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A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.

  1. Christopher Crowe


  2. James Foley


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  1. Mark Wahlberg

    Mark Wahlberg

    David McCall

  2. Reese Witherspoon

    Reese Witherspoon

    Nicole Walker

  3. William Petersen

    William Petersen

    Steve Walker

  4. Alyssa Milano

    Alyssa Milano

    Margo Masse

  5. Amy Brenneman

    Amy Brenneman

    Laura Walker

  6. CG

    Christopher Gray


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • April 12, 1996
    R, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Fear can hold you prisoner…

Fear is directed by James Foley and written by Christopher Crowe. It stars Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petesen, Alyssa Milano and Amy Brenneman. Music is by Carter Burwell and cinematography by Thomas Kloss.

One of the number of psycho-sexual thrillers that surfaced in the 80s and 90s, Fear has the narrative hook that it involves teenagers. Witherspoon is the girl who invites drifter David McCall (Wahlberg) into her life, only to find he’s as unstable as unstable can be. Director Foley and his team then produce a film that pretty much cribs from a... read the rest.

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