Cape fear (by Martin Scorsese, 1991)
__________ After fourteen years in jail for rape, Max Cady (De Niro) finally gets out, determined to take revenge on Sam Bowden, the lawyer who defended him and took away a report. Cady, who defends by himself on appeal after learning to read and write in prison realizes that the report has disappeared excluding a reduced sentence. Moreover his wife leaves him. Once out of prison he doesn't stop harassing his former lawyer and his family.
____ Here, Sam Bowden paid men to kill Max Cady, but Cady is stronger :