The Postman
Warner Bros. (1997)
Drama, Adventure, Action
In Collection
177 mins
IMDB 5.4

Kevin Costner The Postman
Todd Allen Gibbs
Scott Bairstow Luke
Roberta Maxwell Irene March
Will Patton Bethlehem
James Russo Idaho
Joe Santos Colonel Getty
Larenz Tate Ford Lincoln Mercury
Olivia Williams Abby
Charles Esten Michael
Daniel von Bargen Pineview Sheriff Briscoe
Tom Petty Bridge City Mayor
Giovanni Ribisi Bandit 20
Shawn Hatosy Billy
Ryan Hurst Eddie March
Rex Linn Mercer
Peggy Lipton Ellen March
Ron McLarty Old George

Director Kevin Costner
Producer Kevin Costner
Jim Wilson
Lester Berman
Steve Tisch
Writer Brian Helgeland
Eric Roth
David Brin
Cinematography Stephen F. Windon
Musician James Newton Howard

The futuristic world is in chaos and ruled by a group of bad guys who terrorize towns and demand payments from them. Kevin Costner finds an old postal worker vehicle with a long dead postal worker in it from the good old days and he puts it on to be warm. When he arrives at a gated town, hungry, tired, thirsty, the sheriff will not let him in. This is when Kevin Costner gets an idea to gain admittance he shows the letters in the pouch of the old postman and says he is a new postman, there to deliver mail and take mail to long lost family and friends. This gains him admittance and makes him a sort of hero in the town’s eyes. After awhile there is an entire legion of “postmen” in training, believing the pack of lies Kevin Costner tells them about the United States getting back in order again and talk of a phony president, the people get new hope and battle the bad guys to get from town to town with the mail. The bad guys don’t like the threat to their rule. Kevin Costner becomes a hunted man along with all of his trainees.

Edition Details
Audience Rating R (Restricted)
Country USA
Language English
Distributor Warner Home Video
Barcode 085391551928
Region Region 1
Chapters 44
Release Date 6/23/1998
Packaging Snap Case
Screen Ratio Theatrical Widescreen (2.35:1)
Subtitles English; French; Spanish; Danish; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital 5.1 [French]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

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