Notorious criminals Max Cady comes to freedom from prison, where he spent a long time for rape. Many years ago, he was a lawyer Sam Bowden, who had information that would reduce the life of Max. But Sam sympathized with the victim, so his client received a full term. All these years, Max carefully designed plan of revenge lawyer and is now going to look for Sam to teach him and his family a lesson. Max tracks down a lawyer and began to intimidate its bullying and threats. Sam tries to find out who it is unknown who is terrorizing his family. The worst thing is that the lawyer can not prove the involvement of Max to bullying and harassment of his family.