Manhunter (1986) Poster



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Version of 

Red Dragon (2002)
Hannibal (2013) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Miami Vice: Shadow in the Dark (1986) (TV Episode)
Although with no connections to the novel, this episode basically works as a TV-adoption of executive producer Michael Mann's movie Manhunter released two months earlier, with the story, photography and acting borrowing heavily from that in the movie, with Don Johnson mirroring profiler Will Graham and Vincent Caristi the psychotic killer Dollarhyde.


Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
Freddy Lounds says "What do you hear? What do you say?".
Angst (1983)
Music from the movie, "Freeze", re-used in the context of home invasion.

Referenced in 

Flesh for Fantasies (1986) (Video)
The title is displayed in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Terminal Exposure (1987)
Advertisement seen.
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Poster is shown in a video store.
*batteries not included (1987)
Movie name on cinema marquee.
Seinfeld: The Smelly Car (1993) (TV Episode)
on shelf in video store
Last Action Hero (1993)
When Benedict near the end mentions to fetch villains such as Hannibal Lecter to Slater and Danny, his sidekick is Ripper. Ripper, played by 'Tom Noonan', was the original Dollarhyde (Dr. Lecter's protégé) in the film "Manhunter".
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Petticoat Planet (1996)
Hannibal Lector mentioned.
Free Enterprise (1998)
Mentioned in opening scene, and later when Robert asks Mark if he wants to watch this film in a Michael Mann double bill.
8MM (1999)
Farscape: Durka Returns (1999) (TV Episode)
John says, "Durka's gone Hannibal Lector on us."
10 Things I Hate About You: Pilot (1999) (TV Episode)
Kat refers to Cameron as Hannibal Lecter.
Inside 'Manhunter' (2001) (Video)
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Family Guy: Stuck Together, Torn Apart (2002) (TV Episode)
Stewie looks at the child in the well and says "It puts the lotion on the skin or else it gets the hose again"
At the Movies: Red Dragon/Punch-Drunk Love/Welcomg to Collinwood/Brown Sugar (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Red Dragon" review.
Manhunt (2003) (Video Game)
Some characters got the same tatoo as Tom Noonan in the photos previews of the film
Chasing the Dragon: Academy Group Inc. (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Antibodies (2005)
The killer mentions "Hannibal Lector" while he's in his cell. The killer gets "into" the head of the cop who starts to think like him. He's away from his family, alone in a hotel room where he makes phone calls home to his wife etc etc.
Top Gear: Top Gear Sets a World Record with an F1 Car (2006) (TV Episode)
Jeremy says Brian Cox was in it
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Criminal Minds: The Last Word (2006) (TV Episode)
serial killers communicate through newspaper personal ads
Mr. Brooks (2007)
When Tracy Atwood goes back to the apartment where the couple was killed, the scenes are made the same way as in Manhunter. She also records her thoughts on a tape recorder, just as Will Graham does in Manhunter, trying to think like the killer. Later, there is a scene when a jogger is running into her direction, that could be the killer. A very similar scene exists in "Manhunter".
Monster Squad Forever! (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Deviant (2008) (Short)
The prowler opening scene and electro score was an influence on this film.
Il solitario (2008)
The reference is in the first dream sequence.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
The director stated the film's use of color is inspired by this film.
LOL (2012)
Hannibal Lecter mentioned
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
Photograph is shown.
Count It Down: Sequels Better Than the Originals (2013) (TV Movie)
The Silence of the Lambs is the sequel toManhunter.
Midnight Screenings: Silence of the Lambs/The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when discussing the many interpretations of Hannibal Lecter.
The Cinema Snob: The Stepfather (2014) (TV Episode)
"Now he just needs to track down this family killer, wait for him to start dating a blind woman, and crash through the window while he's playing 'In a Gadda-Da-Vida.'"
Hindsight: I Never... (2015) (TV Episode)
on Lolly's list of recommendations at the video store
The Wolfpack (2015)
Manhunter is mentioned as first when they tell they also have horror movies
Film 2018: Episode #44.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Claudia Winkleman when introducing footage from Blackhat (2015)
Extant: Change Scenario (2015) (TV Episode)
Hannibal Lector was mentioned.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Silence of the Lambs (2015) (TV Episode)
The first film adaptation of Red Dragon
Hannibal: Season Three - Getting the Old Scent Again: Re-imagining Red Dragon (2015) (Video)
Hannibal is another adaptation of this movie
Honest Game Trailers: Undertale (2016) (TV Episode)
Hannibal Lecter mentioned
The Music of 'Manhunter' (2016) (Video)
making of
Diminishing Returns: The Ring (2017) (TV Episode)
Tragedy Girls (2017)
Lowell was refer to as Hannibal at one point.
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
A VHS of the film is seen.
The Cinema Snob: Voiceless (2017) (TV Episode)
"He had his big not Manhunter audition in an hour!"
Churchill: Behind the Scenes Featurette (2017) (Video)
This earlier film featuring Brian Cox is referred to.
Riverdale: Chapter Forty-One: Manhunter (2018) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: C.H.U.D. (2019) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions the film.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: House of the Devil (2019) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions the film.
First Viewing: Hannibal (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #58.8 (2019) (TV Episode)
Stephen mentions Brian Cox's role as Hannibal Lecktor.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Hannibal/Saving Silverman/In the Mood for Love (2001) (TV Episode)
The Video Pick of the Week.
Inside 'Manhunter' (2001) (Video)
clips shown
The Directors: The Films of Michael Mann (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
30 Even Scarier Movie Moments (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown.
Empire: The World's Best Movie Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clips used
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Public Enemies/Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs/The Stoning of Soraya M (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown when Ellen pretends to break up with Michael Mann.
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs New - Manhunter and Red Dragon (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed and compared to the remake
WatchMojo: Top 10 Overlooked Gems from Well-Known Directors (2015) (TV Episode)
Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, is #6.
The Music of 'Manhunter' (2016) (Video)
Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema: Horror (2018) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The Venomonth Of Horrors: Manhunter (1986) (2018) (TV Episode)
Topic of review.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Adaptations No One Asked for But Were Great (2020) (TV Episode)
Manhunter gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Cecil B. Demented (2000)
The burning wheelchair from this movie is parodied.
South Park: Cartman's Incredible Gift (2004) (TV Episode)
The killer shows a slideshow to Cartman while asking "Do you see?".
Key and Peele: Sex Detective (2014) (TV Episode)
The Crime scene in the skit is a bedroom with a dead couple. The detective solves crime thinking like the murderer, same as Graham. He also calls the murderer a ''bastard'' in his monologue.

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