Cape Fear (1962)

Director
J. Lee Thompson

Main cast
Gregory Peck; Robert Mitchum; Polly Bergen; Lori Martin; Martin Balsam

Genres
Drama, Thriller

Description
Sam Bowden, witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady stalks Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law. Bowden enlists the aid of a local police chief, a private detective and then hires thugs to harass Cady all to no avail. The film climaxes pitting Bowden and his family against Cady.


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