield
Frank Chambers
Cecil Kellaway Cecil Kellaway
Nick Smith
Hume Cronyn Hume Cronyn
Arthur Keats
Leon Ames Leon Ames
Kyle Sackett
Audrey Totter Audrey Totter
Madge Gorland
Alan Reed Alan Reed
Ezra Liam Kennedy
Jeff York Jeff York

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Harry Ruskin Harry Ruskin
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Niven Busch Niven Busch
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3 years, 10 months ago at Aug 3 7:02
Since this flick is on the list '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die', I was definitely eager to check it out. I have already seen two other versions of this story ('Ossessione' (1943), 'The Postman Always Rings Twice' (1981)) and this version is best one I have seen so far (still have to see the very first one 'Le dernier tournant' (1939)), on the other hand, I'm pretty much done with this st... read more
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A drifter hitches a ride from the local District Attorney to an 'out of the way' restaurant/gas station owned by a man and his beautiful wife. They fall in love and together they plot the murder of her husband.
Release date: 2 May 1946
UPC: 012569585829
Tags: Film Noir (10), Drama (8), Crime (8), Thriller (7), 1940s (6), Murder (6), 1946 (6), Confession (5), Noir (4), Trial (4), Infidelity (4), Gas Station (4), Lust (4), Pregnancy (3), Based On Novel (3), Blackmail (3), Insurance (2), Usa (2), Cult Favorite (2), Death (2)
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"First viewing - March 20th So this is in the same four-film set as The Big Sleep, and the only one I hadn't already watched. I wish I could say I saved the best one for last, but no dice. Oh, sure, everything in this movie is fine...the acting, the story, the way it's all put together...but I never deeply connected with it & it mostly reminded me of other films that have similar plots but execute them better. So in the end it wound up being good enough to watch once, but I doubt I'll watch it a"

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