After an eight-year prison sentence for rape, Max Cady (Robert Mitchum) targets Sam Bowden (Gregory Peck), one of the lawyers who sent him away. When Max finds Sam and his family, he begins a terrifying stalking spree, intending to ruin Sam's life. Desperate to protect his wife and daughter, Sam makes every effort to send Max back to jail. But when his attempts fail, Sam realizes that he must take matters into his own hands if he wants to rid his life of Max for good.
Director: J. Thompson
Producer: Sy Bartlett
Cast: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin, Martin Balsam, Jack Kruschen, Telly Savalas, Barrie Chase, Paul Comi, John McKee, Page Slattery, Ward Ramsey, Edward Platt, Will Wright, Joan Staley, Norma Yost, Mack Williams, Thomas Newman, Alan Reynolds, Herb Armstrong, Bunny Rhea, Carol Sydes, Alan Wells, Allan Ray and Paul Levitt