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Manhunter [1986 film] by Michael Mann

Manhunter [1986 film]

by Michael Mann (Director/Screenwriter), William Petersen (Screenwriter), Dante Spinotti (Cinematographer)

Other authors: Joan Allen, Dennis Farina, Kim Greist, Thomas Harris (Original book), Richard Roth (Producer)

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A detective tries to get in the head of a serial killer.

There are a handful of great scenes, but most of it is really boring. What the movie's really about is stuff that's going on inside the character's head, and Petersen is nowhere near good enough to pull that off. And Hannibal Lecter is barely in this movie.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: D
Dialog: D
Pacing: D
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: B
Acting: C
Music: B

Enjoyment: C plus

GPA: 2.2/4 ( )
  comfypants | Oct 24, 2015 |
Based on the novel by Thomas Harris.
  FAVA | Jul 7, 2009 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Mann, MichaelDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Petersen, WilliamScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Spinotti, DanteCinematographermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen,Joansecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Farina, Dennissecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greist, Kimsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harris, ThomasOriginal booksecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roth, RichardProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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Manhunter is a 1986 film based on Thomas Harris's novel Red Dragon. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manhunte...)
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FBI agent Will Graham captured the diabolical Dr. Hannibal Lecter but nearly lost his mind in the process and retired from the Bureau. When he is coaxed out of retirement to hunt a serial killer called "The Tooth Fairy," he is again faced with the horrors incumbent in entering a serial killer's mind.… (more)

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