Primal Fear quotes

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An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.

Director: Gregory Hoblit
Writer: William Diehl (novel), Steve Shagan (screenplay), Ann Biderman (screenplay)
Production: Paramount Pictures
Year: 1996
MetaScore: 47/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 03 Apr 1996
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 11 nominations.

24 Clips & Quotes


Martin Vail - Richard Gere
Janet Venable - Laura Linney
Shaughnessy - John Mahoney
Goodman - Andre Braugher
Pinero - Steven Bauer
Stenner - Joe Spano
Martinez - Tony Plana
Alex - Jon Seda
Connerman - Reg Rogers
Woodside - Brian Reddy
Vail's Secretary - Sigrid K. Zahner
WLS Anchor - Diann Burns
WLS Anchor - Linda Yu
WLS Location Reporter - Andy Shaw
WBBM Anchor - Mary Ann Childers
WBBM Anchor (as Lester D. Holt) - Lester Holt
WBBM Location Reporter - Sylvia Gomez
WBBM Location Reporter - Jon Duncanson
WGN Anchor - David Eckert
WGN Anchor - Robert Jordan
WGN Location Reporter - Joanie Lum
WGN Location Reporter - Randy Salerno
Young Boy - Randall Slavin
Sergeant - Mike Bacarella
Precinct Jailer - Turk Muller
Bartender - Lenny Wilson
Bailiff - Peter Schreiner
Old Man - Joseph R. Ryan
Court Clerk - Wayne Wright
Duty Officer - Tony Fitzpatrick
Arresting Cop - Clarence Williams Jr.
Stenographer - Rosalie V. Lewis
Prison Guard - Dwight Brad Dyer
Pilot - Larry Cook
Pilot - Bob Kenney
Choirboy - Antonio Bardales
Cop - Mike Boss
Banquet Patron - Greg Bronson