• 1986
  • R
  • 122 min
  • USA
  • crime, horror, mystery

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.

Director: Michael Mann

Writer: Michael Mann

Stars: William Petersen, Dennis Farina, Brian Cox, Kim Greist, Joan Allen

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  • Michael Mann
    Michael Mann
    Michael Kenneth Mann (born February 5, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. For his work, he has received nominations from international organizations and juries, including those at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Cannes and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He has produced the Academy Awards ceremony twice, first in 1999 with the 72nd...

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Tagline: Enter the mind of a serial killer... you may never come back.

Source: based on the novel by Thomas Harris

Certificate: R

Genres: crime, horror, mystery, thriller

Keywords: loss of loved one, journalist, fbi, covered investigation, eye, full moon, investigation, psychopath, serial killer, crime scene, psychological horror, videotape, fbi profiler, neo-noir, 1980s

Categories: serial killer, fbi agent, hannibal lecter, neo noir, fbi profiler, journalist, race against time, investigation, human monster, madness, fbi, crime scene, gothic, blind woman, dr hannibal lecter character


Producer: Richard A. Roth

Editor: Dov Hoenig

Casting: Bonnie Timmermann

Director of photography: Dante Spinotti

Costume design: Colleen Atwood

Executive producer: Dino De Laurentiis

Production design: Mel Bourne

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 122 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Dolby

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color (Technicolor)