Hannibal Rising Synopsis
The story of Hannibal Lecter's formative years in the aftermath of World War II.
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so good

By glxy
so great...


By nfgrockerdude
The movie is, by the title, the rise of Hannibal Lecter. This movie shows how he came to be a serial killer and where he got his taste for human flesh. I was really looking towards the film because...


By LecterFan1
I must say i was terrified to watch this movie, fearing it would destroy the series i love so much. My mistake as i finally watched it and freakin' LOVED it. The actor play Lecter was AMAZING in...

Hannibal Rising

By Aleux
I loved this movie , it isn't as well-rounded as silence of the lambs , red dragon , or hannibal , but is well worth seeing . I simply adore Gaspard's facial expressions and emotions while preforming...

Hannibal Rising

By dollynmd
Within the first 15 minutes of the movie, both my husband &I looked at each other & put our thumbs down, we knew we were in for another lousy sequel to Silence of the Lambs. There was too much...

Hannibal Rising maybe but big disappointment

By tbyrd
Having seen the complete series as well as reading Hannibal starting with Silence of the Lambs I was quite frankly disappointed. Hannibal Rising was more about gorey sceens and how gross the film...

Sequel still falls short

By mlnwright
So we get the backstory on Hannibal Lecter's childhood and young adult years. What we don't get is a screenplay and cast that meets the standard set by Silence of the Lambs. Perhaps this is an unfair...


By keiva03
the movie was out of this world i couldnt belive some of the stuff on there i could pull myself from the screen it was wonderful a master picse it is even better then the rest of his moves the...

Not worthy of the name Hannibal

By moechantur
As is the case with almost every movie made from a book, Hannibal Rising leaves out the guts of the story. The whiney young Hannibal becomes annoying shortly after his teenage self is introduced. ...

Great show!

By cruiser man
Tells the beginning of Hannibal, and why he was "that way"...

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Rated R | For strong grisly violent content and some language/sexual references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Bloody prequel traces serial killer's origins.
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