- 2 hr 4 min
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.