October 13, 2020
Overall I think William Peterson did really well as the detective.
October 8, 2020
A beautifully conceived early work from Mann, Manhunter has aged like a fine Chianti.
September 24, 2020
Below here there be spoilers... and unapologetic Marxism! "Manhunter" speaks to me as a member of the so-called "fake news."
September 6, 2020
Perhaps over-stylized at times, the film is nevertheless a slick, absorbing murder mystery with characters that are bound to lure audiences back for future episodes.
May 27, 2020
[Manhunter is] the year's most suspenseful film, the cinematic equivalent of a "good read."
April 1, 2020
Manhunter starts off being interesting, but almost with no transition, it ends up being solemnly boring. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 6, 2019
Mann's visual aesthetic combined with the source material of Harris is a slick and tense package with its own unique boatload of frights.
January 4, 2018
... "Manhunter" is a gory and gorgeous cop thriller...
May 28, 2016
Innovatively shot by ace cinematographer Dante Spinotti, this contains at least two bravura sequences that still stand out.
June 11, 2009
At the very worst an intriguing misfire, and often much better than that.
February 7, 2007
I'm intrigued by that stylistic envelope: simultaneously hypnotic and enervating, meditative and empty.
February 9, 2006
One of the most impressive American thrillers of the late '80s.
October 9, 2005
While Manhunter is absorbing and sometimes tense, it's unfortunate that Mann dedided to direct the film with the stylistic overkill of his Miami Vice.