Based on the best-selling novel by Thomas Harris, HANNIBAL continues the story begun in Silence of the Lambs. Seven years have passed since Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) escaped from custody, seven years since FBI Agent Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore) interviewed him in a maximum security hospital for the criminally insane. The doctor is now at large in Europe, pursuing his own interests, savoring the scents, the essences of the unguarded world. But Starling has never forgotten her encounters with Dr. Lecter -- his seldom-used voice still haunts her dreams. Mason Verger remembers Dr. Lecter, too, and is obsessed with revenge. Verger was Dr. Lecter's sixth victim, and though hideously disfigured, has survived. In order to draw Dr. Lecter into the open Verger uses
Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen (Kelsey Grammer) is forced to team up with Marcus (Martin Lawrence), a self-made man always willing to fight for the people of his neighborhood, even if it doesn't mean collecting a check. When the two partner up, they take on cases that challenge their moral, personal, and ethical boundaries, but always manage to find common ground.
Christian Bale (The Dark Knight Rises) gives his all in this gritty action film from David Ayer (Suicide Squad, End of Watch). He stars as an unstable Gulf War veteran with a savior complex, who receives a shocking wake-up call upon returning stateside and accepting a position with the Department of Homeland Security.