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Primal Fear 1996

1996 , 2h 9m
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An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

  • Director: Gregory Hoblit
  • Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Frances McDormand, Terry O'Quinn

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7 wins12 nominations
out of 5,607 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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  • Golden Globes, USA

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Ratings

7.7
75%
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Primal Fear FAQ

The runtime of Primal Fear is 129 minutes.
On June 12, 2020, the IMDB rating of Primal Fear is 7.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 75/100, Metacritic rating is 47/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
The revenue of Primal Fear was 102,616,183 USD.
The certification of Primal Fear is R.
The production budget of Primal Fear was 30,000,000 USD.
On June 12, 2020, there were 5329 public reaction to Primal Fear including psychological mystery, more intense, gruesome murder, brutal murder, more thrilling.
The release date of Primal Fear is March 06, 1996.
The director of Primal Fear is Gregory Hoblit.
An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime..
The casts of Primal Fear are Richard Gere starring as Martin Vail, Laura Linney starring as Janet Venable, John Mahoney starring as John Shaughnessy, Frances McDormand starring as Molly Arrington, Terry O'Quinn starring as Bud Yancy, Andre Braugher starring as Tommy Goodman.
The genre of Primal Fear is Crime,Drama,Mystery,Thriller.