Based on the controversial sequel novel of the same name, Hannibal is the much-anticipated follow-up to the Oscar-winning The Silence of the Lambs (1991). Anthony Hopkins returns as Dr. Hannibal Lecte... read more
Release Date: February 9, 2001
DVD Release Date: August 21, 2001
Stats: 15,343 reviews
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October 13, 2012
Hannibal Lecter: On a similar note I must confess to you, I'm giving very serious thought... to eating your wife.
"Break The Silence"
This initially sounds like an amazing movie. Hannibal is another Hannibal Lector film with Ridley Scott at the helm, Hopkins as Hannibal, and J...
September 7, 2012
Hannibal Lecter has left the United States and began a new life posing as an art historian in Italy but when a local detective discovers his true identity he returns to old habits. Being a huge Ridley Scott fan I'm probably biased but I prefer this to the over-rated Silence of th...
August 6, 2012
I'm not a huge fan of filmmaker Ridley Scott. Of course, I've thoroughly enjoyed his perfectionist work with the sci-fi genre-but those classics only amount to three films, among the other seventeen he has directed. 2001 must have been the year Scott decided violence was the on...
June 27, 2012
Its really difficult to decide whether this is good or not. Personally, it was okay. Although it doesn't feature Jodie Foster reprising her role,Julianne Moore takes her place and portrays a different, but unique Clarice Starling. The violence does almost top 'Silence of the Lamb...
March 6, 2012
This is probably one of the greatest failures of film history as far as sequels go. Not a bad film per se, but nowhere near the brilliancy of The Silence of the Lambs. Why is that so? I primarily blame the book and script. We all know Ridley Scott knows how to create compelling a...
February 27, 2012
Hannibal is most certainly superior work as a film when compared to Jonathan Demme's overrated Silence of the Lambs. Still it is a uneven film with many flaws and over the top moments.
Ridley Scott has always been great visualist and Hannibal is once again visually stunning work...
September 18, 2011
Ridley Scott had no chance in competing with The Silcence of the Lambs....so he did something different....And I think he did it good. Anthony Hopkins is cold as ice. And Julianne Moore is okay. It would have been great with Jodie Foster
August 8, 2011
Crap compared to the incredible Silence of the Lambs
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This film experienced a massive drop off in quality compared to it's predecessor, "The Silence of the Lambs". I'm not even sure why a sequel was necessary, especially one as poorly conceived as this. This films blows the subtleties that made the first film brilliant way out of ...
January 28, 2011
I am a fan of Ridley Scott's "Hannibal," more so than most people. I like the film, for simply, realizing that it can never be Jonathan Demme's "The Silence of the Lambs." There was no way this sequel could ever live up to it's Oscar winning predecessor. Scott knew this from the ...
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