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Manhunter Review

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Sheila Benson

    With Manhunter, there seems to be some danger that style has overrun content, leaving behind a vast, chic, well-cast wasteland. [15 Aug 1986]

  • 70

    out of 100


    An unpleasantly gripping thriller... Interesting Hitchcockian guilt transference territory and Mann's grip on his material is tight and sure. Director is at all times preoccupied by visual chic.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    The brilliance of Michael Mann's Manhunter is that it appreciates that the true nexus of humanity is our shared closeness.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Gene Siskel

    William L. Petersen (''To Live and Die in L.A.”) gives another mesmerizing, seeming nonperformance as the brilliant agent on the trail of a serial killer who has murdered families in the South. [29 Aug 1986]

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