Manhunter

The first installment of Hannibal Lecter films. This move takes place before Silence of the Lambs as we are first introduced to Dr. Lecter. Will Graham, a retired FBI crime scene investigator comes out of retirement to help track down a serial killer.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Graham uses Freddy Lounds to plant a story about the Tooth Fairy in the Tattler, Lounds places a tape recorder on a desk. A few shots later, the recorder is back in Freddy's hand, and he places it on the desk again.

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Hannibal Lecktor: Have you ever seen blood in the moonlight, Will? It appears quite black.

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Trivia: In the final confrontation between Dollarhyde and Graham, Tom Noonan had to lie in a pool of stage blood for several hours as the crew worked on other shots. After all this time, the stage blood dried into a thick, cement-like adhesive that all but fused Noonan to the carpet.

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Question: When talking to Freddy Lounds, why does Francis Dolarhyde wear the stocking over his face?

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Chosen answer: He wears the stocking over his face for two reasons: (a) to protect his identity (to make Lounds think he'll survive) and (b) remember that Francis believes he is an "ugly monster" so he is also wearing the stocking to defer judgement away from him.

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