The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice
The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • UR
  • 1h 53m
  • 1946
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Lana Turner stars in this sexually charged classic film noir thriller about the illicit love affair between a drifter and the restless wife of a gruff, middle-aged roadhouse owner. Torn between a desperate need for each other and their desire for money, they plot a murder--which leads to shattering consequences.
© 1946 A Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Eye for Film
Jennie Kermode

The Postman Always Rings Twice is a masterclass in noir.

June 25, 2017
Classic Film and Television
Michael E. Grost

Gripping tale doubles as allegory about exploited workers and economic revolt.

June 25, 2017
Antagony & Ecstasy
Tim Brayton

One of the great cruel jokes in early film noir.

June 25, 2017
Nick's Flick Picks
Nick Davis

The movie is not a wild river but a humid delta of stagnant frustration and stymied movement, so i...

June 22, 2017
Movie Metropolis
John J. Puccio

The film projects an undercurrent of barely disguised passions and sexuality. (Blu-ray edition)

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:May 2, 1946
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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