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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

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113 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband.
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Director
Writers
Harry Ruskin (screen play) | Niven Busch (screen play) | James M. Cain (based on the novel by)
Composer
George Bassman (musical score)
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$1,683,000
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Release date
May 2, 1946 (United States)

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Lana Turner
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Hume Cronyn
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Leon Ames
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7.5 / 10 | 17,072 votes