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Cape Fear
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Robert De Niro Robert De Niro
Max Cady
Nick Nolte Nick Nolte
Sam Bowden
Jessica Lange Jessica Lange
Leigh Bowden
Juliette Lewis Juliette Lewis
Danielle Bowden
Joe Don Baker Joe Don Baker
Claude Kersek
Robert Mitchum Robert Mitchum
Lieutenant Elgart
Gregory Peck Gregory Peck
Lee Heller

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James R. Webb James R. Webb
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Cape Fear

9 years, 7 months ago at Nov 24 23:02
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Robert De Niro is horrifying in his role as an ex-con looking for revenge on the lawyer that failed to keep him out of prison. I was surprised however to find out that Martin Scorsese directed the film. The black and white negative spots littered throughout just don't work for me.


4 years, 3 months ago at Apr 1 10:07
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In general I avoid seeing remakes of classics, but when the name "Martin Scorsese" is plastered all over the poster even I cannot resist the urge to check it out. I'm glad I did, because Scorsese's version of Cape Fear is extremely well-done. The direction is simply flawless and elevates the outstanding performances by Nolte, De Niro and Lewis.
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A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a 14 year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Release date: 15 November 1991
UPC: 025192056727
Tags: Thriller (29), Remake (18), Drama (16), Revenge (15), Crime (12), Murder (12), Stalker (10), Mind Game (9), Rape (9), Violence (9), Infidelity (8), Stalking (8), Terrorism (8), Disturbing (8), 1990s (7), String (7), Fitness (7), 1991 (7), Woman (6), Family In Danger (6)
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"Re-watch - June 22nd As you may recall I recently watched the original Cape Fear, which I loved every minute of. I actually saw the remake first back when it was in theatres with my dad, and remember enjoying it at the time. Watching it again in the shadow of the original, it's lost some of its luster for me. I mean, yeah, the cast mostly kills it in their respective roles, and they're the best argument for watching this. Unlike the original, however, this film really strains your ability to su"

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