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 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.Cape Fear featuring Robert De Niro and Nick Nolte is streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 5 others. It's a crime and drama movie with a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 75% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (148,320 votes).