The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)


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. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.

The Postman Always Rings Twice 123movies
Movie Score: 6.4/10 from 168 votes
Release Date: 1981-03-20
Status: Released
Run time: 122 min / 2:2
Production Studio : CIP Filmproduktion GmbH, Lorimar Film Entertainment, Northstar International
Production Countries: Germany, United States of America
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The Postman Always Rings Twice Casts

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

The Postman Always Rings Twice Crew

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