Primal Fear (1996)


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 3rd person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 74% / Audience 89%

Rated R,  2 hr 10 mins

Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
Gregory Hoblit
Richard Gere  •  Laura Linney  •  John Mahoney  •  Frances McDormand

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