Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.

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  1. James R. Webb


  2. J. Lee Thompson


  3. John D. MacDonald


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  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Sam Bowden

  2. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum

    Max Cady

  3. Polly Bergen

    Polly Bergen

    Peggy Bowden

  4. Lori Martin

    Lori Martin

    Nancy Bowden

  5. Martin Balsam

    Martin Balsam

    Police Chief Mark Dutton

  6. Telly Savalas

    Telly Savalas

    Private Detective Charles Sievers

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • April 12, 1962
    NR, Theatrical



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