Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon film adaptation, Michael Mann’s Manhunter (1986) is getting a special Collector’s Edition Blu-ray via Scream Factory. This Manhunter Blu-ray will include “more than 5 hours of bonus content, including over 2 hours of new interviews.” Another awesome release from Scream Factory. William Petersen, Kim Greist, and Joan Allen star in Manhunter.
Press Release: This May 24 from Scream Factory comes Manhunter [Collector’s Edition], a killer Blu-ray release of one of the most unnerving serial killer movies ever made. With more than 5 hours of bonus content, including over 2 hours of new interviews, this greatly anticipated release is a must-have for fans.
Tom Noonan (Heat, Robocop 2), Joan Allen (The Bourne Legacy), Dennis Farina (Get Shorty), Kim Greist (Brazil) and Stephen Lang (Avatar) co-star in this gripping thriller from director Michael Mann (Heat, Miami Vice) and adapted from the novel Red Dragon by Thomas Harris.
The first film to feature the iconic character Hannibal Lecktor, Manhunter follows former FBI profiler Will Graham (William Petersen, To Live and Die in L.A., CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) as he reluctantly returns to his old job to track a horrific serial killer known as the "Tooth Fairy." But in order to get into the mind of this maniac, Graham must face another: Lecktor (Brian Cox, X-Men 2, Red), the imprisoned psychiatrist whose own insanity almost cost Graham his life… and whose insights into the "Tooth Fairy" could prove as dangerous as the killer himself.
Manhunter [Collector’s Edition] includes the new interviews The Mind of Madness - an interview with William Petersen, Courting a Killer - an interview with actress Joan Allen, Francis is Gone Forever - an interview with actor Tom Noonan, The First Lecktor - an interview with actor Brian Cox, The Eye of the Storm - an interview with director of photography Dante Spinotti, and The Music of MANHUNTER - including interviews with composer Michel Rubini, Barry Andrews (Shriekback), Gary Putman (The Prime Movers), Rick Shaffer (The Reds) and Gene Stashuk (Red 7).
Manhunter [Collector’s Edition] Bonus Features:
Disc 1: Theatrical Version (HD)
Two hours and 50 minutes of new bonus content!
- NEW The Mind of Madness - an interview with William Petersen (18 minutes)
- NEW Courting a Killer - an interview with actress Joan Allen (16 minutes)
- NEW Francis is Gone Forever - an interview with actor Tom Noonan (22 minutes)
- NEW The First Lecktor - an interview with actor Brian Cox (40 minutes)
- NEW The Eye of the Storm - an interview with director of photography Dante Spinotti (36 minutes)
- NEW The Music of MANHUNTER - including interviews with composer Michel Rubini, Barry Andrews (Shriekback), Gary Putman (The Prime Movers), Rick Shaffer (The Reds) and Gene Stashuk (Red 7) (42 minutes)
- Theatrical Trailer
- Still Gallery
Disc 2: Director’s Cut (HD with Standard Definition inserts)
? Audio Commentary by writer/director Michael Mann
? Director’s Cut (Standard Definition)
? The Manhunter Look - A Conversation with cinematographer Dante Spinotti (10 minutes)
? Inside Manhunter with stars William Petersen, Joan Allen, Brian Cox and Tom Noonan (18 minutes)
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Directed by Michael Mann
Official Synopsis: Will Graham is a former FBI agent who recently retired to Florida with his wife Molly and their young son. Graham was a 'profiler'; one who profiles criminal's behavior and tries to put his mind into the minds of criminals to examine their thoughts while visiting crime scenes. Will is called out of his self-imposed retirement at the request of his former boss Jack Crawford to help the FBI catch an elusive serial killer, known to the press as the 'Tooth Fairy', who randomly kills whole families in their houses during nights of the full moon and leaves bite marks on his victims. To try to search for clues to get into the mind of the killer, Will has occasional meetings with Dr. Hannibal Lecktor, a charismatic but very dangerous imprisoned serial killer that Will captured years earlier which nearly drove him insane from the horrific encounter that nearly cost Will's life. With some help and hindrance, Will races against the clock before the next full moon when the 'Tooth Fairy' will strike again. Elsewhere, a local photographer named Francis Dollarhyde, the killer that Will is looking for, struggles to stay undetected while seeing a hope of redemption when be begins a relationship with a blind woman who is not aware of his double life.Cast: Brian Cox, Frankie Faison, Bill Smitrovich, Tom Noonan, Stephen Lang, Marshall Bell, Annie McEnroe, Melody Gold, Peter Maloney, William Petersen,…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
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