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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R 02/14/1991 (US) CrimeDramaThrillerHorror 1h 59m

To enter the mind of a killer she must challenge the mind of a madman.

Overview

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, 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.

  1. Jonathan Demme

    Director

  2. Thomas Harris

    Novel

  3. Ted Tally

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jodie Foster

    Jodie Foster

    Clarice M. Starling

  2. Anthony Hopkins

    Anthony Hopkins

    Dr. Hannibal Lecter

  3. Scott Glenn

    Scott Glenn

    Jack Crawford

  4. Ted Levine

    Ted Levine

    Jame 'Buffalo Bill' Gumb

  5. Anthony Heald

    Anthony Heald

    Dr. Frederick Chilton

  6. Brooke Smith

    Brooke Smith

    Catherine Martin

  7. Diane Baker

    Diane Baker

    Senator Ruth Martin

  8. Kasi Lemmons

    Kasi Lemmons

    Ardelia Mapp

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Full Cast & Crew

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $19,000,000.00

Revenue $272,742,922.00

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