Overview

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.

  1. Bob Rafelson

    Director

  2. James M. Cain

    Novel

  3. David Mamet

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Nicholson

    Jack Nicholson

    Frank Chambers

  2. Jessica Lange

    Jessica Lange

    Cora Papadakis

  3. John Colicos

    John Colicos

    Nick Papadakis

  4. Michael Lerner

    Michael Lerner

    Mr. Katz

  5. Anjelica Huston

    Anjelica Huston

    Madge

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 20, 1981
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 2m

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue -

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