Cape Fear

Movie review by Danny Brogan, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Scorsese/De Niro revenge thriller has sexual violence.

R 1991 128 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Great family movie everyone was entertained.

This title has:

Educational value
age 11+


This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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