Manhunter Reviews

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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."
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.
October 4, 2011
Cox's Hannibal is a masterclass in moderation.
June 11, 2009
At the very worst an intriguing misfire, and often much better than that.
July 23, 2007
Eminently worthy and stylish.
February 7, 2007
Manhunter ushered in the age of empathy for the devil.
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 13, 2005
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.
July 17, 2005
June 25, 2005
April 5, 2005
gripping and creepy
January 2, 2005
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