The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) Poster


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Version of 

Le dernier tournant (1939)
Another film based on James M. Cain famous novel.
Ossessione (1943)
Another film based on James M. Cain famous novel.
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Another film based on James M. Cain famous novel.
Puissance de la parole (1988) (Short)
Another film based on James M. Cain famous novel.
Szenvedély (1998)
Another film based on James M. Cain famous novel.
Jerichow (2008)
Another film based on James M. Cain famous novel.

Edited into 

American Cinema: Film Noir (1995) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

Referenced in 

Hollywood High Part II (1981)
Title seen on theater marquee.
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Eventjes dan (1988) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Annie in KoJo's Video store
Speed Zone (1989)
Charlie references the film by name when talking to Tiffany.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures: This Babe Ruth 'Babe' Is a Dude, Dude (1990) (TV Episode)
Count Dracula, a Jack Nicholson caricature, says, "The postman always rings twice."
Beverly Hills, 90210: Home Again (1991) (TV Episode)
Andrea references the 'love making on the counter' scene.
Chicken Park (1994)
The Nanny: Everybody Needs a Bubby (1994) (TV Episode)
When Maxwell refers to Body Heat as a racy film, Fran says, "You call this racy? You obviously never saw The Postman Always Rings Twice. Oh, when he cleared that table... Ooh-ahh!"
This Life: The Plumber Always Rings Twice (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Offerlamm (1999) (TV Short)
Spin City: The Doorman Always Rings Twice (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Best of Film Noir (1999) (Video)
Mentioned in documentary and poster shown.
Kein Weg zurück (2000) (TV Movie)
Vitsia gynaikon (2000)
Referenced on dialogue
The Mexican (2001)
Dialog in car: How can you recognize a postman? Postman always rings twice.
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Charmed: Charmed Noir (2004) (TV Episode)
Brody refers to the 1946 version as "the good one", implying this remake is inferior.
Neues aus der Anstalt: Episode #2.2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name due to recent events concerning the chief of the German Postal Service, Zumwinkel, and Liechtenstein.
Days of Our Lives: Episode #1.11022 (2009) (TV Episode)
Stephanie mentions it after catching Philip and Melanie making out on a kitchen table.
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2009) (Video Game)
A mission on the movie lot is called "The Postman Always Rings Thrice"
Californication: The Land of Rape and Honey (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue (Jack version)
Bones: The Gamer in the Grease (2009) (TV Episode)
Fischer uses the storyline of the movie to explain his theory of what he thinks happened.
Neues aus der Anstalt: Der heiße Herbst des Widerstandes (2010) (TV Episode)
When Jochen Malmsheimer brings post to Erwin Pezig, he says "The postman always rings twice"
Psycho Street (2011)
Mentioned in a conversation
Filmselskabet: Episode #1.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mia Lyhne as a recommendation

Featured in 

Terror in the Aisles (1984)
Scenes from it were in Terror in the Aisles but whose end credits forgot to include it among them
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
footage shown
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
X-Rated (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
footage shown
Best! Movies! Ever!: Sex Scenes (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are shown to illustrate the best movie sex scenes

Spoofed in 

Moonlighting: The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice (1985) (TV Episode)
Reference in the episode title, and the dream sequences both feature a plot to kill a husband

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