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According to fans on social media, one of the best suspense films in history, one of the best actors ever, is available in the Netflix catalog.
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It is Ilha do Fear, a 2010 film released and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The film was the biggest hit in theaters and repeated the trend on Netflix.
See below about the plot of the film, its cast and critical reception!
Fear Island is a neo-noir psychological thriller released in 2010 and directed by famed filmmaker Martin Scorsese based on the book of the same name written by Denis Lehane in 2003 by Lita Kalogridis.
The film is set in the 1950s, and Leonardo DiCaprio is depicted as a police investigator who encounters the ghosts of the past in a desolate setting.
The alleged improbable escape of a glorious killer takes federal agent Teddy Daniels – played by Leonardo DiCaprio – and his new partner Chuck Aulay, played by Mark Ruffalo – Ashcliffe Hospital, located on a remote island off the American coast Is a mental institution.
The murderer under consideration has disappeared from a closed room, leaving clues about the horrific acts committed by hospital staff on the walls of the institute.
As the investigation deepens, Teddy realizes that he must face his deepest fears to leave the island of fear alive.
It is difficult to talk about the plot of the film without revealing the major spoiler. The audience only needs to know one thing: the end of the feature is very surprising.
Directed by Martin Scorsese, one of the best filmmakers of all time, Ilha do Fierce has a strong cast, made up of big names in cinema and TV and led by Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Rufalo, MCU Hulk.
Fear Island cast includes Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3), Max von Sydow (Game of Thrones), Michelle Williams (Venom), Emily Mortimer (Mary Poppins Returns), Patricia Claxon (Sharp Objects), Jackie Earl Healy (preacher) Huh. ), Ted Levine (Jurassic World), John Carroll Lynch (American Horror Story), Elias Kotex (Chicago Fire), Ruby Jerins (Nurse Jackie), Robin Bartlett (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Christopher Denham (Argo).
Originally launched on February 19, 2010, Ilha do Fear received mostly positive reviews from experts.
In the same year, the film was selected as one of the 10 Best Films of 2010 by the National Board of Review.
The film also established itself as a major financial success. Fear Island earned $ 41 million in its first weekend, making its debut in the United States and establishing itself as the most profitable debut for a Scorsese film.
The film topped the box office for the next two weeks, eventually grossing over $ 294 million in worldwide revenue, thus becoming the second most successful film of Martin Scorssey’s career – behind The Wolf of Wall Street .
To date, Ilha do Fear has given a 68% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on over 250 different reviews.
Fear Island is available on Netflix! Check out the trailer below!