Red Dragon
Red Dragon (2002)

Ex-FBI agent Will Graham is an expert investigator who quit the Bureau after almost losing his life in the process of capturing the elusive Dr. Lecter. Years later, after a series of particularly grisly murders, Graham reluctantly agrees to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 4, 2002
DVD Release Date: April 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Competently made, but everything is a bit too familiar.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Frank Whaley and Philip Seymour Hoffman play minor characters so annoying they might as well wear T-shirts reading 'Eat My Brain.'

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David Edelstein

The beats are the same, but the eerie vibe has been lost in translation.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Great, but too scary and violent for most teens.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Where Mann and Demme steered the hokum away from dull genre generalities, Ratner's point-and-film literalness churns out a thriller by rote, shorn of the psychological dogfighting that distinguished the first two films.

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Washington Post

Everything's a little too familiar.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A surprisingly good and entertaining finisher...

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Wonderful performances and some really chilling moments.

Washington Post

Elegant, dark, alluring, frightening, mesmerizing.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The film oozes contempt for its audience, caring nothing for the characters or suspense and only craving money.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
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Chris Weber
Some of this is a little uneven, and could have been better, but this is a decent and enjoyable thriller nonetheless. It's cool seeing Hannibal in a… More
Samuel Riley
Edward Norton's role will never top Jodie Foster's 'Clarice Starling', but his character is clever and unique. While Ralph Fiennes gives off… More
Jim Careter
I have never seen Manhunter, but I hope it was as good as this. The plot was amazing, I felt like when I had first watched The Silence of the Lambs and how… More
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24/11/2011 (ONLINE)
Melvin White
Red Dragon deserved much more praise than it got. It opens with an amazing first sequence and doesn't slow down throughout. The movie offers an amazing… More