4 user

The Making of 'Cape Fear' (2001)

A retrospective documentary on the making of Cape Fear (1962) .


Laurent Bouzereau


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Cast overview:
Martin Scorsese ... Himself
Robert De Niro ... Himself
Wesley Strick ... Himself
Nick Nolte ... Himself
Jessica Lange ... Herself
Juliette Lewis ... Herself
Gregory Peck ... Himself
Barbara De Fina Barbara De Fina ... Herself
Henry Bumstead ... Himself
Thelma Schoonmaker ... Herself
David S. Williams Jr. David S. Williams Jr. ... Himself
Bill Taylor Bill Taylor ... Himself
Freddie Francis Freddie Francis ... Himself (archive footage)
Elmer Bernstein ... Himself


This video documentary gives film fans a behind-the-scenes look at this classic story of suspense and revenge. With scenes from both the 1962 original and the 1991 remake of this story about a lawyer trying to protect his family from a man he helped send to prison, this documentary looks at the work of the cast and crew that went into making the film such a success. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis









Release Date:

18 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Home Video See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


This documentary is featured on the 2 disc DVD of Cape Fear (1991). See more »


References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

way too long
22 August 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

In this 80 minute Making of documentary, found as an extra on the second disc of the 2-DVD Collector's edition of the remake of "Cape Fear", it goes into detail of every aspect of the film (and at this length, it damn sure better) This is definitely a case of less is more, as the featurette Making of that was on the DVD of the original "Cape Fear" is FAR better and informative at a little more than one-third of the running time of this one. At feature length it just drones on and on and on. Growing quite tiresome in parts. Recommended ONLY to die-hard fans of the remake it is about.

My Grade: D

3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed