Fear (1996) Movie Review

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Fear (1996)

1996 | R | Thriller, Drama
97 minutes / 1h 37min

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Fear Plot Synopsis:

Nicole walker is the average 16 year old girl; wants to have fun, and dreams of her Prince Charming. When her and her best friend Margot appear at a party, she meets older bad boy David. Everything seems to be going so well and Nicole and David become a couple. Nicole's family like David and she decides she loves him enough to give herself to him one night after a date. However, as soon as they became official, David has become a possessive and jealous boyfriend. He even beats up one of Nicole's close male friends when he is seen giving her a hug at the end of school. After this dark event Nicole never wants to see David again but he tries his hardest to make sure Nicole will take him back. Soon enough she forgives him and things seem to be going well again until a sick situation involving Nicole's best friend Margot turns to her and David breaking up again. This time David is not taking any chances with not being with Nicole so him and his friends go into her family home and attempt to take Nicole. Will David get Nicole or will she and her family hold back and get rid of David's sick craving for Nicole?

Fear (1996) Review

Fear is not a horror film but an intense thriller film.  Fear is scary in its way and highly entertaining. This movie is about a girl who meets the nicest guy in the world, and he becomes her first love. Then she finds out that he is an ex-convict who sleeps with the girl’s best friend, and he will kill anyone to get to her. The beginning of this movie plays out like a typical romance/drama until when details start to unravel the "nice guy" facade. Mark WahlbergReese Witherspoon, and Alyssa Milano gave incredible performances where we feel emotions with each act. I liked this movie a lot.

  • Fear Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 8
  • Overall Score: 6.09
  • IMDB: 6.2
  • MetaCritic: 5.1
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 3.9

About Fear 1996

Title: Fear
Year: 1996
Runtime: 97 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Reviewer:
Score: 4 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.05/5 stars from 36,077 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 36,077
MPAA Rating: R
Fear Cast Starring: Rana Morrison, Andrew Airlie, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Jed Rees, L. Harvey Gold, Amy Brenneman, William Petersen, Alyssa Milano, Todd Caldecott, Jo Bates, Will Sengotta, Banner, Gerry Bean, Rav Toor, Christopher Gray, Tracy Fraim, Gary Riley, Jason Kristofer, John Oliver, David Fredericks, Ravinder Toor
Fear Writers: NA
Fear Director: James Foley
Production: Universal Pictures
Language: English
Country: USA