R | | Action, Adventure, Drama
A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.
In an interview with Metro before filming began, 'David Brin' (qv expressed his hope that the film would have the "pro-community feel" of Field of Dreams (1989) instead of the Mad Max (1979) feel of Kevin Costner's other post-apocalyptic film Waterworld (1995). Brin said that, unlike typical post-apocalyptic ... ...
It takes one postman to make someone else a postman.
Ford Lincoln Mercury: Sorta like vampires, huh?
When the soon-to-be Postman removes the jacket from the skeletal remains of the actual mail carrier, an oil lighter falls from a pocket. With difficulties, it lights...although it shouldn't have lighted at all. These lighters are far from air-tight, and the fluid in it would have long before evaporated.
$5,260,324 (USA) (28 December 1997)