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The Postman

"The year is 2013. One man walked in off the horizon and hope came with him."

It is 2013. War has crippled the Earth. Technology has been erased. Our only hope is an unlikely hero. What begins as a con game becomes one man's quest to rebuild civilization by resuming postal service.

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: Dec 12th, 1997
Budget: $80,000,000.00
Revenue: $17,626,234.00
-- General Information --
Rating: R
Runtime: 177 Minutes
Genres: Action / Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

The Postman Main Cast

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Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
plays The Postman
Will Patton
Will Patton
plays General Bethlehem
Larenz Tate
Larenz Tate
plays Ford Lincoln Mercury
Olivia Williams
Olivia Williams
plays Abby
James Russo
James Russo
plays Idaho
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (crew or equipment visible): As The Postman and General Bethlehem are starting their parley in the climactic scene, a cameraman and camera are visible on the rock face behind the General.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When Ford-Lincoln-Mercury and the postal carrier from California (Clark) are about to be executed, and Ford introduces himself, we flash to a distance shot, in which we see Clark remove his hat. We then flash to a closeup, and Clark removes his hat again.
  • At one point, this was in development as a project for Ron Howard, with Tom Hanks set to star.
  • The area of Metaline Falls, Washington (where a lot of the filming took place) did not have much to offer for housing film crews (like hotels) so many of the crew stayed at local campsites, rented rooms from locals. Kevin Costner rented a house from a resident of the nearby town of Ione, Washington. The stars and crew treated the locals very kindly even when approached for autographs when eating in local restaurants.
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