15 certificateCape Fear is a Film programme that first aired in 1962 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Cape Fear is a 4 star programme

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Cape Fear (1962)

Directed by
J. Lee Thompson

Terrifying thriller about a released prisoner who seeks to gain revenge on his prosecutor. The sadistic psychopath, set free early from a sentence for rape and assault, has long nurtured an insane hatred of the lawyer who sent him to prison. He poisons the family dog and plagues the lawyer's wife with obscene calls, but that is only the beginning of his campaign of terror against the family. From John D MacDonald's classic novel.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1962

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Gregory PeckGregory Peck...Sam Bowden
Image for Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum...Max Cady
Polly Bergen...Peggy Bowden
Lori Martin...Nancy Bowden
Image for Martin BalsamMartin Balsam...Police Chief Mark Dutton
Jack Kruschen...Dave Grafton
Image for Telly SavalasTelly Savalas...Charles Sievers
Barrie Chase...Diane Taylor
Paul Comi...Garner
John McKee...Officer Marconi
Page Slattery...Deputy Kersek
Ward Ramsey...Officer Brown
Edward Platt...Judge
Will Wright...Dr. Pearsall
Joan Staley...Waitress