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Cape Fear

3 Ratings: 4.7
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Cape Fear is a 1962 film about an attorney whose family is stalked by a criminal whom he helped to send to jail. It stars Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum as Max Cady, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin, Martin Balsam, Jack Kruschen, Telly Savalas, Paul Comi and … see full wiki

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release Date: April 18, 1962
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about Cape Fear
review by . November 23, 2014
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Fear dwells in this movie
In the original movie version of "The Executioners" that was named Cape Fear' the setting was a small town where a family man, Sam Bowden, is an attorney.   He had been a witness of a rape during WWII and his testimony helped send the criminal to prison.   Sam is played by Gregory Peck. He is a master at acting as an attorney. Who could forget his memorable role as Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mocking Bird?"   The villain is Max Cady who gets …
review by . December 20, 2008
Robert Mitchum in his unforgettable role as ex-con Max Cady.
The original 1962 version of "Cape Fear" just has to be one of the creepiest films I have ever seen.  An ex-con by the name of Max Cady (portrayed by Robert Mitchum) turns up to wreak havoc for the man who testified against him and sent him to prison for eight and a half years.  Cady is no dummy.   No sir.   He spent virtually all of his time in prison learning the law and plotting to get even with his accuser Sam Bowden (Gregory Peck).  He begins turning …
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