The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

You Will Feel The Heat

  • Genre: Romance, Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1981-03-20
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 251 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 2min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: CIP Filmproduktion GmbH
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
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This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder.

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  • Jack Nicholson

    as Frank Chambers
  • Jessica Lange

    as Cora Papadakis
  • John Colicos

    as Nick Papadakis
  • Michael Lerner

    as Mr. Katz
  • Anjelica Huston

    as Madge
  • John P. Ryan

    as Kennedy
  • William Traylor

    as Sackett
  • Jon Van Ness

    as Motorcycle Cop
  • Brian Farrell

    as Mortenson
  • Albert Henderson

    as Art Beeman
  • Christopher Lloyd

    as Salesman
  • Don Calfa

    as Goebel
  • Louis Turenne

    as Ringmaster
  • Thomas Hill

    as Barlow
  • Sam Edwards

    as Ticket Clerk
  • Joni Palmer

    as Granddaughter
  • Lionel Mark Smith

    as Crapshooter
  • Virgil Frye

    as Crapshooter
  • Brion James

    as Crapshooter
  • Ron Flagge

    as Shoeshine Man
  • Elsa Raven

    as Matron
  • James O'Connell

    as Judge
  • William Newman

    as Man from Home Town
  • Raleigh Bond

    as Insurance Salesman
  • Glenn Shadix

    as Twin Oaks Customer
  • Tani Guthrie

    as Twin Oaks Customer
  • Carolyn Coates

    as Twin Oaks Customer
  • Kopi Sotiropulos

    as Greek Mourner
Writing David Mamet Screenplay
Production Charles Mulvehill Producer
Sound Michael Small Original Music Composer
Camera Sven Nykvist Director of Photography
Editing Graeme Clifford Editor
Writing James M. Cain Novel
Directing Bob Rafelson Director
Production Bob Rafelson Producer
Production Andrew Braunsberg Executive Producer