Great Job, Internet!: Compare competing cannibals: The same Red Dragon scene, 3 ways

Now that NBC’s Hannibal has ended, making all our lives just ever-so-slightly less vibrant (and definitely less culinary-enhanced), it’s possible to stop and take stock of the iterations of Hannibal Lecter we’ve been treated to over the years. (Although, let’s all just pretend Hannibal Rising never happened, shall we?) More specifically, we can take a look at a very particular section of the Lecter story: The events of Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon, which have now been adapted three different times, in Michael Mann’s Manhunter, Brett Ratner’s Red Dragon, and Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal. We recently compared these adaptations, but now, we’ve got a visual guide to compare one very specific scene—namely, the first time Will Graham visits Lecter in his cell.

Video editor Matthew Morettini has put together a supercut that fuses the three different versions of this scene together, in a …

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