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The Night of the Hunter


Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason View All


James Agee (Screenplay), Charles Laughton (Screenplay), Charles Laughton (Director) View All

Release: Aug. 26th, 1955
Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes
In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.
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Citizen Rules
No it doesn't look real, and it doesn't look gritty noir either, it wasn't suppose to...It does look like a storybook, as the children take the same journey Moses did down the Nile.
The film itself features serial killer turned faux-preacher Powell (Mitchum) finding out about a $10,000 cash stash waiting at the home of Ben Harper's (Peter Graves) family, while in prison.
the samoan lawyer
Based on the novel of the same title, Night of the Huntercasts Robert Mitchum in the lead role as Harry Powell, an unethical preachercum murderer.
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