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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R
118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A young FBI cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Writers
Thomas Harris (novel) | Ted Tally (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Craig McKay (edited by)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Trending & News
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Box Office
Budget
$ 19,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 13,766,814
Gross (USA)
$ 130,742,922
Gross (World)
$ 272,742,922
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Release date
Feb 14, 1991 (United States)

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63 cast members
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Jodie Foster
Clarice Starling Clarice Starling   See fewer
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Lawrence A. Bonney
FBI Instructor FBI Instructor   See fewer
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Kasi Lemmons
Ardelia Mapp Ardelia Mapp   See fewer
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Lawrence T. Wrentz
Agent Burroughs Agent Burroughs   See fewer
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Scott Glenn
Jack Crawford Jack Crawford   See fewer
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Anthony Heald
Dr. Frederick Chilton Dr. Frederick Chilton   See fewer
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Don Brockett
Friendly Psychopath Friendly Psychopath   See fewer
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Frank Seals Jr.
Brooding Psychopath Brooding Psychopath   See fewer
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Anthony Hopkins
Dr. Hannibal Lecter Dr. Hannibal Lecter   See fewer
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Maria Skorobogatov
Young Clarice (as Masha Skorobogatov) Young Clarice (as Masha Skorobogatov)   See fewer
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Jeffrie Lane
Clarice's Father Clarice's Father   See fewer
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Leib Lensky
Mr. Lang Mr. Lang   See fewer
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George 'Red' Schwartz
Mr. Lang's Driver (as Red Schwartz) Mr. Lang's Driver (as Red Schwartz)   See fewer
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Jim Roche
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Brooke Smith
Catherine Martin Catherine Martin   See fewer
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Ted Levine
Jame Gumb Jame Gumb   See fewer
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James B. Howard
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Bill Miller
Mr. Brigham Mr. Brigham   See fewer
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Chuck Aber
Agent Terry Agent Terry   See fewer
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Pat McNamara
Sheriff Perkins Sheriff Perkins   See fewer
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Kenneth Utt
Dr. Akin Dr. Akin   See fewer
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Dan Butler
Roden Roden   See fewer
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Paul Lazar
Pilcher Pilcher   See fewer
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Darla
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Adelle Lutz
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George Michael
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Diane Baker
Senator Ruth Martin Senator Ruth Martin   See fewer
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Roger Corman
FBI Director Hayden Burke FBI Director Hayden Burke   See fewer
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Ron Vawter
Paul Krendler Paul Krendler   See fewer
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Steve Wyatt
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Buzz Kilman
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8.6 / 10 | 1,074,803 votes