The Postman (1997)

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Epic film. Set in the early 21st Century where a war has wiped out most of the United States and its government. After being captured by, and escaping from, a group of fascists, a vagabond finds an old mail van. He puts on the uniform he finds with it and tells the citizens of a small town he has come to deliver the mail as a representative of the restored United States. Now known as The Postman he becomes the reluctant leader of a group in opposition to the band of fascists.

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