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Cape Fear (1991)

R 11/15/1991 (US) ThrillerCrime 2h 8m

There is nothing in the dark that isn't there in the light. Except fear.

Overview

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey, bibliophile Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a thing or two about loss.

  1. John D. MacDonald

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Martin Scorsese

    Director

  3. Wesley Strick

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert De Niro

    Robert De Niro

    Max Cady

  2. Nick Nolte

    Nick Nolte

    Sam Bowden

  3. Jessica Lange

    Jessica Lange

    Leigh Bowden

  4. Juliette Lewis

    Juliette Lewis

    Danielle Bowden

  5. Joe Don Baker

    Joe Don Baker

    Claude Kersek

  6. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum

    Lieutenant Elgart

  7. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Lee Heller

  8. Illeana Douglas

    Illeana Douglas

    Lori Davis

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Full Cast & Crew

Cape Fear
Cape Fear

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $182,300,000.00

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