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The Postman Always Rings Twice

Rating:PG
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1981
Running time:123 minutes
Cast:Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange
Director:Bob Rafelson

Description: Bob Rafelson's remake of 1946's The Postman Always Rings Twice, with a screenplay by the award-winning playwright David Mamet, stars Jack Nicholson as Frank Chambers, a depression-era drifter who ends up at a diner run by Nick Papadakis (John Colicos), who offers Frank a job. Frank takes him up on the offer, but quickly begins a torrid affair with Nick's wife Cora (Jessica Lange). The adulterous lovers soon hatch a plan to kill Nick and share in the insurance payout. The second big-screen adaptation of the James M. Cain novel, the film garnered a certain degree of notoriety for the explicit sex scenes between Lange and Nicholson.~ Perry Seibert, All Movie Guide

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