The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.


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  • Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum in The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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Trivia

Lillian Gish feared that Charles Laughton and Robert Mitchum might be undercutting Powell's evil. Laughton explained to her, half joking, that he didn't want to ruin Mitchum's future career by pushing him to play total evil, although the touches of humor in the character actually serve to ... ...


Quotes

Rev. Harry Powell: There's too many of them. I can't kill the world.


Goofs

(at around 15 mins) When Mitchum shadow appears in the room of the children. He is staying under the street lamp in the next frame with him shadow on the ground.

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

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