Poster for the movie "The Silence of the Lambs"

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R 119 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller, Horror - 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

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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.

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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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Runtime:  1 h 59 min
23 May 2020
Poster for the movie "The Silence of the Lambs"

The Silence of the Lambs

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.