The Films of Martin Scorsese CAPE FEAR

Cape Fear (1991)

Max Cady, a psychopath who has just been released from prison after serving a sentence for rape, sets out to seek vengenance on the prosecuting attorney who fought against his case. The attorney, Sam Bowden, and his wife and 15-year-old daughter live in fear of Cady as he relentlessly terrorizes them.

Production company: Amblin Entertainment Tribeca Productions, Universal Studios
Director: Martin Scorsese
Executive Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall
Producer: Barbara De Fina
Writers: John D. MacDonald, Wesley Strick, James R. Webb
Cinematographer: Freddie Francis
Editor: Thelma Schoonmaker
Music: Elmer Bernstein, Bernard Herrmann

Cast: Robert De Niro (Max Cady), Nick Nolte (Sam Bowden), Gregory Peck (Lee Heller), Robert Mitchum (Lieutenant Elgart), Jessica Lange (Leigh Bowden), Juliette Lewis (Danielle Bowden)

128 mins.