The Postman Always Rings Twice parents guide

The Postman Always Rings Twice

Overall B-

Drifter Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is prepared to rest his wandering feet after he lays eyes on Cora (Lana Turner), the wife of a man (Cecil Kellaway) who has offered him employment. But the sultry blonde takes advantage of the lustful man's attraction and soon has him talked into helping her murder her husband.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B+
Substance Use C

Why is The Postman Always Rings Twice rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated The Postman Always Rings Twice Not Rated

Run Time: 113 minutes

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The Postman Always Rings Twice
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is The Postman Always Rings Twice rated Not Rated? The Postman Always Rings Twice is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

Violence: A couple attempts to electrocute a man. Characters plot and carry out a murder. A woman contemplates suicide. A man is hit over the head with a liquor bottle. Lawyers threaten and bully clients. A man blackmails and threatens others. Characters fight resulting in a bloody facial injury. Some weapons are used. A character is killed in an automobile accident. A character faces the death chamber. The body of a dead cat is seen.

Sexual Content: A man becomes involved with another man’s wife. Several scenes of passionate kissing are seen. A woman wears a swimsuit at the beach. While explicit sexual depictions are not shown, the script includes frequent, subtle sexual innuendo. A "Man Wanted" sign plays on Cora’s sexual desires.

Language: A crude term for a policeman is used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink, often to the point of drunkenness. Numerous characters also smoke. While driving under the influence of alcohol, a man nearly causes a traffic accident.

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The Postman Always Rings Twice
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Postman Always Rings Twice"

Cast and Crew

The Postman Always Rings Twice is directed by Tay Garnett and stars Lana Turner, John Garfield.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Postman Always Rings Twice movie is November 12, 2012. Here are some details…

Blu-ray Notes: The Postman Always Rings Twice

Release Date: 13 November 2012

The 1946 version of The Postman Always Rings Twice releases on blu-ray on November 12, 2012.

Home Video Notes: The Postman Always Rings Twice

Release Date: 6 January 2004

The 1946 classic, The Postman Always Rings Twice, releases to DVD on January 6, 2004. The disc includes:

- Documentary: The John Garfield Story

- Introduction by film historian Richard Jewell

- Image gallery

- Trailers

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