Cape Fear (1991)

Cape Fear (1991)

1991 R 128 Minutes

Crime | Thriller

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 ass...

Overall Rating

7 / 10
Verdict: Good
  • WHAT I LIKED: 'Cape Fear,' - a horror remake about a defence lawyer (Nick Nolte) and his family being taunted and threatened by a convicted rapist (Robert De Niro) after his release from prison - is an anomoly in Scorsese's filmography for two rea... Read the full review »
  • BarneyNuttall


    6 / 10
    This remake takes that title to heart as Scorsese keeps the story simple and the camera fixed. The most dynamism you'll get here is a crash zoom. Compared to his other works, Cape Fear is an M&M among Ferroro Roches. It's not bad! The performance... Read the full review »