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Cape Fear (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $79,091,969Details
International Box Office $103,200,000
Worldwide Box Office $182,291,969
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
76% - Certified Fresh
Audience
77% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 15th, 1991 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: February 3rd, 1993 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, and for language.
Running Time: 128 minutes
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Keywords: Revenge, Film Noir
Source:Remake
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tribeca Film, Amblin Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 949 $2,116,700 Dec 20, 1991 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,055 $2,944,725 Dec 13, 1991 31
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,169 $50,405,747 Dec 13, 1991 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 929 $4,856,355 Dec 6, 1991 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 629 $9,260,475 Nov 29, 1991 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,041 $10,033,295 Nov 22, 1991 10
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 375 $10,261,025 Nov 15, 1991 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,765 $10,261,025 Nov 15, 1991 3

Cast

   Max Cady
   Sam Bowden
   Leigh Bowden
Joe Don Baker    Claude Kersek
Robert Mitchum    Lieutenant Elgart
Gregory Peck    Lee Heller
   Danielle Bowden
Martin Balsam    Judge
Fred Dalton Thompson    Tom Broadbent
Illeana Douglas    Lori Davis
Zully Montero    Graciela
Craig Henne    Prisoner
Forest Burton    Prisoner
Edgar Allan Poe IV    Prisoner
Rod Ball    Prisoner
W. Paul Bodie    Prisoner
Joel Kolker    Correction Officer
Tamara Jones    Ice Cream Cashier
Roger Pretto    Racquetball Colleague
Parris Buckner    Racquetball Colleague
Margot Moreland    Secretary
Will Knickerbocker    Detective
Robert L. Gerlach    Arresting Officer
Bruce E. Holdstein    Arresting Officer
Richard Wasserman    Parade Watcher
Paul Nagel Jr.    Parade Watcher
Paul Froehler    Parade Watcher
Mary Ellen O'Brien    Parade Watcher
Jody Wilson    Parade Watcher
Kate Colburn    Waitress
Domenica Cameron Scorsese    Danny's Girlfriend
Gar Stephen    Big Man
Billy Lucas    Big Man
Ken Collins    Big Man
Linda Perri    Ticket Agent
Elizabeth Moyer    Ticket Agent
Catherine Scorsese    Fruit Stand Customers
Charles Scorsese    Fruit Stand Customers
Jackie Davis    Jimmy the Dockmaster

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Barbara De Fina
Screenwriter    Wesley Strick
Executive Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Director of Photography    Freddie Francis
Production Designer    Henry Bumstead
Editor    Thelma Schoonmaker
Composer    Elmer Bernstein
Assistant Director    Joseph Reidy
Second Unit Director    Deborah Lee
Unit Production Manager    Deborah Lee
Art Director    Jack G. Taylor, Jr
Set Decorator    Alan Hicks
Underwater Photography    Pete Romano
Costume Designer    Rita Ryack
Costume Supervisor    Linda Hamilton
Costume Designer    Vivian J. Cocheo
Sound Mixer    Tod A. Maitland
Re-recording Mixer    Tom Fleischman
Supervising Sound Editor    Skip Lievsay
Supervising    Philip Stockton
Dialogue Editor    Marissa Littlefield
Music Editor    Kathy Durning
Original Score    Bernard Herrmann
Based on the Screenplay    James R. Webb
Story Creator    John D. MacDonald
Casting Director    Ellen Lewis
Stunt Coordinator    Leon Delaney

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/11/15 1 $10,261,025   924 $11,105   $10,261,025 3
1991/11/22 2 $10,033,295 -2% 1,702 $5,895   $24,251,112 10
1991/11/29 4 $9,260,475 -8% 1,707 $5,425   $39,156,382 17
1991/12/06 5 $4,856,355 -48% 1,701 $2,855   $46,044,067 24
1991/12/13 7 $2,944,725 -39% 1,659 $1,775   $50,405,747 31
1991/12/20 10 $2,116,700 -28% 1,388 $1,525   $54,462,805 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/11/15 1 $14,217,817   924 $15,387   $14,217,817 7
1991/11/22 2 $15,678,090 +10% 1,702 $9,212   $29,895,907 14
1991/11/29 4 $11,291,805 -28% 1,707 $6,615   $41,187,712 21
1991/12/06 5 $6,273,310 -44% 1,701 $3,688   $47,461,022 28
1991/12/13 7 $4,885,083 -22% 1,659 $2,945   $52,346,105 35