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  • The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Not Rated
    92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Not Rated
92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid the $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
Writers
Davis Grubb (from the novel by) | James Agee (screenplay by)
Cinematographer
Stanley Cortez (photography by)
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Release date
Jul 27, 1955 (United States)
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46 cast members
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Robert Mitchum
Harry Powell Harry Powell   See fewer
Shelley Winters
Willa Harper Willa Harper   See fewer
Lillian Gish
Rachel Cooper Rachel Cooper   See fewer
James Gleason
Uncle Birdie Steptoe Uncle Birdie Steptoe   See fewer
Evelyn Varden
Icey Spoon Icey Spoon   See fewer
Peter Graves
Ben Harper Ben Harper   See fewer
Don Beddoe
Walt Spoon Walt Spoon   See fewer
Billy Chapin
John Harper John Harper   See fewer
Sally Jane Bruce
Pearl Harper Pearl Harper   See fewer
Gloria Castillo
Ruby (as Gloria Castilo) Ruby (as Gloria Castilo)   See fewer
Corey Allen
Young Man in Town (uncredited) Young Man in Town (uncredited)   See fewer
Oscar Blank
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Bryar
Bart the Hangman (uncredited) Bart the Hangman (uncredited)   See fewer
Nora Bush
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Cheryl Callaway
Mary (uncredited) Mary (uncredited)   See fewer
Alexander Campbell
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Chapin
Ruby's Boyfriend (uncredited) Ruby's Boyfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
Noble 'Kid' Chissell
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Ellen Clemons
Clary (uncredited) Clary (uncredited)   See fewer
John Dennis
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Roy Engel
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
Kathy Garver
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
Rudy Germane
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
James Griffith
District Attorney (uncredited) District Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
John Hamilton
Townsman Who Greets Rachel (uncredited) Townsman Who Greets Rachel (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Hinds
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Edna Holland
Woman Feeding Hungry Children (uncredited) Woman Feeding Hungry Children (uncredited)   See fewer
Anne Kunde
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Kay Lavelle
Miz Cunninghan (uncredited) Miz Cunninghan (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas Martin
Townsman on Street (uncredited) Townsman on Street (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Mills
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
King Mojave
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Frances Morris
Bart's Wife (uncredited) Bart's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Gloria Pall
Burlesque Dancer (uncredited) Burlesque Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Perry
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Ragan
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean Ransome
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Robinson
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Edwin Rochelle
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Phil Schumacher
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucile Sewall
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
Bert Spencer
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
James Stone
General Storekeeper (uncredited) General Storekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Sullivan
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
George D. Wallace
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Glen Walters
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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