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Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)  link to Silence of the Lambs, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1636

poster Silence of the Lambs, The

IMDb Rating:
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8.6/10 (1148667 votes)

Country: USA, 118 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Jonathan Demme

Video Codec: Unknown

F.B.I. trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) works hard to advance her career, while trying to hide or put behind her West Virginia roots, of which if some knew, would automatically classify her as being backward or white trash. After graduation, she aspires to work in the agency's Behavioral Science Unit under the leadership of Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn). While she is still a trainee, Crawford asks her to question Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Sir Anthony Hopkins), a psychiatrist imprisoned, thus far, for eight years in maximum security isolation for being a serial killer who cannibalized his victims. Clarice is able to figure out the assignment is to pick Lecter's brains to help them solve another serial murder case, that of someone coined by the media as "Buffalo Bill" (Ted Levine), who has so far killed five victims, all located in the eastern U.S., all young women, who are slightly overweight (especially around the hips), all who were drowned in natural bodies of water, and all who ...



photo Jodie Foster Jodie Foster Clarice Starling
photo Kasi Lemmons Kasi Lemmons Ardelia Mapp
photo Scott Glenn Scott Glenn Jack Crawford
photo Anthony Heald Anthony Heald Dr. Frederick Chilton
photo Frankie Faison Frankie Faison Barney

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1