Director: Michael Mann Run Time: 119 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1986
Starring: Brian Cox, Dennis Farina, Tom Noonan, Joan Allen, Kim Greist, William Petersen
An FBI agent and a familiar serial killer try to outwit each other in MANHUNTER.
A 35mm presentation.
Based on Thomas Harris’ novel Red Dragon is an American crime horror thriller film about an FBI criminal profiler Will Graham is called out of early retirement to assist on a serial murder case involving a killer known as the “Tooth Fairy.” Graham enlists the help of imprisoned serial killer — and cannibal — Dr. Hannibal Lecktor, who is the reason Graham took an early retirement. Soon, Graham and the FBI are entangled in a deadly cat-and-mouse game between the Tooth Fairy, Lecktor and an interfering journalist.
Part of Nitehawk’s fall CRIME series.