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Primal Fear (1996)

R
129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.
Writers
William Diehl (novel) | Steve Shagan (screenplay) | Ann Biderman (screenplay)
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$ 30,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 293,515
Gross (USA)
$ 56,116,183
Gross (World)
$ 102,616,183
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Release date
Apr 3, 1996 (United States)

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7.7 / 10 | 155,988 votes