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Movies - Quick Review - Cape Fear

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Cape Fear

In One Word

Excellent

Genre

Crime / Drama / Horror / Mystery / Thriller

Released By / Year

Universal Studios / 1991

Plot

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney/"Leave It to Beaver"-esque family-man. 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 assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey, bibliophile Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a thing or two about loss.
(The above plot description was taken from Movie Collector - Collectorz.com)

Quick Review

Really excellent thriller with a strong atmosphere. Juliette Lewis delivers a memorable performance.


Online: Sunday, August 25, 2013