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  • The Postman (1997)
  • R
    177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Release date
Dec 25, 1997 (United States)

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Cast

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90 cast members
Name Known for
Kevin Costner
The Postman The Postman   See fewer
Will Patton
General Bethlehem General Bethlehem   See fewer
Larenz Tate
Ford Lincoln Mercury Ford Lincoln Mercury   See fewer
Daniel von Bargen
Pineview Sheriff Briscoe Pineview Sheriff Briscoe   See fewer
Tom Petty
Bridge City Mayor Bridge City Mayor   See fewer
Giovanni Ribisi
Bandit 20 Bandit 20   See fewer
Roberta Maxwell
Irene March Irene March   See fewer
Joe Santos
Colonel Getty Colonel Getty   See fewer
Ron McLarty
Old George Old George   See fewer
Peggy Lipton
Ellen March Ellen March   See fewer
Todd Allen
Gibbs Gibbs   See fewer
Rex Linn
Mercer Mercer   See fewer
Ryan Hurst
Eddie March Eddie March   See fewer
Charles Esten
Michael, Abby's Husband Michael, Abby's Husband   See fewer
Annie Costner
Ponytail (as Anne Costner) Ponytail (as Anne Costner)   See fewer
Kirk Fox
Gangly Recruit Gangly Recruit   See fewer
Ken Linhart
Disappointed Recruit Disappointed Recruit   See fewer
Korey Scott Pollard
Thin Recruit Thin Recruit   See fewer
Kayla Lambert
Shakespeare Girl Shakespeare Girl   See fewer
Austin Howard Early
Shakespeare Boy Shakespeare Boy   See fewer
Ellen Geer
Pineview Woman Pineview Woman   See fewer
Randle Mell
Villiage Mayor Villiage Mayor   See fewer
Dylan Haggerty
Slow Recruit Slow Recruit   See fewer
Michael Milgrom
Holnist Projectionist Holnist Projectionist   See fewer
Keith C. Howell
Holnist Scout Holnist Scout   See fewer
H.P. Evetts
Holnist Soldier Holnist Soldier   See fewer
Jeffery Thomas Johnson
Rope Bridge Soldier (as Jeff Johnson) Rope Bridge Soldier (as Jeff Johnson)   See fewer
Jeff McGrail
Rope Bridge Soldier Rope Bridge Soldier   See fewer
Lily Costner
Lily March Lily March   See fewer
Gregory Avellone
Pineview Man Pineview Man   See fewer
Susan Brightbill
Pineview Woman Pineview Woman   See fewer
Elisa Daniel
Pineview Woman Pineview Woman   See fewer
Jenny Buchanan
Pineview Woman Pineview Woman   See fewer
Ann Manning
Pineview Woman Pineview Woman   See fewer
Andy Garrison
Pineview Sentry Pineview Sentry   See fewer
Rusty Hendrickson
Pineview Minister Pineview Minister   See fewer
Marvin Winton
Pineview Old Man Pineview Old Man   See fewer
Jono Manson
Pineview Band Pineview Band   See fewer
John J. Coinman
Pineview Band Pineview Band   See fewer
Vernon T. Williams
Pineview Band Pineview Band   See fewer
Mark Clark
Pineview Band Pineview Band   See fewer
Blair Forward
Pineview Band Pineview Band   See fewer
Robyn Pruitt-Hamm
Pineview Band Pineview Band   See fewer
Michelle Ramminger
Pineview Band Pineview Band   See fewer
Tom Novak
Benning Gatekeeper Benning Gatekeeper   See fewer
Richard Joel
Benning Gatekeeper Benning Gatekeeper   See fewer
George Wyner
Benning Mayor Benning Mayor   See fewer
Brooke Becker
Benning Woman Benning Woman   See fewer
Eva Gayle Six
Benning Woman Benning Woman   See fewer
Todd Lewis
Benning Man Benning Man   See fewer
Joe Costner
Letter Boy Letter Boy   See fewer
Kathi Sheehan
Letter Boy's Mother Letter Boy's Mother   See fewer
Amy Jo Weinstein
Elvis Woman (as Amy Weinstein) Elvis Woman (as Amy Weinstein)   See fewer
Betty Moyer
Elvis Woman Elvis Woman   See fewer
Joseph McKenna
Holnist Captain Holnist Captain   See fewer
Neal Preston Coon
Bridge City Boy Bridge City Boy   See fewer
Rick Wadkins
Bridge City Man Bridge City Man   See fewer
Shiree Porter
Bridge City Woman Bridge City Woman   See fewer
Anthony Guidera
Bridge City Guard Bridge City Guard   See fewer
Jude Herrera
Carrier (as Jade Herrera) Carrier (as Jade Herrera)   See fewer
Greg Serano
California Carrier California Carrier   See fewer
Derk Cheetwood
Carrier 12 Carrier 12   See fewer
Mark Thomason
Adult Letter Boy Adult Letter Boy   See fewer
Julie Andrews
Maria (archive footage) (uncredited) Maria (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Stanton Barrett
California Carrier (uncredited) California Carrier (uncredited)   See fewer
Lester Berman
Cook (uncredited) Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Bower
Larry (uncredited) Larry (uncredited)   See fewer
Shane Alan Bowers
'8's Cavalry (uncredited) '8's Cavalry (uncredited)   See fewer
Caleb
The Lion (uncredited) The Lion (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Doherty
Elvis, Oregon Townsperson (uncredited) Elvis, Oregon Townsperson (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Donnell
Holnist Bridge Guard (uncredited) Holnist Bridge Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Gordon Frye
Holnist Cavalry Captain (uncredited) Holnist Cavalry Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
Nancy Frye
Town Cavalry (uncredited) Town Cavalry (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert F. Glass
Holnist soldier (uncredited) Holnist soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Patric Johnstone
Holnist Cavalryman (uncredited) Holnist Cavalryman (uncredited)   See fewer
Ronald LaCaria
Rider (uncredited) Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
Dolph Lundgren
Andrew Scott (archive footage) (uncredited) Andrew Scott (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
James Marks
Holnist First Sergeant (uncredited) Holnist First Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
Mary Stuart Masterson
Hope, Postman's Daughter (uncredited) Hope, Postman's Daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
Ernest Melon
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Fergus O'Fay
Horseback Rider (uncredited) Horseback Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
Chris Orf
Conscript (uncredited) Conscript (uncredited)   See fewer
Brandon Tyler
Postal Recruit (uncredited) Postal Recruit (uncredited)   See fewer
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