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Mark Wahlberg stars in one of his first features as a hoodlum drug dealer from the wrong side of the trackswho falls in love with Nicole Walker, an upper-middle-class high school girl (Reese Witherspoon). In this psycho-drama (with the emphasis on psycho), Nicole happily loses her virginity to her first love, but, when she begins to doubt the relationship, his tenderness turns to violence, as he stalks and terrorizes her and her friends and family. The girl's father never trusted him in the
Apr 12, 1996 Wide
Oct 27, 1998
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For a while, the cast is appealing enough, and the design is House Beautiful enough, to camouflage the Fatal flaws that turn the second half into an overblown, predictable snicker-fest.
One of the all-time goofiest movies, avoiding a tough inspection of troubling emotional speeds and stunted communication to sneeze out a confused, half-realized story of obsession.
A throwback to the psycho-sexual thrillers of the 1980s, Fear is sort of a male version of Fatal Attraction
Though cheesy and illogical, this thriller has charming performances, and an exciting climax.
Corny but cool...Wahlberg has presence
Wahlberg's creep-tastic slow-burn makes this predictable potboiler a little bit scary and a lot more entertaining.
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