What To Watch If You Love 'Hannibal'
If you just finished Hannibal and feel like it’s left a gaping hole in your life, there’s no need to despair. We’ve compiled this list of movies and TV shows similar to Hannibal that are sure to conjure up the same feelings of psychological horror that you had while watching your favorite episodes of Hannibal.
With lots of options, including Dexter, a show that gave life to Hannibal thanks to its cancellation, and even movies like Silence of the Lambs, the Oscar-winning film that inspired the Dr. Hannibal Lecter franchise, deciding what to watch after Hannibal will really just depend on your mood.
This list of shows Hannibal is sorted by fans who’ve chimed in and voted for their fave movies and TV series that they think other Hannibal fans will also love, and the titles included are ordered by their votes. So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Hannibal? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.
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- Photo: Orion Pictures131 VOTESJodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.
- Photo: Netflix251 VOTESFBI agents develop new techniques that allow them to pursue criminals.
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For Mads Mikkelsen fans who wish to check out more of his work, this Danish drama is what put him on the map.The Hunt is a 2012 Danish drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg. The story is set in a small Danish village around Christmas, and follows a man (Mads Mikkelsen) who becomes the target of mass hysteria after being wrongly accused of sexually abusing a child in his kindergarten class.
- Photo: Killing Eve452 VOTESVillanelle is a psychopathic assassin, and Eve is the woman charged with hunting her down.
- Photo: New Line Cinema58 VOTESWhen retiring police Detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) tackles a final case with the aid of newly transferred David Mills (Brad Pitt), they discover a number of elaborate and grizzly murders. They soon realize they are dealing with a serial killer (Kevin Spacey) who is targeting people he thinks represent one of the seven deadly sins. Somerset also befriends Mills' wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), who is pregnant and afraid to raise her child in the crime-riddled city.
- Photo: Manhunter / De Laurentiis Entertainment Group68 VOTESFBI criminal profiler Will Graham (William L. Petersen) is called out of early retirement to assist on a serial murder case involving a killer known as the "Tooth Fairy" (Tom Noonan). Graham enlists the help of imprisoned serial killer -- and cannibal -- Dr. Hannibal Lecktor (Brian Cox), who is the reason Graham took an early retirement. Soon, Graham and the FBI are entangled in a deadly cat-and-mouse game between the Tooth Fairy, Lecktor and an interfering journalist (Stephen Lang).