Watch The Night of the Hunter: It's the Great Depression. In the process of robbing a bank of $10,000, Ben Harper kills two people. Before he is captured, he is able to convince his adolescent son John and his daughter Pearl not to tell anyone, including their mother Willa, where he hid the money, namely in Pearl's favorite toy, a doll that she carries everywhere with her. Ben, who is captured, tried and convicted, is sentenced to death. But before he is executed, Ben is in the state penitentiary with a cell mate, a man by the name of Harry Powell, a self-professed man of the cloth, who is really a con man and murderer, swindling lonely women, primarily rich widows, of their money before he kills them. Harry does...

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Ratings: IMDB: 8.00
Runtime: 92 mins
Genres: Drama Film-Noir Thriller Crime
Directors: Robert Mitchum Terry Sanders Charles Laughton
Actors: Robert Mitchum Shelley Winters Peter Graves Jean Ransome Billy Chapin

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11 Year Old 1930s Adrift Alcoholic Allegory angry mob Animal Arrest arrested in front of son Banjo bank robber Bank Robbery barn owl Based On Novel Basket basket of fruit Bathroom Bathtub Beautiful Woman Bedtime Story Beggar Begging Bible Bible Story Bird Cage Blood Bluebeard Book Boy boy in jeopardy Breaking Down A Door Breaking The Fourth Wall Brother Sister Relationship Bunk Bed Cafe caged bird Campfire Canning Car Theft Cat Cellar Charity Charm Bracelet Chase child child in jeopardy Child In Peril Childhood Children child's point of view christianity Christmas Christmas Decoration Christmas Present Church Cobblestone con man Corpse Corpse In Water Cotton Court Courtroom Cow Cranking A Car Crying Cult Favorite Cult Film Dancer Dancing Dandelion Wine Dead Body Death Death Of Father Death Of Husband Defiant Child discovering a dead body Dog Doll Domestic Violence door slammed on hand Double Negative Drawing Drinking drinking liquor from a bottle Drunkenness Dysfunctional Family eating an apple Evil Evil Man Evil Preacher ex con Ex Convict Execution Execution By Hanging execution of father Executioner exotic dancer Expressionism Face Slap faith False Preacher False Prophet Family Relationships Fanatic fanaticism Farm Father Daughter Relationship Father In Jail Father Son Relationship femicide Fishing Five Word Title floating down a river Fog Folding A Napkin Folding Napkin Ford Model T Foster Parent Fox Friendship frog Fruit Picker Game Playing Garden Girl Good Versus Evil Great Depression great horned owl greed Gun Gypsy Hair Brush Handcuffs Hanging Hangman Hangman Drawing Hate Hayloft Henpecked Husband herd of sheep Hidden Money Hide And Seek hit on the head Hog Honeymoon Horse Horse Riding Horse Thief horseback riding Houseboat hunter becomes hunted Husband Husband Wife Relationship Hymn Hypocrisy Hysteria Ice Cream Ice Cream Parlor Impotence Innocence Jail Cell Jailhouse Jesus Christ Judge Knife knuckle tattoo Knuckles Letter Liar Lie Lifting A Female Into The Air Lifting Female In Air Lifting Someone Into The Air Little Girl little girl in jeopardy locked in a cellar Loot Loss Of Father Loss Of Husband Loss Of Mother Love Lust Lynch Mob macabre nursery ryhme Male Female Relationship Maniac Marriage Merry Christmas Mind Game Minister Mirror Misogyny Mob Model T Ford Money Moon Moses Mother Daughter Relationship Mother Son Relationship Movie Magazine Murder murder trial national film registry Necktie Newsstand Nightshirt Oath Oedipus Complex Ohio River Orphan Owl Paddlewheel Boat paper cutting Paper Doll passed out drunk peach brandy Peach Orchard Penitentiary Perfume Photograph Picnic playing bingo Pocket Watch Police Police Car Police Siren Policeman Pot Holder potato Pre Teen Preacher Present Prison Prison Cell Prison Guard Promise Prophet Psychological Torment Psychopath Psychotic Psychotronic Pursuit Rabbit Reading Reference To Adam And Eve reference to d.w. griffith Reference To Jesus Christ reference to moses Religion Religious Fanatic Religious Zealot Remarriage Restaurant Reverend revival Revival Meeting Rifle River River Bank Riverboat Rocking Chair row boat Rowboat Runaway running away from home Rural Setting Salvation Scrub Brush Secret Serial Killer Sewing Lesson Shadow Shared Bed Sheep Shelf Falling On Someone's Head Sheriff Shore Shotgun Singer Singing Slamming A Door On Someone's Hand Sleeping sleeping in a barn sleeping in a boat Small Town Smelling Salts snagged fishing line Snoring Snow Snowing Song Southern Gothic Spanking Spider Web Spiderweb Starlit Night starving child State Trooper stealing a car stealing a horse Steamboat step father murders mother Stepfather Stepdaughter Relationship Stepfather Stepson Relationship Stick Knife Stolen Money Storytelling Street Preacher Strip Club Stripper Striptease strong female character Stuffing A Cloth Into Someone's Mouth Surrogate Mother Suspicion Switchblade Tabernacle Talking In Sleep Talking To A Doll Talking To A Photograph Talking To God Talking To Self Tattling Tattoo tear on cheek Tearing Off An Arm Tears Teenage Boy Teenage Girl Telephone Call Temptation Theft Thief Threat Torch Train turtle Uxoricide vehicle at bottom of lake Villain Played By Lead Actor Waitress Washing Hair Wedding Night West Virginia Whiskey Widow Widower wolf in sheep's clothing woman firing a shotgun Wound

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