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Primal Fear

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Mystery Thriller 
Rated: 18+ (R)19962h 9mOn: HBO Cinemax Tags: Suspense Psychology Based on Books Country: America

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.Primal Fear featuring Richard Gere and Laura Linney is streaming with subscription on HBO, streaming with subscription on Cinemax (Via Prime Video), available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a drama and mystery movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (202,456 votes).

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Gregory Hoblit


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Available to stream on a subscription service (HBO & Cinemax).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#1,121 Ranked Movie

#18 Ranked in Movies on Cinemax

#70 Ranked in Mature Movies

#227 Ranked in Crime Movies

Primal Fear has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (202,456 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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