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4.3
7,216 Ratings

The Night of the Hunter

Directed by Charles Laughton
United States, 1955
Crime, Drama, Film noir

Synopsis

An expressionist classic about a corrupt preacher who holds nefarious motives for marrying an unsuspecting widow. Her terrified young children, soon become savvy to this strangers act.

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The Night of the Hunter Directed by Charles Laughton

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2002

Berlin International Film Festival

1991

The New York Film Festival

2001

National Film Preservation Board

1992 | Winner: National Film Registry

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