The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, BUT ABOVE ALL... THE SUSPENSE!

Directed By Charles Laughton Charles Laughton Starring Robert Mitchum Robert Mitchum  •  Shelley Winters Shelley Winters  •  Lillian Gish Lillian Gish  •  James Gleason James Gleason  •  Evelyn Varden Evelyn Varden Genres Based-on-20th-Century-Literature  •  Crime Thriller  •  Crime  •  Film Noir  •  Psychological Thriller  •  Thriller Studios &
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Release Info 1955-11-24T00:00:00Z November 24, 1955
B&W  •  92 minutes NR Rated NR
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saddler16

saddler16 on 6/20/2014 Reply  · 

A twisted,nightmarish modern fairy tale with one of the greatest villains in movie history.

4 people liked this  √ 

TheHonestFilmFan

TheHonestFilmFan on 7/22/2014 Reply  · 

Charles Laughton best - and worst - movie.

10 people liked this  √ 

Nononsense

Nononsense on 2/8/2016 Reply  · 

Beautifully shot and hauntingly memorable.

1 person liked this  √ 

hambone88

hambone88 on 4/14/2020 Reply  · 

I will need to give this another watch. I couldn’t get into it for some reason.

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