Cape Fear

Cape Fear

  • R
  • 1991
  • 128 min
  • USA
  • crime, thriller

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Screenwriters: John D. MacDonald, Wesley Strick

Stars: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

Smart and stylish, Cape Fear is a gleefully mainstream shocker from Martin Scorsese, with a terrifying Robert De Niro peformance.


  • Martin Scorsese
    Martin Scorsese

    American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese made the short films while he attended New York University's film school; these include "What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?" (1963), "It's Not Just You, Murray!" (1964), and his most famous short of the period "The Big Shave" (1967)....

Main Cast


Producer: Robert De Niro, Barbara De Fina

Editor: Thelma Schoonmaker

Casting: Ellen Lewis, Ellen Jacoby

Director Of Photography: Freddie Francis

Costume Design: Rita Ryack

Executive Producer: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall

Production Design: Henry Bumstead


Tagline: There is nothing in the dark that isn't there in the light. Except fear.

Genres: crime, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: prison, child abuse, rape, small town, houseboat, daughter, revenge, stalking, lawyer, cigar smoking, rapist, private detective


Year: 1991

Runtime: 128 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Steroa