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The Silence of the Lambs

1st February 1991
1h 58m
Jonathan Demme
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The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 Crime Drama film released on 1st February; Jonathan Demme directed the film which stars Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn. A sequel, Hannibal, was released in 2001. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $253,742,922 on its budget.

9.5
MetaCritic
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Rotten Tomatoes
96%
IMDb
8.6

A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 12:19am.

Cast (34)

Jodie Foster's profile Jodie Foster Clarice Starling
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Bafta & Oscar Win
Anthony Hopkins's profile Anthony Hopkins Hannibal Lecter
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Bafta & Oscar Win
Scott Glenn's profile Scott Glenn
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Frankie Faison's profile Frankie Faison Barney Matthews
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Charles Napier's profile Charles Napier
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Kasi Lemmons's profile Kasi Lemmons
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Daniel von Bargen's profile Daniel von Bargen
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Obba Babatundé's profile Obba Babatundé
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Roger Corman's profile Roger Corman
Age at Filming ≈ 64
Diane Baker's profile Diane Baker
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Harry Northup's profile Harry Northup
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Ted Monte's profile Ted Monte
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Brooke Smith's profile Brooke Smith
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Brent Hinkley's profile Brent Hinkley
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Dan Butler's profile Dan Butler
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Ron Vawter
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Stuart Rudin's profile Stuart Rudin
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Cynthia Ettinger
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Chris Isaak
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Kenneth Utt's profile Kenneth Utt
Age at Filming ≈ 69
Adelle Lutz
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Chris McGinn's profile Chris McGinn
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Tracey Walter's profile Tracey Walter
Age at Filming ≈ 43

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Production Companies

Strong Heart/Demme Production

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The Silence of the Lambs Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

15% 20-29
18% 30-39
21% 40-49
15% 50-59
9% 60-69
24% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

21% Female
79% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

3% Bad
97% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

9% FBI Agent
6% Serial Killer
3% Sanitarium Director
3% FBI Trainee
3% FBI Instructor
76% Unknown

The Silence of the Lambs FAQ

When was The Silence of the Lambs released?

The Silence of the Lambs was released on Friday February 1st, 1991.

Who plays the lead role(s) in The Silence of the Lambs?

The lead roles are played by Jodie Foster in the role of Clarice Starling and Anthony Hopkins in the role of Hannibal Lecter.

How much did The Silence of the Lambs cost to make?

The budget was $19,000,000.

How much money did The Silence of the Lambs make?

The worldwide revenue was $272,742,922.

Is The Silence of the Lambs on Netflix?

No, The Silence of the Lambs is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Silence of the Lambs on Amazon Prime?

No, The Silence of the Lambs is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Silence of the Lambs on Disney Plus?

No, The Silence of the Lambs is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States