Cape Fear

Cape Fear1991

Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis, Joe Don Baker
Genre: Thriller
Rating: R (Restricted)
Runtime: 128 minutes

Superior to Martin Scorsese's punishing 1991 remake, this 1962 thriller directed by J. Lee Thompson (The Guns of Navarone) stars Robert Mitchum as a creepy ex-con angry at the attorney (Gregory Peck) whom he believes is responsible for his incarcera… more »



Sam Bowden:
Because I knew he brutally beat and raped her!

Max Cady:
Talk... TO ME! I'm Right HERE! [hits Sam in the face]

Sam Bowden:
Just because she was promiscuous... didn't give YOU THE RIGHT TO RAPE HER! But YOU BRAGGED about how you beat TWO prior rapes... you were a menace!

Max Cady:
[Screams] YOU WERE MY LAWYER... you were my lawyer! That report could've saved me FOURTEEN YEARS!

Sam Bowden:
[begrudgingly] You're probably right.

Max Cady:
[Disgusted] YOU SELF-RIGHTEOUS F***! I'm Virgil and I'm guidin' you through the gates of Hell. We are now in the Ninth Circle, the Circle of Traitors. Traitors to country! Traitors to fellow man! Traitors to GOD! You, sir, are charged with betrayin' the principles of all three! Quote for me the American Bar Association's Rules of Professional Conduct, Canon Seven.

Sam Bowden:
"A lawyer should represent his client... "

Max Cady:
"Should ZEALOUSLY represent his client within the bounds of the law." I find you guilty, counselor! Guilty of betrayin' your fellow man! Guilty of betrayin' your country and abrogatin' your oath! Guilty of judgin' me and sellin' me out! With the power vested in me by the kingdom of God, I sentence you to the Ninth Circle of Hell! Now you will learn about loss! Loss of freedom! Loss of humanity! Now you and I will truly be the same...

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