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Hannibal Lecter Movies In Order - Hannibal Lecter Movies In Order, is an American series of films about the life of the main character named Hannibal Lector in chronological order.  The film shows the main character Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant serial killer with cannibal tendencies, whose guidance and help is sought  by law agencies to crack other serial crimes and seize upon the criminals. Do you want to know more about the Hannibal Lecter Movies in Chronological order and the story play of each film, please continue reading the below article which will give you the entire information on  Hannibal Lecter Movies In Order,-  Hannibal Lecter Movies In Order to Watch, How Many Hannibal Lecter Movies Are there

 

Hannibal Lecter Movies In Order 

Hannibal Lecter Movie Franchise till now has released five films under different names. The first film release was in 1986 named Man Hunter based on the story Red Dragon written by Thomas Harris.  From then, the Thomas Harris creation of the bookish character Hannibal Lecter caught the attention of movie buffs and thus followed a series of Hannibal Lecter Movies, details of the same are given here.

1. Man Hunter

Man Hunter film about a retired FBI Agent named Graham who lends his services for investigation on a serial crime killer.  While on his mission, he meets Hannibal  Lector and comes to know of him nearly coming close to becoming one of Lector's victims.  Manhunter story play is about the forensic work carried out by the investigation agencies to track down killers. The film was released in the year 1986 directed by Michael Mann.

2. The Silence Of The Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs is again about a young woman FBI officer who has to take the guidance and help of none other than the manipulative cannibal killer Hannibal Lector to nab another psycho serial killer who peels off the skin of his victims. The movie was released in 1991 and had Antony Hopkins starring as Lector and Jodie Foster as the women officer. The movie was directed by Jonathan Demme and went to win the academy awards.

3. Hannibal 

Hannibal main character Dr Lecter in this movie is on the other side of the table finding himself to be a victim of a child molester who is on the verge of killing him. The movie again has Antony Hopkins reprising the role of Lecter. The was directed by Ridley Scott and released in 2001

4. Red Dragon 

Red Dragon is a film remake of  Manhunter adapted from the book written by Thomas Harris.  Anthony Hopkins stars donns the role of psychiatrist and serial killer, Dr Hannibal Lecter, and Edward Norton in the role of FBI agent Will Graham. The movie was released in 2002 directed by Brett Ratner.

5. Hannibal Rising 

Hannibal Rising is a prequel to all the Hannibal Lecter Film Series. The film is based on the story written by Thomas Harris with the same name,  narrating the background story of Lector and events that led him to become a cannibalistic character. The story was released in 2007 directed by Peter Webber.

Hannibal Lecter Movies In Order - FAQ's

1. What is the name of the book and based on which the movie Manhunter was made?    

Red Dragon is the name of the book based on which the movie Manhunter was made.

2. Who is the author of Red Dragon?  

Thomas Harris is the author of the book.


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