In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

  1. Charles Laughton

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Davis Grubb


  3. James Agee


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum

    Harry Powell

  2. Shelley Winters

    Shelley Winters

    Willa Harper

  3. Billy Chapin

    Billy Chapin

    John Harper

  4. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

    Rachel Cooper

  5. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Birdie Steptoe

Full Cast & Crew

The Night of the Hunter
The Night of the Hunter



Status Released

Release Information

  • July 26, 1955


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget $795,000.00

Revenue -



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