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Primal Fear (1996)

R 04/03/1996 (US) CrimeDramaMysteryThriller 2h 9m

Sooner or later, a man who wears two faces forgets which one is real.

Overview

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

  1. Gregory Hoblit

    Director

  2. William Diehl

    Novel

  3. Steve Shagan

    Screenplay

  4. Ann Biderman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Gere

    Richard Gere

    Martin Vail

  2. Laura Linney

    Laura Linney

    Janet Venable

  3. John Mahoney

    John Mahoney

    John Shaughnessy

  4. Alfre Woodard

    Alfre Woodard

    Judge Miriam Shoat

  5. Frances McDormand

    Frances McDormand

    Molly Arrington

  6. Edward Norton

    Edward Norton

    Aaron Stampler

  7. Terry O'Quinn

    Terry O'Quinn

    Bud Yancy

  8. Andre Braugher

    Andre Braugher

    Tommy Goodman

  9. Steven Bauer

    Steven Bauer

    Joey Pinero

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Primal Fear
Primal Fear

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue $102,616,183.00

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