Overall Rank: 7182
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 210
Theatrical Release Date: 02/09/2001
Genre: Thriller, Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta, Giancarlo Giannini, Frankie Faison
Plot: Ten years after escaping the asylum, Hannibal Lector returns to America when one of his former victims uses Clarice Starling as leverage to exact his revenge.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 08/21/2021
While the powerhouse presence of Jodie Foster is duly missed in this sequel, Hopkins is as unsettling as ever. While the story lacks the crooked turns of the original, its gruesome depravity remains intact.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 07/25/2014
A silly goofy horror movie that killed the creepiest from silence of the lambs.
Yojimbo - wrote on 05/26/2012
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 the Lambs. It reeks atmosphere and has a grand, almost operatic atmosphere that transcends its pulpy origins. I found Hopkins' more restrained and less glib performance more menacing and I also preferred Julianne Moore's Agent Starling with Ray Liotta's "typical sexist male" as the only weak link in an otherwise very well performed and intelligent Gothic horror show.
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