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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

12 11/01/1955 (GB) CrimeDramaThriller 1h 33m

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


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. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

    Rachel Cooper

  4. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Birdie Steptoe

  5. Evelyn Varden

    Evelyn Varden

    Icey Spoon

  6. Peter Graves

    Peter Graves

    Ben Harper

  7. Don Beddoe

    Don Beddoe

    Walt Spoon

  8. Billy Chapin

    Billy Chapin

    John Harper

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The Night of the Hunter
The Night of the Hunter

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $795,000.00

Revenue -


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