In July 1977 in the city of Atlanta, thousands of people to watch the trial of a serious rape. Defendant was Max Cady (Robert De Niro), a criminal who had forced many women. Responsible for his defense before the court as a lawyer Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte). The court sentenced the accused 14 years tu.rong time in prison, he also read books every day. The results are from a pimp uneducated, Max became a man well versed in various fields, but the repository of knowledge was not washed lumpen nature in man after the film's han.
Duration: 128 min