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Hannibal (2001 movie)

7 Ratings: 1.0
A 2001 movie directed by Ridley Scott

Yes, he's back, and he's still hungry. Ten years afterThe Silence of the Lambs, Dr. Hannibal "the Cannibal" Lecter (Anthony Hopkins, reprising his Oscar-winning role) is living the good life in Italy, studying art and sipping espresso. … see full wiki

Director: Ridley Scott
Genre: Horror
Release Date: 2001
MPAA Rating: R
7 reviews about Hannibal (2001 movie)
review by . June 08, 2004
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Pros: Anthony Hopkins and Julianne Moore rock my socks     Cons: Took forever for Hannibal and Clarice to meet up...     The Bottom Line: "Well, hello Clarice..."     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. I know there have already been plenty of reviews on Hannibal, but I’ve just recently had a taste (*cue evil snicker*) of it myself, and I just have to say something about it. First I’ll give …
review by . September 09, 2003
After ten years, the world waited eagerly for the sequel to the legendary THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. Finally, they have it - although I'm sure it's not at all what they expected. HANNIBAL is the result of what most will see as a Ridley Scott-Anthony Hopkins-Hans Zimmer collaboration. Adapted from Thomas Harris' best-selling (although much weaker) novel, HANNIBAL follows only the basic plot of the novel. Anthony Hopkins returns to his Oscar-winning role as cannibal genius Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who …
review by . March 15, 2002
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Sometimes art gives us a villian that is more memorable and interesting than the hero. Witness for example the villians of STAR WARS: Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and Darth Maul; or the man-eating shark in JAWS; or Shakespeare's MacBeth or Iago. In 1991 another villian entered the collective group conscience and grew into a larger figure in the fabric of American pop culture. That villian's name is Hannibal Lecter and SILENCE OF THE LAMBS marked the beginning of his dynasty. Now he's back in a sequel …
review by . September 29, 2001
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The moment he signed on to film Hannibal, Ridley Scott must have known he would be thrown out of the window and left to dangle like a Pazzi. It was utterly unavoidable that Hannibal would be held up against Jonathan Demme's rendition of Silence of the Lambs, and inevitable it would come off second best. Silence of the Lambs is not just any old potboiler, after all.So, instead of going head-to-head with Demme in the serial thriller stakes, Scott has done what any sensible director would do - made …
review by . August 25, 2001
I guess the first indicator should have been that Jodie Foster didn't want anything to do with the project.. but having loved the first movie so much, I figured I had to see where the characters had gone in 10 years.. I should have left it to my imagination. The only mainstay of the 2-part series was Hannibal Lecter's cannabilistic ways. Jodie Foster WAS Clarice Starling, and the best part of the first film was her on-screen chemistry with Hopkins' Lecter. Moore's characterization of Clarice, hardened …
review by . February 11, 2001
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Pros: The world's greatest psycho is back, doing what he does best!     Cons: The changed ending is really bad.     The Bottom Line: Good, but not worth full price.     Well, folks, it's been 10 years since we last saw the escaped Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter walk off into the sunset, in search of someone to have for dinner at the end of "The Silence of the Lambs". Now, Hannibal is back in a film all of his own. It's a shame he's lost …
review by . February 06, 2001
Pros: Good Story, chilling.     Cons: May be to gory and intense for some.     The Bottom Line: Solid film, and very entertaining.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. One of the most compelling screen villains in ages returns to the big screen in "Hannibal", the film adaptation of the controversial sequel to "The Silence Of the Lambs" by Thomas Harris.    When we last left Dr. Hannibal …
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