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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R 119 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 1 February 1991
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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.

Director:  Jonathan Demme
Stars:  Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Anthony Heald, Brooke Smith, Diane Baker, Kasi Lemmons, Frankie Faison, Tracey Walter, Charles Napier, Danny Darst, Alex Coleman, Dan Butler, Paul Lazar, Ron Vawter, Roger Corman, Lawrence A. Bonney, Lawrence T. Wrentz, Don Brockett, Frank Seals Jr., Stuart Rudin, Masha Skorobogatov, Jeffrie Lane, Leib Lensky, George 'Red' Schwartz, Jim Roche, James B. Howard, Bill Miller, Chuck Aber, Gene Borkan, Pat McNamara, Kenneth Utt, Darla, Adelle Lutz, Obba Babatundé, George Michael, Jim Dratfield, Stanton-Miranda, Rebecca Saxon, Cynthia Ettinger, Brent Hinkley, Steve Wyatt, David Early, Andre B. Blake, Bill Dalzell, Chris Isaak, Daniel von Bargen, Tommy Lafitte, Josh Broder, Buzz Kilman, Harry Northup, Lauren Roselli, Maria Skorobogatov, Lamont Arnold, John Hall, Ted Monte, George A. Romero, John W. Iwanonkiw, Philip Ettington

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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.


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

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Language:  English
Release Date:  1 February 1991

Box Office

Budget:  $19,000,000
Revenue:  $272,742,922

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 59 min