Released Date
November 15, 1991
Distributor
Universal Pictures
Genre
Thriller
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$79,091,969 + $103,200,000 = $182,291,969
78

Robert De Niro

as Max Cady

72

Jessica Lange

as Leigh Bowden

1916-2003

Gregory Peck

as Lee Heller

48

Juliette Lewis

as Danielle Bowden

80

Nick Nolte

as Sam Bowden

1917-1997

Robert Mitchum

as Lt. Elgart

56

Illeana Douglas

as Lori Davis

1942-2015

Fred Thompson

as Tom Broadbent

85

Joe Don Baker

as Claude Kersek

About Cape Fear

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

About

Max Cady, a convicted rapist gets out of a fourteen-year sentence and stalks the man who defended him in order to get revenge. Martin Scorsese directed the film. 

Trivia

Filming took over a year in South Florida. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards.