The Postman is a 1997 American post-apocalyptic film directed by and starring Kevin Costner, and based on David Brin's 1985novel of the same name. The film co-stars Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Olivia Williams, James Russo, and Tom Petty. It was filmed inMetaline Falls and Fidalgo Island, Washington, central Oregon, and Tucson, Arizona.
The film is set after an unspecified apocalypse has left a huge impact on human civilization. A nomadic survivor flees a warlord's army while unwittingly inspiring hope of restoring peace. The Postman was panned by critics and was an enormous box office bomb. It also won five Razzie Awards including Worst Picture, Worst Actor (Kevin Costner), Worst Director (Costner), Worst Screenplay and Worst Original Song (for the entire song score).