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Cape Fear (1991)

R
128 min | Crime, Thriller

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Writers
John D. MacDonald (novel "The Executioners") | James R. Webb (earlier screenplay) | Wesley Strick (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 35,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 79,100,000
Gross (World)
$ 103,200,000
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Release date
Nov 15, 1991 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Robert De Niro
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Nick Nolte
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Jessica Lange
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Juliette Lewis
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Joe Don Baker
Claude Kersek Claude Kersek   See fewer
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Robert Mitchum
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Gregory Peck
Lee Heller Lee Heller   See fewer
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Illeana Douglas
Lori Davis Lori Davis   See fewer
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Fred Dalton Thompson
Tom Broadbent Tom Broadbent   See fewer
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Zully Montero
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Craig Henne
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Forest Burton
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Edgar Allan Poe IV
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Rod Ball
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W. Paul Bodie
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Joel Kolker
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Antoni Corone
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Tamara Jones
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Roger Pretto
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Parris Buckner
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Margot Moreland
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Will Knickerbocker
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Robert L. Gerlach
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Bruce E. Holdstein
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Richard Wasserman
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Paul Nagle Jr.
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Paul Froehler
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Mary Ellen O'Brien
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Jody Wilson
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Kate Colburn
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Domenica Cameron-Scorsese
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Gar Stephen
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Jackie Davis
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George Grafas
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Esther Rolle
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7.3 / 10 | 146,590 votes