Manhunter - Movie Synopsis & Plot
A retired FBI Agent is drawn back in to discover the identity of a killer dubbed "the Tooth Fairy," who is apparently killing at random. Along the way, he has to look to captured serial killer Hannibal "the Cannibal" Lecter, the very man that drove him into retirement, for help.
In 1991, The Silence of the Lambs shocked audiences. Not only was it an excellent movie, but it also swept the Oscars, winning almost every major award. Currently, in 2001, Hannibal has drawn $123 million domestically. But maybe people don't know about the original Hannibal Lecter film called Manhunter, based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. This is the movie that introduced Lecter to the big screen... It also a movie that should best be forgotten. Read our Manhunter movie review »