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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

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Starring (View all)
Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson
Frank Chambers
Jessica Lange Jessica Lange
Cora Papadakis
John Colicos John Colicos
Nick Papadakis
Michael Lerner Michael Lerner
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John P. Ryan John P. Ryan
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Thomas Hill Thomas Hill
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Jon Van Ness Jon Van Ness
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Written by
James M. Cain James M. Cain
(novel)
David Mamet David Mamet
(screenplay)


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The Postman Always Rings Twice

12 years, 12 months ago at Feb 26 2:03
James M. Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice was previously filmed with movie star panache by MGM with Lana Turner as the femme fatale and John Garfield as the dangerous simpleton she pulls a fast one on. Garfield was magnetic, electric, dangerous and super-charged with a sexual energy that MGM never let their own stable of stars possess, so they borrowed someone from Warner Brother's. That was ... read more

A good movie

12 years, 4 months ago at Oct 4 10:24
I wasnโ€™t really sure what to expect from this movie but since I always had a weak spot for Jack Nicholson, I thought I might as well check it out. To be honest, ย I have to admit that I was slightly sketpical regarding this movie since it was already the fourth version of the novel written by James M. Cain. Fortunately, the only other version I have seen before was the impressive 'Ossessione'. T... read more
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Description: The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband. ... (more)
Release date: 20 March 1981
UPC: 012569067325
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