Film Franchises

Hannibal Lecter

5 movies over 20 years and 5 months ($801.58M)

Hannibal Rising
Feb 9, 2007
10 years 1 months 16 days ago
$75.57M (9.43%)

Red Dragon
Oct 4, 2002
14 years 5 months 21 days ago
$92.96M (11.6%)

Hannibal
Feb 9, 2001
16 years 1 months 16 days ago
$351.69M (43.87%)

The Silence of the Lambs
Feb 14, 1991
26 years 1 months 11 days ago
$272.74M (34.03%)

Manhunter
Aug 15, 1986
30 years 7 months 10 days ago
$8.62M (1.08%)

Hannibal Rising (2007)

Feb 9, 2007 - 10 years 1 months 16 days ago
$75.57M (9.43%)
Director
Peter Webber
Writers
Thomas Harris (screenplay), Thomas Harris (novel)
Actors
Aaran Thomas, Gaspard Ulliel, Li Gong, Helena-Lia Tachovská
Mischa and Hannibal, baby brother and sister, are inseparable; it is their love for each other that ties their bond. Their companionship is forever binding, until, with their family, while hiding from the Nazi war machine a twisted set of circumstance sets the pace for a most vicious attack on the future of one Hannibal Lecter for the sworn vengeance for the brutal killing of his baby sister. Years later, we find Hannibal, the teenager, setting up in Paris, and living with his aunt Lady Murasaki Shikibu and studying at medical school here he finds his forte. Still searching for his sister's murderers, still bitter and still ever hopeful of satisfying his desire for retribution. This chance arrives, and soon we are to learn that for a pound of flesh lost a pound of flesh must be repaid. This is the horrific tale of justice and honor, a young man's growing pains that will have the guilty paying with more than just flesh and bone. This is the up and rising tale of the young Hannibal, prey you do not meet him, for meat you shall be to him. Taste his wroth.

Red Dragon (2002)

Oct 4, 2002 - 14 years 5 months 21 days ago
$92.96M (11.6%)
Director
Brett Ratner
Writers
Thomas Harris (novel), Ted Tally (screenplay)
Actors
Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel
FBI Agent Will Graham has been called out of early retirement to catch a serial killer, known by authorities as "The Tooth Fairy". He asks for the help of his arch-nemesis, Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter, so that he can be able to catch "The Tooth Fairy" and bring him to justice. The only problem is that "The Tooth Fairy" is getting inside information about Graham and his family from none other than Dr. Lecter.

Hannibal (2001)

Feb 9, 2001 - 16 years 1 months 16 days ago
$351.69M (43.87%)
Director
Ridley Scott
Writers
Thomas Harris (novel), David Mamet (screenplay), Steven Zaillian (screenplay)
Actors
Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta
The continuing saga of Hannibal Lecter, the murdering cannibal. He is presently in Italy and works as a curator at a museum. Clarice Starling, the FBI agent whom he aided to apprehend a serial killer, was placed in charge of an operation but when one of her men botches it, she's called to the mat by the Bureau. One high ranking official, Paul Krendler has it in for her. But she gets a reprieve because Mason Verger, one of Lecter's victims who is looking to get back at Lecter for what Lecter did to him, wants to use Starling to lure him out. When Lecter sends her a note she learns that he's in Italy so she asks the police to keep an eye out for him. But a corrupt policeman who wants to get the reward that Verger placed on him, tells Verger where he is. But they fail to get him. Later Verger decides to frame Starling which makes Lecter return to the States. And the race to get Lecter begins.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Feb 14, 1991 - 26 years 1 months 11 days ago
$272.74M (34.03%)
Director
Jonathan Demme
Writers
Thomas Harris (novel), Ted Tally (screenplay)
Actors
Jodie Foster, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence T. Wrentz
Young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist. FBI agent Jack Crawford believes that Lecter, who is also a very powerful and clever mind manipulator, has the answers to their questions and can help locate the killer. However, Clarice must first gain Lecter's confidence before the inmate will give away any information.

Manhunter (1986)

Aug 15, 1986 - 30 years 7 months 10 days ago
$8.62M (1.08%)
Director
Michael Mann
Writers
Thomas Harris (novel), Michael Mann (screenplay)
Actors
William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox
Will Graham is a former FBI agent who recently retired to Florida with his wife Molly and their young son. Graham was a 'profiler'; one who profiles criminal's behavior and tries to put his mind into the minds of criminals to examine their thoughts while visiting crime scenes. Will is called out of his self-imposed retirement at the request of his former boss Jack Crawford to help the FBI catch an elusive serial killer, known to the press as the 'Tooth Fairy', who randomly kills whole families in their houses during nights of the full moon and leaves bite marks on his victims. To try to search for clues to get into the mind of the killer, Will has occasional meetings with Dr. Hannibal Lecktor, a charismatic but very dangerous imprisoned serial killer that Will captured years earlier which nearly drove him insane from the horrific encounter that nearly cost Will's life. With some help and hindrance, Will races against the clock before the next full moon when the 'Tooth Fairy' will strike again. Elsewhere, a local photographer named Francis Dollarhyde, the killer that Will is looking for, struggles to stay undetected while seeing a hope of redemption when be begins a relationship with a blind woman who is not aware of his double life.
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