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Cape Fear

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Rotten Tomatoes Logo73%
Thriller Crime 
Rated: 18+ (R)19912h 8mOn: Netflix Starz Tags: Prison Revenge Dog Country: America

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, streaming with subscription on Starz (Via Hulu), available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a crime and drama movie with a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 73% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (164,787 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Starz).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#1,414 Ranked Movie

#29 Ranked in Dog Movies

#109 Ranked in Movies on Starz

#322 Ranked in Crime Movies

Cape Fear has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 73% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (164,787 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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