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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

The Postman Always Rings Twice
7.5 Rating
(163 ratings)
7.6 IMDB rating

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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

Blair


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Harry Ruskin

Harry Ruskin

(screen play) and
Niven Busch

Niven Busch

(screen play)


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A classic

2 years, 8 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
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“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 story... Indeed, even though you don't have the explosive sex scenes from the Jack Nicholson-Jessica Lange version, John Garfiel and Lana Turner have together some tremendous chemistry and make one of the best doomed couple I have ever seen. They are not really good, they are not really bad either, they both continuously fight the feelings they have but they can't get rid off each other. Even though” read more

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