A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down “The Tooth Fairy”, a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter.
“Red Dragon” is a crime thriller movie released in 2002, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel, Emily Watson, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris and serves as a prequel to the highly acclaimed film “The Silence of the Lambs.”
The movie follows FBI agent Will Graham (Edward Norton) as he is called out of retirement to track down a serial killer known as the Tooth Fairy (Ralph Fiennes). To help him in his investigation, Graham enlists the help of Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer who Graham captured and put behind bars years earlier.
As Graham and Lecter work together to uncover the identity of the Tooth Fairy, they become entangled in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the killer, leading to a thrilling and suspenseful conclusion.
Overall, “Red Dragon” received generally positive reviews and was praised for its strong performances, particularly from Hopkins and Fiennes. It also performed well at the box office, grossing over $209 million worldwide.