The Night of the Hunter

Lists: Drama, Thriller, Crime / Heist, Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1955: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Robert Mitchum (Harry Powell)
  • Shelley Winters (Willa Harper)
  • Lillian Gish (Rachel Cooper)
  • James Gleason (Birdie Steptoe)
  • Evelyn Varden (Icey Spoon)
  • Peter Graves (Ben Harper)
  • Don Beddoe (Walt Spoon)
  • Billy Chapin (John Harper)
  • Sally Jane Bruce (Pearl Harper)
  • Gloria Castillo (Ruby)
  • Charles Laughton (Director)