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The Postman (1997)

R
177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.
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Writers
David Brin (novel) | Eric Roth (screenplay) | Brian Helgeland (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Stephen F. Windon (as Stephen Windon)
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Budget
$ 80,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,260,324
Gross (USA)
$ 17,626,234
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Release date
Dec 25, 1997 (United States)

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