Manhunter

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"It's just you and me now, sport…"
  • R
  • 1986
  • 2 hr 4 min
  • 7.2  (66,753)
  • 75

The first film adaptation featuring the Hannibal Lechter character, Manhunter features Brian Cox in the role of the notorious serial killer in this Michael Mann directed version of the novel Red Dragon. Retired FBI criminal profiler Will Graham is contacted by his former boss Jack Crawford and asked for assistance in investigating the mysterious serial killer known as the Tooth Fairy. Graham reluctantly agrees to look over some evidence and give his opinion. Slowly being dragged more heavily into investigating the case Graham becomes obsessed with cracking the case and stopping the murders. After a mysterious note is discovered in the cell of Lechter, which is believed to be from the Tooth Fairy, Graham interviews the man he captured in his prison cell and is given some information by Lechter. In the meantime, the Tooth Fairy has embarked on a relationship with a blind colleague and is now torn over continuing his murderous spree. A message is intercepted between Lechter and the Tooth Fairy telling the serial killer to murder Will Graham and his family before he is captured. Graham must discover the identity of the Tooth Fairy before his own family is placed in any more danger.

Manhunter
Interview With Joan Allen
Interview With Joan Allen

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 42 sec

Interview With Dante Spinotti
Interview With Dante Spinotti

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 25 sec

Interview With Brian Cox
Interview With Brian Cox

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 1 sec

Interview With William Peterson
Interview With William Peterson

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 37 sec

Interview 2 With Brian Cox
Interview 2 With Brian Cox

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 18 sec

Manhunter
Manhunter

Trailer - 2 min 1 sec

Description
The first film adaptation featuring the Hannibal Lechter character, Manhunter features Brian Cox in the role of the notorious serial killer in this Michael Mann directed version of the novel Red Dragon. Retired FBI criminal profiler Will Graham is contacted by his former boss Jack Crawford and asked for assistance in investigating the mysterious serial killer known as the Tooth Fairy. Graham reluctantly agrees to look over some evidence and give his opinion. Slowly being dragged more heavily into investigating the case Graham becomes obsessed with cracking the case and stopping the murders.

After a mysterious note is discovered in the cell of Lechter, which is believed to be from the Tooth Fairy, Graham interviews the man he captured in his prison cell and is given some information by Lechter. In the meantime, the Tooth Fairy has embarked on a relationship with a blind colleague and is now torn over continuing his murderous spree. A message is intercepted between Lechter and the Tooth Fairy telling the serial killer to murder Will Graham and his family before he is captured. Graham must discover the identity of the Tooth Fairy before his own family is placed in any more danger.

Manhunter is a 1986 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 4 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 75.

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  • Release Date
    1986
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 4 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (66,753)
  • Metascore
    75