Master filmmaker Martin Scorsese brings heart-pounding suspense to one of the most acclaimed thrillers of all time.
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, vicious psychopath Max Cady (Robert De Niro) emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte).
Cady becomes a terrifying presence as he menacingly circles Bowden’s increasingly unstable family.
Realizing he is legally powerless to protect his beautiful wife Leigh (Jessica Lange) and his troubled teenage daughter Danielle (Juliette Lewis), Sam resorts to unorthodox measures which lead to an unforgettable showdown on Cape Fear.
Visually stunning images and brilliant performances from a talented cast highlight this roller-coaster ride through relentless psychological torment.
If Max Cady (Robert De Niro) enters Sam Bowden’s (Nick Nolte) house, he can kill him, claiming self defense, and end the psychological torture he’s put the entire Bowden family under. But how will the stakeout go if he’s already in the house…