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20 Movies Like Cape Fear (1991)

Misery (1990) poster

1 Misery (1990) ★ 7.8

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After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
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2 The Silence of the Lambs (1991) ★ 8.6

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A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
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3 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1992) ★ 6.6

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After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.
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4 Promising Young Woman (2020) ★ 7.5

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Cassandra used to go to university and had great promise, but now she lives with her parents and works in a coffee shop. She hides from her family the fact that in the evenings she visits bars and other places of entertainment, where, pretending to be very drunk, she preys on men who are voracious and defenseless. By taking out her anger on the opposite sex, Cassandra avenges her college years.
Unlawful Entry (1992) poster

5 Unlawful Entry (1992) ★ 6.3

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A burglar holds a knife to Karen's throat while her husband does nothing. The couple ends up befriending the cop that comes. The friendship ends when the cop beats up the culprit. Karen isn't ready to end it. Things get ugly with ...
Fear (1996) poster

6 Fear (1996) ★ 6.2

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When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear.
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7 Single White Female (1992) ★ 6.4

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A woman advertising for a new roommate finds that something very strange is going on with the tenant who decides to move in.
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8 Derailed (2005) ★ 6.6

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families.
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9 Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) ★ 6.2

A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.

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10 Reservoir Dogs (1992) ★ 8.3

When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
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11 Primal Fear (1996) ★ 7.7

As the brutal murder of Chicago's beloved archbishop by the hand of the shy nineteen-year-old altar boy, Aaron Stampler, makes the headlines, the high-profile defence attorney, Martin Vail, takes the opportunity to be in the spotlight. Pro bono, Vail is eager to represent the penniless defendant and the case's seemingly obvious murderer; however, Aaron appears to know more than he lets on. Under those circumstances, is Stampler truly guilty of murder, or was he framed? Above all, is the arrogant and cynical lawyer prepared to dig deep into the popular priest's past to unearth the truth?
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12 Taxi Driver (1976) ★ 8.3

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action.
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13 Fatal Attraction (1987) ★ 6.9

A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
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14 Pacific Heights (1990) ★ 6.4

A couple work hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately, one of their tenants has plans of his own.
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15 Dead Calm (1989) ★ 6.8

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After a tragedy, John Ingram and his wife Rae are spending some time isolated at sea, when they come across a stranger who has abandoned a sinking ship.

Dead Calm (1989) is on #15 spot of movies related to Cape Fear (1991). Dead Calm (1989) was released in 1989, made by Phillip Noyce and has average rating 6.8 in 2022. Main stars of the Dead Calm (1989) film are: Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane.

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16 Eye for an Eye (1996) ★ 6.1

Is Eye for an Eye (1996) similar to Cape Fear (1991) film?

When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.

Eye for an Eye (1996) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris. You can find Eye for an Eye (1996) in the the next genre categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller and Eye for an Eye (1996) has average rating 6.1, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Se7en (1995) ★ 8.6

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Detective William Somerset is a veteran criminal detective who dreams of retiring and getting away from the city and its sinful inhabitants. Seven days before retirement, Somerset is plagued by two troubles: a young partner, Mills, and a particularly elaborate murder. The experienced detective's sharp mind immediately determines that this crime is likely to be followed by others. The news confirms his hunch. Realizing that the killer is punishing his victims for their deadly sins, the detective faces a choice: go back to work or leave and hand the case over to his less experienced partner?
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18 Breakdown (1997) ★ 7.0

Is Breakdown (1997) similar to Cape Fear (1991) film?

A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.

Breakdown (1997) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan. Breakdown (1997) belongs to the next genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery and has average rating 7.0, according to user votes.

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19 Kalifornia (1993) ★ 6.7

Is Kalifornia (1993) similar to Cape Fear (1991) film?

A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

Kalifornia (1993) is one of the last movies similar to Cape Fear (1991) and it was released in 1993. Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller and has average user rating of 6.7 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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