Cape Fear

directed by J. Lee Thompson
List(s):"Movie Two"
Category: "Suspense"
Year of Release:1962
Date Added:02/02/2015
Date Watched:09/11/2016
Description:Max Cady (Robert Mitchum) gets out of jail after serving eight years for attacking a young girl. He vows revenge on Sam Bowden (Gregory Peck), the lawyer who testified against him. He stalks Bowden and his wife Peggy (Polly Bergen) and their daughter. Sam hires a private eye (Telly Savalas) to help him. When all his efforts to stop Cady fail, Sam lures him to a houseboat on the Cape Fear River. Cady follows and attacks Peggy and then the girl, but Sam gets there in time to fight him and stop him.
My Rating:6

Reviews for Cape Fear

Review - Cape Fear

OK. The beginning is genuinely suspenseful and creepy, but the houseboat stuff is a bit over the top dramatic (and stupid).
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