Cape Fear (1962) Poster



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Remade as 

The Force of Evil (1977) (TV Movie)
Force of Evil (1977) (TV) was a made for tv remake of Cape Fear
Cape Fear (1991)

Edited into 

The Making of 'Cape Fear' (2001) (Video)
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Music from this movie is used.

Referenced in 

The Flintstones: Disorder in the Court (1965) (TV Episode)
Jury foreman Fred tries to hide his family from the escaped convict who has sworn revenge on him.
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
When Scaramanga pushes Goodnight into his car, the theme of "Cape Fear" is played.
Civil Wars: Tape Fear (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Just like the end of 'Cape Fear.'"
The Simpsons: Cape Feare (1993) (TV Episode)
Episode is named after it, music is based on the score.
Renaissance Man (1994)
Referenced by Hobbs in his rap song.
The Simpsons: Sideshow Bob Roberts (1994) (TV Episode)
The musical cue used when we see Sideshow Bob leaving prison is taken from this film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: He saw that in Cape Fear.
The Simpsons: Brother from Another Series (1997) (TV Episode)
Several music cues are taken directly from this film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Max Cady): "Counselor! Come out, come out, wherever you are!"
Behind the Planet of the Apes (1998) (TV Movie)
The Simpsons: The Great Louse Detective (2002) (TV Episode)
Musical is taken from this movie.
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The 24th Day (2004)
While the two leads play a trivia game with each other, they mention this movie, but mistakenly indicate it was a 1961 film, and not 1962.
'Duel': A Conversation with Director Steven Spielberg (2004) (Video)
score playing in background, and mentioned in end credits
Richard Matheson: The Writing of 'Duel' (2004) (Video)
music score is played, and mentioned in end credits
South Park: Pre-School (2004) (TV Episode)
the plot (person released from jail coming back for revenge), the weight lifting scene is parodied as Trent lifts Tinkertoys as weights
Scorsese on Scorsese (2004) (TV Movie)
Original is explained
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
That's So Raven: Cake Fear (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Relative Strangers (2006)
Explicitly referenced during the game
Free Rainer (2007)
Can be seen in the newspaper's TV schedule
Naked Boys Singing! (2007)
20 to 1: Movie Saints and Sinners (2007) (TV Episode)
A poster for this movie is shown in a segment on Max Cady.
Mad Men: The New Girl (2008) (TV Episode)
Trudy mentions the movie by name.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.137 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Bad Guys"
Gossip Girl: Panic Roommate (2011) (TV Episode)
Dan refers to Ben as Max Cady.
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Title referenced in a newspaper headline reporting on clampdown on superheroes.
Instant Mom: Camp Fear (2014) (TV Episode)
title reference
Deadly Eyes: An Interview with Lesleh Donaldson (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Stalker: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Cinema Snob: Bingo (2015) (TV Episode)
"Bingo is clearly the canine version of Max Cady... uh... without being a deranged murderer"
Who's Doing the Dishes?: Tamara Beckwith (2016) (TV Episode)
The film's theme is played.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.97 (2017) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Cameo Appearance" category

Featured in 

Track 29 (1988)
Hollywood vs. Religion (1994) (Video)
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
Mitchum/Peck confrontation and threat to famly
American Masters: A Conversation with Gregory Peck (1999) (TV Episode)
clips shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #61 on the list.
The Making of 'Cape Fear' (2001) (Video)
The Making of 'Cape Fear' (2001) (Video)
making of documentary for the movie
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Max Cady is #28 on the "Villains" list.
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
X-Rated (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
footage shown
Interactive Film Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clip from trailer used
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured during Robert Boyle tribute.
The Romeo Section: Elephant Faces East (2015) (TV Episode)
Vince and Dee are watching the movie as they lie in bed.

Spoofed in 

Fatal Instinct (1993)
The Max Shady (Max Cady) scene (ca 39 minutes into the movie)
Daria: Camp Fear (2001) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a pun on the film.

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