Fear (1990 film)

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Directed by Rockne S. O'Bannon
Produced by Richard Kobritz
Mitchell Cannold
Diane Nabatoff
Henry Kline
Written by Rockne S. O'Bannon
Starring Ally Sheedy
Pruitt Taylor Vince
Michael O'Keefe
Lauren Hutton
Keone Young
Stan Shaw
Jonathan Prince
Music by Henry Mancini
Cinematography Robert M. Stevens (credited as Robert Stevens)
Edited by Kent Beyda
Lorraine Salk
Distributed by Vestron Pictures
Release date
  • July 15, 1990 (1990-07-15)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Fear is a 1990 American thriller/horror/suspense film. It is directed by Rockne S. O'Bannon and stars Ally Sheedy, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Michael O'Keefe, Lauren Hutton, Keone Young, Stan Shaw, Dean Goodman, Don Hood and Jonathan Prince.


Cayce Bridges (Ally Sheedy) is a psychic gifted in a form of remote viewing and empathy/telepathy that allows her to mentally link with murderers enabling police to catch them. That is until she encounters the mysterious and elusive Shadow Man (Pruitt Taylor Vince), who is not only similarly blessed, but is more powerful than she is.


Actor / Actress Character
Ally Sheedy Cayce Bridges
Michael O'Keefe Jack Hays
Lauren Hutton Jessica Moreau
Pruitt Taylor Vince Shadow Man
Keone Young Detective William Wu
Stan Shaw Detective Webber
Jonathan Prince Colin Hart
Dina Merrill Catherine Tarr
John Agar Leonard Scott Levy
Marta DuBois Inez Villanueva
Dean Goodman William Tarr
Don Hood Holcomb
Jane Sibbett Newscaster


Originally intended for a theatrical release, the film made its premiere on Showtime on July 15, 1990.


The film has been released on DVD by Lions Gate as a double feature with Parents. Both films are presented in widescreen.

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