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  • Primal Fear (1996)
  • R
    129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Director
Gregory Hoblit (directed by)
Writers
William Diehl (novel) | Steve Shagan (screenplay) | Ann Biderman (screenplay)
Producer
Gary Lucchesi (produced by)
Composer
James Newton Howard (music by)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Deborah Aquila (casting by) | Jane Shannon-Smith (casting by) (as Jane Shannon)
Production Designer
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Release date
Apr 3, 1996 (United States)

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55 cast members
Name Known for
Richard Gere
Martin Vail Martin Vail   See fewer
Laura Linney
Janet Venable Janet Venable   See fewer
John Mahoney
Shaughnessy Shaughnessy   See fewer
Edward Norton
Aaron / Roy Aaron / Roy   See fewer
Andre Braugher
Goodman Goodman   See fewer
Steven Bauer
Pinero Pinero   See fewer
Joe Spano
Stenner Stenner   See fewer
Tony Plana
Martinez Martinez   See fewer
Stanley Anderson
Rushman Rushman   See fewer
Reg Rogers
Connerman Connerman   See fewer
Brian Reddy
Woodside Woodside   See fewer
Sigrid K. Zahner
Vail's Secretary Vail's Secretary   See fewer
Diann Burns
WLS Anchor WLS Anchor   See fewer
Linda Yu
WLS Anchor WLS Anchor   See fewer
Andy Shaw
WLS Location Reporter WLS Location Reporter   See fewer
Mary Ann Childers
WBBM Anchor WBBM Anchor   See fewer
Lester Holt
WBBM Anchor (as Lester D. Holt) WBBM Anchor (as Lester D. Holt)   See fewer
Sylvia Gomez
WBBM Location Reporter WBBM Location Reporter   See fewer
Jon Duncanson
WBBM Location Reporter WBBM Location Reporter   See fewer
David Eckert
WGN Anchor WGN Anchor   See fewer
Robert Jordan
WGN Anchor WGN Anchor   See fewer
Joanie Lum
WGN Location Reporter WGN Location Reporter   See fewer
Randy Salerno
WGN Location Reporter WGN Location Reporter   See fewer
Joe Caballero
Joe (as Joseph Luis Caballero) Joe (as Joseph Luis Caballero)   See fewer
Randall Slavin
Young Boy Young Boy   See fewer
Mike Bacarella
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
Turk Muller
Precinct Jailer Precinct Jailer   See fewer
Joseph F. Kosala
Cop (as Joe Kosala) Cop (as Joe Kosala)   See fewer
Lenny Wilson
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
Peter Schreiner
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
Joseph R. Ryan
Old Man Old Man   See fewer
Wayne Wright
Court Clerk Court Clerk   See fewer
Tony Fitzpatrick
Duty Officer Duty Officer   See fewer
Clarence Williams Jr.
Arresting Cop Arresting Cop   See fewer
Rosalie V. Lewis
Stenographer Stenographer   See fewer
Dwight Brad Dyer
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
Larry Cook
Pilot Pilot   See fewer
Bob Kenney
Pilot Pilot   See fewer
Antonio Bardales
Choirboy (uncredited) Choirboy (uncredited)   See fewer
Mike Boss
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
Greg Bronson
Banquet Patron (uncredited) Banquet Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Hempton
Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucille M. Oliver
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
Dave Thompson
Aaron's Betting Crony in Courtroom (uncredited) Aaron's Betting Crony in Courtroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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